Bridging of theory and practice

Innovative Hydraulics and Automation (IHA) is doing interdisciplinary research in the field of Fluid power automation, by the bridging of theory and practice with cooperation with industry.

IHA - Innovative Hydraulics and Automation

Innovative Hydraulics and Automation (IHA) has been nominated twice to the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Research by the Academy of Finland. First as an individual research unit 2000 – 2005. Second time the CoE was a joint research team of researchers from the Automation Technology Laboratory at Aalto University (former Helsinki University of Technology) and from the Innovative Hydraulics and Automation at Tampere University (former Tampere University of Technology). The Generic Intelligent Machine (GIM) project, CoE of the Academy of Finland (2008 – 2013), concentrated on basic research in the field of intelligent mobile machines.

IHA is part of the unit of Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering (ATME)
ATME is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (ENS).
ENS is one of seven faculties at Tampere University (TAU).