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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


  • Press Conference 'Treffpunkt der Wissenschaft'

    25. May 2009 – The region of Nuremberg – Fürth – Erlangen has been designated as one of ten metropolitan areas in Germany as “Treffpunkt der Wissenschaft” (Crossroad of Science) with a special focus on Advanced Materials. “Treffpunkt der Wissenschaft” is a project of the Robert Bosch Foundation in cooperation... more »

  • Paper in Nature Chemistry

    18. May 2009 – Manipulating single-wall carbon nanotubes by chemical doping and charge transfer with perylene dyes by EAM Researchers Prof. Guldi, Prof. Hirsch and coworkers. more (in German) more »

  • E.ON Research Award

    15. May 2009 – and funds for  EAM Scientist Bastian Etzold. Focus of his Project: Synthesis of adsorptive Materials for gas storage for applications in natural gas passenger cars. more (in German) more »

  • EAM at Achema

    15. May 2009 – EAM and the Department of Chemical and Bioengineering (CBI) presented its research expertise at the ACHEMA 2009. ACHEMA – the leading trade show in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Protection and adjacent sectors – took place this year from May 11 – 15 in Frankfurt. Providing an... more »

  • BMBF Year of Science: Science Express and Meet with Science (Treffpunkt der Wissenschaft)

    04. April 2009 – In April 2009 the »Expedition Zukunft« train exhibition initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the »Forschungsexpedition Deutschland 2009« started its tour of 60 cities. More than 300 meters long, the train –organized by the Max Planck Society –... more »

  • Winter School 2009 - Science with Snow and Après-ski

    24. March 2009 – The first ever winter school to be organized by the Cluster took place from 16-20 March in Kirchberg in Tyrolia (Austria). Attending were more than 70 doctoral students, postdocs and professors from EAM research areas B (Nanoelectronic Materials) and D (Catalytic Materials) together with members of... more »

  • Material Innovativ 2009

    04. March 2009 – The 8th annual Bayern Innovativ Congress »Material Innovativ« on 4 March focused on polymer materials and fibre-reinforced composites for the automotive sector and medical technology. Representatives of EAM Research area E exhibited lightweight materials produced by polymer melt forming, electron... more »

  • The first EAM Science Day attracts a large audience

    15. February 2009 – On 9 February, 130 members of EAM and participating institutes gathered for the first EAM Science Day. The purpose of this event was to enable all EAM participants to get to know each other better and to showcase the early success-stories of the Cluster. The event took place in the Waeber-Saal at... more »

  • Scientists from EAM attended parabolic flight

    09. February 2009 – Wenn am Dienstag, 10. Februar 2009, um 9 Uhr in Bordeaux die 13. Parabelflugkampagne des Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt startet, sind gleich zwei Experimente der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg mit an Bord: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Pöschel und sein Team untersuchen, wie Schwingungen gemildert... more »

  • Second Cluster Retreat in Muggendorf

    07. February 2009 – About 40 scientists including PIs and the management team met from 30 –31 January in Muggendorf for the 2nd annual EAM retreat. This strategic meeting gave everybody the opportunity to find out about developments in the individual research areas as well as for new members to gain an overview of the... more »

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