31. March 2023 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │31.03.2023 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Energy centre of the future + Ultrafine particle pollution around airports + Expand competences with further education

Editor: Mark Winter

► Groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Hydrogen Terminal

On 23 March, the starting signal was given for the construction of the Hydrogen Terminal at the research airport. The project, which is funded by the BMBF with over 20 million euros, is being implemented by the Steinbeis Innovation Centre energieplus and TU Braunschweig. The aim is research into green hydrogen production technologies.

► Ultra-fine particle study starts at Frankfurt Airport

In April, the study to assess the exposure of the Rhine-Main region to ultrafine particles from Frankfurt Airport and their health effects will start. TU Braunschweig is also involved in the implementation.

► Congratulations

… Martin Wolke and Charlotte Lücking. The two research assistants at the Institute of Chemical and Thermal Process Engineering were awarded two poster prizes at the Dechema annual meeting of the fluid process engineering and adsorption sections.

► Further training programme for staff

The first further training programme of the Professional and Personnel Development Department for all employees is online. Registration is open for April to September. It offers all target groups a common service that is intended to make everyday work easier and promote personal development.

► Postdoc programme for the summer semester online

Registration for the postdoc programme for the coming summer semester has started. The programme includes events on various topics such as leadership, writing research proposals and dealing with conflicts.

► Save the Date: Future City Conference

Cities have immense potential for sustainable transformation. The Future City Conference invites all interested persons to Braunschweig on 11 and 12 October to explore “Research and Actions for Positive Change” from different perspectives.

► ProDiGI funding line is heading into its last round

Applications for funding of international digital teaching projects are possible until 22 May. New: Funding is also available for visits to initiate international teaching cooperations with the Universities of Tampere and Strathclyde. An information event will be held on 4 April.

► Strategy for Research for Sustainability (FONA)

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has published an guideline on upcoming funding formats within the framework of the “Strategy for Research for Sustainability (FONA)”.

► Digital bouquet

Kirsten Griese, Department 31, presents a digital bouquet of flowers to Prof. Heiko Harborth, Emeritus at the Institute for Analysis and Algebra. First as a student, then as a doctoral student, research assistant and professor, he has been at TU Braunschweig for 65 years. Even in retirement, he continues to research and visits the institute regularly.

► Darling of the week

Our darlings of the week are the three professors Sabine Langer, Institute of Acoustics, Melanie Brinkmann, Institute of Genetics, and Uta Schlickum, Institute of Applied Physics. On 10 May, they will take part in the next Salon der Wissenschaft (Science Salon) and exchange views with visitors on various science topics in a one-on-one discussion. Registration for the event is possible online. Those interested should be quick!