Biomedical Systems

medical robotics © Copyright: IRT

The research Biomedical Systems Group works on the improvement of technical systems for various therapies and interventions. It focuses on modeling, optimization and control of the complex, nonlinear human-machine-interaction. Depending on the application, different object oriented modeling tools are used, which allow for an intuitive description of physiological and anatomical systems.

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Energy Systems

wind turbine © Copyright: RWTH

The increasing amount of renewable energy in the European Energy System raises many new technic and economic challenges. Many of those challenges, regarding for example reliant power supply and cost of energy are closely linked to automation and control topics.

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c2c networked mobility © Copyright: IRT

The Automotive Group deals with contol problems relevant for road traffic. In this context, both the control of individual vehicle components and the interaction of different road user are considered.

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Industrial Systems

model factory © Copyright: IRT

The Industrial Systems Group is researching in various topics of automatization of industrial systems in order to increase the performance as well as the effectiveness of these systems. The main focus is modelling and control, especially with the objective to apply theoretical control approaches on industrial applications.

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Navigation Solutions

Two mobile development platforms, called Buggieys, designed at the IRT © Copyright: IRT

Autonomous systems are a key issue in the future of global mobility. With the latest assistance systems, innovations in sensor technology and environment recognition as well as the ongoing digital networking in everyday life, the vision of autonomously acting systems appears to be feasible.

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Combustion Processes

engine test stand at the RWTH © Copyright: IRT/Ri/2015

The Combustion Processes Group investigates model-based control concepts to enable and develop innovative combustion processes. Combustion processes are present in different industrial sectors, particularly within the application of combustion engines and gas turbines.

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Here you find a list of our publications.

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Research Projects

An overview about our research projects can be found here.

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Industrial Cooperation

We consider ourselves as a mediator between theory and the multifaceted scope of applications in the field of automatic control. Feel free to contact us!

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