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Every Wednesday, theEXPLORATORIUM series of events is held to present qualification work and interesting topics. In line with current infection control measures, the event currently uses a digital environment.

If you would like to register a presentation, please contact Susan Oxfart

For more information and the current program, please visit the Research section.


On September172019, the scientific colloquium was held for the first time under the heading "ENERGIA CONNECTICUM". 23 PhD and project theses were presented in pitch format (3-minute short presentations) to the approximately 50 participants from the IEAU's fields of expertise.

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After the success in 2019, the scientific colloquium on the theme year "Energy" could be hosted again on September 30, 2020 under corresponding conditions of the infection control. On this varied event day, an extensive repertoire of specialist lectures was offered, representing the current state and future potential of research.

In the context of the colloquium, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jürgen Petzoldt was given a ceremonial send-off into university retirement. Prior to this, he looked back on 60 years of research and teaching in the field of power electronics and control systems in electrical power engineering, which he had headed for many years, in his closing lecture at the colloquium.


May 2021 Prof. Thomas Hannappel interviewed by Renate Ell on BAYERN 2 radioWissen about the background and goals of his research into artificial photosynthesis.

"The goal is to eventually develop an artificial leaf that is scalable, robust and competitive, so that you would have different solar fuels available."

To the interview (German only)