Research fields


Support of development and technology processes through state-of-the-art analytical measurement methods

Component optimization

System reliability and lifetime evaluations for critical components

Operational Strength

Combination of modeling/simulation with experimental methods for fatigue and reliability assessment.

Material development

Material development - functionality and sustainability thought together

Process modeling & life cycle analyses

Use of digital models for modeling, analysis and evaluation of processes

Recycling processes

Efficient recycling of critical and/or valuable materials


Simulation and component optimization of hydrogen-loaded components and systems

Special testing technology

Lifetime analysis for hydrogen-impacted materials and systems

System reliability

Data determination and lifetime estimations for fuel cell systems

Hydrogen treatment

Research into the effects of hydrogen on materials