Institutes of the Faculty ETIT

Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering (EMCE)

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In the field of theoretical and applied research the Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering (EMCE) is active in the numerical calculation of electromagnetic fields, microwave engineering for information and communication technologies, the design and realization of analog, mixed-signal and optoelectronic circuits, THz sources, detectors and systems.

Institute for Microelectronics

[Translate to English:] Leiterbahnen auf blauen Hintergrund

Microelectronics, which due to the small dimensions of modern semiconductor devices is often referred to as nanoelectronics these days, is a highly dynamic field of research. In addition to mainstream scaling efforts, which require accurate process, device, and transport models including quantum mechanical effects and consideration of reliability issues, a broad variety of possible future device types has emerged, including devices based on spin effects and a wide range of sensors.

The Institute for Solid State Electronics (fke)

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The Institute for Solid State Electronics (fke) at TU Wien is one of the leading institutes in the field of microelectronics in Austria. In teaching and research, the fke focuses on microelectronics and semiconductor technology, with the aim of training students for future requirements in the field of micro- and nano-technology at an internationally competitive level. The high-quality education at the institute is based on teaching activities ranging from basic subjects to innovative research.

Photonics Institute

[Translate to English:] optischer Versuchsaufbau für Laser

Photonics is the technology of light. It comprises the generation, emission, transmission, modulation, signal processing, switching, amplification, detection and sensing of light. It covers all applications of light over the whole spectrum from ultraviolet over the visible to the mid- and far-infrared.

Institute of Biomedical Electronics

Human hand with electrodes for measuring excitable retinal cells. On the left, retinal cells viewed through the microscope.

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The Institute of Biomedical Electronics addresses the interfacing of electronics with the biological and human world, ultimately aiming for improved strategies in healthcare.

Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives


The Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives focuses on the energetic, economic and ecological optimal use of various primary energy carriers for providing services in the end use fields of electricity, heat and transport as well as on drive engineering including design control and fault detection of electrical machines and their drives.

Automation and Control Institute (ACIN)

[Translate to English:] Roboter

The Automation and Control Institute (ACIN) does basic research, solves challenging practical problems in a number of cooperative projects with industry, develops innovations, and gives the students a profound research-oriented teaching in systems theory, automation and control. The institute is divided into the research areas advanced mechatronic systems and complex dynamical systems.

Institute of Computer Technology

[Translate to English:] Computerchip

The Institute of Computer Technology (ICT) views itself as a bridge between the fields of computer science and electrical engineering. We offer courses on the following main topics: Digital Systems and Microcomputer Technology, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Data Communication and Networks and Development of ASICs and SoCs as well as Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Systems Engineering, Cognitive Automation and Autonomous Systems.

Institute of Telecommunications

[Translate to English:] Shielded Anechoic Chamber

The institute covering a wide range of subjects in signals and systems, communications, radio-frequency engineering, and communication networks. The institute’s research is in fields of practical relevance, including mobile communications, flexible wireless systems, multimedia systems, optical communications, signal processing, communication theory, radio frequency engineering, and broadband communications.