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Cluster of Excellence

Engineering of Advanced Materials

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Cluster of Excellence
Engineering of
Advanced Materials (EAM)

Nägelsbachstrasse 49b
91052 Erlangen, Germany


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Newsletter Spring 2017 Download (4,4MB) (pdf)




  • International Congress Engineering of Advanced Materials ICEAM2017
  • EAM Science meets Fiction


  • ›Bottom-up‹ synthesis of molecular, two-dimensional networks for electronic applications of the future
  • DNA double helix structures crystals
  • Unobstructed views inside the human body
  • New EAM strategy for the development of materials in the post-empirical age
  • Multi-colored dye sensitization of organic photovoltaic
  • Solar energy conversion and storage in a single molecule

Research Grants

  • Andreas Hirsch secures a second Advanced ERC Grant for FAU
  • FAU material researcher receives 2 million euros ERC Consolidator Grant

Graduate School

  • Job hunting meets networking
  • Summer School provided hands-on experience in scattering techniques
  • Atom Probe Tomography in theory and practice


  • The funCOS research group will be continuing its work to 2020
  • CRC/Transregio 73 granted extension
  • ELENA: Early career support in the field of nanotechnology
  • Construction work for the new ICNF research building on schedule
  • Joint project with University of Minnesota picks up speed
  • SCIENCE SETS SAIL: Fresh wind, new research ideas, new international cooperation

Event Review

  • Workshop Dynamics of Interfaces in Complex Fluids and Complex Flows
  • Kickoff meeting of the DGM Special Interest Group for Tomography and 3D Structural Analysis
  • 8th EAM Symposium
  • HiMat2016 – 2nd Workshop Hierarchically-ordered Materials: From Theory to Applications

Event Review in brief

  • 3rd International Congress: Next Generation Solar Energy
  • Open day at the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Engineering
  • Science Week, E-Werk Erlangen
  • Gordon Research Conference: Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions
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