Homepage of the Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control (IST)

Picture of the IST team

Dear website visitors,

I would like to welcome you to the homepage of the Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control (IST) at the University of Stuttgart. Our institute conducts both basic and applied research in the fields of automatic control, systems theory and systems biology. It is our aim to contribute to the progress of these areas through first-class and relevant research at internationally highest standards. 

At the University of Stuttgart, we are responsible for educating students of a multitude of study programs in the above mentioned research areas. The members of our institute are strongly committed to high-quality and innovative teaching. 

Enjoy yourself while browsing and reading our website. Please feel free to send us any comments and suggestions. 

With the best wishes, on behalf of all IST members,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Allgöwer

Office hours at the institute:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Allgöwer (Director)
Office Hours: Monday, 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Room 2.246

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Ebenbauer
Office Hours: On appointment
Room 2.244

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Nicole Radde
Office Hours: On appointment
Room 2.243

Dr.-Ing. Matthias A. Müller
Office Hours: Monday, 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Room 3.240

How to reach our secretaries:

University of Stuttgart
Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control
Pfaffenwaldring 9
70569 Stuttgart

+49 (0)711/685-67734
+49 (0)711/685-67735

Room 2.245

Recent news from the IST


20. Stuttgarter Systemtheorie Kolloquium of the Institute of Systems Theory and Automatic Control in Grainau, Germany » more

07.02.2018 Dr. Victoria Grushkovskaya obtains Prize of the President of Ukraine for young scientists 2017 (awards ceremony in May 2018 in Ukraine)
14.12.2017 IST delegation at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Melbourne, Australia » more
04.12.2017 Prof. Haddadin, prize winner of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2017, gives talk in the Kolloquium Technische Kybernetik at Dec 5th » more

Open House at the IST on November 22, 2017 » more


Prof. Nicole Radde appointed as gender equality representative of the University of Stuttgart » more


The prestigious IFAC Journal of Process Control Paper Prize Award 2014-2016 goes to Prof. Allgöwer, Martin Löhning, Marcus Reble, Jan Hasenauer and Shuyou Yu » more