Alexander von Hoffmann

Alexander von Hoffmann

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Curriculum vitae

In the years 1998 to 2006 he was working for VOLKSWAGEN AG in Lighting Development Department as head of the unit "Technology, Simulation, Surface Modelling" and was responsible for the introduction of Light Simulation Methods in Product Development Process. 
Since 2006 he is Professor at NUREMBERG CAMPUS OF TECHNOLOGY "nuremberg tech".


Teaching areas

Design in Precision Engineering


Research Work of Alexander von Hoffmann concentrates on following topics:
Optical Design
Acoustical Sound Design




Member of following conference steering boards:

  • Kunststoffe in optischen Systemen / Veranstalter: VDI Wissensforum GmbH (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

  • LED – Beleuchtung / Veranstalter Bayern Photonics e.V. (2012, 2013)

  • „International Light Simulation Symposium““ / Veranstalter: STZ Angewandte Lichttechnik,(2012)

  • „Intelligent Transport/Automotive Lighting Veranstalter: International Quality and Productivity Center (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

  • „Kunststofftechnologien in der Fahrzeugbeleuchtung“ / Veranstalter: Süddeutsches Kunststoffzentrum (2008, 2009, 2010)

recent patent laid open publications:

25.04.2019:     DE102017124744
19.04.2018:     WO002018069235
21.02.2017:     WO002017182171