Institutes

Institute of Factory Automation and Production Systems (FAPS)

Institute of Factory Automation and Production Systems (FAPS)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Franke
Contact teaching: Dr.-Ing. Alexander Kühl

 

Egerlandstraße 7-9, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-27971
Fax: 09131 302528
Email: kontakt@faps.uni-erlangen.de

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Key-research topics:

  • Electronics production
  • Electrical engineering
  • Biomechatronics
  • System Engineering
  • E|Home-Center
  • Handling and assembly technology
  • Construction and connection technology
  • Resource-saving and energy-efficient production technology

Institute of Engineering Design (KTmfk)

Institute of Engineering Design (KTmfk)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandro Wartzack
Contact teaching:Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bartz

 

Martensstr. 9, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-27986
Fax: 09131 85-27988
Email: mfk@mfk.uni-erlangen.de

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Key-research topics:

  • Product development processes and methods
  • User centered product development
  • Virtual product development
  • Tolerance management
  • Lightweight building
  • Bearing technology
  • Tribological PVD / PACVD coating systems
  • Solid state kinematics and actorics
  • Elastic sensors and actuators

Institute of Manufacturing Technology (LFT)

Institute of Manufacturing Technology (LFT)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Marion Merklein
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Inf.Hinnerk Hagenah
Contact teaching: Manuel Reck, M. Sc.

 

Egerlandstr. 13, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-27140
Fax: 09131 85-27141

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Key-research topics:

  • Sheet metal forming
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing forging processes
  • Tailored semi-finished products
  • Material characterization and modeling

Institute of Applied Mechanics (LTM)

Institute of Engineering Mechanics (LTM)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Paul Steinmann
Professor of Structural Mechancis: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kai Willner
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Julia Mergheim
Contact teaching: Maximilian Ries, M. Sc.

 

Egerlandstr. 5, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-28502
Fax: 09131 85-28503
Email: sekretariat@ltm.uni-erlangen.de

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Key-research topics:

  • Continuum mechanics of solid bodies
  • Multiscale mechanics
  • Material mechanics
  • Structural mechanics
  • Biomechanics
  • Numerical Mechanics

Institute of Continuum Mechanics (Biomechanics) (LKM)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Silvia Budday

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lehrstuhl für Kontinuumsmechanik (Schwerpunkt Biomechanik) (LKM, Prof. Budday)

Room: Room 00.011
Egerlandstr. 5
91058 Erlangen

Institute of Polymer Technology (LKT)

Institute of Plastics Engineering (LKT)

Chair holder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Drummer
Contact teaching: Constantin Ott

 

Am Weichselgarten 9, 91058 Erlangen-Tennenlohe
Tel.: 09131 85-29700
Fax: 09131 85-29709
E-Mail: info@lkt.uni-erlangen.de

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Key-research topics:

  • Materials and processing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Lightweight construction and FVK
  • Connection technology and tribology
  • Modeling and simulation

 

Institute of Manufacturing Metrology (FMT)

Institute of Manufacturing Metrology (FMT)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Tino Hausotte
Contact teaching: Ulrich Grömme

 

Nägelsbachstr. 25, 91052 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131-85-20451
Fax: 09131-85-20449
E-Mail: fmt@fau.de

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Key-research topics:

Field of production metrology:

  • interference-optical length and coordinate metrology
  • Multi-sensor coordinate and surface metrology (tactile, optical and electrical sensors, scanning force sensor technology)
  • Photogrammetry and image processing
  • X-ray computed tomography
  • Measurement data fusion, metrological structure resolution
  • Measurement uncertainty and measuring capability analysis

Field of Quality Science:

  • New business models and decision-making systems
  • New business models and decision-making systems
  • Knowledge Management Systems

 

Institute of Photonic Technologies (LPT)

Institute of Photonic Technologies (LPT)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt
Contact teaching: Karen Schwarzkopf, M. Sc.

 

Konrad-Zuse-Straße 3/5, 91052 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-23241
Fax: 09131 85-23234
E-Mail: info@lpt.uni-erlangen.de

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Key-research topics:

  • Simulation & Modeling
  • Ultrashort pulse laser technology
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Sensors, control and real-time systems
  • Photonic medical technology

Institute of Applied Dynamics (LTD)

Institute of Technical Dynamics (LTD)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sigrid Leyendecker
Contact teaching: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sigrid Leyendecker

 

Immerwahrstraße 1, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 85-61000
Fax: 09131 85-61011

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Key-research topics:

  • Discrete mechanics
  • Dynamic simulation with mechanical integrators
  • Multi-body dynamics with rigid bodies and flexible structures
  • Optimum control in multi-body dynamics
  • Biomechanics & human movement in sports
  • Robotics in industry and medicine

Institute of Resource and Energy Efficient Production Machines (REP)

Institute of Resource and Energy Efficient Production Machines (REP)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nico Hanenkamp
Contact teaching: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nico Hanenkamp

 

Dr.-Mack-Strasse 81, 90762 Fürth
Tel.: 0911 65078 64810
Fax: 0911 65078 64813

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Key-research topics:

  • Energy-efficient machining
  • Cryogenic machining
  • Lean Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • Big Data to increase the efficiency of production systems

Institute of Casting Technology (LGT)

Institute of Casting Technology (LGT)

Chairholder: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Müller
Contact teaching: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Müller

 

Nuremberg Campus of Technology
c/o Lehrstuhl Technologiemanagement
Dr.-Mack-Str. 81
90762 Fürth
Phone: +49 911 / 65078 – 64884

Website (under construction)

 

Key-research topics:

  • Casting process design
  • Energetic optimization of casting processes
  • Use of alternative energy sources
  • Tool technologies
  • Simulation and optimization
  • Material characterization