Andreas Hoffrichter

Teaching and Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

Andreas Hoffrichter is a Teaching and Research Fellow at The University of Birmingham. His research looks at at novel motive power systems for railways. His current activities include research into hydrogen-powered railway motive power, supply chain assessment of energy efficiencies and greenhouse gas impact, and performance simulation of trains.

Experience

  • –present
    Teaching / Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Birmingham, PhD
  • 2012 
    University of Birmingham, MSc
  • 2009 
    Aston University, BSc

Publications

  • 2013
    Feasibility of discontinuous electrification on the Great Western Main Line determined by train simulation, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit
  • 2012
    Well-to-Wheel Analysis for Electric, Diesel and Hydrogen Traction for Railways, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
  • 2012
    Rail Freight in 2035 - Traction Energy Analysis for High Performance Freight Trains, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit