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CRC 1540 "The mechanics of the brain" The DFG has approved the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1540 "Exploring of Brain Mechanics". The CRC “Exploring Brain Mechanics” is researching the most complex system of organs that exists – the central nervous system. Despite the enormous advances tha...

Catalysts are of utmost relevance for the production of chemicals and energy storage with hydrogen. Researchers at the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now discovered that the formation of bubbles in ...

Since 01 October 2022 the Faculty of Engineering has a new Faculty Management Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kai Willner Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik kai.willner@fau.de   First Vice Dean (Research and Young Researchers) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marc Stamminge...

FAU has once again performed well in THE subject rankings. This year, for the first time, all 11 of the subjects reviewed made it into the rankings. Engineering holds the best international ranking at 102nd place, while the subject is ranked 5th nationally. In addition to Engineering, Computer Sc...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials (WW7), has been elected Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc) in recognition for his outstanding contributions to science and technology. The Fellow diploma was presented to Prof. Boccaccini at the EurASc Ceremony 2022,...

The fifth generation of mobile communications 5G was only introduced in 2020, and now the German government is already providing funding for research into its successor. The industrial package 6G-ANNA, in which FAU is involved, is aimed at spurring the development of 6G from Germany and Europe. 6...

In 2021, FAU was awarded almost a quarter of a billion euros in third-party funding. With an increase of more than eight percent, this means FAU, which is the largest university in Northern Bavaria, has once again increased the volume of third-party funding it receives. With almost 88 million euros,...

How small molecules avoid unwanted precipitation Calcite is the most stable mineral form of calcium carbonate encountered everywhere from ocean corral and oyster shells to hard water scale deposits in place such as pipes, showers, and dishwashers. When calcite precipitates from solutions of calcium...