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Universität Kassel - FG Fahrzeugsysteme und Elektrotechnik


The Department of Vehicle Systems and Principles of Electrical Engineering concentrates in research and teaching on problems in electrical engineering, electronics and mechatronics in vehicles, with a focus on energy and signal distribution.


  • Test methods, test case generation and HiL-supported validation & optimization
  • Modeling & simulation, measurement technology, development tools
  • Test bench work


  • AutomotiveEL. energy; distribution, storage and consumers, e-mobility
  • AutomotiveTest methods and development tools
  • AutomotiveOn-board power networks


  • Institute founded in 2007
  • 24 employees in North Hesse
  • Laboratories and test benches for electrical drives, components, generators, accumulators and on-board power networks (HiL-systems)
  • CAE and simulation tools, FEM simulation
  • Test bench and measurement technology (electrical, thermal, acoustic and mechanical variables)
  • Testing and validation methods
  • Entire vehicle systems


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ludwig Brabetz
Leiter Fachgebiet
Wilhelmshöher Allee 73
34121 Kassel
Phone: +49 561 804-6232
Fax: +49 561 804-6233