Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (MB) was established in 1982 as the ‘Institute for Manufacturing Technology’ and has since become a nationally and internationally renowned research institution and preferred partner for businesses interested in technology and knowledge transfer. The Department comprises nine institutes and around 400 members of staff, and it is responsible for the teaching of the largest degree programme at the Faculty of Engineering, ‘Mechanical Engineering’.

Further information regarding the Department MB can be found on its website.


FAPS Factory Automation and Production Systems
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Franke
FMT Manufacturing Metrology (DE)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Tino Hausotte
LFT Manufacturing Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Marion Merklein
KTmfk Engineering Design
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandro Wartzack
LKT Polymer Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Drummer
LTD Applied Dynamics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sigrid Leyendecker
LTM Applied Mechanics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Paul Steinmann
LPT Photonic Technologies
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt
REP Resource and Energy Efficient Production Machines (DE)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nico Hanenkamp