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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...

Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Chair of Materials Science (Biomaterials) at FAU, has been elected Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE), the highest honor the global biomaterials community can be...

Researchers in the collaborative research center 1411 “Product design of disperse systems” have successfully applied for funding for a further four years. This CRC was established at FAU in 2020. The researchers’ long term vision is to develop material particles with a tailored size, shape and co...

On October 13, 2023 in Munich, the HOCHSPRUNG Award was presented to startup projects from Bavarian universities. This year, the award was presented to startups who make a contribution to solving the challenges posed by the climate and energy crises. Startups from the Faculty of Engineering won the ...

Federal President Steinmeier visited Erlangen as part of the series of events entitled “Workshop for change”. In the innovation hub Medical Valley Center Erlangen, five teams from the healthcare sector presented their projects, including “GraspAgain”, a start-up initiated by a research team at FAU l...

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Philipp Beckerle has been the women’s representative at the Faculty of Engineering since 12.07.2023. Initially together with Prof. Dr. Bärbel Kappes, he has been holding the voluntary role alone since Oct. 1. Prof. Beckerle heads the Chair of Autonomous Systems and Mechatronics and...