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Matthew Coleman (Notre Dame, USA) is RISE student at MSS

Matthew Coleman, student from the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA), will work at the Institute as a RISE student on “Assessing open-cell foam structures and monoliths for heterogeneous catalysis”.

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We welcome our new staff member Dr. Kuang-Wu Lee

Dr. Lee will work as researcher at our Institute MSS.. He is an expert on numerical simulation for liquid crystals,

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We welcome our new staff member Dr. Nadine Aburumman

Dr. Nadine Aburumman will work as researcher at our Institute MSS. She will develop and implement particle based algorithms for the simulation of reactive flows

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We welcome our new staff member Dipl.-Inf. Andreas Schäfer

Andreas Schäfer will work as researcher at our Institute MSS. He is working in the field high performance computing and simulation techniques.

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MSS alumnus Martin Tupy launches model career

MSS alumnus Martin Tupy launches model career, click here.

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We welcome our new Ph.D. Student Harol Torres Menendez

Harol Torres Menendez will do his doctoral studies at our Institute MSS. He is working on properties of passive and active granular matter.

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We welcome our guest researcher Dr. Satoshi Takada

15 February 2016 – Dr. Satoshi Takada from Kyoto University (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics) is visiting the institute for 3 weeks. Dr. Satoshi is an expert in Kinetic Theory of cohesive granulate. http://www2.yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~satoshi.takada/

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We welcome our new Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Engel

Prof. Dr. Michael Engel will work as Assistant Professor at MSS. His research focuses on understandingg the appearance and role of order in condensed matter. For this aim, Prof. Engel combines scientific knwoledge and engineering prinicples to investigate fundamental processes that drive self-assembly and dynamics on the molecular, nanoscale, and colloidal level.

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We welcome our new staff member Dr. Prapanch Nair

Pranpanch Nair will work as Postdoc at our Institute MSS. He is an expert in Multiphase Flows and Simulation Techniques.

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We welcome our new staff member Dr. Daniel Nasato

Daniel Nasato will work as Postdoc at MSS. He is an expert in Granular Flows and Granular Packing.

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Upcoming Spring School – Imaging Particles

4. – 8. April 2016 Erlangen, Germany

Please visit the spring school website for more information:
http://imaging-particles.de

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Certificate of Distinguished Referee

Prof. Thorsten Pöschel was honored a 2015 Distinguished Referee by EPJ.

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PhD defense by Michael Heckel