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Besides their involvement in teaching, many employees carry out research projects concerning several aspects of Management Accounting.

Here you can get an overview of the current research projects.

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At the Forschungskolleg ACCESS! eleven chairs of the RWTH University will carry out research concerning sustainable mobility systems.


At ARP2, we evaluate the cost-effectiveness and process chains of repair patches for FRP components.

Management Accounting for Demographic Change

Against the background of demographic change the chair of Management Accounting develops a computer-based program to estimate future staff requirements.

Demonstrationszentrum Batterie-Recycling

Concept development of a recycling center for lithium-ion batteries.


The DFG-Ramp-Up Management focuses on the period between the completion of the product development and the achievement of the aimed capacity utilization.


 Development of the prototype of a charging park for electric delivery vehicles in urban areas

Econometric Modeling

Empirically modeling and understanding of consumers' purchasing decisions for different vehicle types based on external factors and socio-demographic status.


Concept with charging options in the public parking area in combination with connected mobility and customer requirements.


Ways to integrate requirements on vehicle, traffic, energy and users.


Analysis of customer needs concerning the development of vehicle-, traffic- and business model requests.


Establish a test center to meet the requirements of electric vehicle charging infrastructure expansion.


In the sub-project Floodsearch the research interest lies on flood events.

Fortschrittskolleg "Verbund.NRW"

Examination of new value-added architectures based on innovative composites.




Experimental-economic method to study the behavior of citizens to help refugees.


Tapping the ecological and economic potentials of modern DC-based charging infrastructures for electromobility.

Industry 4.0

Investigation of competencies that will be required by mechatronics technicians in the future in order to master the new technological challenges of networking, automation and the digitization of production systems and the associated complexities.


INSite aims to bring to market a unique and integrated LIBS technology suitable to perform accurately in harsh mining environments with true analytical capabilities.

KIC EIT RawMaterials

The team of KIC EIT RawMaterials deals particularly with six Knowledge and Innovation topics, which guide the interactions between the various actors across the whole value chain.

MaCoCo - university chair’s Controlling

The aim is to develop a software solution for university chairs to facilitate their management and accounting.


Development of a business model with consideration of a CSR Guideline.


Exchange between actors of an interdisciplinary team for research and design of the Rhenish mining district.


As part of ScaVanger, waste stream is used to recover critical metals.


Within the scope of SOGNO, marketable services are thus developed and tested, which ensure long-term intelligent network operation.


Investigating the resource efficiency improvement of composite materials and structures in construction.