OPED - Optimization of Electric Drives

EMD – E-Mobility and Alternative Drivetrains


Research Interests:

  • Holistic consideration and optimization of the development processes of mechatronic systems
  • Functional safety in mechatronic drive systems
  • Design & integration of electric traction drives
  • Sensor technologies for electric drives
  • Modeling, simulation and metrological assessment of hybrid drives
  • Operating strategies for hybrid drives in cars and commercial vehicles
  • Optimization of clutch systems for all-wheel drives


  • Development methodology of the entire vehicle
  • Development Processes & Quality Management (FUSI, SPICE, FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, SPSS)
  • Method development & simulation of alternative drive systems
  • Sophisticated sensor test bench for electric drives
  • Real-time simulation of entire vehicle, driver and environment
  • Design and component integration of alternative powertrains into existing and visionary vehicle concepts