Di­vi­sion­al Board Mem­ber for Aero­nau­tics

Markus Fis­ch­er

Markus Fischer

Curriculum vitae

Markus Fischer is DLR's Divisional Board Member for Aeronautics. He studied aerospace engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig, graduating as a chartered engineer in 1990.

From 1991 to 1996, he worked as a researcher at the DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology in Göttingen. In 1994, he received his doctorate in fluid mechanics from the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hanover.

In 1996, he moved to industry. At the companies STN Atlas Elektronik, Rheinmetall Defence and Airbus, Fischer has been involved in many civil and military aircraft developments over the past decades, holding responsible positions in research, development and engineering. In 2017, he returned to DLR as Director of the Aeronautics Programme.
Since 2021, he has held the position of Divisional Board Member Aeronautics.


Dr.-Ing. Markus Fischer

German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Divisional Board Member for Aeronautics
Linder Höhe, 51147 Cologne