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Profile Information

The institute of automotive engineering (FTG) at the Graz University of Technology was founded in 2003. The main tasks of FTG are education, research and development in the core competences of automotive engineering. Since 2004, FTG is a member of the "Frank Stronach Institute (FSI)". The new FSI- building with its own testing facilities is currently under design and will be ready to occupancy at the beginning of 2005.

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Friction Engineering & Materials Science
Drive axles Engineering & Materials Science
Tires Engineering & Materials Science
Adaptive cruise control Engineering & Materials Science
Electric drives Engineering & Materials Science
Plug-in hybrid vehicles Engineering & Materials Science
Clutches Engineering & Materials Science
Brakes Engineering & Materials Science

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Silvia Berti


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Thomas Boder


Research Output 1977 2018

An approach supporting integrated modeling and design of complex mechatronics products by the example of automotive applications

Hirz, M. 11 Jul 2018 22nd Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics WMSCI 2018. p. 1-6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Autonomes Parken und Laden von E-Fahrzeugen

Walzel, B., Brunner, H. & Hirz, M. 26 Apr 2018 Berichte des des Österreichischen Vereins für Kraftfahrzeugtechnik (ÖVK). p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Activities 1986 2019

International journal of vehicle design (Journal)

Lex, C. (Peer reviewer)
26 Feb 201827 Mar 2018

Activity: Peer review of manuscripts

Vehicle system dynamics (Journal)

Lex, C. (Peer reviewer)
26 Jan 20185 Mar 2018

Activity: Peer review of manuscripts


1. Platz Innovationswettbewerb Softwareentwicklung

Markus Ernst (Recipient) & Mario Hirz (Recipient), 22 Sep 2016

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

1. Preis der Fahrzeugverband-Jubiläumsstiftung 2005

Mario Hirz (Recipient), 29 Jun 2006

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

3. Preis Jubiläumsstiftung für Diplomarbeit

Arno Eichberger (Recipient), 6 Jun 1997

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Press / Media

Robot charging

Bernhard Walzel, Mario Hirz & Helmut Brunner


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mit Vollgas forschen für saubere Autos

Martin Hofstetter, Ulrike Keller & Mario Hirz


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Projects 2003 2021

MH2PS - Mobile Hydrogen Power Supply

Brunner, H.


Project: Research project

MB_Knarzen - Groan-free brake

Fischer, P.


Project: Research project