Research

Dr. Stephan E. Wolf, MAP lecturer (Privatdozent, PD) at the Institute of Glass and Ceramics in the MAP host Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been accepted to the prestigious Heisenberg Programme of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation). In this pro...

Have you ever spilled your cup of coffee? You may have noticed how the coffee dries into an intriguing stain with a bright centre and a dark ring encircling it. This “coffee ring” forms because the liquid evaporates faster at the edges, inducing a flow from the droplet interior towards the outsid...

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...

Every MAP students gets to write an essay, summarizing the literature of a specific Focal Subject. This is an integral part of the programme, which sets it apart from others, preparing students on their journey into academia. Inspired by the experimental work of his miniproject in the group of MAP C...

Quite early in my Master studies, I became aware that I want to go abroad for preparing my Master thesis since I had already finished my Bachelor’s at FAU. Therefore, I started at the beginning of the second year of MAP to organize such a research stay for my thesis. After having to reject an invita...

MAP supervisor Prof. Dr. Carolin Körner, Chair of Materials Science and Engineering for Metals at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant, which is not only extraordinary funding, but also recognition of Erlangen and Nuremberg as an exceptional ...

MAP offers its annual poster session for the very first time in a digital format on 12th February, 2021, from 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Part time attendance is possible. Interested students and scientists are cordially invited to gain personal insights into MAP during the first ever digital MAP poster pre...