1. September 2023 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │01.09.2023 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Julia Willie Hamburg visits the NFF + HIT is just around the corner
+ Outstanding thesis awarded

Editor: Dilara Aktaş

► Deputy Prime Minister visits the NFF

Alternative drive technologies, digitalisation in logistics, autonomous driving – more than 1,000 scientists are researching new challenges in mobility at the Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF). Julia Willie Hamburg was able to get an idea of this during her summer trip.

► Hochschulinformationstag 2023 presents study opportunities

What is it like to study at TU Braunschweig and what is life on campus like? On 22 September TU Braunschweig’s Higher Education Information Day (HIT) will take place, with taster lectures, portraits of degree courses, guided tours and opportunities for discussion.

► Policy recommendations for entrepreneurship

The report on the results of the “Lower Saxony University Entrepreneurship Monitoring 2022” provides an insight into the transformation of entrepreneurship in the state of Lower Saxony. It also provides key recommendations for action. The report is available for download after registration.

► Computer science talent wanted

Professor Marcus Magnor has been selected as one of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s new Henriette Herz Scouts. The head of the Computer Graphics Lab now has the opportunity to propose three international academic talents for a research fellowship.

► Future aircraft configurations

New technologies and aircraft concepts are needed to drastically reduce aircraft emissions and energy consumption. However, solutions need to be evaluated at the overall aircraft level. This is the focus of a SE²A Junior Research Group led by Dr Stanislav Karpuk.

► New website on science awards

The Research Services has published a new website on the topic of science awards. This page serves as an overview of the most prestigious German science awards, whose nomination process is centrally coordinated and supported by the Research Services.

► Health and climate change

The lecture “I – You – We – Now! Adapting the city together to the consequences of climate change”, the Gesundheitsregion Braunschweig and the project Co-Adapted Braunschweig invite you to the Institute of Geoecology on 7 September. The speakers will be Dr Ines Bruchmann and Lotta Becker from the Department of Climate Protection and Strategic Environmental Planning of the City of Braunschweig.

► Register now! 12th Braunschweig Energy Seminars

From 21 to 22 September, experts from science and industry will meet at Haus der Wissenschaft to discuss a wide range of topics from the fields of superconductors, direct current technology and hydrogen. Take part in lectures on applications of resistance-free superconductors or the transmission of rectified high voltage (HVDC). Find out more and register here.

► What stops you cycling through the city?

That’s what the city of Braunschweig is asking its citizens. Until 24 September, Braunschweig residents can easily and conveniently report possible obstacles on cycle paths on a digital map. The aim is to improve the cycling network in Braunschweig.

► Congratulations to…

… Aeon Robotics! The robotics start-up won third place in the “Best of Technology 2023” award in the “Production” category. This category honours companies that are paving the way for Industry 4.0 with the help of innovative digital technologies and IT applications.

► Darling of the week

This week’s darling is Mjellma Çitaku! She won an award from the ARD.ZDF medienakademie for her master’s thesis at the Institute for Communications Technology at TU Braunschweig. The award honours outstanding final theses written by women in the field of audiovisual media production and distribution. Congratulations!

► 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.