FZI Students' Day

Discover your possibilities. At the FZI, you can work close to the industry during or after your studies.

Whether you would like to join us as a research assistant, a research scientist or while writing your final thesis – the FZI offers many different career opportunities.

At the FZI Students' Day, we present our work and open positions. Interested students can also take a look at our technical equipment and talk to our researchers and directors, who are professors of KIT.


2 p.m.
Welcome speech in the FZI House of Living Labs by Jan Wiesenberger, Executive Director of the FZI

2:15 p.m.
What job options does the FZI offer? Christina Schütte, Staff Office

2:30 p.m.
Career and chances – your career path in practical research, Stefan Otten, Vice Division Manager ESS

from 2:45 p.m.
Various information offers in the entire FZI House of Living Labs:

  • Tours
  • Speeches
  • Information exchange
  • Testing of demonstrators
  • mulled wine at HoLLiE's Bar.

In the Labs:

FZI Living Lab smartAutomation: "From fieldbus to the virtual factory" – We show you the future of Industry 4.0, industrial data processing and virtual production environments.

FZI Living Lab mobileIT/mobileBusiness: Augmented realitiy demonstration in the context of Industry 4.0 as well as sustainable integration of mobileIT into medium-sized enterprises.

FZI Living Lab smartMobility: Presentation of technologies and methods for the design of embedded (advanced driver assistance) systems "embedded systems technologies for ADAS" and interactive demonstrator "hands on embedded systems research".

FZI Living Lab smartHome/AAL: From the idea to the prototype: Find out about our research work in the field of (ambient) vital sensors, intelligent assistance systems, augmented reality for the process support and the transfer via solution platforms for the neighbourhood.

FZI Living Lab smartSecurity: Demonstrations on the importance of software updates, software protection processes according to Kerckhofs's principle and on trust anchors for Industry 4.0.

FZI Living Lab smartEnergy: Applied computer science for future intelligent power grids as well as demonstrations on energy management with photovoltaic systems, battery storage and flexible consumers.

FZI Living Lab Automotive: Demonstrators regarding the topic of autonomous driving: From self-learning model vehicles to the autonomous city bus, from virtual reality in simulation to the test drive on the road.

FZI Living Lab Service Robotics: Demonstrations of robotics projects from the fields of industrial assembly, human-robot-interaction and autonomous mobile robot systems.

3:00 p.m.
Talk to doctoral advisors in a fireside chat. Prof. Sure-Vetter, Professor at KIT (AIFB) and Director at the FZI, will talk about his career at the FZI, about doing a doctorate while working at the FZI, and he will answer questions.

4:00 p.m.
Your possibilities as a student in the FZI branch in Berlin | Report: Being a research scientist at the FZI. Thomas Wagenknecht, Research Scientist

4:30 p.m.
Being a research assistant at the FZI, a report, Matthias Endlichhofer, Research Assistant

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06.12.2017 | 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CET)
FZI House of Living Labs
FZI House of Living Labs
Haid-und-Neu-Str. 10-14
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Tanja Zylowski