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Wednesday, 09 November, 2011

Erwin Schrödinger Preis 2011 for Vasilis Ntziachristos

New NIM member receives highly doted award …

Monday, 07 November, 2011

Hermann Gaub new member of the Council of Scientists of the Human Frontier Science Program

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is a program of funding for frontier research in the life sciences. It is implemented by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization …

Monday, 24 October, 2011

Bustling activity inside cells

NIM member Professor Andreas Bausch (TU München) receives a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of 1.5 million Euros for the research on self-organizing systems. …

Thursday, 20 October, 2011

Hermann E. Gaub elected to EMBO membership

In October 2011 the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) awarded NIM member Hermann E. Gaub together with 45 other life scientists from 14 countries a life-long EMBO membership.

The new …

Friday, 14 October, 2011

Research on the origin of life

Highly endowed award for Professor Dieter Braun …

Monday, 22 August, 2011

Visualizing nanoscience

Within a two week project, master students of media informatics at LMU created 3D animations about current nano research in cooperation with NIM graduate students. …

Sunday, 31 July, 2011

Munich Businessplan Competition

Success for spin-off company neaspec …

Wednesday, 20 July, 2011

Highly endowed European Grant for Prof. Achim Hartschuh

Nanostructures in the spotlight …

Friday, 15 July, 2011

Important EPS Award for Immanuel Bloch

NIM member has been awarded the „2011 Prize for Fundamental Aspects of Quantum Electronics and Optics“ …

Thursday, 30 June, 2011

Honorary Doctorate for Theodor Hänsch

NIM-PI has been honored …

Thursday, 26 May, 2011

GO Bio Award for three NIM members

On May 26, 2011, three NIM members received the GO Bio Prize, awarded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF):

Prof. Christian Plank (Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische …

Tuesday, 17 May, 2011

Paolo Lugli elected to "acatech"

NIM member Professor Paolo Lugli, Institute for Nanoelectronics, TU München, has been elected as new member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). 

acatech …

Thursday, 21 April, 2011

Awards for NIM members

Bestowed at IEEE Joint Conference "IFCS & EFTF" in San Francisco …

Monday, 11 April, 2011

Young Talent TOTAL Award for Enrico da Como

Awarded by the European Materials Research Society …

Friday, 18 March, 2011

Kondo effect lights up

NIM publication highlighted in Physical Review Letters …

Tuesday, 22 February, 2011

Chemical control of the charge state of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

Physical Review B - Rapid Communications, J. A. Garrido et al. …

Tuesday, 18 January, 2011

Paolo Lugli becomes IEEE Fellow

Highest grade of IEEE membership …

Friday, 07 January, 2011

Lars Onsager Lecture Prize for Peter Hänggi

Offered by the Trondheim University (Norway) …

Friday, 17 September, 2010

Opening of the New Electron Microscopy Lab

Since September 2010 a new electron microscope enriches the technical equipment at the Photonics and Optoelectronic´s group at the LMU Munich. During the opening of the one million Euro instrument …

Monday, 09 August, 2010

Munich Business Plan Competition 2010

NIM-member Ulrich Rant and his team on second place …

Thursday, 22 July, 2010

Volkswagen grant for Eva Weig and Doris Heinrich

The VW Foundation granted more than 500.000 Euro to two young LMU scientists. The two physicists Dr. Eva Weig and Dr. Doris Heinrich received the financial support for their common project …

Thursday, 22 July, 2010

New Building for Nanoscience

Opening of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials …

Tuesday, 06 July, 2010

ERC-Grant for Philip Tinnefeld

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected the NIM researcher Professor Philip Tinnefeld to receive an ERC Starting Grant of about 1.5 million Euro. The bio-physicist works with his …

Monday, 07 June, 2010

Dieter Braun gets ERC Starting Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected the NIM researcher Professor Dieter Braun to receive an ERC Starting Grant. The bio-physicist Dieter Braun works with his group at the …

Thursday, 20 May, 2010

Student Board for NIM graduate program elected

On April 28, 2010, about 40 PhD students belonging to NIM groups elected five representatives for the student board of the NIM Graduate Program (NIM-GP). Two deputies come from …

Wednesday, 19 May, 2010

Prof. Jens Michaelis received Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein Prize

On May 13, 2010, Professor Jens Michaelis, leader of the Nanomechanics group at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtität München) and member of NIM, received …

Friday, 30 April, 2010

Jörg P. Kotthaus voted as new member of acatech

The General Assembly of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) elected Professor Jörg P. Kotthaus as a new member recommended by the Executive Board.

acatech represents …

Tuesday, 20 April, 2010

Lindhard Lecture Prize for Prof. Peter Hänggi

Prof. Peter Hänggi (Theoretical Physics, University of Augsburg) has been awarded the Lindhard Lecture Prize by the Centre for Theory in Natural Science (CTN) of the Aarhus University, …

Thursday, 04 March, 2010

Nano fair at a mega city

NIM attended NanoTech 2010 in Tokyo …

Monday, 08 February, 2010

Highly cited

Two NIM members, Professor Peter Hänggi (University of Augsburg) and Professor  Ignacio Cirac (Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching), have been listed on www.ISIHighlyCited.com. On …

Sunday, 07 February, 2010

PhD scholarships

The Munich-based Center for NanoScience (CeNS) announces the call for applications for PhD scholarships in the framework of the International Doctorate Program “NanoBioTechnology”. Outstanding …

Tuesday, 01 December, 2009

Joint workshop on "New Directions in NanoHealth"

NIM started collaboration with Nano Institutes in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Seoul - NIM will organize the next workshop …

Monday, 30 November, 2009

Nanoscience for everyone

NanoDay 2009 attracted interested public into Deutsches Museum


Friday, 27 November, 2009

Matthias Rief becomes coordinator of new Collaborative Research Centre

In January 2010 a new Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) starts in Munich entitled „Forces in Biomolecular Systems“. Scientists with background in physics, biophysics, biochemistry or cell biology …

Wednesday, 11 November, 2009

Gerhard Abstreiter voted as new member of acatech

The General Assembly of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) elected Professor Gerhard Abstreiter as a new member recommended by the Executive Board.

acatech represents …

Friday, 30 October, 2009

Augsburger NIM-Forscher verlässt Deutschland trotz hoch-dotierter EU-Förderung

Augsburg/Boston – Der Experimentalphysiker Dr. Matthias Schneider konnte einen der renommierten "Starting Grants" des European Research Council (ERC) in Höhe von knapp 1,3 Mio Euro …

Monday, 26 October, 2009

NIM scientist gets highly endowed EU grant

The NIM scientist Jens Michalis receives a Starting Grant from the European Research Councils (ERC). Professor Michaelis, Department for Chemistry and Biochemistry at the …

Friday, 23 October, 2009

Eine Falle für zarte Proteinbande:

Lizenzvertrag zwischen ChromoTek und Bayerischer Patentallianz  …

Friday, 24 July, 2009

Summer and Research in Munich

19 students from 13 different countries – The NIM Summer Research Program …

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009

Honour for NIM scientist

Professor Dr. Christoph Bräuchle has been elected as an ordinary member of the Academia Europaea. The Academy is a European, non-governmental association of scientists and scholars who collectively …

Tuesday, 28 April, 2009

Forschungszentrum für Nanotechnologie und Nanomaterialien

Erster Spatenstich für neues Forschungszentrum …

Wednesday, 08 April, 2009

Helmholtz-Preis für Entdecker des „Mini-Frequenzkammes“

Bedeutendster Preis für Metrologie geht an Tobias J. Kippenberg, Ronald Holzwarth und Pascal Del Haye – völlig neuer Ansatz bei der exakten Messung von Frequenzen …

Tuesday, 10 March, 2009

Science4Life competition: two NIM groups successful!

nanostove and ChromoTek are amongst the 10 winners in concept stage …

Friday, 06 March, 2009

NIM researchers successful in Munich Business Plan Competition

Dominik Ho and Florian A. Dehmelt (Chair Hermann Gaub, LMU) are amongst the winners of the Ideas Stage with their project STAMPEDE …

Thursday, 22 January, 2009

Minister visited NIM groups

The new Bavarian Science Minister Dr. Wolfgang Heubisch (image: front) visited the LMU on 22nd January. He met the NIM Coordinator Professor Jochen Feldmann (image: right) and Professor …

Monday, 19 January, 2009

DFG startet Internet-Videoportal zur Exzellenzinitiative

Neues Multimedia-Angebot macht Spitzenforschung in Deutschland für breite Öffentlichkeit erlebbar


Thursday, 08 January, 2009

Hochdotierte Auszeichnung für NIM-Forscher

Patrick Cramer erhält Ernst Jung-Forschungspreis …

Tuesday, 16 December, 2008

Alexander L. Efros joins Walter Schottky Institut of TUM in Garching as Senior Humboldt Fellow

A Senior Humboldt Fellowship has been awarded to Alexander L. Efros from the Naval Research Laboratory at Washington, USA.  …

Saturday, 06 December, 2008

Arnold Sommerfeld Award for Sebastian Gönnenwein

Sebastian T. B. Gönnenwein of Walther-Meißner-Institute received the Arnold Sommerfeld Award 2008 of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities.  …

Wednesday, 03 December, 2008

Biophysiker Raymond Astumian Gastprofessor an der LMU

Die Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung hat Raymond Dean Astumian, Professor am Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maine, einen Humboldt-Forschungspreis verliehen. Damit verbunden ist …


Tuesday, 04 April, 2017

Electronic interactions and noninvasive manipulations of 2D materials

Prof. Tim Wehling, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Bremen


Tuesday, 02 May, 2017

NIM Workshop "Young Ideas in Nanoscience"

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Münchner Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz


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