Year: 2018

FAU researchers are helping to improve computer simulations as part of a European centre of excellence Supercomputers are being used increasingly frequently in top-level research to perform highly-complex simulations. As part of the EU-funded cluster ‘Energy-oriented Centre of Excellence (EoCoE)’, ...

We are looking forward to welcoming our international students at the Faculty of Engineering with a Kick-Off event on 4 September 2018 - and for students arriving later: on 4 October 2018 again. On this Kick-Off and the following first weeks we will guide you through your first steps in Erlan...

A talk on scientific career planning and networking On July 16th 2018 the Brown Bag Break took place at the Faculty of Engineering of FAU. First, the young researchers were welcomed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marc Stamminger, Chair for Computer Science 9 (Graphic Data Processing). Following this, various se...

A love of steel Is there anything new we can learn about steel? Peter Felfer, junior professor at the Chair of General Materials Science is often asked this question whenever he talks about steel, an area of research which he is particularly enthusiastic about. ‘Steel is of such importance that eve...

Plasticity at the fingertips: Scientists at FAU directly control dislocations In the 1940s, scientists first explained how materials can deform plastically by atomic-scale line defects called dislocations. These defects can be understood as tiny carpet folds that can move one part of a material rel...

Scholarships of the Fonds Hochschule International for travel costs FAU offers scholarships of the Fonds Hochschule International for travel costs for qualified students for study and internships abroad. Deadline for stays abroad starting between June 1st and December 1st: June 30th 2018 Det...