ifak - Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V. | Partner

The Institut für Automation und Kommunikation (ifak), a non-profit institute for applied research associated to Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, was founded in 1991. The institute carries out applied research on Information and Communication Technology and Automation, Water and Energy, Measurement Technology and Power Electronics and Transport and Assistance and has an interdisciplinary team of more than 50 staff members.

The Water and Energy Department of ifak is working on modelling, simulation and control of urban water and wastewater systems and a research line on smart energy networks has recently been added to its portfolio. The expertise of ifak is sought after nationally and internationally in collaborations with universities, water authorities and companies and industry. Its systems for dynamic simulation of water systems are in worldwide use and its researchers are actively involved in a number of national and international committees, which include the German Water Association (DWA) and the International Water Association (IWA).


Dr. Manfred Schütze

Dr. Jens Alex

An Truong

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