Institute for Mechatronic Systems in Mechanical Engineering


Mechatronics is becoming more and more important in the application of Mechanical Engineering. Mechatronics is developing a specific potential due to the interdisciplinary interaction with general mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and informatics.

The realization of highly efficient mechatronic systems requires the integration of skills from the single disciplines, and especially the integration of system components and system parts into a complete system.

Hence, system integration, as well as so-called system thinking, is in the focus of mechatronic specialists, and accordingly systems engineers. The goal of IMS is to provide application orientated contributions to research and teaching on these subjects.


IMS research focuses on mechatronic system design and integration in four areas: Vehicle Systems, Energy Storage Systems, Active Vibration Systems and Human-Mechatronics Synergy. Read more about our research


IMS teaching comprises bachelor and master courses, laboratory and team projects, as well as bachelor and master theses. It aims at conveying holistic system knowledge based on technical fundamentals and early connection to practical application. Read more about our teaching activities

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