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Unit of Mechatronics

Mechatronics combines mechanical, electrical, control and software engineering to enhance traditional mechanical systems. Our research focuses on the development of methods and tools for model-based systems design, development of advanced mechatronics systems, architecture design and safety.

Research on mechatronics 

Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems

As machines become more electrified, automated and software-driven, it is essential to ensure that they are trustworthy. We have over 40 years of experience in Cyber-Physical Systems. Together we shape a future with highly automated, connected and collaborating machines powered by software and artificial intelligence.

Model-Based Systems Engineering

We focus on using modern Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) techniques for integrated design, analysis and control of mechatronic systems, including architectural, requirement, behavioural, simulation and analysis models, along with modelling tool integration.

Robot Design

Engineers and designers in the robot design field take a holistic mechatronic approach, considering factors such as the robot's intended function, physical form and structure, movement and autonomy. We use integrated sensors and applied AI to design, develop and control robot systems.

Autonomous Systems

We create independent systems - including self-driving cars, drones and robots - with applications in manufacturing and transportation. Key challenges include perception of the environment, decision-making, and safe human interaction, as well as adapting to dynamic environments with incomplete or uncertain information. 

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Vision and mission

A long term goal in the area of methods and tools for model based design of advanced mechatronic systems is to provide a “toolbox” where mechanical structure, transducers, control functions/algorithms, and embedded systems can be modelled, synthesized and analyzed in an integrated process.