Fields of research of wbk

Manufacturing and Materials Technology

Machines, Equipment and Process Automation

Production Systems

Manufacturing processes from additive manufacturing to machining: research and development on process and tool design, surface engineering, simulation of manufacturing processes as well as analysis and optimization of process chains.


Development and research of self-learning machines, holistic automation solutions and intelligent handling systems for innovative production processes in the fields of machine tools, electric mobility, hybrid lightweight structures and additive manufacturing.


Planning, evaluating and controlling the effects of tomorrow's production - from the global, shock-robust network to the breathing factory with highly productive production facilities and innovative business models to quality assurance of immature processes – are the goals of the field Production System.




2. Tagung Produkt-Produktions-CoDesign

Vorträge und Diskussionen zur Integration von Produktentwicklung sowie Produktionssystemplanung mit 70 Teilnehmenden

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Promotions 2023

Congratulations on successfully passing the doctoral examination in 2023!

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 Leopoldina/ M. Scholz
Certificate for membership in the Leopoldina

Prof. Gisela Lanza receives certificate of the National Academy of Sciences 

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