Chair of Metal Forming and Casting

More than 50 years of research and teaching in metal forming and casting technology

In teaching, our students receive both a comprehensive overview of manufacturing processes and plants as well as detailed research insights.
Various internships offer the possibility to deepen the theoretical contents in a practical way.

In research, we focus on a balanced relationship between basic research and application-oriented development.
Our core competencies are in stamping technology, material and process qualification, composite casting and moulding material research.

Core Competences


We have five new titles released in our publication series "Umformtechnik und Gießereiwesen" in July and August. The series is published by TUM University Press. [more]

Sustainable production is currently the subject of much discussion in the press. It is clear that more sustainability must be dared in order to make manufacturing companies fit for the future. [more]

After a break of a few years, the winner of the prize for the best dissertation of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering comes this time again from the utg. Dr. Hannes Weiss convinced the jury with his 2019... [more]

We proudly present our new utg broschure as already announced in our latest newsletter. The 8-page flyer is available in German or English. You are welcome to request a printed version (only available in german)... [more]