Speed Funds – Round I


Round 1 of the Speed Funds took place in the winter semester 2020/21. A total of 19 Master’s projects were funded from the following three profile areas:

  • Mobility & Transport Engineering, MTE for short
  • Production Engineering, ProdE for short
  • Medical Science & Technologie, MedST for short

The graduates presented the results using a short video segment during the Profile Area Talent Talks on May 12, 2021 in the RWTH’s SuperC.

Here is a selection of the brief profiles that were submitted:

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Joshua Rath: “Creating a Modular Cockpit”; Supervisor: Lars Piekenbrinck; Profile Area: MTE
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Mikel Basaras: “Designing and Manufacturing a Swing Arm”; Supervisor: Stefan Reich; Profile Area: ProdE
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Lena Hegel: “Flexible three-dimensional electrodes for neuronal stimulation”; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sven Ingebrandt; Profile Area: MedST

A special piece of work was funded in the profile area MTE. Moritz Werthebach himself lives with a physical disability, and his Master’s project concerned an expansion to electric wheelchairs. Here is his film on the project:

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Moritz Werthebach: “Expansion of an electric wheelchair for the development of driver assistance systems”; Supervisor: Alexandru Kampmann; Profile Area: MTE