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Revolutionary nitrogen fixation and functionalization

DFG approves Reinhart Koselleck project for Matthias Drieß

The DFG has granted Prof. Dr. Matthias Drieß, Head of the Department of Organometallic Chemistry and Inorganic Materials at the Institute of Chemistry, a research project entitled "Nitrogen fixation, (electro)reduction and functionalization on the basis of silicon systems" worth one million euros as part of the Reinhart Koselleck Programme.

Nitrog…

Announcement of the election results for the office of part-time Women's and Equal Opportunities Officer of Faculty II

Faculty II congratulates Manon Orsborn on her election!

At its meeting on 18.03.2024, the Advisory Board of the part-time Women's and Equal Opportunities Officer of Faculty II unanimously elected the following person:

Part-time Women's and Equal Opportunities Officer, Division C: Manon Orsborn

Part-time Deputy Women's and Equal Opportunities Officer, Division A: Manon Orsborn

The term of office…

DFG approves new research group on quantum simulators for open quantum systems

The DFG and the Swiss National Science Foundation approve funding for a trinational research network on quantum systems in Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

Technische Universität Berlin will be the host university for the new research group "Driven-dissipative many-body systems of ultracold atoms" (FOR5688). The spokesperson of the research group, which is based in the field of theoretical and experimental quantum physics, is Prof. Dr. André Eckardt. He has been Head of the Department of Quantum…

Faculty II mourns the loss of Prof. Dr. Dieter Ziessow

Prof. Dr. Dieter Ziessow (1936 - 2024) passed away on February 28, 2024. With him, the Institute of Chemistry of Faculty II loses a valued and wonderful colleague.

Dieter Ziessow was born in Munich in 1940. He studied chemistry at Technischen Universität Berlin, where he also completed his doctorate and habilitation in physical chemistry. From 1975 to 2005, he was Professor of General and Physical Chemistry at the Institute of Chemistry at Technischen Universität Berlin.

His research focused on two- and…

Faculty II mourns the loss of Prof. (em.) Dr. Jörn Müller

Prof. (em.) Dr. Jörn Müller (1936 - 2024) passed away on January 27, 2024. With him, the Institute of Chemistry of Faculty II loses a valued and wonderful colleague.

Prof. (em.) Dr. Jörn Müller (1936 - 2024) passed away on January 27, 2024. With him, the Institute of Chemistry of Faculty II loses a valued and wonderful colleague.

Until his retirement in 2004, Jörn Müller represented the subject of analytical chemistry in research and teaching for 29 years. His research focused in particular on the field of…

Faculty II mourns the loss of Prof. Dr. Bernd Wegner

On 18th January 2024, Professor Bernd Wegner (1942 – 2024) passed away. The Institute of Mathematics loses a well-respected colleague and wonderful person.

On 18th January 2024, Professor Bernd Wegner (1942 – 2024) passed away. The Institute of Mathematics loses a well-respected colleague and wonderful person. 

Until his retirement on March 31, 2007, Prof. Wegner was head of the Department of Geometry and Topology. He was a committed researcher and university lecturer and for many years…

Faculty II mourns the loss of Priv.-Doz. Dr. Frank H. Lutz

Our longtime colleague and friend Priv.-Doz. Dr. Frank H. Lutz (1968 - 2023) passed away completely unexpectedly on 10th November 2023.

After studying mathematics in Tübingen and London, Frank Lutz received his doctorate from TU Berlin in 1999. For his dissertation "Triangulated Manifolds with Few Vertices and Vertex-Transitive Group Actions", he was awarded the Richard-Rado Prize of the Discrete Mathematics Section of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) the following year. He…

Dr. Nasibeh Haghighi receives the Marthe Vogt Prize 2023

Dr. Nasibeh Haghighi receives this year's Marthe Vogt Prize 2023 for her outstanding dissertation in the field of physics

Since 2001, the Forschungsverbund Berlin (FVB) has awarded the Marthe Vogt Prize annually to a young female scientist for an outstanding dissertation in a field that is being researched by the institutes of the Forschungsverbund Berlin. This year, the FVB is even honoring two excellent young female scientists for their groundbreaking dissertations:…

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schomäcker receives UNIPRENEURS award

In recognition of his special commitment to promoting spin-offs and entrepreneurship Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schomäcker was honored with the UNIPRENEURS award.

 

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schomäcker was honored with the UNIPRENEURS award for his special commitment to promoting start-ups from TU Berlin and in recognition of his significant contributions to the transfer of innovations into the economy.

UNIPRENEURS, the initiative to strengthen spin-offs from universities in Germany, awards the highest honor for the…

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pokutta receives Gödel Prize

In recognition of their influential work in combinatorial optimization, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pokutta and his co-authors were awarded the prestigious Gödel Prize in late June 2023.

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pokutta, head of the "Mathematical Optimization" group at the Institute of Mathematics and member of the Cluster of Excellence MATH+, and his co-authors were awarded the prestigious Gödel Prize at the end of June 2023 in recognition of their influential work in combinatorial optimization [1].

In their award-winning work,…