Current Research Projects

advacode (Bayer. StMWi, VDI/VDE 2020-2021) - Advanced systems engineering for control software as a prerequisite for flexible, adaptive cyberphysical production systems

AIValve (Bayer. StMWi, VDI/VDE 2020-2023) - Self-learning and self-optimising control of valves and systems of valves for hydraulic machines and aggregates

CausAlITI (DFG, 2021-2024) - Causal Alarm pattern analysis by the Integration of Technical Information from engineering documents


DAVID (BMBF 2019-2022) - Design approach for structuring distributed digital twins

Diagnose und Visualisierung - Research focus of reusable methods of diagnosis by analysis of aggregated data system for plant and machinery families

DSL4RAS (DFG) - System architecture and modular design of robot-like systems using multidimensional characteristic diagrams


INCLUSIVE (EU Horizon 2016-2019) - Smart and adaptive interfaces for INCLUSIVE work environment

InSeLDiP (BMEL 2020-2023) - Intensification of separation processes in the food industry through digital twins and intelligent process control

KI.Fabrik (VDI/VDE 2021-2025) - completely flexible and interconnected location for local, crisis-proof and profitable production of state-of-the-art IT and mechatronic high-tech components in Bavaria

KonMaFS (DFG 2021-2023) - Consistent Development of Automated Material Flow Systems using a model-based Approach

MASSIVE (AiF DFAM 2017-2019) - Model synthesis from sequence-based behavioral requirements for model-based test case generation

MEvoDiP (Bayer. StMWi, VDI/VDE 2021-2024) - Menschzentrierte Erstellung und Evolution Digitaler Zwillinge in der Prozesstechnik

M@OK (Bayer. StMWi, VDI/VDE 2018-2020) - Online Echtzeit-Wissensmanagement, Data-Mining und Machine-Learning für den Maschinen- und Anlagenbau

OpAI4DNCS (BFS) - Machine operator-centric parameterization of Artificial Intelligence for tightly coupled, distributed, networked control systems. 

RAMP-UP Decision support for ramp-up and ramp-down management crisis contexts

RED SPLAT (DFG 2017-2020) - Reverse Engineering Design of Software Product Lines for Automation Technology

Resi4MPM (DFG 2021-2024) - Enhancement of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness of Factories – Development of Resilient Agent-Based Automation Systems for Machine and Plant Manufacturing Industry

SafetyNet (Bayer. StMWi, VDI/VDE 2015-2019) - Train-wide availability of local sensor data

CRC 768 / SFB 768 - CRC 768 / SFB 768 (DFG 2008-2019): Managing Cycles in Innovation Processes – Integrated Development of Product-Service Systems Based on Technical Products

  • A6: Assistance system to support the cycle management in the development and use phase of PSS innovation processes through self-maintenance of mechatronic modules
  • D1: Support for shaping PSS innovation processes through diagnosis and resolution of inconsistencies be-tween models from different domains
  • D2: Action goal oriented interactive visualization of model dependencies to reduce complexity in the cycle-oriented transdisciplinary design of PSS innovation processes
  • T3: Model-based cycle-oriented decision making support in early phases of PSS innovation processes under specific consideration of the technical disciplines
  • T5 (2019-2021): Support of stakeholders in the interdisciplinary life-cycle-accompanying innovation process of Product-Service-Systems (PSS) using the example of large-scale plants in the steel and non-ferrous metals industry “Knowledge Transfer Project”
  • Z: Administration

SIZA - Efficient condition monitoring of gears through in-situ integration of data acquisition and evaluation in the gear machine element

TDebituM (DFG 2021-2023) Technical Debt Identification and Assessment in Mechatronic Systems Using Indicators, Patterns and Metrics