2019 / 20
Industrial Engineering, Department
Fakultät für Maschinenbau
- Pohlweg 47 - 49
- 33098 Paderborn
- Phone: +49 5251 60-2293
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
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Special features regarding teachingEngineer with Economics training; Ability to work with an inter-disciplinary approach and to think holistically and strategically; identify products for the markets of tomorrow and design the necessary business processes; Engineering and Economics subjects are taught in parallel; Independent initiative; Holistic thinking; Motivation; Communications Capability.
Special features regarding the international orientationIt is through various international and programme representatives for universities in different country that the Department of Mechanical Engineering guarantees individual support for students who wish to complete parts of their course abroad. As such, the Department of Mechanical Engineering cooperates closely with the International Office of the Paderborn University. There are also various contacts to universities and companies around the world.
Common partner universities for exchangeLappeenranta University of Technology, Finland; Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg, Sweden; Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Special features regarding the equipmentThere is WiFi available across the whole university. Effective study is supported by continuous IT development in the Faculty, provision of an e-learning environment, laboratory for Virtual Prototyping (augmented reality/virtual reality), computer pools with subject-specific software and laboratory equipment for the practical application of theoretically acquired knowledge.
Special features regarding research activitiesDirect Manufacturing Research Centre, Collaborative Research Centre 614 Self-optimizing concepts and structures in mechanical engineering, Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 30 Manufacturing of graded structures on the basis of thermo-mechanically coupled phenomena, focal project in New Railway Engineering Paderborn, Research Centre for Light Engineering and Mechatronics, new assembling techniques for innovative product developments, Competence Centre MATech Joinability of Innovative Materials, IT'S OWL Leading-Edge Cluster.
Research topics reflected in teachingAutomotive lightweight construction, product development, energy and process engineering, plastics engineering, mechatronics, production engineering, materials properties and simulation, additive manufacturing.
Website with further information on research activitiesmb.uni-paderborn.de/forschung/
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsEquality and promotion of students with chronic illness are crucial concepts for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Apart from special representatives for such students, the department is always ready to provide individual support to students with chronic health problems.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe Department of Mechanical Engineering is involved in many cross-faculty projects to promote diversity. Examples include the projects MINT@upb and Women Designing The Information Society.
Other special featuresPaderborn industrial engineers distinguish themselves through their skills in inter-disciplinary collaboration and holistic, strategic thinking. The course fosters and promotes individual initiatives, the willingness to perform, creativity and the ability to communicate. International exchange programmes with China, Canada, Australia, Slovenia; work/study course with industrial companies highlights this. The "mb-cn" characteristic of the Master's course includes a fixed curriculum of study and practical stays in China. Selected industry partners offer grants.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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