67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
From the 25th to the 30th of June the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting was held in Lindau, Germany. This year, it was dedicated to the field of chemistry. In the course of the annual events, 28 Nobel Laureates and over 400 young international scientists - students, doctoral and postdoctoral students - came into contact with each other in order to foster the scientific and cultural exchange between the different generations and disciplines.
HIU/HI MS Meeting 2017
On 27 and 28 June, representatives of the Helmholtz Institutes of Ulm and Münster met at the HIU. The aim of the second-day meeting was to strengthen the future cooperation. A joint workshop, in which scientists from both institutes presented their research activities, offered all participants the opportunity to exchange ideas.
NEW E² – new KIT Young Investigator Group at HIU
Since the beginning of the year, there have been a further Young Investigator Group at HIU: Novel electrode materials for rechargeable electrochemical energy storage – in short: NEW E2. It was officially acknowledged as KIT Young Investigator Group this month.
Annual visit of the divisional management
From theory to practice – Pupils from Gerlingen visited the HIU
In the course of a two-day field excursion, pupils from the Robert-Bosch Gymnasium Gerlingen visited the HIU on the 27th of April 2017. Following a presentation by managing director Dr. Dagmar Oertel, the visitors were given a guided tour through the laboratories by Dr. Oertel and scientist Tobias Braun.
Six questions to Prof. Dr. Christina Roth
Prof. Dr. Christina Roth joins the HIU as a guest scientist: in collaboration with Dr. Zeis, she studies materials and methodical development for electrochemical energy technologies since March this year.
Helmholtz President visits HIU
Prof. Dr. Otmar Wiestler visited Ulm to inform about the latest research projects on 22 February 2017 and took the opportunity to exchange with HIU Director Prof. Fichtner and Deputy Director Prof. Passerini as well as other members of the board.
HIU researchers at workshop in Taiwan
The principal investigators Professor Stefano Passerini, Professor Jens Tübke and Dr. Margret Wohlfahrt-Mehrens participated in a Taiwan-Germany joint workshop on advanced secondary battery technologies at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan.
Dr. Dominic Bresser receives funding for investigation of novel electrode materials
Within the scope of a triannual project, promoted by the Vector Foundation, Dr. Dominic Bresser will investigate new electrode materials hosting lithium ions by a combined conversion and alloying reaction together with three PhD candidates.
Joint Development of Lithium Cells of the Next Generation
Partners of the FELIZIA (Solid Electrolytes Enabling Lithium Cells for Automotive Use) joint project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research met at HIU to present latest research results and coordinate further activities.