In the course of a ceremonial handover, Georg Herold received the certificate for his 40th anniversary of service from the hands of Prof. Jörg Franke. Mr. Herold joined the chair in March 1983 as a qualified electrical technician under the direction of Prof. Klaus Feldmann. His field of activity inc... Weiterlesen
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Competence initiative ENERGIEregion Nürnberg e.V. elects new board. At the digital general meeting of the ENERGIEregion Nürnberg e.V. on November 24, 2021, Dr. Michael Fraas, economic and science officer for the city of Nuremberg, confirmed as chairman of the competence and cluster initiative for a ... Weiterlesen
The annual event of the Siemens Research and Innovation Ecosystem (RIE) and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg took place this year as part of a hybrid event series. The event was themed “Factory of the Future” and was held with great involvement of the FAPS. As a pre... Weiterlesen
In the period from 06.10.2021 to 08.10.2021, the annual FAPS leadership training took place once again in the shadow of the Benedictine monastery in Schwarzach am Main. During this event, Prof. Franke and the research area directors focus on questions around the topics of employee leadership, organi... Weiterlesen
01.10.2021: New research project “InterAcDT – Interactive-collaborative Digital Twin for simulation-based planning and optimization of automated production systems” launched
Under the paradigm of the “Digital Twin”, a wide variety of concepts are currently being implemented by companies and scientifically discussed by research institutions, which essentially involve the digital representation of products, processes and resources in order to achieve specific ... Weiterlesen
01.10.2021: New research project „DualSys – Universal production system optimization by combined learning systems” launched
Machine learning techniques are increasingly used in monitoring and optimizing industrial production due to recent advances in computing capacities as well as the spread of developer-friendly software libraries. Essential challenges such as high initial manual effort as well as the general data qual... Weiterlesen
In order to be able to address research in the two future topics of robotics and medical technology in a more targeted manner and to communicate this to the outside world, the strongly occupied research area of biomechatronics will be split up. At the joint strategy meeting from September 30... Weiterlesen
01.10.2021: ROBOTOP is successfully selected by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) for EXIST funding and is now launching as a startup at FAPS.
FAPS proactively supports the spin-off of the technology-driven startup “ROBOTOP” and thus underlines its role as a startup chair at FAU. In cooperation with the FAU Startup Office and the Chair FAPS, the ROBOTOP team successfully won EXIST-funding. The three master graduates and founder... Weiterlesen
01.10.2021: New research project “Flexible assembly of limp wire and insulation materials by AI-based robotic systems in the production of electrical machines” launched
Using advanced sensors, actuators and methods of artificial intelligence (AI), robots are increasingly turning into learning systems that interact with humans, make decisions and take on more complex tasks. As a result, new application potentials are opening up that go beyond the classic application... Weiterlesen
After a break of more than one year, the FAPS Activity and Culture Trip (FACT) took place again. The program included an ambitious hiking program with plenty of opportunities for personal exchange. After the pandemic-related drought of face-to-face contact, the FACT was a welcome change from digital... Weiterlesen