Foundry Institute Building © Copyright: Gießerei-Institut

Foundry engineering, corrosion and corrosion protection, fundamentals of solidification and theory and computer-aided simulation of energy materials under one roof: The Foundry Institute.

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Employees on the spiral staircase of the Foundry Institute © Copyright: RWTH GI

Behind every project is a strong team! The research team of the Foundry Institute of RWTH Aachen University is looking forward to meeting you.

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Jobs & Career

Computer Tomograph © Copyright: RWTH GI

We are regularly looking for scientific personnel. If you have completed your studies with above-average grades and would like to further your personal and professional qualifications in an attractive research environment, we look forward to receiving your unsolicited application.

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Working Groups

Members of the network CorroNet © Copyright: RWTH GI

Strategic research networks are a fundamental part of complementing our own professional expertise, resulting in excellent research outputs with international visibility. Examples are: Center for Digital Photonic Production (CDPP), Advanced Materials and Processes (AMAP), Access e.V. and many more.

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Design of the building of the Foundry Institute © Copyright: RWTH GI

1929 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eugen Piwowarsky takes over the "Lehrstuhl und Institut für Allgemeine Metallkunde und das Gesamte Gießereiwesen der Eisen- und Nichteisenmetalle", the "Chair and Institute of General Metallurgy and Comprehensive Foundry Science of Ferrous Metals and Nonferrous Metals".

1930 Setting up the "Foundry" branch of study

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Services & Equipment

Casting into a mold © Copyright: Gießerei-Institut

Our comprehensive equipment for different casting processes, our metallographic, analytical and simulation capabilities allow unique insights into processes and materials, enabling us to offer a wide range of research & development and services.

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