Research Environment

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Under the direction of the four professors Christian Brecher, Thomas Bergs, Robert Schmitt and Günther Schuh, the WZL researches in six areas - Manufacturing Technology, Machine Tools, Production Egnineering, Gear Technology, Production Metrology and Quality Management - the future-oriented design of production in high-wage countries.

 

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Our four chairs

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Production Metrology and Quality Management

The Chair of Production Metrology and Quality Management at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Schmitt works and researches on the industrialization of operational processes in production engineering.

 

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Manufacturing Technology

The Chair of Manufacturing Technology at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bergs, teaches and conducts research in the areas of the fundamentals of manufacturing processes, process analysis of manufacturing processes, gear technology, process monitoring and simulation, and technology planning.

 

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Production Engineering

The Chair of Production Engineering at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Günther Schuh deals in particular with the questions of product and process planning of manufacturing companies.

 

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Machine Tools

For decades, the Department of Machine Tools at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of the RWTH Aachen University under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing Christian Brecher has guaranteed successful and forward-looking research and innovation in the field of production technology worldwide.

 

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