Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Jelali: Mohieddine Jelali is a Professor for Control Engineering and Mechatronics at the Institute for Product Development and Design Technology (IPK) of the Faculty of Process Engineering, Energy and Mechanical Systems.
- Control Engineering and Mechatronics
Fundamentals, modeling, advanced control
- Automation Technology, Process Automation
- Simulation and model-based control of complex systems
- Fault diagnosis and fault tolerance control of mechatronic systems
- Automatic performance evaluation and performance optimization of control systems
- Production planning, control and optimization of process chains
- Robust measurment technology for the process industry
- Control systems for medical technology
Konstantinos Papadopoulos, M.Sc.: From 2008 to 2012 Konstantinos Papadopoulos studied mechanical engineering with a focus on design engineering / mechatronics at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering. He then began his studies for the Master of Science – Mechatronics.
During his studies he worked as a student assistant at the ReMech and as a tutor for the course “control technology”. From 2012 to 2014 he worked as a reaserch assistant for industry-connected projects.
At the moment, Konstantinos Papadopoulos conducts research in the field of process technology optimisation, where he identifies better models for the rolling processes in order to develop integrated control systems for the process. It is part of his doctorate which he carries out in coorperation with the university Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Jelali).
Marco Lanzer, B.Eng.:From 2010 to 2014 Marco Lanzer graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering (B.Eng.), Majoring in design engineering at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and started his mechatronics degree (M.Sc.) in the summer semester of 2014 .
Since November of 2014 Marco Lanzer is working at the Remech where he supervises mechatronic projects and selected courses of the General Engineering and Mechatronics programs.
Manuel Widdel, M.Sc.: From 2008 to 2013, Manuel Widdel studied mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen. He then acquired his masters degree in Design & Development. To further deepen his knowledge, he continued to study physical engineering and sciences at the Technical University of Berlin, where he also worked in the field of DEM-simulation. At the ReMech, he is responsible for the supervision of projects and courses for both bachelor and master students.
Leonard Rath, B.Eng.: Leonard Rath began his studies of mechanical engineering in WS 12/13 at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and finished his degree by September 2016. Since then he is working for the ReMech Laboratoy as a scientific engineer.
He is currently organizing student projects and graduation work for the ReMech Laboratory and supports the teaching program “Measurement and Control Technology”.
In addition, he is researching the development of an intelligent medical device in cooperation with two companies as part of a ZIM project.
He started with the masters program of Mechatronics (M.Sc.) in 2017.
Maximilian Toschka, B.Eng.: Maximilian Toschka began his studies of mechanical engineering in the winter semester 2012 at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and finished his degree in 2016. After that he started with the masters program of Mechatronics (M.Sc.).
In the ReMech he is employed as a research assistant where he is responsible for supporting the teaching and supervision of mechatronic projects.
Prof. Dr. Herbert Köchner: Professor Köchner studied physics and mathematics at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, before he obtained his doctorate in 1996 at the chair for fluid mechanics, in cooperation with the Siemens company. He was then named head of department for process and test technology at the VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut Düsseldorf. From 2015 onwards he was a lecturer for sensor & actuator technology as well as fluid mechanics at the FOM School of Engineering. Here, he also received his professorship for sensor & measurement technology. In 2016, Professor Köchner founded the ASenSo GmbH Advanced Sensor Solutions, which offers sensor systems for the processing industry.
At the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, we welcome Professor Köchner as our lecturer on the subjects of sensor, actuator and measurement technology. He is currently teaching the course “Mess- und Regelungstechnik” for the students enlisted in “Maschinenbau” and “Energie- und Gebäudetechnik”.
Fabian Witsch, M.Sc.: Fabian Witsch initially studied mathematics and applications at the Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in the summer of 2007. At the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, he then completed the Bachelor of Engineering – Automotive Engineering by December 2011 and then received his Master of Science – Mechatronics in February 2014.
He started as a research assistant at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences in April 2011 and at the ReMech in April 2013. Since 2017, he teaches the course „Regelungs- und Automatisierungstechnik“.
Former employees (since 2014)
Andreas Bathelt, M.Sc.: From 2006 to 2009 Andreas Bathelt studied for the dual Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Cooperative Education Mannheim together with its partner company Degussa Röhm GmbH & Co KG. In 2011 he began his studies in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in automation technology and acquired the degree as Master of Science in 2012 from the University of Mannheim.
Since the end of 2012, he has been working full time as a research assistant in the ReMech team. Here, he is in charge of the projects related to the processing industry.
Sören Guntrum, B.Eng.:
2010 Sören Guntrum began the study in mechanical engineering focused on renewable energies and this has ended with his thesis “Modelling, Realisation and Controlling of a two-axis Rocker-Ball-System” and the Bachelor of Engineering degree in the spring of 2014. After that he started with the master’s program Mechatronics.
In the ReMech he is employed since the spring of 2013, first as a student assistant and after graduating as a research assistant. He supports practical experiments and holds tutorials for the courses “Control and Automation Technology ” and “Measurement and Control Technology”.
Stefan Knoben, B.Eng.:
Stefan Knoben studied from 2010 to 2014 mechanical engineering focused on renewable energy and reached the Bachelor of Engineering with his thesis “Development and Realization of a Control System for Electrical Actuators based an a Microcontroller” in the ReMech. He then started the Master of Science program Mechatronics in winter semester 2014.
Since the summer of 2013 he supports the ReMech team, first as a student assistant and after graduating as a research assistant. He supports practical experiments and holds tutorials for the courses “Measurement and Control Technology” and “Control and Automation Technology”.
Torsten Junker, B.Eng.: From 2010 to 2014 Torsten Junker studied mechanical engineering at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering. He then began studying for a Master of Science – Mechatronics.
Between October 2013 and April 2014, he worked as a student assistant and since the completion of the Bachelor in May 2014 as a research assistant for the ReMech team and supports the preparation of practical experiments and student projects.
Tobias Glaubach, B.Eng.:
After his training as an industrial mechanic Tobias Glaubach studied mechanical engineering at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, reaching the Bachelor of Engineering in October 2013. He then began studying for a Master of Science – Mechatronics.
Since November 2013 he is working as a research assistant part-time for the ReMech team. His field of activity includes the project work with a focus on signal processing.
Dr.-Ing. Lou’i Al-Shrouf:
From 1999 Lou’i Al-Shrouf studied at the Polytechnic University Hebron mechanical engineering and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Engineering. Between 2006 and 2008, he deepened his knowledge in this field at the University of Duisburg-Essen and received his Master of Science. In July 2014, he completed his doctorate “Development and Implementation of a Reliable Decision Fusion and Pattern Recognition System for Object Detection and Condition Monitoring” under Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Söffker (University Duisburg-Essen).
In the ReMech he has worked since the end of 2012 and has been active with projects in the field of signal processing and pattern recognition.
Philip Meißner, B.Sc.: Philip Meißner studied from 2012 to 2015 Biomimicry (B.Sc.) at the Westfälische Hochschule in Bocholt and wrote his Bachelor thesis at the Freie University Berlin about Biorobotics and honey bees. Since September 2015 he is studying Mecatronics (M.Sc.) at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences
He was a research assistant between end of 2016 and august 2017 and was engaged in students projects and industrie-related projects.
Ehemalige Hilfskräfte (seit 2014)
Nils Bedorf, cand. Ing.: After his schooling as an assistant for computer science Nils Bedorf first began in 2009 to study computer science in Aachen that he ended prematurely due to a freelancer in 2011. Since 2012, he studies mechanical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne.
Since January 2015, he is working as a student assistant for the ReMech team and supports student internships and project work.