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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


  • EAM Graduate School started in August

    01. September 2009 – The EAM Cluster’s integrated Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes is now accepting applications. Admission of doctoral researchers started in August 2009. Membership in the Graduate School is mandatory for doctoral researchers who are financed by the EAM Cluster. Read more about of the... more »

  • EAM Graduate School Opened in August

    10. August 2009 – The EAM Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes is an interdisciplinary program for doctoral researchers in EAM projects. It provides special training for doctoral researchers through advanced scientific qualification as well as personal and leadership skills development. One of its main... more »

  • Science Express in Nuremberg

    12. July 2009 – From July 12 – 14 this summer, the commuter railway stop Frankenstadion was the destination for more than 4,700 curious explorers on board the Science Express to see the “Expedition Zukunft” train exhibition. The Science Express is part of the “Forschungsexpedition Deutschland 2009” initiated by... more »

  • New Center of particle technology - unique in Germany

    10. June 2009 – GWK (Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz von Bund und Ländern) granted  funding of 9 Mio. Euro for a new building for EAM The University of Erlangen-Nuremberg has reason to celebrate: the German federal Joint Science Conference (GWK) has decided to provide around 9 million Euros in funding for... more »

  • 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 »

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