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Faculty of mechanical engineering
Research Assistant and Section Management "Work System Design"

Florian Hoffmann, M.Sc.

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Florian Hoffmann, M.Sc.

About the Person

Florian Hoffmann, M.Sc., is a research associate at the Institute of Production Systems in the Production System Dynamics department. Previously, he studied mechanical engineering at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, majoring in automation technology. In addition to working on research and industrial projects, public relations is one of his tasks at the IPS.


  • Development of a modular, open Internet platform with engineering functions for planning automation solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Development of a process model for unit-dependent assembly lines in electric charging column production


  • Supervision of project and final theses
  • Execution of lectures of the IPS
  • Execution of tutorials to the lectures of the IPS


  • Buffer design using discrete event simulations to determine optimal buffer strategies
  • Production control of production lines in serial production
  • Efficiency management in the area of equipment effectiveness of production systems

Presentations and Publications

Hoffmann, Florian; Hengstebeck, André; Deuse, Jochen (2020): Data Acquisition and Classification of Best Practices for the Configuration of Robot Applications. In: Thorsten Schüppstuhl, Kirsten Tracht und Dominik Henrich (Hg.): Annals of Scientific Society for Assembly, Handling and Industrial Robotics. Bayreuth, 11.-12.03.2020. Berlin: Springer Vieweg, S. 139–148.