Institute for Engineering Desing of Mechatronic Systems and PLM (EDMS)

Contact Details

Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften München
Institute for Engineering Design of Mechatronic Systems & PLM
Loth Str. 34
80335 Munich

Tel.: +49(0)89/1265-3625


Head of department:
Prof. Dr. Vahid Salehi


Key Information

Members of research staff: 3
Employees: 1
Trainees: 0
Student research assistents: 8
Bachelor students: 180
Master Students: 110


Strategy / Vision for PLM

Thorough the Internet of Things and connectivity product and system development is confronted with new challenges. PLM is one of the driving factors and an essential pillar enabling companies to successfully transform innovative ideas and customer requirements into marketable new products. The future challenges mainly regard the methodological development of PLM, incl. decision support, comprehensive information management, compliance assessment and service orientation.

Core competencies / main areas of education

  • CAx
  • Systems Engineering
  • 3D Printing
  • Product Development Process
  • Collaborative Engineering

Main areas of research

  • Systems Engineering
  • Product Life Cycle Management
  • Virtuelle Product Design
  • Digital Fabric
  • Design to-X
  • Lifecycle-Assessment
  • Industry 4.0


  • Fraunhofer-Institut
  • Technische Universität München
  • Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für PLM
  • ICED
  • PLM International

Industry Projects

Research and development of mechatronic systems.

Industry Partners

Industry companies from:

Medical Engineering
CAx- and PDM/PLM-Vendors