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The Institute

Welcome at the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering (IWT)

The Institute of Materials Science and Engineering...

The institute conducts research in:

  • Structural and Functional Materials

  • Metallic, nonmetallic inorganic materials, and semiconductors, plastics and polymers, and composite materials und der Verbundwerkstoffe

  • Materials for Electrical Engineering and Electronics

  • Materials for Mechanics and Machinery

  • Materials for Micro-and Nanotechnology

Special emphasis is placed on

  • innovative approaches to the improvement of existing materials

  • the development of new materials and new manufacturing processes

  • the design of new materials concepts with a particular interest in layers and nanostructure

You may find more detailed information about our departments here.