Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 104/2016

2016 Mechanical Engineering Day at KIT: Engineers in Industry and Science

Trade Fair, Talks and Departmental Celebratory Colloquium on July 15 – Keynote Lecture by BMW Board Member Dr. Klaus Draeger on “Future Mobility”
As part of a trade fair, the Karlsruhe mechanical engineering institutes and their industry partners will present current research projects. (Photo: KIT Department of Mechanical Engineering)

On Friday, July 15, 2016, the Mechanical Engineering Day will provide current information from the world of research and exciting insights into different fields. It will take place from 10 a.m. in the Audimax at Campus South of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The Department of Mechanical Engineering at KIT is organizing a trade fair with its institutes and industry partners under the slogan “Engineers in industry and science”, together with a lecture forum including distinguished speakers. BMW board member Dr. Klaus Draeger will be the keynote speaker at the departmental celebratory colloquium.


For further information and to register go to www.mach.kit.edu/Maschinenbautag



Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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