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The Institute for Applied Materials - Computational Materials Science (IAM-CMS) is engaged in research, teaching and transfer of knowledge about mechanical, tribological and structural properties of materials and component evaluation. We deal with fundamental as well as application-oriented questions in simulation and experiment.

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3. Platz beim "Ken Ludema Best Paper Award" für Carina Morstein

Auf der 23. „International Wear of Materials Conference WOM“  hat Carina Morstein den 3. Platz beim „Ken Ludema Best Paper Award“ für ihr Paper “ Graphite Lubrication Mechanisms Under High Mechanical Load”  gewonnen. Der Preis zu Ehren des Gründers der Konferenz zeichnet die besten Veröffentlichungen aus, die in einem Konferenz-Sonderband in der Zeitschrift WEAR erscheinen. Wir gratulieren!

BildCynthia Ruf, KIT
Britta Nestler has stake in opening the NFDI Directorate

To introduce the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI), the NFDI4Ing project was presented on October 15, 2020, by Professor Britta Nestler, as co-speaker at the inauguration event of the office in Karlsruhe. In an interview for the Campus-Report, following the opening of the office of the NFDI, Britta Nestler explains the importance of “preserving the treasure of raw data”.

Link to the Press Release of KIT
gumbsch_acatechFoto: Irina Westermann, KIT
Peter Gumbsch is a member of acatech

Professor Peter Gumbsch was accepted as a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). The task of acatech is to advise politics and society on future issues relating to technology science and technology policy.

To the press release