The joint faculty of mechanical and electrical engineering establishes a chair for Automatic Control Engineering within the department of electrical engineering. The chair is the third (after TH Darmstadt and RWTH Aachen) of its kind in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Appointment of apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludwig Merz, Siemens AG, Karlsruhe as full professor and director of the correspondent institute.
Location of the institute:
Gabelsbergerstraße 39, old department of electrical engineering (today Audimax north side) and later supplementary rooms for practical courses in the west bridge across the Theresienstraße.
Fields of activities:
Flight measuring techniques, radiation measuring techniques, reactor control, and medical engineering.
Professor Dr. Arnolds, Electrical measuring of non-electrical quantities
Professor Dr.-Eng. W.Bürck, Acoustics
Dr.-Eng. K. H. Fischer, Avionics
Professor MD A. Reis, Engineering challenges in medicine
Dr.-Eng. J. Tschauner, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Mathematical methods in control engineering including discrete time control
Extension of the field of work and renaming of the institute to Institute of Measurement and Control Engineering after retirement of Professor H. Piloty, Institute of Telecommunication Engineering and Measurement.
Foundation of the laboratory for reactor control and plant safety, which moves to the research site in Garching under the guidance of Dr. phil. A. Birkhofer in 1968.
Professor Merz is dean of the department of mechanical and electrical engineering.
Habilitation of Dr.phil. A. Birkhofer.
Habilitation of Dr.-Ing. H. Jaschek.
Habilitation of Dr.-Eng. F. Schneider, AEG, Seligenstadt.
Private lecturer at the institute for Surveillance and Control of Industrial Processes via Process Computers.
Retirement of professor L. Merz