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Prof. Wernsdorfer received a European Research Council Advanced Grant

Prof. Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, research unit chair at the INT, won an ERC Advanced Grant for his research project "Molecular quantum opto-spintronics." / KIT News
Prof. Hahn elected as a member of the US National Academy of Engineering

Prof. Horst Hahn, Director of the INT, was elected a member of the US NAE for his contributions to the science and engineering of nanostructured materials with tailored and tunable properties.

NAE News
Wegener 3d printing
Prof. Wegener is awarded Erwin Schrödinger Prize

Prof. Martin Wegener, research unit chair at the INT, receives, together with Profs. M. Bastmeyer and Ch. Barner-Kowollik, Erwin Schrödinger Prize for cell cultivation in a 3D-laserprinted ultrasmall "Petri dish."

Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft News
Maximilian Fichtner and Christian Punckt received a highly competitive EC grant

M. Fichtner (Energy Storage Group) and C. Punckt (NanoMat) won a grant, focused on developing a new class of powerful materials for electrochemical energy storage, within the FET Open Call "Novel ideas for radically new technologies."

NanoMat Projects
Carbon nanotubes for high-density, short-channel transistors

 Highly enriched samples of semiconducting single walled carbon nanotubes have been prepared by combining polymer-wrapping with size-exclusion chromatography. Using this SWCNTs short-channel transistors were built showing the best performance published so far. More see ACS Nano, Article ASAP.

Prof. Gumbsch elected as a member of the US National Academy of Engineering

Prof. Peter Gumbsch, research unit chair at the INT, was elected a member of the US NAE for his multiscale modeling research in the fields of fracture mechanics and deformation behavior of materials.

Prof. Rockstuhl elected as 2016 Fellow of the Optical Society of America

Prof. Carsten Rockstuhl, research unit chair at the INT, was recently elected as an OSA Fellow for his seminal contributions to the field of theoretical and computational nanophotonics.

OSA News
Prof. Wernsdorfer receives Humboldt Professorship at KIT

Prof. Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, who has close collaborative ties with the INT, was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the KIT.

KIT News
Prof. Gleiter is awarded a Cothenius Medal

Prof. Herbert Gleiter, one of the founders of the INT, receives a Cothenius Medal from the Leopoldina.

Leopoldina News
Optik und Photonik: Die „IONS Karlsruhe 2015“
INT students organize IONS conference

Student volunteers from the INT, Matthias Stegmaier, Daria Bezshlyakh and Patrik Rath, were involved in organizing an international optics and photonics conference at the KIT.

KIT press release
Prof. Fichtner appointed as director of Helmholtz Institute Ulm

Prof. Maximilian Fichtner, leader of the research group “Energy Storage Systems,” is succeeding Prof. Horst Hahn as executive director of our partner institute, the Helmholtz-Institut Ulm.

Helmholtz Institute Ulm news
INT football
INT football team wins championship

On June 18th, our team won a hard fought game 3-1 over the WAK team and thus defended its title in the 2nd Schröcker Championship by winning all four games with an overall 19-5 goal record.

Prof. Fuchs receives Honorary Professorship
Prof. Fuchs receives honorary professorship

Prof. Harald Fuchs, research unit chair at the INT, was awarded an Honorary Professorship by NanjingTech University for his achievements in Nanotechnology.

NanjingTech University news
KIT Jahresfeier 2015 Innovationspreis Dennis Danilov
INT researchers awarded innovation prize

At the recent annual university celebration, Horst Hahn, Wolfgang Wenzel, and Denis Danilov were awarded second prize in the exceptional category in the KIT Innovation Contest.

KIT Innovation website
Solar Eclipse 2015
Solar Eclipse:

Movie of the solar eclipse of 20th March 2015 as seen from the INT roof.

Dr. Sylwia Sekula-Neuner and Dr. Michael Hirtz
Innovations in allergy research

Our project on mast cell activation for allergy testing is featured in the KIT innovation report.

Neuland - KIT Innovation Highlights
Herbet Gleiter featured in looKIT
Herbert Gleiter- materials scientist with a brilliant international career

Our institute's founder is featured in the latest edition of the KIT magazine "lookKIT."

lookKIT January 2015
Nanoglass YouTube Video feature Professor Horst Hahn
Nanoglass- material of the future

Learn more about Nanoglass in this interview with our institute director, Professor Horst Hahn, on YouTube (German).

Watch the video