Prof. Dr.-Ing. Olaf Simanski


Automation and Mechatronics Group ( Olaf Simanski

Computational Engineering and Automation Group (



Hochschule Wismar - University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design

Philipp-Müller-Strasse 14

D - 23966 Wismar









(+49) 3841 753 7260


Key research activities:

  •  General topics of automatic control
  •  Design of open and closed loop control systems
  • Automatic drug delivery in anesthesia
  • Measurement and control of neuromuscular blockade, hypnosis and analgesia
  • Modeling and control of ventricular assistant systems
  • Modeling and simulation of cardiovascular system


Olaf Simanski studied electrical engineering at the University of Rostock in Germany from 1991 to 1996. After this he worked as scientific co-worker at the University of Rostock at the Institute of Automation. During this period he wrote 2002 his PhD-thesis and 2010 his “habilitation” in the field of measurement and control of biomedical, especially anesthesia systems. From 2002 to 2011 he was the leader of the “Medical Control Group“ at the Institute of Automation at the University of Rostock. 2011 he moved to the Hochschule Wismar -University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design as chair of Automation. Since 2012 he is also the leader of the “Medical Control Group” at the “Control Application Centre” at the University of Rostock.