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