Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has well-equipped laboratories for the various courses of study available for practical training.

Audio / Video Studio

The audio/video studio offers practical training in the field of digital audio and video signal processing. Students work on projects for the development of multimedia applications, on the production of audio and video files and on websites.


Contact person:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Koch
Gunter Schwenke



  • Audio workstation
  • Digital video editing stations
  • Digital photo and video cameras


The range of services:

As a service, the Audio/Video Studio offers advice on problems related to the development of multimedia presentations, in particular on the use of authoring systems and video editing systems, on problems related to the use of video conferencing systems and on general problems of multimedia communication and networking.

Automation Technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Büchau
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Gerald Gröbe



In the laboratory, students are introduced to the complex world of automation with a heterogeneous system environment. The following learning targets are in the focus:

  • Formation of project groups to promote teamwork
  • Preparation of a requirement specification / functional specification
  • Analysis of technical processes
  • Development of solutions for automation and visualization of technical processes
  • Documentation, presentation and demonstration of results



  • Process model of a production line (workpiece production) with distributed controls
  • Continuously running hybrid production process (bottling plant) from Festo Didactic with heterogeneous control and communication systems
  • Development environments of various automation devices (Industrial computer, S7-mEC, M1-Bachmann, S7-1500)
  • Model-based design software based on Matlab/Simulink with automatic code generation for hybrid and distributed automation systems
  • Process visualization (WinCC, web-based technologies)
  • Fieldbus systems (Ethernet, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, INTERBUS, ASI, CAN, KNX/EIB)
Operating Systems

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Koch
Thomas Rottenau


The main task:

Students are trained in the field of operating systems in the laboratory.


The Equipment:

Linux terminal pool with IBM server (AIX)

Research and development focus:

Cryptology Publishing on Demand


The range of services:

Consulting, planning and implementation of system and user software in the area of

Information and Knowledge Management, Seminars, further education, expert opinions in the field of operating systems

Computer Aided Engineering and Artificial Intelligence:

Contact person:

Hendrik Arndt


The task:

In the laboratory CAE / Artificial Intelligence practical courses from different areas, like knowledge processing, computer-aided software engineering, hardware architecture and circuit design take place.


The range of services:

As a service, the laboratory offers support in system analysis and advice in the selection of concepts for knowledge processing. In the field of hardware development there is the possibility for architectural studies and circuit design.


The equipment:


Tools for Knowledge Processing and Expert Systems

Design tools for hardware

Color laser printers and color plotters up to A0


Computer graphic / Image processing

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Hans-Heino Ehricke
Gerald Gröbe 


The task:

In the computer graphics laboratory, basic algorithmic knowledge of computer graphics and image processing is deepened and the handling of software development environments for graphics applications is teached.


The equipment:

The laboratory has a PC pool with development software for graphical applications such as OpenGL, Java3D, Unity and MeVisLab.

Databases / Information systems

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Hartmann
Peter Schirdewahn


The task:

Exercises and internships for the courses Databases and Programming. Development work within the framework of projects.



14 PC - networked




Operating system Windows 8

Database systems DB/2

visual studio

Electrical Machines

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Bierhoff
Mathias Last


The task:

In the laboratory Electrical Machines the acquired knowledge about stationary and rotating electrical machines such as transformers, direct current, asynchronous and synchronous machines is practically applied. The focus here is on the design, mode of operation and operating characteristics of the machines mentioned. In the case of rotating electrical machines, both motor and generator operation are investigated.


The experiments:

three-phase transformer

DC shunt machine

three-phase synchronous motor

synchronous machine


The equipment:

Three-phase core transformer 220V coil voltage with free connection of primary and secondary winding

Direct current shunt machine 2.2 kW, 230V, loaded with direct current shunt machine 3.4kW, 230V

Three-phase induction machine 4kW, 220V/380V D/Y with slip-ring rotor, loaded with externally excited DC generator 5.5 kW, 230V as pendulum machine

Three-phase synchronous machine 5kVA, 390V Y, driven by externally excited DC motor 5.5 kW, 230V

Electromagnetic compatibility

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludwig Wetenkamp
Sven Koenig


The task:

Based on the coupling phenomena, the students are familiarized in the laboratory with the standard-compliant measurement technology for recording the interference emission and immunity of electronic devices, introduced to the test procedures for CE marking in accordance with the EMC Act and enabled to develop devices in compliance with EMC.


The equipment:

GTEM 1000 cell for test objects up to max. 0.6m x 0.6m x 0.3m with test receiver SMV 41 (9kHz to 1GHz) and RF power amplifier (10kHz - 1GHz)

screen room

Measuring station Radio interference power measurement

Burst generator 4.4 kV, ESD, surge and interrupt generator

Spectrum Analyzers 40GHz and 1GHz Oscilloscope 2 Sa/s, 1GHz (4 Sa/s, 14 GHz (1 Sa/s)


The range of services:

Accompanying, standard-compliant EMC tests during product development as part of student work and cooperation with companies in the region:

Immunity measurements up to 10 V/m

IEC 1000-4-3 and -6

Emission measurements up to 1GHz

EN 50140

spark interference power measurement

IEC 801-2

Burst, ESD, surge and interruption tests

IEC 1000-4-x


Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Luschtinetz
Mathias Last

The task:

In the electronics laboratory, the students are familiarized with analog circuit technology for the realization of amplifiers, filters and power supplies based on the function of the electronic components. In the foreground is the qualification for the qualified and independent use of the existing measuring technology. In higher semesters, students investigate the function of sensors on the basis of their operating circuits.


The topics:

electronic components with the main focus:   

  • Diodes
  • bipolar transistors
  • field-effect transistors
  • operational amplifier

Analog circuit technology with the main focus:

  • amplifier technology
  • RC filters and oscillators
  • power supply
  • Inductive and capacitive TF sensor systems


The equipment:

8 student laboratory workstations each with 40MHz digital oscilloscope, power supply, generator, frequency meter and various multimeters

Special measuring technology such as distortion factor knives, PC-controlled voltmeters, generators, etc.

Electronics Technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Schmidt
Dirk Hauschild




The following devices and machines are located here for the production of the film templates, for coating and developing the solid resist:

Photo plotter MIVA 125

Film processor AGFA Rapiline 43-3

Automatic exposure control EXP 600

Developing machine Bungard DL 500

REMA Laminator RLM 419 P


surface technology

Assembly and connection technology:

ERSA wave soldering machine - ETS 250

ERSA ERS 250 - Compact reflow soldering system with convection

FINEPLACER® Rework StationJustage


Power Supply

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Edgar Harzfeld
Dirk Jungmichel


The task:

The Electrical Power Supply Laboratory guarantees the practical execution of test series for the subjects of electrical power supply, plant engineering as well as machine and network protection. Furthermore, the topics planning of CHP plants and protective measures according to DIN VDE 0100 are dealt with within the scope of laboratory activities.



The Laboratory Electrical Power Supply is equipped with high-quality technology, so that the laboratory can be used not only for practical training, but also for the processing of degree theses and the execution of research projects.


The range of services:

The services offered by the Laboratory for Electrical Energy Supply are aimed at energy supply companies and research institutions for cooperation. Seminars are held for municipal utilities on the professional further training of specialist staff. On behalf of companies, the laboratory develops studies, market analyses, location studies and software developments for practical use.


The technical equipment includes:

Power plant and network simulator and accessories

Measurement technology

Experimental plate system for protective measures

Basics of electrical engineering / Photovoltaics

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Schmidt
Martin Bitter


The task:

The task of the laboratory is to guarantee internships for the subject basics of electrical engineering. Students of electrical engineering, computer science, medical informatics and biomedical engineering complete a corresponding internship in this field.



Nine workstations with the following equipment are available for eight experiments, which have to be set up several times if necessary:

Permanently installed or mobile and partially stabilized power supplies

2 complete networked PC workstations with interface for current and voltage measurements

6 Oscilloscopes

6 function generators

1 xy recorder and various analogue and digital multiple measuring instruments

Extensive test specific technology

Furthermore, the area includes a preparation room with a large number of devices for lecture-accompanying demonstration experiments. Currently more than 60 demonstration experiments are registered in a corresponding catalogue.


The range of services:

Laboratory internships in the field of basics of electrical engineering. Previously used by pupils from Stralsund high schools.

Heterogeneous networks

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Noack
Thomas Rottenau


Research and development focus:

Networks, operating systems

Network and system management

Consulting, system analysis, implementation of networking concepts

Test of network components

Real-time services in converged networks

Network security (firewall and VPN solutions)

Consulting, planning and realisation of internet presentations, seminars, further education

Expertise in the field of networks and operating systems


The main task:

In the laboratory, students are trained in the field of "heterogeneous networks" and "operating systems".



Heterogeneous operating system and network laboratory with computers and active network components

PCs, workstations and servers from Intel, SUN, IBM, Silicon Graphics, Macintosh, HP, Digital

Networking with Ethernet technologies of different speeds, ATM and ISDN

Network Management Software HP Open View and Cabletron Spectrum

DA-30C Multi-Port Protocol Analyzer

ATM-LAN-WAN Protocol Analyzer Interwatch 95000 from GN Nettest

Spirent SMB6000 Network Load Generator/Analyzer

High-frequency Technology and Optical Communications Engineering

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludwig Wetenkamp
Sven Koenig


The task:

Execution of exercises and practical courses in the fields of high-frequency, microwave, laser and optical communications technology Development work in the context of projects with cooperation partners and student work.


The equipment:

Devices for electrical spectrum analysis up to 20 GHz

Possibilities for electrical network analysis up to 20 GHz

Optical spectrum analyzer from 380 - 1700 nm

Optical transmission measuring station from 380 - 1700 nm

Characterization of optical fiber amplifiers at 1550 nm


The range of services:

The laboratory offers support in solving measurement problems and in project work with partners as well as further training in the fields of high-frequency, microwave and optical communications engineering.

High-voltage technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Edgar Harzfeld
Dirk Jungmichel


The task:

In the High Voltage Technology Laboratory students of the Electrical Engineering course receive an introduction to working with high-voltage systems and carry out high-voltage technical investigations on the basis of direct and alternating voltages, discharge phenomenas in inhomogeneous fields, generation of lightning impulse and switching impulse voltages, testing of insulators with impulse voltages.


The range of services:

The High Voltage Technology Laboratory offers contract partners and external users training courses for specialist personnel for high-voltage systems. Within the framework of free capacities, energy supply companies can use the laboratory for quality tests on energy-related products.


The equipment:

The laboratory is equipped with high-quality technology, so that the laboratory is used not only for practical training, but also for working on diploma thesis topics and carrying out research projects.

DC and AC voltage -High-voltage modular system from HIGHVOLT

Peak value measuring instrument MU 18

Unloading device EE 150 and ERE 150

Test spark gap VF 100

Oil tester unit

Surge voltage test system IP5/200L

Damped capacitive surge voltage divider

Control unit SBG 1-7

Digital surge voltage measuring system

Laser Technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Holger Specht
Axel Post



Development environment for hardware and software

Laser: 193nm Argon Fluoride (ArF), 308nm Xenon Chloride (XeCl), 810nm CW Diode (GaAs; 30 Watt), 2127nm Holmium YAG (Ho:YAG), 2940 nm Erbium YAG (Er:YAG)

energy meters

  • Method for the therapeutic use of lasers in medicine
  • Method for the diagnostic use of lasers in medicine
  • Experimental Ophthalmosurgery
Power Electronics and Electrical Drive Technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Bierhoff
Mathias Last


The task:

Here, rotating electrical machines with corresponding power electronics are combined to form variable-speed drives. Their precise speed or position control is the primary goal of electrical drive technology. Designing this control system with reduced sensor signals to be as dynamic and robust as possible is a challenge that we are happy to meet.


The equipment:

  • dimmer circuit control
  • various thyristor converters in the power range of approx. 5 kVA
  • several three-phase twolevel IGBT converters from Semikron (Semiteach), each in the power range 20 kVA
  • Synchronous machine, separately excited, 1 kW
  • Induction machines with slip ring rotor, 1 kW
  • Induction machines with squirrel cage rotor, two-pole and four-pole, 1.5 kW, 15 kW
  • various synchronous reluctance machines, 1 kW, 1.5 kW, 15 kW
  • Automated 20kW machine test bench with high-precision power measurement


The experiments:

  • Speed control (motor-driven) or voltage control (generator-driven) of three phase machines (inductionor synchronous (reluctance) machines) without speed or current signal
  • Fault-tolerant operation (e.g. with phase break) of three phase machines
  • Efficiency determination of different drive systems 
  • Control of power converters with grid coupling control
  • Active power filter
Medical Imaging

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Hans-Heino Ehricke
Gerald Gröbe


The task:

Exercises on the technique and application of ultrasound imaging in medicine are performed in the laboratory. Another topic is the development of complex virtual reality applications. Practical exercises and projects are carried out on a stereoscopic projection wall with optical tracking system as well as Head-Mounted Displays (HMD).   


The equipment:

The laboratory is equipped with a colour-doppler sonography system, a stereoscopic projection wall with optical tracker, several HMDs and a 3D scanner.

Medical measurement and Instrument technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. med. Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen L. Dräger
Prof. Dr. sc. hum. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Holger Specht
Axel Post


The task:

In the basic laboratory for medical measurement and device technology, students learn the measurement methods for recording vital and lung function parameters.


The equipment:

The equipment of the laboratory extends to the field of safety and ultrasound measurement technology and patient monitoring, including pulmonary function diagnostics.


The range of services:

The laboratory is used for basic training of students in medical measurement and device technology and in the field of design and construction of medical devices.

Development projects are also carried out in the areas of measurement of physiological quantities and algorithm optimisation.

Hardware Basics and Microprocessor Technology

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Creutzburg
Volker Heine


The task:

In this laboratory the practical courses Digital Circuits, Hardware Basics I, Microprocessor Technology and Hardware Basics II are carried out.

Furthermore, students of the higher semesters work on project topics based on different microcontrollers. The portfolio ranges from simple 16-bit (MSP430), single-core 32-bit (Cortex M4F) to multi-core (Tricore, ARM) machines.


The equipment:

8 laboratory tables, each equipped with a modern PC and the necessary measuring equipment (function generator, digital oscilloscope, logic analyzer).

Current CAD/CAE systems, consisting of tools such as development environments for the µC used and tools for model-based design of programmable hardware, simulation of software systems and automatic code generation of micro-controller software, are available to students.


The range of services:

On the basis of existing hard-/software platforms a broad spectrum of work and projects is offered. In particular, students are also invited to implement their own project ideas by using the available equipment.

Multimedia - Laboratory

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Koch
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Gunter Schwenke


The Task:

The multimedia laboratory of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is located in Building 4, Room 324. The laboratory is equipped with 15 multimedia workstations at which students can carry out partial work for multimedia projects.


The equipment:

15 Multimedia workstations

Communications engineering

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Klostermeyer
Axel Post



The task:

The main task of the laboratory is to apply the basic theoretical principles. In the offered experiments the student develops insight into complex processes of modulation and demodulation procedures. All relevant signals are examined in the time and frequency domain.


The topics:

Analogue Communications

Signals and Systems

Amplitude modulation and demodulation (AM, DSBSC, SSBSC)

Angular modulation and demodulation

Digital Communications

Amplitude shift keying (ASK)

Pulse amplitude modulation (PAM)

Frequency shift keying (FSK) and phase shift keying (PSK)

Pulse code modulation (PCM)


Contact person:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Schlereth

The task:

In the physics laboratory, students of technical sciences complete between 6 and 8 experiments, depending on their educational background and personal inclination.


The trial offers:

Determination of the acceleration due to gravity (thread pendulum)

Static and dynamic measurement of spring constants

Measurement of the viscosity of a liquid

Physical pendulum / mass moments of inertia

superposition of oscillations

The Precession

Determination of the specific charge of the electron

Recording of a counter tube characteristic curve / absorption measurement

Determination of Planck's quantum of action

Optical Spectroscopy

Linear motion / air cushion track

Distribution of measurement errors / error analysis

Thermal expansion of solids

The mechanical impact

Franck-Hertz Experiment Radiation Optics / Lenses Determination of the Efficiency of a Fuel Cell

The Electrolyzer / 1st Faraday Law

Determination of spectral sensitivity

The solar collector

radiation laws

Interaction hydrogen / metal

The resonance tube / standing waves 


Workstations that are fully equipped are available for carrying out the tests. The test preparation is carried out on the basis of tasks with literature references.

Control Engineering

Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Steffenhagen
Dirk Jungmichel

The task:

The training offered by the Control Engineering Laboratory serve to consolidate, expand and perfect the subject of the lectures on analogue control engineering with a selection of 10 four-hour experiments. Further experimental installations on the topics of digital, nonlinear control, adaptive and fuzzy control are reserved for the support and supplementation of advanced lectures. These investigations are PC-supported throughout or are carried out in the area of PC-based simulation.


The equipment:

The laboratory is equipped with various technologies, including:

Powerful PC technology,
Control engineering experimental installations of various companies with the appropriate software, such as process identification experiments heeling control system, digital temperature control system, voltage and speed control system, digital liquid control system for flow and level experiments, blower for controlling gas velocity and volume, inverse pendulum.

Test stands of the company amira GmbH with special software like ball seesaw system and speed controlling

Software Systems

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Bunse
Dr.-Ing. Jöran Pieper



The Software Systems lab is used to teach students laboratory in all facets of modern software development technologies. Beneath basic training (programming in-the-small and in-the-large) students are trained in specific application areas such as mobile and autonomous systems.


- Languages such as Java, Python, and Ruby

- Mobile Systems (Android)

- Autonomous Systems (ROS)

. Autonomous Driving and Flying



We are using a broad spectrum of IDE’s such IntelliJ, PyCharm, CLion, Eclipse und AndroidStudio. Furthermore we provide support for a range of commercial and open source systems including the Robot Operating System (ROS) and tools such as Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.


Contact person:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Steffenhagen
Dirk Jungmichel


The task:

Application and consolidation of the teaching content of the module PLC-Programming and Actuator Technology for the study courses Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energies and Industrial Engineering - Electrical Engineering as well as for further study courses of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering through practical experiments.



The equipment:

Programmable logic controllers from PhönixContact and Siemens
Industrial PC's
Various process simulation boards
Virtual Processes
Electromechanical and electropneumatic real models s


The experimental setups:

Various simulation boards (e.g. star-delta starter, control and temperature regulation of a reaction vessel, bulk material transport system, bottle filling system, conveyor control)

Industrial PC for control and visualization of an electropneumatic real model

Experimental stations with SPS Simatic S7-200, S7-300, S7-1500

Experimental stations with ILC 130 ETH and ILC 350 PN of the company PhönixContact


The service offer:

Project planning of PLC controls for applications in industry and commerce

Providing test setups for laboratory exercises by schools and other educational institutions