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The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has named Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini, FAU Chair of Materials Science (Biomaterials), as a fellow and member of the College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is one of the highest professional honors bestowe...

Using solar energy to bake bread? It works! During an advanced seminar in technical development aid at the Chair of Power Electronics, students had the possibility to try out the concept of the solar bakery themselves. The result: roughly 100 baguettes. Read more ...

Prof. Dr. Sannakaisa Virtanen, Chair of Materials Science and Engineering (Surface Science and Corrosion), has been awarded the Willis Whitney Technical Achievement Award by the Association for Materials Protection & Performance (AMPP). The award ceremony will take place on March 6, 2024. The aw...

Attend this event, become familiarise with ready-to-use methods which strengthen your long-term productivity and mental health, ultimately empowering you to stand your ground in the academic arena. As always in the PeopleInScience@TF serie there will be plenty of time for discussion and getting t...

Artificial intelligence is expected to accelerate the search for the perfect material for solar panels by a factor of ten. An interdisciplinary team from FAU is working on this. Researchers from materials science, engineering, chemistry, and computer science aim to implement a digital twin that bett...

Prof. Dr. Alessandro Del Vecchio dedicates himself to researching how the central nervous system and muscles work together to make us move. His work currently includes two projects aiming at developing intelligent neuro-orthosis for patients with neuromotor impairments to their hands. Now, the head ...

In October 2024 the FAUmentoring ARIADNEtechnat launches a new programme for female students of the Faculties of Engineering and Sciences. Female students preparing for Master and State exams, who aim for a doctorate, are invited to submit their applications now for the program perion October 2024 –...

Researchers at FAU hope to develop a new procedure aimed at gaining pure hydrogen from biological waste. Many of the methods used to date require high temperatures of 600 degrees Celsius and more. They are therefore not particularly suitable for decentralized use, for example on farms. However, that...

Since 2022, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) and Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) have worked on developing a joint doctoral program that allows both FAU and NITech doctoral researchers to obtain a bi-national doctoral degree following the Cotutelle de Thèse model jointly from both unive...