Author: Michael Engel

Science meets Fiction

EAM Science meets Fiction is a scientifically oriented exhibition that includes literature contributions. Our lab contributed one computer rendering of a clathrate crystal made from triangular bipyramids taken from a recent publication. The exhibition takes place from Sept 16 to

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Welcome Zhiyu

Zhiyu joined the group as a PhD student. He will be working on hydrogels and simulate their mechanical properties. Welcome!

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At the Tag des CBI 2017 Michael presented his inaugural lecture.

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Welcome Marco

Marco joined the group as a PhD student. He will be working on developing and applying computational methods for the study of anisotropic particles. Welcome!

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Paper on DNA-programmable self-assembly published in ‚Science‘

A research collaboration involving Prof. Michael Engel reported the self-assembly of gold nanoparticles of a particular shape with DNA ligands into clathrate colloidal crystals. The work required a combined effort of state-of-the-art synthesis techniques and DEM computer simulations. Clathrate Colloidal

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Welcome Alberto

Alberto joined the group as a postdoctoral researcher. He will be working on simulations and analysis of the structure and microstructure of nanomaterials. Welcome!

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Poster award for Eric

Congratulations to Eric for the first prize in the annual MAP poster contest with a poster on simulating disordered photonic materials!

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Welcome Chrameh

Chrameh joined the group as a PhD student. He will be working on colloidal crystallization in collaboration with the group of Prof. Nicolas Vogel. Welcome!

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Apply now: Ferienakademie Sarntal 2017

The Ferienakademie is a summer school with a long tradition organized by three universities in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. It is an excellent opportunity to spend two weeks in late summer/early fall in the Tyrol mountains (northern Italy) to learn and

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Poster award for Junwei

Junwei Wang, a PhD student working in the Vogel lab on a joint project, received a best poster award at the annual symposium of the EAM cluster at Kloster Banz. Congratulations!

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