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Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering

In the Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering at TU Graz, you conduct research as a junior scientist at a high international level. You apply your knowledge in an interdisciplinary manner to develop production-ready products or to optimise products, for instance. As part of the scientific community of the Doctoral School, you work closely with the supervisor of your doctoral thesis. In addition, you discuss the progress and results of your dissertation with teachers and other students.

Content

Dissertation

  • Conducting research independently in a field of mechanical engineering
  • Finding and describing approaches to solve scientific, technical problems
  • Preparing, publishing and defending research results

Courses (curricular workload)

  • Building up broad basic knowledge and specialising in the field of your dissertation
  • Discussing the progress and results of your dissertation in doctoral seminars

      Focus Areas

      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Materials Science
      Source: Lunghammer – TU Graz
      Sabine Bauinger, Source: Bauinger
      Sabine Bauinger, graduate of the Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering

      The Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering also enables you to gain insights into other fields represented at the faculty, helping you to establish interesting contacts during your doctoral programme. In this way, TU Graz not only offers you an outstanding education in a variety of specialisations, but also places value on broadening your horizons.

      Information and Advice

      Research projects

      The Doctoral School is currently conducting research in

      • EU projects;
      • centres of excellence;
      • Christian Doppler Laboratories, and
      • projects of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

      Admission Deadlines

      Winter semester 2017/18:

      10 July to 30 November 2017

      Summer semester 2018:

      8 January to 30 April 2018


      Further informationen on registration and admission

      International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

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      Teaching staff and Institutes

      Teaching staff

      The following people with license to teach (venia docendi) at the doctoral school can supervise your dissertation.
      Information about the areas of expertise and publications of the teaching staff can be found on their respective business cards.

      ALMBAUER, Raimund
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      BADER, Michael
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      BENIGNI, Helmut
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      BRAUNSTINGL, Reinhard
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      BRENN, Günter
      Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

      CELIGOJ, Christian
      Em.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      EICHBERGER, Arno
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      EICHLSEDER, Helmut
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      ELLERMANN, Katrin
      Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

      ENZINGER, Norbert
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      FISCHER, Peter
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      GÖTTLICH, Emil
      Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Priv.-Doz.

      HAUSBERGER, Stefan
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      HEITMEIR, Franz
      Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

      HICK, Hannes
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      HIRZ, Mario
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      HOCHENAUER, Christoph
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      HOCHLEITNER, Heinrich
      Ao.Univ.-Prof.i.R. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      JABERG, Helmut
      O.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      JÜRGENS, Gunter
      Em.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      KIRCHBERGER, Roland
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      KLELL, Manfred
      Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      MACHHAMMER, Michael
      Dipl.-Ing.

      PICHLER, Rudolf
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      POLETTI, Maria Cecilia
      Assoc.Prof. Dr.techn.

      PRIEBSCH, Hans-Herwig
      Ao.Univ.-Prof.i.R. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      RIEBERER, René
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      SANZ, Wolfgang
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      SCHARLER, Robert
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      SOMMITSCH, Christof
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      STEFFAN, Hermann
      Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      STEINER, Helfried
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      STURM, Peter-Johann
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      WIMMER, Andreas
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

      WOISETSCHLÄGER, Jakob
      Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.