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Junior Researcher Awards Junior Researcher Awards

The University of Freiburg has awarded young scientists of the Faculty of Engineering and its departments.

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The Community Against Covid-19 The Community Against Covid-19

A group of Freiburg researchers provide global, open access to data on the SARS-CoV-2 genome which could hold the key for a new approach to treating the virus

Christoph Messmer wins Student Award at the European Photovoltaics Conference Christoph Messmer wins Student Award at the European Photovoltaics Conference

Christoph Messmer, PhD student in the group of Photovoltaic Energy Conversion at INATECH, University of Freiburg, received a Student Award for his plenary talk “The Race for the Best Silicon Bottom Cell: Efficiency and Cost Evaluation of Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Cells” at the 37th European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC).

Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning appointed to Expert Council on Climate Issues Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning appointed to Expert Council on Climate Issues

Henning, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and Professor for Solar Energy Systems at the University of Freiburg, was appointed to the new Expert Council on Climate Issues by the German Cabinet. The independent panel of experts, consisting of five scientists, will advise the German government on the implementation of Germany’s Climate Action Law.

On the way to the optical cochlear implant On the way to the optical cochlear implant

Interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University Medical Center Göttingen and the Department of Microsystems Engineering of the University of Freiburg generate for the first time light-controlled behaviour in deaf rodents using optical cochlear implants based on light-emitting diodes. Published in Science Translational Medicine.

A Kaleidoscopic View of Corona A Kaleidoscopic View of Corona

In a new series of video podcasts Freiburg researchers offer their perspectives on the effects of the pandemic. Here are the contributions of the Faculty of Technology with its three departments.

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