22. September 2023 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │22.09.2023 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Brand refreshment + Understanding sugar molecules+ time for socialising

Editor: Mark Winter

► University Brand Sprint: Thank you for your active participation!

Press and Communication Service of TU Braunschweig would like to thank all participants of the four brand workshops on September 11th and 12th for their active participation. The workshops took place in a pleasant working atmosphere and were very productive. We will provide further information on the website regarding the university brand update here.

► Welcome! First year students welcome in the stadium and information on campus

This year, TU Braunschweig will once again welcome all first-year students at the Eintracht Stadium. On 23 October at 9 a.m., a bilingual, diverse and international programme awaits the new students. Afterwards, the information exchange will start on the central campus.

► “Focusing even more on relationships with industry”

Prof. Thomas Spengler is responsible for “Industrial Networks & Business Strategies” on the board of the Battery LabFactory (BLB). In this short interview, he tells us what role industrial contacts and new business models play for a research centre.

► First foundations for design sugar

While proteins can now be specifically adapted as desired, sugar design is still a vision. In an international alliance, TU researchers together with the QuantumFrontiers cluster have now succeeded in taking a first step in this direction: the isolation of individual sugar molecules.

► Finally, flying!

The DLR_Uni_Summer_School once again brought together aviation students from all over Germany. They had the outstanding opportunity to put theoretical knowledge into practice during research flights. The Summer School is organised by the Institute of Flight Guidance together with DLR.

► Congratulations

… to Dr.-Ing. Clemens Krautwald! He has been honoured with the “Coastal Engineering Journal Award of 2022” by the Japan Society of Civil Engineers. The scientist from the Leichtweiß-Institut für Wasserbau (LWI) has investigated which forces act on coastal buildings during storm surges and how building standards need to be improved.

► “On Sundays, one lane becomes a pedestrian and cycle path”

In another episode of the “Future City Goes Global” series, Tom Rothe takes us to Rio de Janeiro. The research assistant at the Institute of Mechanics and Adaptronics presented the results of his research in the Collaborative Research Centre “Additive Manufacturing in Construction” at a conference.

► Schlaf – Schmerz – Stress

The cultures and technologies of biofeedback systems are being studied by Prof. Christian Kehrt in a BMBF-funded joint project with the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg. The project examines humanities, cultural studies and history in relation to biomonitoring and biofeedback, as well as the technical history of devices such as EEG and ECG.

► Mail from Japan

… sent to us by Hanne Thiemann and Nicol Jaramillo. The students spent three months at Yamanashi University to write their student research papers in the field of electrocatalysis and report on their experiences in the magazine.

► About Rehabilitation in Post-Covid

… Jörg Heimsoth, Head of Therapy Management at the Oldenburg Rehabilitation Centre, will report in his lecture on 11 October. The Corporate Health and Re-Integration Management cordially invites interested persons to attend the online lecture.

► Remaining places for the Children’s University lecture “Zero Waste”

“How can plastic bottles be recycled?” Prof. Stephan Scholl, Institute of Chemical and Thermal Process Engineering, will explore this question in his lecture on 7 October at 10:30 in the Audimax. Online registration of children between 8 and 12 years is still possible.

► Current calls for proposals of the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Foundation is offering the opportunity to apply for various funding opportunities for research projects and research fellowships in the field of humanities and social sciences until 22 November 2023. Special focus is on the historical sciences.

► Darling of the week

Taking time for each other – that was the motto of our darling of the week. For the third time, the employee gathering offered an atmospheric setting for a hundred randomly selected employees to get into conversation and exchange ideas. You can find a review of the festival in a picture gallery in our magazine.

► Events

There is always something going at TU Braunschweig in the upcoming week. Whether lectures, discussions, information events, concerts, films and much more. Take a look at our calendar of events and let yourself be inspired.