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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured associate professors | Production Systems and Industry 4.0

Erwin Rauch

+39 0471 017111

BZ L5.01
Faculty of Science and Technology
Universitätsplatz 5 - piazza Università, 5

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 Associate Professor for Manufacturing Technology and Systems 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).


AI Applications in Industry

47566 · 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

Production Systems and Industrial Logistics

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

Main Research Areas

- Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing
- Intelligent Human-Robot Collaboration in Assembly
- Sustainable and Ethical Production
- Assistance Systems and Human-Centred Manufacturing
- Digitalization and Data-Based Production
- Digital Twin and Simulation
- Engineering Education 4.0 and Learning Factories
- Axiomatic Design (AD) and Design of Complex Systems

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