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Dr. phil. Stefan Ladwig
Manager Research Area
Traffic Psychology & Acceptance
+49 241 80 23888


Automated, user orientated transport platform for urban areas

On foot, by bicycle or with public transport, many routes can be covered comfortably in cities. If however, large or heavy goods need to be transported, for example after grocery shopping, even in cities …



Innovation driver for sustainable and future-oriented mobility

The E-Jet research vehicle is an innovative example of alternative mobility concepts for the future and was initially funded as a concept study by the Hans Hermann Voss-Foundation. In the conceptual space …


BEV Goes eHighway


At the beginning of January 2022, the project "BEV Goes eHighway - BEE" was launched. The aim of the project is to further develop overhead line technology for heavy-duty road transport in order to establish …



Empathic human-machine interaction for increasing acceptance of automated driving

A central prerequisite for the successful market launch of partially, highly and fully automated driving functions is, in addition to the technical implementation, acceptance by potential users. Two decisive …



Holistic Approach for Driver Role Integration and Automation Allocation for European Mobility Needs

The European project HADRIAN, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, is dedicated to the definition of a safe and acceptable driver role during automated driving. Especially the repeated transitions …


BüLaMo Münsterland

Joint project citizen lab for a mobile Münsterland

The BüLaMo project (joint project "Bürgerlabor Mobiles Münsterland") aims to increase the use of public transport services in the Münsterland. Since a real mobility alternative to the private car has …


SET Level

Simulation based development and testing of automated driving

The project SET Level addresses the simulation-based development and testing of Level 4 and 5 vehicles for urban areas. Numerical simulation methods will be further developed and new mechanisms for model …



Development and Evaluation of an Inclusive Mobility Concept – Project Phase 1

Mobility is one of the central prerequisites for the inclusion of people - whether with or without disabilities and impairments. However, people with disabilities in particular are often faced with a restricted …



Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic

MeBeSafe is a H2020 RIA project, granted by the European Commission and coordinated by the Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika). The consortium is comprised of 15 partners including automotive OEMs …


Evaluation Of Active Sidesticks As Alternative Controls In Real Traffic

Most vehicles are laterally controlled by means of a steering wheel. The users are trained and are used to them, because it is the standard control element in vehicles today. Historically, the manual turning …


highD Dataset

The Highway Drone Dataset

The highD dataset is a new dataset of naturalistic vehicle trajectories recorded on German highways. Using a drone, typical limitations of established traffic data collection methods such as occlusions …


Lightweight Forging

Innovation Network for Technological Progress in Part, Process and Material Design for Forged Parts in Automotive Technology

Automotive lightweight design as one of the key technologies to reduce fuel consumption and thus CO2 emissions and moreover increasing driving dynamics and comfort is focused primarily on the vehicle body …



Electric Vehicle Value Chain in NRW

North Rhine-Westphalia is one of the most important locations for automotive industry in Germany. Due to the current technological change from conventional vehicles to electric mobility, the automotive …



Growing Older, stAying mobiLe: Transport Needs for an Ageing Society

Current prognoses show an increase of people older than 65 years in Europe from 17.1 % to 30 % of the population. This trend equals a rise from 84.6 million persons in 2008 to 151.5 million in 2060. Similarly, …



Advanced Electric Vehicle Architectures

Sustainable mobility is one of the grand societal challenges and thus a key topic for the automotive industry, which believes in the on-going demand for individual mobility. In order to meet increasingly …



A vehicle concept by young people for young people

In a research project founded by the Hans Hermann Voss-Foundation pupils and students together with automotive engineers from the RWTH Aachen University develop a modern vehicle concept. Within this …



Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

+49 241 80 25600

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