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Prof. Martin Wegener elected as new member of acatech

The German National Acedemy of Science and Engineering acatech elected Prof. Martin Wegener as a new member in recognition of his scientific achievements.

acatech announcement
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Leibniz Award for Prof. Wolfgang Wernsdorfer

The Deutsche Forschungs- Gemeinschaft (DFG) recognized Prof. Wernsdorfers pioneering work on Nanomagnetism and Single Molecule Magnets. The latter could represent the Qbits of future Quantum Information devices.

Leibniz-Preis für Wolfgang Wernsdorfer
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Excellence Strategy: INT scientists successful

Prof. Martin Wegener succeeded with the cluster of excellence proposal for "3D Matter Made to Order". Prof. Maximilian Fichtner got the nod for "Energy Storage Beyond Lithium". We congratulate both for their resounding success.

Two Clusters of Excellence
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Czochralski Award for Prof. Herbert Gleiter

Prof. Herbert Gleiter received the Jan Czochralski Award for his Lifetime Achievements in Material Science at the European MRS Fall Meeting 2018.

Jan Czochralski Award
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 was elected as a Member to the US NAE
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
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. 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
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