Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics

Research Fields


Department of Descriptive Geometry

  • Computer aided geometric design 
  • constructive geometry 
  • geometry of tools
  • stochastic processes
  • probability theory

Department of Information Engineering

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Behaviour Based Control
  • Detecting similarities in PLC code using Group Technology
  • GA in GT
  • Similarity analysis of source codes
  • Computer aided scheduling of discrete manufacturing processes
  • Development of a computer application for aiding the logistics-integrated scheduling of foamed doors production
  • Lattice theory and its applications: concept lattices, box lattices
  • Problems in group technology: part-machine grouping problems
  • Geometrical analysis of new gearing types having point like connection
  • Visualisation of special locations of velocity space for investigations contact geometry
  • Computer understanding of natural languages
  • Automatic morpheme learning in case of extremely agglutinative natural languages
  • Industrial application of discrete manufacturing cell simulation

Department of Applied Mathematics

  • Numerical methods: eigenvalue problems,solution of system of nonlinear equations, approximation of functions
  • Computer science: paralel algorithms, application of Diophantine equations
  • Mathematical statistics: random fields, kernel estimators, Cox’s regression, robust estimators
  • Functional equations, generalized convexity,  regularity and stability of convex functions
  • Measure theory: optimal measure, inequalities

Department of Information Technology 

  • Application oriented Fuzzy rule interpolation systems
  • Analysis and development of natural language interfaces
  • Development of modeling and code generation tools for ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Loadin) processes
  • Development of software modules for the SEE-GRID-2 distributed infrastructure framework
  • Analysis of statistical learning methods in soft computing
  • Application Server oriented software engineering methods in Java

Department of Analysis

  • Ordinary and partial differential equations, numerical analytical methods.
  • Associative rings and algebras, algebras satisfying polynomial identities, matrix algebras over non-commutative rings.
  • Ordered algebraic structures, lattices and other lattice related algebras.
  • Diophantine equations, Euler, Bernoulli and Hermite polynomials.
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Vibration and stability, mathematical models.

Department of Materials Handling and Logistics

  • Design of materials handling machines 
    • controlling and planning methods for modular materials handling systems
    • computer integrated logistics
    • information logistics
    • production and service logistics
    • warehousing logistics 
    • stock management
    • recycling logistics 
    • quality assurance logistics 
    • maintenance logistics
    • global logistics
    • supply and distribution systems 
    • logistics management
  • Design and optimization of metal structures 
    • cost calculation and design of economic steel structures

Deptartment of Fluid and Heat Engineering

  • Experimental and numerical investigation of processes in turbomachines
  • Design and analysis of pipelines for water supply and for district heating
  • Numerical and experimental investigation of heat transfer
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Utilisation of renewable energy sources
  • Numerical simulation and experimental investigation of flow and temperature field around a heated or unheated circular cylinder
  • Investigation of bifurcation in low-Reynolds number flow around a cylinder
  • Theoretical and experimental investigations of  Stirling engines
  • Vibration and noise analysis of turbomachines
  • Internal combustion engine diagnostics

Department of Automation

  • Image processing and speech processing
  • Artificial Intelligence Methods (Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic Control)
  • Reliability studies of industrial communication systems, real time behavior of intelligent and distributed industrial control systems
  • Merging telecommunication and industrial communication systems

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department of Physics

  • Low energy electron-atom collisions 
  • Coincidence electron spectrometry 
  • Theoretical solid state physics 
  • Computer aided study of nanoparticles

Department of Machine and Product Design

  • Dimensioning, analysing, and selection of gear drives and planetary-gears
  • Researches on the field of gear geometry, construction of harmonic drives and dimensioning its elements
  • Fluid film bearings, tribological research of frictional surfaces, tribology
  • Computer Aided Design, design theory, design methodology
  • Vibration diagnostics, acoustics in machine design, environmental protection, maintenance
  • Design of machine supports, investigating the starting and breaking phenomena of machine-systems
  • Finite element analysis and multidisciplinary optimum design of machine elements, structures and assemblies

Department of Production Engineering

  • Theory and techniques of machining procedures 
  • Production processes and systems
  • Assembly procedures, equipments and their systems
  • Measurement, diagnostics, quality assurance and quality control

Department of Mechanics

  • Continuum mechanics
  • Variational principles in mechanics
  • Mechanics of contact problems
  • Mechanics of friction and wear
  • Coupled problems of mechanics
  • Strutural plates and shells
  • Micropolar elasticity
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Stability problems
  • Elastodynamics
  • Mechanical models for
    • composite materials 
    • rubber-like materials
    • piezoelectric materials
    • functionally graded materials
    • porous materials
  • Finite element methods and finite element analysis
    • hp-version finite element models
    • multi-field finite elements models
  • Boundary element method
  • Boundary contour method

Department of Mechanical Technology

Robert Bosch Department of Mechatronics

  • Modeling and simulation of mechatronical systems
  • Automation of mechatronical systems
  • Research and development of starter motors
  • Kinematical and dynamical modeling of robots
  • Researching digital image processing techniques for robots

Department of Machine Tools

  • Theory of machine tools
  • Construction activities of machine tools and their units
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Mechatronical orientated research of Machine tools
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics

Department of Chemical Machinery

  • Unit operations: mechanical, heat- and mass-transfer processes
  • Safety engineering in pressure systems: risk analysis, safety valves, explosion panels and rupture discs, gas and dust explosion protection
  • Pressure vessel design, strength analysis

Date of the last modification: 26 October, 2010