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Custom-made high-performance materials are revolutionizing the world of electronics, optics, catalysis and lightweight construction. In Erlangen, materials science innovation starts at the atomic level and influences the entire process chain to achieve macroscopically visible results.

 

The Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials – Hierarchical Structure Formation for Functional Devices (EAM) is the only interdisciplinary research collaboration of its type in Germany to focus on the investigation of functional materials and their processing at all length scales. Its research centers on the fundamental and applied aspects of designing and creating novel high-performance materials. Situated at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) it is part of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments.

 

Der Exzellenzcluster Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM) an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) befasst sich mit Aufbau und Weiterentwicklung des Forschungsschwerpunktes Neue Materialien und Prozesse. Im Rahmen des EAM wurde die Graduiertenschule Advanced Materials and Pr...

Verzahnung von Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft Mit Stiftungslehrstühlen und -professuren werden Forschung und Lehre an der Universität gefördert und nationale Kompetenzzentren geschaffen, die sich im internationalen Vergleich messen können. Stiftungslehrstühle und -professuren werden von Unternehmen un...

Announcement EAM Starting Grant - Call for proposals (deadline June 15, 2020) Dear researchers of FAU Key Research Priority New Materials and Processes, The Cluster of Excellence EAM has decided to launch a new round of calls for the EAM Starting Grants. This way the Cluster of Excellence EAM ...

High-profile, cutting-edge research Supporting cutting-edge research, strengthening German universities and research facilities and improving Germany’s international competitive position – these are the goals of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments to Promote Scienc...

New Materials and Processes FAU’s Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering are renowned for their exceptional strength in new materials research and related process technologies. New materials and processes are expected to catalyse scientific breakthroughs and push forward technological bound...