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.

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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.

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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.

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Alexander Boczek and Philipp Weisser receive Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Victor Prize

The awarding of the Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Victor Prize took place in November 2021 during a Corona-related small ceremony at the wbk Institute of Production Science.

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First consortium meeting of the KARL project

As one of several regional competence centers throughout Germany, the KARL research project is represented by its 20 partners in the Karlsruhe region.

 

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Johannes Schubert from wbk receives Dr.-Ing. Willy Höfler Award

Once Again, the Best Master Thesis in the Field of Production Engineering at KIT Comes from wbk

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