BERC - Bayreuth Engine Research Center

„Research | On Engine Topics“ - the slogan of the Bayreuth Engine Research Center (BERC) reads. In this center several engineer-scientific departments of the University of Bayreuth cooperate:

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Jess)
  • Department of Engineering Thermodynamics and Transport Processes
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Brüggemann)
  • Department of Functional Materials
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Moos)
  • Department of Engineering Design and CAD
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Rieg)
  • Department of Measurement and Control Engineering
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Fischerauer)
  • Department of Mechatronic
    (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mark-M. Bakran)

Current Projects of the Bayreuth Engine Research Center

Here you can find current Projects like Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) or HC-Sensor for On-Board-Diagnosis...

The Bayreuth Engine Research Center has access to extensive equipment:

Special measurement techniques are employed at engine test benches and facilities. Modern hardware and software facilitate engineering design and simulation.