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Mechanical Engineering

Main research areas in Chemnitz

Because of its excellent reputation Mechanical Engineering was able to acquire a numer of prestigious research projects. For example:
  • Cluster of Excellence MERGE (funded by the federal government) (2012 to 2019),
  • Landesexzellenzinitiative eniPROD (funded by the state)
  • SFB692 HALS (funded by DFG)
  • Collaborative Research Centre "Hybrid Societies"

500 researchers are funded through external projects - develop solutions and design new equipment in applied and basic research areas.

research in Chemnitz focuses on these subjects:
  • Resource-efficient and low-emission production
  • Production systems for metal and plastic components
  • Highly integrative process chains and production networks
  • New smart materials
  • Automobile production technologies
  • Lightweight construction and system
  • Virtual design methods
  • Textile processing and preform technologies
  • Procedures and products made using renewable raw materials
  • Printed polymer electronics