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Engineering of Advanced Materials

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Cluster of Excellence
Engineering of
Advanced Materials (EAM)

Nägelsbachstrasse 49b
91052 Erlangen, Germany


  • Funding of the Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) on Disperse Systems

    13. January 2010 – We are pleased to announce that the DFG appropriations committee has approved the continued funding of the Research Training Group on Disperse Systems for Electronic Applications. Beginning 2010, four million Euros will be set aside for 11 subprojects. Alongside EAM, this adds another element to... more »

  • EAM Newsletter - Edition Winter 2009

    22. December 2009 – • First Graduate School Members admitted • New professors Jana Zaumseil and Michael Stingl • Titan³ 80 –300 opens a new window into the nanoworld • Professor Christoph Brabec publishes key articles on organic heterojunction solar cells • Renowned grants for EAM members Andreas Hirsch, Peter Greil,... more »

  • Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes at the Ph.D. Workshop China 2009

    19. December 2009 – The Cluster’s Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes presented research opportunities at EAM to doctoral students from top Chinese universities at a workshop organized by the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and the Association of Chinese Graduate Schools... more »

  • Wildbad Kreuth

    EAM symposium: creative and innovative research exchange in a place of history

    03. December 2009 – Taking a break from the daily grind, 144 Cluster of Excellence researchers assembled at EAM’s first ever symposium in beautiful Wildbad Kreuth from 22-26 November. During the five-day conference 25 presentations from the EAM’s seven research areas were given. Attendees were also able to hear... more »

  • Cluster meeting Nanosilver – Production, Characterization and Application

    03. December 2009 – In the framework of its technology transfer program, EAM hosted a half-day workshop for the Bavarian Cluster Nanotechnology. Thirty-fi ve participants representing science and industry met on 3 December to hear presentations on the current state of anti - microbial silver nanoparticle research and... more »

  • Videoportrait of EAM

    30. November 2009 – The Lego Principle – for the development of innovative materials Custom-made high-performance materials are revolutionizing the world of electronics, optics, catalysis and lightweight construction. In Erlangen materials science innovation starts at the atomic level and influences the entire... more »

  • EAM Newsletter - Edition Fall 2009

    01. November 2009 – • EAM Symposium • New Professors Oliver Diwald and Thorsten Pöschel • Research: Non stick nanotubes • Start of Graduate School • New Buildings for CENEM and Interdisciplinary Center for Functional Particle Systems Download more »

  • Grand Opening of the Erlangen Catalysis Resource Center (ECRC)

    01. November 2009 – On November 12 the Erlangen Catalysis Resource Center (ECRC) celebrated its official opening. Avelino Corma, EAM advisory board member from the Instituto de Tecnología QuímicaI Valencia and one of the world’s leading scientists in catalysis, was the featured speaker. The ECRC is one of the... more »

  • First graduate school members admitted

    26. October 2009 – Doctoral researchers working on EAM projects met on 26 October for the admission of the first members of the Cluster’s Graduate School “Advanced Materials and Processes“. About 35 Cluster researchers and students of the “Advanced Materials and Processes” (MAP) Elite Master’s course received an... more »

  • Late-night EAM research experience at the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft

    24. October 2009 – On Saturday, 24 October the “Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften” in Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen drew over 25,000 adults and kids to seven hours of “science hopping” in one evening. This multidisciplinary undertaking of various academic and private research institutions as well as industry aimed to... more »

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