General Manager, WinGD

Andreas Schmid

General Manager, WinGD

Andreas Schmid has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. He completed his PhD on Automotive Sprays in 2012 and has over 10 years of international experience in researching, developing and validating engine technologies. 

Andreas joined WinGD in 2011 as a Spray and Combustion Research Scientist before taking over the lead of the Future Technologies team in 2016. He was responsible for the coordination of collaborative research with a focus on the development of measurement technologies, piston running and for acquiring a better understanding of spray and combustion. In 2019 Andreas took on the role of General Manager, Technology Development. In this role, he is leading the team who oversee research and development in the field of decarbonisation, fuel injection, ignition, tribology as well as emission formation and abatement.