Theses at ILEA

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

Edited: 13.01.2020


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).

The use of these tools is not assumed, but learnt during the work.

Photo of an externally excited synchronous machine (c)
Photo of an externally excited synchronous machine


The topics for student theses are assigned centrally by the institute. At several information events during the year, the proposed theses are presented by the respective supervisor in the seminar room of the institute (room 1.282) and there is the possibility to ask technical questions on the topics. The next dates are:

  • Wednesday, 05. Febuary 2020, 15:00 Uhr   
  • Wednesday, 08. April 2020, 15:00 Uhr 

In the ILIAS group "Bachelor-, Forschungs- und Masterarbeiten am ILEA" [de] you can also view the currently proposed student theses and download a registration form. The registration form serves to assess your professional qualification and you have the possibility to indicate your interests as well as your favorite topics.

All theses can also be done in English. Please simply contact us if that is of interest to you.

Please hand in the completed registration form in person from 6th of Febuary until the 27th of Febuary during the consulting hours for student theses.

You can hand in your registration during the consulting hours for student theses. The time of registration is not decisive for the assignment of a theses.

Office hours for student theses:
Thursdays from 14:00 to 15:00 in room 1.250 (Office Maximilian Nitzsche)

Photo of a half bridge module (c)
Photo of a half bridge module

Procedure for assigning theses

If you are interested in a thesis, come to an information meeting.

Once you have submitted the registration form, we will be able to let you know within a few days whether we will be able to offer you a theses and we will come up with a suggested topic.

If you are interested in a student work outside of the regular allocation rounds, you are welcome to contact us during our student theses consulting hours. Often we have topics ready for you.

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

Maximilian Nitzsche, M.Sc.

Maximilian Nitzsche, M.Sc.

Assignment of student theses

To the top of the page