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Chronicle of the IFAT


2013


In March 2013, the junior professorship for the theory of complex networks, filled by Steffen Waldherr, was added.

2011

Michael Mangold was appointed Associate Professor of System Dynamics at IFAT in March 2011.

2007

The IFAT consists of the chairs of Automation Engineering and Modelling (Prof. A. Kienle), Integrated Automation (Prof. Chr. Diedrich) and Systems Theory and Automatic Control (Prof. R. Findeisen), as well as the honorary professorship of Prof. U. Jumar with the subject area of Process Automation.

2003

The IFAT consists of the chairs of Control Engineering (Prof. U. Korn), Systems Theory of Technical Processes (Prof. J. Raisch) and Automation Engineering and Modelling (Prof. A. Kienle) as well as the departments of Integrated Automation (Prof. C. Diedrich) and Control Engineering (Dr. J. Ihlow).

1993

The IFAT is part of today's Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

1990

The science area is transferred to the newly founded Institute for Automation Engineering.

1989

The 1000th graduate engineer finishes his studies.

1978-1990

Prof. S. Rudert, Prof. U. Korn and Prof. P. Neumann head the science department.

1968

The Institute for Measurement, Control and Regulation Technology is dissolved and the scientific department of Control Engineering and Process Control is founded under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Töpfer. The subject area of technical cybernetics and automation engineering with the specialisation areas of control engineering and process controls is developed.

1966

The first ten distance learning students finish their studies.

1964

Seven graduate engineers finish their studies at the Institute for Measurement, Control and Regulation Technology, which has been founded in the meantime.

1961

Students in the 1958 matriculation change from the subject areas of process engineering, chemical apparatus engineering and thermodynamics to the subject area of control engineering and begin their specialist studies.

1960

Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Wilhelmi and other university professors design the curricula for the control engineering specialisation together with industry representatives.

Last Modification: 17.02.2022 - Contact Person: Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Hinz