The Institute of Computer Engineering (E191) consists of the following research divisions:
- Cyber-Physical Systems (E191-01)
- Embedded Computing Systems (E191-02)
- Automation Systems (E191-03)
- Parallel Computing (E191-04)
Please visit an individual research group's website for further details on staff, research projects, publications, and courses.
Computer engineering deals with all aspects of the direct interaction of computer systems and their environment, from the lowest level of circuit and hardware architectures to safety-critical cyber-physical systems like industrial automation and smart grids, healthcare, spacecraft, and automotive. Designing such systems is challenging, both from a scientific and technological perspective.
Corresponding research activities of the institute focus on but are not limited to an integrative view of a multitude of system aspects, including hardware architectures, continuous/discrete systems, parallelism and communication, dependability, real-time processing, low-power design, energy and resource efficiency, decision and control theory, autonomy complemented by other disciplines (e.g. continuous mathematics, system theory, and electrical engineering). Current research topics address digital circuits and hardware architectures, parallel and distributed, dependable, real-time systems, hybrid systems and optimal control, quantitative and runtime verification, computational modeling and simulation, autonomous systems, robotics and automation systems integration, and cyber-physical social systems and the Internet of Things.