Nikolas Matkovic, M.Sc.

  • 76131 Karlsruhe
    Kaiserstraße 12

Nikolas Matkovic, M.Sc.

Area of Research:

  • Lightweight manufacturing
  • Composites
  • Robotic applications
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Machine vision

General Tasks:

  • Theme responsible for the lecture automated production systems


  • IRTG   - International Research Training Group – Integrated development of continuous-discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures

Test benches:


Curriculum Vitae:

since 11/2019

Research Associate at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)


Stay abroad at the amtc of Tongji University, Shanghai


Study of Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)



Additive-Subtractive Process Chain for Highly Functional Polymer Components
Baranowski, M.; Matkovic, N.; Kleim, S.; Friedmann, M.; Fleischer, J.; Springmann, M.; Middendorf, P.; Schäfer, A.; Waldhof, M.; Parspour, N.
2023. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, 12 (6), 339–346. doi:10.18178/ijmerr.12.6.339-346
Evaluation of external control of KUKA Industrial Robots for laboratory and prototype environments
Mehner, M.; Matkovic, N.; Muehlbeier, E.; Mayer, D.; Fleischer, J.; Verl, A.
2023. A. Verl & W. Kraus (Eds.), ISR Europe 2023: 56th International Symposium on Robotics, Stuttgart, 26th-27th September 2023, Hrsg.: Verl, Alexander; Kraus, Werner, 278–284, VDE Verlag
Identification of hybridization strategies for combining fused filament fabrication with unidirectional tape reinforcement
Matkovic, N.; Höger, K.; Friedmann, M.; Stamer, F.; Fleischer, J.; Lanza, G.
2023. Composites Communications, 38, Art.Nr. 101484. doi:10.1016/j.coco.2022.101484
Novel Robot-Based Process Chain for the Flexible Production of Thermoplastic Components with CFRP Tape Reinforcement Structures
Matkovic, N.; Kupzik, D.; Steidle-Sailer, C.; Friedmann, M.; Fleischer, J.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 106, 21–26. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.02.149
Conceptual control architecture for future highly flexible production systems
Mühlbeier, E.; Oexle, F.; Gerlitz, E.; Matkovic, N.; Gönnheimer, P.; Fleischer, J.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 106, 39–44. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.02.152
Flexible and High-Precision Integration of Inserts by Combining Subtractive and Non-Planar Additive Manufacturing of Polymers
Springmann, M.; Matkovic, N.; Schäfer, A.; Waldhof, M.; Schlotthauer, T.; Friedmann, M.; Middendorf, P.; Fleischer, J.; Parspour, N.
2022. Key Engineering Materials Vol. 926, 926, 268–279. doi:10.4028/p-ed900k
Additives Roboter-Extrusions-System
Matkovic, N.; Götz, M.; Kupzik, D.; Nieschlag, J.; Coutandin, S.; Fleischer, J.
2021. VDI-Z, 163 (01-02), 55–57. doi:10.37544/0042-1766-2021-01-02-55
3D-Druck für die Mobilität von morgen : Additiv-subtraktiver Prozess mit Inline-Prozessregelung für hochfunktionale Kunststoffbauteile
Baranowski, M.; Matkovic, N.; Friedmann, M.; Fleischer, J.
2021. wt Werkstattstechnik online, 111 (11-12), 807–811. doi:10.37544/1436-4980-2021-11-12-37