Kai Schüller



AICES Graduate School
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
D-52062 Aachen
GermanyOffice: room 431 a (Rogowski building, 4th floor)
Phone: + 49(0)241 80 99 138
Email: schueller@aices.rwth-aachen.de

Research Interests


  • Melting probe technology
  • Phase change processes
  • Thermal control
  • Spaceflight dynamics



K. Schüller and J. Kowalski. „A Lagrangian approach to modeling heat flux driven close-contact melting.“ arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.00503 (2017).
K. Schüller, J. Kowalski, and P. Råback. Curvilinear melting–A preliminary experimental and numerical study. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 92 (2016): 884-892.


Development of a finite element model to describe the dynamic behavior of the maneuverable ice exploration probe IceMole, 2015, Master’s thesis
Thermalsimulation des IceMole-Kopfes in Elmer, 2013, Bachelor’s thesis



06/2015 – present Doctoral student at AICES Graduate School, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
03/2013 – 02/2015 Master of Science at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
09/2008 – 04/2013 Bachelor of Engineering at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany