The research profile at the department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (etit) is defined by its research in fields such as automation systems, microwave engineering, telecommunications engineering, electromagnetic fields, information technology, microelectronics, as well as the entire field of energy engineering. This research is continuously advancing our technical knowledge and understanding.

A crucial part of the research in the department occurs in post graduate programmes, LOEWE-priority programmes, and collaborative research centres.

The research activities of the department are organized in three major focus areas:

Mechatronics, Automation & Sensor (MAS) Electrical Power Systems (EPS) Information and Communication Technology (ICT)