University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien (UASTW)
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien is Austria’s only purely technical university of applied sciences.The educational offerings consist of 12 bachelor’s and 18 master’s degree programs, which are offered as full-time, part-time and/or distance study programs. Four degree programs are taught in English. The educational offerings are based on a solid scientific foundation and are also practice-oriented. At UAS Technikum Wien, emphasis is not only placed on providing a high-quality technical education, but also on subjects with a focus on business and personal development. Close ties and collaborations with business and industry give students and graduates excellent career opportunities. The combination of theory and practical application is of central importance in both research and instruction.
The research and development activities at UAS Technikum Wien have grown significantly in recent years and currently concentrate on our research focuses:
Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems
Renewable Urban Energy Systems
Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility
Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies
Automation & Robotics
In the research area Renewable Urban Energy Systems at the moment 15 researchers are working on more than 25 research projects and the department is responsible for the education of more than 300 students per semester in the bachelor program Urban Renewable Energy Technologies and in the master program Renewable Urban Energy Systems.
FHTW is very active in conducting research and consultancy projects in the fields of renewable energy, wind energy, building technologies, smart grid systems and smart cities. In addition, representatives of the department are involved in various national and EU research projects as well as in national and international expert networks, as the deputy head of the photovoltaics research program of the International Energy Agency (IEA) research groups (PVPS-TASK-1, TASK-12, TASK-15), in the IEA wind energy task 27 and TEM 90 on distributed wind energy.