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 Process Engineering

Prototype vehicle of our partner institute VKA © Copyright: IRT

The Energy Process Engineering group is researching innovative, model-based control concepts that enable the efficient and safe operation of complex energy systems. They develops solutions for control engineering problems in the field of energy conversion.

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c2c networked mobility © Copyright: IRT

The Mobility 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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Production Systems

The Production Systems Group is researching various topics of automation in the context of different production and manufacturing processes. Future production plants will be characterized by a high degree of reproducibility, flexibility and interconnectivity.

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Wind Energy

wind turbine © Copyright: RWTH

The Wind Energy research group develops solutions for control-related issues within the field of wind energy systems. Automatic control of single wind turbines and wind parks is addressed as well as the development and implementation of multi-physical Hardware-in-the-Loop systems that allow full-scale wind turbine testing on ground level test rigs.

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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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OpenSource at the IRT

The balancing robot EduBal developed at the Institute of Automatic Control © Copyright: IRT

The Institute of Automatic Control supports the scientific staff in making content from their research available to the general public in open-source publications.

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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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