The institute focuses on the modeling of distributed embedded systems in automation and control regarding dependability and usability and human machine interaction in process engineering and operation.

The institute consists of

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Vogel-Heuser (Ordinaria, Head of the Institute)
  • 17 Researchers (one Postdoc)
  • 4 Technicians and Software Developers
  • 2 Trainees (IT specialist for application development)
  • 2 Secretaries
Members of the Institute

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Vogel-Heuser

Memberships/Selected Services

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  • 22 supervised PhD thesis (finished)
  • Editor of 3 special journal issues (ISI-referred)
  • >23 journal papers (ISI-referred)
  • >150 conference papers (CASE, ETFA, INDIN, IECON, IFAC World, INCOM, CIRP)
  • List of publications