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Engineering of Advanced Materials

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Cluster of Excellence
Engineering of
Advanced Materials (EAM)

Nägelsbachstrasse 49b
91052 Erlangen, Germany
eam-contact@fau.de

From Molecules

Transcending Boundaries and Structures

to Materials

Custom-made high-performance materials are revolutionizing the world of electronics, optics, catalysis and lightweight construction. In Erlangen, materials science innovation starts at the atomic level and influences the entire process chain to achieve macroscopically visible results. Video

The Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials – Hierarchical Structure Formation for Functional Devices (EAM) is the only interdisciplinary research collaboration of its type in Germany to focus on the investigation of functional materials and their processing at all length scales. Its research centers on the fundamental and applied aspects of designing and creating novel high-performance materials. Situated at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) it is part of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments.

News

  • Merry Christmas - Frohe Weihnachten - Joyeux Noël

    18. December 2014 We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year! On behalf of the EAM team we would warmly thank all our partners for their support. To all EAM researchers thank you for all your dedicated work and congratulations on your impressive scientific achievements. more »

  • ERC Starting Grant für EAM Juniorprofessorin Sabine Maier

    11. December 2014 EAM Success Story: Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses (EAM support of young academics: A review) Der ERC Starting Grant für Ihr Projekt: "SURFLINK - Molecular carpets on insulating surfaces: rational design of covalent networks" kommt für Sabine Maier nicht ganz von ungefähr:... more »

  • ERC Starting Grant für EAM Member Dr. Björn Braunschweig

    08. December 2014 Dr. Björn Braunschweig wird mit einem der begehrten Starting Grants des Europäischen Forschungsrates (ERC) ausgezeichnet und konnte sich damit im härtesten Auswahlverfahren zur Vergabe europäischer Fördermittel durchsetzen. Die Fördermittel der ERC Starting Grants von rund 1,5 Millionen Euro werden... more »

  • Newsletter Edition Fall 2014 published

    24. November 2014 Highlight EAM support of young academics: A review Research Optimization within Research Area A3 CRACKS³ - Modeling eraly stages of fracture and crack-microstructure interaction Event Review Nucleation and Early Stages of Particle Formation Newsletter epaper and download more »

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The EAM Newsletter provides up-to-date information on EAM's research, programs and events.
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