19 February 2019, Technische Universität Darmstadt
The team of the project EnEff:Stadt Campus Lichtwiese will organize a symposium on energy-efficient district development to be held 19 February 2019.
Die Grenzen von Hämatit
TU-Forscher untersuchen Grundlagen der Wasserstofferzeugung
Hämatit und andere Übergangsmetalloxide kommen bei der regenerativen Erzeugung von Wasserstoff zum Einsatz. Warum die Materialien dabei an ihre Grenzen stoßen, fanden Forscher der TU Darmstadt heraus. Ihre Ergebnisse veröffentlichten sie jetzt in „Nature Communications“.
Markus Schremb (Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics) awarded gold medal
For his work on ice accretion due to supercooled water drops, Markus Schremb (Institute for Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics) has been awared the gold medal of this year's ERCOFTAC da Vinci Competition. go
New image video for CRC 1194
Interaction between transport and wetting processes
What happens when surfaces are printed and coated with different liquids? What processes occur when a liquid meets a solid? How do wetting and dewetting depend on the local momentum, heat and mass transport processes? The underlying mechanisms of the interaction between these processes have to a large extent not been understood to date and are the focus of the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1194. Although the physical phenomena take place only in a range of nanometres or micrometres, they often determine the efficiency of the overall process and the resulting product quality.
Darmstadt Engine Workshop (DEW)
October 19, 2018 in Darmstadt, Germany
The Darmstadt Engine Workshop is an academic approach to improve the methods used to predict and investigate turbulent flows within the engine research and design process. The aim of this collaborative effort is to learn more about the detailed physics of reacting and non-reacting flows in internal combustion (IC) engines. This effort does not focus on the design of new engines or engine technology. The workshop is therefore open to everyone from academia only. This workshop encompasses both experimental and theoretical development, which includes logical collaborations (worldwide) to form strong teams that jointly address the challenges of combustion science within IC engines.
Survey on Open Access and Open Educational Resources in engineering sciences
In October 2018 the project OpenIng has started an online survey on the use of OpenAccess in engineering sciences. Researchers are asked to participate in the survey which runs until December 15, 2018. go
The pod machine principle
High-resolution replication of surface topography with the press of a button
A hand-held device (“replicator”) allows the non-destructive, cost-effective and rapid production of replicators of surface topography for high-resolution analysis with the press of a button. The development by Dr. Lars-Oliver Heim (Physics of Surfaces) uses a a polymer with very good wetting properties that is applied to the surface of interest. The polymer is then hardened extremely rapidly by ultraviolet light, through which a replicate of the surface is produced.
25-28 February 2019 in Darmstadt, Germany
After the great success of four previous Short Courses on Atomization and Sprays, a fifth edition will be held from 25-28 February 2019 at the TU Darmstadt. The course presents the current understanding and state-of-the-art of atomization fundamentals, their realization in atomizer systems and their application in a wide variety of engineering branches, including spray drying, spray coating, spray cooling, fuel injection, etc. go
Peter Stephan receives VDI honorary medal
VDI-GVC honours outstanding work in the field of heat and mass transfer, commitment to VDI Heat Atlas
The working group process and chemical engineering of the Association of German Engineers (VDI-GVC) has awarded professor Peter Stephan a VDI honorary medal. During the annual meeting of ProcessNet 2018 in Aachen professor Stephan was acknowledged for his internationally renowned work and achievements in the field of heat and mass transfer, and for his commitment to the further development of the VDI Heat Atlas, a standard in the field of heat transfer.
TU Darmstadt in the vanguard of German Research Foundation’s Funding Atlas
Across the Federal Republic, TU Darmstadt is one of the highest-performing universities when it comes to acquiring funding for Engineering Sciences from the German Research Foundation (DFG): in the rankings for income in absolute figures it comes in fourth place behind leader RWTH Aachen University, which is followed by the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and TU Dresden. In Computer Science TU Darmstadt achieves first place. These are the findings contained in the Funding Atlas 2018, in which the DFG, Germany’s largest funding organisation, has published performance indicators for publicly-funded research in the period 2014 to 2016. go