Research projects

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The chair "Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components" (PEM) holds key positions in numerous research projects with national as well as international funding. PEM addresses several issues of high relevance for research and practice in the fields of battery, electric motor, fuel cell, truck electrification, and micro mobility.


Research Areas

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The PEM chair develops pioneering products for the sustainable production of electrified powertrains. In the areas of "battery", "fuel cell" and "electric motor" as well as in the field of integration in commercial vehicles, PEM's researchers focus on cost-effective and innovative production processes.

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Research Network

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PEM operates in a strong network with partners from national and international research. The team continuously develops all of its research fields from the electric motor to the battery and from the fuel cell to truck electrification through globally active collaborations and consistent contacts that extend beyond them.

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Job Offers

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PEM of RWTH Aachen University offers students and graduates first-class opportunities for personal and professional development. The chair addresses student assistants and research assistants with numerous job advertisements from different areas. PEM aims to develop today's brightest minds into tomorrow's leaders.

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A stack of publications © Copyright: PEM RWTH Aachen

The chair "Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components" (PEM) of RWTH Aachen University regularly publishes scientific articles on all of its disciplines – from batteries and electric drives to fuel cells and vehicle integration. The publications are available for download on the internet or for loan in the library.

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