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Brooks Rabideau starts as Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass Cluster of Excellence

Brooks Rabideau joins TMF as a post doctoral fellow with Prof. Ahmed Ismail in July 2010. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 he worked as a post doctoral fellow at the Laboratoire des Matériaux et des Structures du Génie Civil in Paris, France. His research interests include the behavior and rheology of pasty materials and the understanding of colloidal and molecular scale phenomena through simulation.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: July 2010

Prof. Andreas Schuppert is appointed as a member of EPSRC

Andreas Schuppert

EPSRC is currently organising an international review of the quality and impact of mathematical sciences research within UK academia. Prof. Dr. A. Schuppert has been nominated as a member of the international review panel.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: June 26, 2010

Karen Veroy Grepl, Ph.D. is appointed as Junior Professor

Karen Veroy-Grepl

Karen Veroy Grepl, Ph.D. has been appointed as Junior Professor in "Hochleistungsrechnen Ingenieurmässiger Modelle" in the faculty of Civil Engineering (F3) of the RWTH Aachen University.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: June 25, 2010
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Professor Marek Behr receives FAMOS for Family-Award

Professor Marek Behr, head of the Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems is the 2010 Winner of the "Famos for Family Award." He was nominated for the award by colleagues and is selected by the ESB office (Eltern-Service Büros) of RWTH Aachen University for his engagement: "His chair is a great example of high-performing science and family-friendlyness." Since the establishment of the chair in 2004, Prof. Marek Behr has worked to provide family-friendly working conditions and promote a healthy work-life balance.

Location: RWTH Aachen University
Date: May 2010
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Professor Wolfgang Marquardt and Professor Dierk Raabe are New Members of the Wissenschaftsrat

Professor Wolfgang Marquardt and Professor Dierk Raabe are new members of the Scientific Commission of the Wissenschaftsrat. Professor Marquardt is head of AVT, Process Systems Engineering, RWTH Aachen University; Dierk Raabe is professor at the Department and Chair of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics at RWTH Aachen University, and he is director of the Max-Planck-Institut for Iron Research since 1999. Both scientists are highly valued experts in their respective disciplines. Potential members of the Scientific Commission are jointly proposed by several renowned scientific institutions such as the DFG and finally appointed by the German President. The Wissenschaftsrat is an advisory council for the Federal Government and the State Governments.

Location: RWTH Aachen University
Date: April 2010