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Materials science and engineering at FAU is once more ranked among the top 100 in the world in 2022 according to the latest QS World University Subject Ranking published by the education information service provider Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Overall FAU is rated as one of the top 250 universities w...

Bionic innovation towards environmental protection – The successful end of the joined project BayBionik with the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection was celebrated at a final event at the Bionicum in the Tiergarten Nürnberg. The group of MAP chair Prof. Nicolas Vogel p...

An open house for people in need: the East wing of the Himbeerpalast in Erlangen is to offer a temporary home for Ukrainian refugees. This has been made possible thanks to the close and unbureaucratic collaboration between FAU, Erlangen city council, the State Construction Office Erlangen-Nuremberg ...

Dr. habil. Paolo Moretti (Chair of Materials Simulation) received his habilitation certificate on Jan. 14, 2022 from the hand of Dean Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Paul Fröba. With this, he was granted the teaching qualification for the subject area of materials science. Topic of his habilitation...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, MAP Focal Subject Head and Head, Institute of Biomaterials at FAU, will receive an honorary doctorate from Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. Prof. Boccaccini is conferred the title of Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of his successful research in biomateri...

A research group at FAU and the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) have come up with a design aimed at significantly increasing the operational stability and life span of perovskite solar cells. Their design centres around a bilayer of polymers that protects the pero...

During your studies, you have the opportunity to explore different topics and areas through internships or miniprojects. The multidisciplinary nature of MAP means that many doors are open to you. One of these opportunities is the Talent Programme at Zollhof. This internship programme starts  every 3...

According to a new report that analyses citations of scientific publications, more than 200 researchers from FAU are among the top two percent of the most cited scientists worldwide. Citations are an important criterion to measure the impact of scientific research and describe how often an initial r...