Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology (IFK)

IFK deals with combustion and gasification of solid fuels, technologies for centralized and decentralized energy conversion, immission control and pollutant dispersion, simulation of electrical power grids and the dynamic behavior of power plants.

We mourn the loss of our employee Wolfgang Roß

Until further notice, our lectures are held exclusively online.
Please also visit the Corona page of the University of Stuttgart regularly.

Access to the institute building is currently not possible. If you need to visit the institute in an urgent matter, please call us in advance (685-67799 or 685-63751).

Students who would like to attend a seminar lecture can find out about participation possibilities on the seminar lecture page.

Mission of IFK

In research and education, the Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology (IFK) deals with Thermal Power Plant Technology and with Power Plant and Power Grid Systems.


This image shows Günter Scheffknecht

Günter Scheffknecht

Univ.-Prof. Dr. techn.

Dean of the Faculty and Director of the Institute
Professor of Thermal Power Plant Technology

This image shows Uwe Schnell

Uwe Schnell

Apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Head of Department Combustion and Steam Boiler Simulation (FDS)
Vice Director


For more information, please contact the heads of the departments

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