The focus and main fields of interest of the Institute are general areas of materials science such as materials development and optimization, materials analysis and testing, and the analysis of defects, as well as the materials-related optimization of manufacturing processes such as heat treatment, deburring, coating, mechanical working, etc., and the planning of the manufacturing process.
Fields of research:
- Metal-based materials
- Rapid prototyping
- Plastics and plastics processing
- Surface technology