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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing

Erwin Rauch

Short bio

Erwin Rauch received his B.Sc. in Logistics and Production Engineering from the Free University in Bolzano (Italy). He also holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University Munich (TUM) and a M.Sc. in Business Administration from the TUM Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart with summa cum laude. Currently he is an Endowed Professor for Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing at the Free University of Bolzano. In addition he is the Head of the Smart Mini Factory laboratory for Industry 4.0. He is also the author of over 200 scientific contributions and an expert/member of various associations and organisations (Associate Member EuroScience, Expert Group World Manufacturing Forum, EPIEM Steering Board).


Digital Manufacturing and Simulation

47557B · ING-IND/16 · LM-33 Industrial Mechanical Engineering · EN

Digital Production Planning and Quality Control

42183 · ING-IND/16 · L-9 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering - 2016 · DE

Innovation management and sustainable production

42190A · ING-IND/16 · L-9 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering - 2016 · DE

Production Systems and Industrial Logistics

42108 · ING-IND/16 · L-9 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering - 2016 · DE

Systems Engineering For The Design Of Cyber-Physical Systems

46062 · PhD ASE - Advanced-Systems Engineering · EN

Main Research Areas

- Sustainable Production
- Decarbonisation and Resource Efficiency
- Circular Economy in Manufacturing
- Industry 4.0/5.0 and Smart Manufacturing
- Intelligent Human-Robot Collaboration in Assembly
- Assistance Systems and Human-Centred Manufacturing
- Digital Twin and Simulation
- Engineering Education and Learning Factories
- Axiomatic Design (AD) and Design of Complex Systems

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