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Prof. Dr. Karl Mandel has received an ERC Consolidator Grant. Karl Mandel has been Professor for Inorganic Chemistry at FAU since 2020, and Head of the Particle Technology Group at the Fraunhofer Institute of Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg since 2014. He completed his doctoral degree in 2013 a...

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has named a lecture hall after her. Here in Germany, hardly anyone knows her name. And yet she could be a real inspiration for young women in science: Dixie Lee Bryant, the daughter of a businessman from Kentucky, USA, studied at MIT before becoming th...

As of January 1, 2023, Siow Woon Ng is Junior Professor for Physical Chemistry of Interfaces at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy. The tenure track professorship is affiliated to the Chair of Physical Chemistry II. Prof. Ng studied physics and solid state physics at Universiti Sains Malays...

Start of new ARIADNE programme rounds: Female students and young scientists from the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering can now apply for admission to a new round of the career mentoring programme ARIADNETechNat. The two qualification-specific programme lines will start in parallel i...

The Karl Georg Christian von Staudt Prize is the highest endowed German prize for mathematics, with up to 25,000 euros, and is awarded by Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and the Otto and Edith Haupt Foundation. On Friday, 22 April 2022, FAU will award the prize to Prof. Dr...

From April 2020, the W2 Professorship for Inorganic Chemistry is newly occupied with Prof. Dr. Karl Mandel. Prof. Dr. Mandel succeeds Prof. Dr. Julien Bachmann who received the Chair for Thin Film Chemistry of the Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM) in 2019. The professo...