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Monday, 02 July, 2012

Honor for Ernst Wagner

The NIM scientist has been elected as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Controlled Release Society (CRS).  …

Monday, 11 June, 2012

Jochen Feldmann becomes member of Leopoldina

The cluster coordinator of NIM, Prof. Jochen Feldmann (LMU München) has been elected member of the Leopoldina. The Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, founded in 1652, is Germany´s …

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012

NIM-members receive Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The 2011 Newcomb Cleveland Prize is awarded to the NIM members Simon Fölling, Lode Pollet and their colleagues from Harvard University for the research article “Probing the Superfluid to Mott …

Saturday, 17 March, 2012

NanoTemper winner of "Deutscher Innovationspreis"

The Munich company NanoTemper is winner of the German Innovation Prize (“Deutscher Innovationspreis”) in the category “Start-up companies”.

NanoTemper was founded in 2008 as a spin-off from the …

Friday, 09 March, 2012

NIM research project exhibited in the German Bundestag

"From idea to knowledge" …

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012

New issue of the NIM newsletter

Enjoy reading!

Friday, 17 February, 2012

NanoTech Tokyo 2012

NIM represented by Bavarian Cluster Nanotechnology …

Monday, 13 February, 2012

Thorsten Hugel receives Rudolf-Kaiser-Preis 2011

The NIM member Thorsten Hugel receives the Rudolf-Kaiser prize for his outstanding scientific work concerning the functionality of molecular machines. The prize has a value of 35,000 Euro. It is …

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011

Angelika Vollmar received Cross of the Order of Merit

The new NIM member Prof. Angelika Vollmar was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by the Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer. Vollmar holds the Chair of …

Thursday, 17 November, 2011

ZDF Interview with Dieter Braun

On 4 November 2011 NIM scientist Prof. Dieter Braun received the the Klung-Wilhelmy-Weberbank prize for the year 2011. Worth a total of 100.000 Euro, it is the highest endowed award for junior …

Thursday, 17 November, 2011

NanoHealth Seoul

NIM delegation travelled to South Korea …

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 …


Monday, 12 February, 2018

Two-dimensional coherent spectroscopy of a semiconductor microcavity

Prof Dr Alan D Bistrow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, West Virginia University Morgantown, USA


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