Welcome to our institute

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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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
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Christian Greiner receives Adolf Martens Prize

On December 5, 2019, Dr. Christian Greiner was awarded the Adolfs Martens Prize in Berlin for outstanding work in the field of materials research. We congratulate!

To the BAM press release
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Christian Greiner elected as member of the DFG Review Boards

Dr. Christian Greiner was elected member of the review boards of the German Research Foundation (DFG). In this function he will participate as an expert in the field of "Mechanical properties of metallic materials and their microstructural causes" in the evaluation of applications for financial support of research projects.

To the DFG Review Board election