Annual Report

The Year 2018 at the Institute for Combustion Engines (VKA) was a year full of work, but also a year full of great research results and events, only made possible by the cooperation of all employees.

With this review of our year 2018, we are happy to give you insight into our facilities and research projects. Enjoy reading!

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Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Stefan Pischinger

Forckenbeckstraße 4 RWTH Navigator

52074 Aachen

WorkPhone: +49 241 80 48010

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Engine Technology Seminar Winter Term 2019/2020

Experts from the automobile and engine industry held lectures concerning recent issues from engine development as well as interdisciplinary topics.


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8th FSC Conference 2020


The International Conference of the excellence cluster "The Fuel Science Center" will be held for the 8th time already in 2020. As before, the Eurogress in Aachen will serve as the venue for the conference.

Date: June 23 to 25, 2020

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29th Aachen Colloquium 2020

The Aachen Colloquium has meanwhile developed to Europe’s biggest congress concerning automobile and engine technology. Current topics from research and development at automobile and engine technology get discussed year by year.

Date: 05.-07.10.2020

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