The Institute for Machine Tools (IfW) at the University of Stuttgart has more than 30 research assistants, conducting research in the areas of production engineering as well as the design and the optimization of machine tools.
The board of directors consists of Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Christian Möhring (head of the institute), Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stehle (chief engineer) and Dr.-Ing. Johannes Rothmund (academic director).