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Talks & events D-MAVT

21 February 2017, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Fast Li+ ion conducting garnets: The key to safe and compact energy storage?

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28 February 2017, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Adaptive Photovoltaic Architecture

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7 March 2017, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Exploration and Environmental Geophysics

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8 March 2017, Course

Entwicklung und Bewertung von Mobilitätsszenarien - Blockkurs

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News and in the Media


Prof. Dennis M. Kochmann joins D-MAVT

Prof. Dennis M. Kochmann, currently Professor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will join the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) as Professor of Mechanics and Materials in April 2017. Read more 


R&D 100 Award 2016 for simulation software

Nek5000, a software for the simulation of fluid flow and combustion, received the prestigious R&D 100 Award 2016. A team of researchers lead by Dr. Christos Frouzakis and Prof. Konstantin Boulouchos at the Laboratory of Aerothermochemistry and Combustion Systems (LAV) has participated in the development of the software. Read more 


Knowledge about 4D printing is highly sought after

With 4D printing, objects from the 3D printer change their shape over time and reconfigure themselves in response to the environment. Kristina Shea, Professor of Engineering, Design and Computing, and her group are researching 4D printing techniques. An SRF 2 "Science Magazine" report. Read more 


Foreign objects wrapped in foil

Heart pacemakers or breast implants are often encapsulated in a thick layer of fibrotic tissue. Hylomorph, a spin-off of the Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies (LTNT), has developed a cellulose film that reduces the formation of fibrosis. An article in the "Tages-Anzeiger". Read more 


Robot skin senses objects like a snake

Dr. Raffaele Di Giacomo from the Institute of Mechanical Systems (IMES) has developed a robot skin that senses when humans are in close proximity. In the future humanoid robots could use this sensory feedback to learn about their environment. Several publications report about these research results. Read more 

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