The OTH Regensburg is an important cooperation partner for the regional and over-regional industry. The competences in the field of photonic industry are spread over different faculties and laboratories, included into the education and an important pillar of applied science.

Main activities
• Process development, control and simulation as well as design for production with the focus on additive
manufacturing and laser plastics welding
• Material and component characterization
• Semiconductor chip dicing

• F&E-projects in cooperation with industry within the framework of a dissertation, a final thesis or a student project
• Consulting, feasibility studies, seminars and training courses

Main areas of research and development
• Laser material processing, process control and simulation with the focus on laser plastics welding
• Semiconductor chip dicing

Special facilities
Test facilities for laser plastics welding, equipment for additive manufacturing and facilities for material and component characterization

Technology partners
Automotive industry, medical technology and metrology companies as well as research institutes in the named technology fields

Current top technologies
Inline-process control of quasi-simultaneous laser plastics
welding; thermo-mechanical simulation with fluid-structural interaction


Kontakt /Contact
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hierl (Fakultät Maschinenbau)
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.- Phys. Rupert Schreiner
(Fakultät Allgemeinwissenschaften und Mikrosystemtechnik)

OTH Regensburg
Galgenbergstrasse 30
93053 Regensburg

Tel.: +49 941 943-1341
Fax: +49 941 943-1428