Theses at ILEA

The student theses (bachelor's, research and master's theses) at ILEA are mainly from the current research fields or serve either industrial projects or demonstration units for teaching purposes.

Edited: 08.04.2024


Possible topics are

  • the development and setup of power electronics and measurement sensors,
  • the design of control systems for power electronics or electrical machines,
  • modelling and simulation,
  • the carrying out of measurements and
  • the programming of real-time controller platforms, microcontrollers and FPGAs.

Frequently used software tools are

  • simulation environments (Matlab, Simulink, PLECS, PSpice),
  • circuit and board layout software (Cadence Allegro),
  • rapid prototyping environments (dSPACE) and
  • development environments for microcontrollers or FPGAs (Atmel, Microchip, Altera Quartus).

Previous knowledge of the mentioned tools are nor required, but learnt during the work.

Photo of an externally excited synchronous machine
Photo of an externally excited synchronous machine


In the ILIAS group "Bachelor-, Forschungs- und Masterarbeiten am ILEA" [de] you can find the currently proposed student theses. If you are interested in one or more theses you can either contact the corresponding supervisor or the contact below.

If you want to apply directly for one of the theses, please fill out the application sheet, which can be found in our ILIAS  [de] group, and send it to the contact below.

Additionally, several information events take place during the year, where the proposed theses are presented by the corresponding supervisor in the seminar room of the institute (room 1.282). There is the possibility to ask questions and get a more detailed view on the topics. The next dates are:

  • July 17th at 3:30 pm
  • October 25th 2023 at 3:30 pm
  • February 15th 2024 at 3:30 pm
  • April 23rd 2024 at 3:30 pm 
    • In the seminar room of the ILEA (1.282)
    • Or via Webex (without the possibility to ask questions)

All the proposed theses are also available in English. Simply contact us if you're interested in one of the topics.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us during our office hours for theses. This is also the relevant contact point for inquiries regarding external research work.

Office hours for student theses:
Thursdays from 14:00 to 15:00 in room 1.251 (Office David Hirning), only with an appointment.

Photo of a half bridge module
Photo of a half bridge module

Procedure for assigning theses

If you are interested in a theses feel free to contact us. We will let you know within a few days whether we will be able to offer you your preferred theses.

This image shows David Hirning, M.Sc.

David Hirning, M.Sc.


Assignment of student theses

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