Organisational Structure

The Institute for Automotive Engineerning (ika) conducts interdisciplinary research into the challenges of today's and tomorrow's mobility in the fields of Vehicle Concepts & HMI, Vehicle Structures, Vehicle Dynamics & Acoustics, Energy Management & Drivetrains, Vehicle Intelligence & Automated Driving as well as Traffic Psychology & Acceptance. In addition, the institute has its own Automotive Workshop as well as an Electrical, Mechanical and Measurement Workshop, which support the work of the research areas. This broad spectrum of competencies enables the observation and analysis of the vehicle as a whole and the interaction of all individual components within it. All research areas are linked to each other by focusing on the characteristics of the vehicle: safety, energy efficiency and driving experience.


Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika)
RWTH Aachen University

Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

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