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Not one, but two researchers at FAU have been awarded a Synergy Grant, one of the most prestigious grants awarded by the European Research Council. Chemist Prof. Dr. Karl Mayrhofer has received funding for his work on electrocatalysis, and physicist Prof. Dr. Kristian Franze for investigating the me...

There was a high level of competition for this year's EAM Starting Grant. In the end, the Executive Board of the FAU Competence Center EAM decided to award three new Starting Grants to FAU researchers. The EAM Starting Grant aims to support young researchers to pursue their own research projects and...

Die VDI-Gesellschaft Verfahrenstechnik und Chemieingenieurwesen (GVC) hat zum vierten Mal den Friedrich-Löffler-Preis vergeben. Die mit 3.000 Euro dotierte Auszeichnung erhielt Dr.-Ing. Johannes Walter vom Lehrstuhl für Feststoff- und Grenzflächenverfahrenstechnik der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität...

Welcome to the newses FAU EAM member Jun.-Prof. Dr. Siow Woon Ng As of January 1, 2023, Siow Woon Ng is Junior Professor for Physical Chemistry of Interfaces at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy. The tenure track professorship is affiliated to the Chair of Physical Chemistry II. Prof. Ng ...

Bimodale Neuromodulation ermöglicht Lesen und Schreiben im Gehirn Förderungen des European Research Council (ERC; Europäischer Forschungsrat) sind hart umkämpft. Sie zu erhalten, gibt der Forschung der ausgezeichneten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler durch die hohen Fördersummen von bis zu ...

DECAM exploits the highly complementary scientific expertise and infrastructure and simultaneously facilitates the scientific collaboration and networking in the field of the development and characterization of advanced materials For a sustainable bundling for our complementary expertise and instru...

Nanoparticles capture pollutants Pouring flecks of rust into water usually makes it dirtier. But researchers of FAU have developed special iron oxide nanoparticles they call “smart rust” that actually makes it cleaner. Smart rust can attract many substances, including oil, nano- and microplastics, ...

Sein zehnjähriges Bestehen beging das Helmholtz-Institut Erlangen-Nürnberg für Erneuerbare Energien (HI ERN) am 12. Juli gemeinsam mit zahlreichen Wegbegleiter*innen und Kooperationspartner*innen. Am Hauptsitz des Institutes in Erlangen feierten die Gäste aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und der Politik...

Materials researcher at FAU promotes cradle to cradle approach Organic electronics can make a decisive contribution to decarbonization and, at the same time, help to cut the consumption of rare and valuable raw materials. To do so, it is not only necessary to further develop manufacturing processes...