Research Activities at VKA

Over 90 PhD students are actively engaged in research on various topics.The different fields of knowledge all comprise the field of conventional, modern and future drive solutions for mobility.

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Center for Mobile Propulsion – CMP

Charging Corridor © Copyright: Copyright: Ziqi Ye

RWTH Aachen University created a unique research center with the Center for Mobile Propulsion, CMP. The test lab is an ideal fit for the research of electrified power trains given its interdisciplinary fields. A wide range of various testing facilities can be used.

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Fuel Science Center – FSC

Alternative Fuels © Copyright: Peter Winandy

The improvement of the institutional structures of the Cluster of Excellence “Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass“ as well as the requirement to create a sustainable, jointly used research center was essential for the founding of FSC. With its structure and orientation, the FSC can be assigned to the profile areas “Mobility & Transport Engineering“ – MTE, “Energy, Chemical & Process Engineering, ECPE for short, and “Molecular Science & Engineering“ – MSE.

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Cluster of excellence

The Fuel Science Center (FSC) – Adaptive Conversion Systems for Renewable Energy and Carbon Sources aims at the generation of fundamental knowledge and novel scientific methods for the development of sustainable technical solutions to valorize renewable electricity and alternative carbon feedstocks.

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Research facilities

Powertrain Test Bench

Are you interested in the research facilities that are used?

Our institute has various modern research facilities for the development of current and future power trains. Here you can get a general idea of the research facilities. 

 

Post graduate programs

In our post graduate program Integrated Energy Supply Modules for Roadbound E-Mobility scientists involved with engineering sciences and natural sciences are brought together to work on research topics such as electrochemistry, heat and mass transfer as well as thermodynamics and simulation technology and cybernetics. 

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Publications

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Here you can get access to various publications of our institute. In large part those can be purchased from the institute directly or from the library.  

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General

We are available for scientific lectures. Please contact our office if interested.

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