Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D. scholarship in Automatic Control

At the Institute of Automatic Control in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern is a PhD scholarship available.

As a scholarship holder you can select one interesting research topic with high scientific potential and practical relevance in one of the following research fields of the Institute of Automatic Control:

  •     process monitoring and fault diagnosis
  •     cyber security and cyber resilience of control systems
  •     modelling, control and diagnosis of biological processes
  •     fault tolerant control of discrete-event systems

Your qualification:

You hold a Master’s or Dipl.-Ing. degree or equivalent degrees with above-average results in automation and control, technomathematics or related fields
You are interested in academic research with the aim of achieving a Ph.D degree
You are able to work in a team  

Application material (including CV, transcripts, certificates, etc) can be sent per email to:

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute of Automatic Control

Prof. Dr. Ping Zhang
Erwin-Schrödinger-Str. 12
67663 Kaiserslautern

For more information, please feel free to contact Prof. Ping Zhang (Tel.: 0049 631 205 5543, Email:

Further assisant positions


In case of application please attach your CV, your certificates together with a transcript.

External positions, from enterprises and other institutes, can be found on our bulletin board in building 12, 4th floor.

Identification of a physical plant

Controlling of a production plant with PLC

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