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Award-winning employees at the IAD!

During the graduation ceremony of the faculty of law and economics our employees Tim Steinebach and Philip Joisten were honoured for their outstanding achievements in the study of industrial engineering.

Mr Joisten was awarded the ING-DiBa prize for the best master's graduate in the academic year 2017/18 in the master's degree programme Industrial Engineering – Technical Field of Study Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Steinebach was awarded the prize of the Friends of the TU Darmstadt for the best master thesis in the field of production and supply chain management by Prof. Dr. Christoph Glock. His master thesis, which was written in cooperation with the IAD, dealt with the topic: “evaluation of motion capturing systems for use in the ergonomic evaluation of workplaces in logistics”.

We congratulate Mr. Joisten and Mr. Steinebach to these outstanding achievements and are pleased that we could win them as employees for our institute.

13th AutoErg meeting

The 13th AutoErg meeting was held at MAN Truck & Bus in Nuremberg on October 18, 2018 with the main focus of “ bottleneck-oriented evaluation procedures”. Around 30 representatives from the automotive industry and science took part in the meeting organized by the Institute of Ergonomics at Darmstadt Technical University.

In three keynote lectures by representatives from BMW, Audi and IAD, the challenges, the objectives and the already developed concepts for body-segment-related risk analysis were presented. In a discussion based on this and a lively workshop, requirements for such procedures – related to data acquisition, analysis and output of the evaluation – were developed and subsequently presented. The next meeting of the AutoErg working group is already planned for April 2019 at Opel in Rüsselsheim