News

New School for Simulation and Data Sciences (SSD)

The sector teaching, young researcher qualification, and training within the Center for Simulation and Data Sciences is represented by the School of Simulation and Data Sciences (SSD). The SSD is the consolidation of the German Research School for Simulation Sciences (GRS) and the AICES Graduate School and represents further advancements as well as new projects.

Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University decided to fund 15 positions for doctoral candidates within the SSD.

If you want to read more information about the SSD, please click here.

Professorship has been awarded to AICES Junior Research Group Leader Prof. Dr. Malte Göttsche

On June 1st, Junior Research Group Leader Prof. Dr. Malte Göttsche received his Professorship. He is also part of Faculty 1 (Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences) and the Physics Institute III B. The Freigeist-Fellowship allowed Malte Göttsche to come to RWTH Aachen University.

Congratulations Malte!

AICES Associated Junior Research Group Leader Prof. Elgeti has been recognized with the Umbrella Award 2018

Prof. Stefanie Elgeti has been recognized with the Umbrella Award 2018 for her work in Energy Conversion and Energy Storage. The prize is given by the Umbrella consortium, an alliance between RWTH Aachen University, Technion and Research Center Jülich. With the award, the institutions intend to strengthen the collaboration among members of the alliance. Congratulations!

Charlemagne Distinguished Lecture Series: AICES Welcomes Prof. Denis Noble, Ph.D.

Twice a year, the AICES fellows organize the prestigious Charlemagne Lecture, whose objective is to invite persons, who have achieved impressive accomplishments throughout their career and, in this sense, to get inspired by their scientific achievements. 

As the 15th speaker, the AICES fellows invited Professor Denis Noble Ph.D., Emeritius Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford, England.

Professor Noble gave a talk on "From Pacing the Heart to the Pace of Evolution" on February 19, 2018 at 3 pm in the GeneraliHall of Super C (6th floor). 

We were very pleased about his visit and we will be honoured to welcome Denis Noble any time again.

AICES Fellow Sheng-Ying Yue Passed His Doctoral Exam

Sheng-Ying started as an AICES Fellow in 2014 and received his doctoral degree in January 2018. His research on “ Thermal Properties of Phonons and Electrons in Materials from ab Initio”, has been advised by Prof. Dr. Hu.

Sheng-Ying now works as a Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California in Santa Barbara.

Congratulations Sheng-Ying!