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  • RTG 2575/1: Rethinking Quantum Field Theory

    Plefka, Jan, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 09/2024

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Recent findings have revealed that the Standard Model of particle physics – which brings together the current understanding of the physics of elementary particles in a quantum field theory – requires rethinking. Using a broad research approach, the R ...

  • RTG 2434: Facets of Complexity

    Schweikardt, Nicole, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs - Beteiligungen

    Complexity is a central topic both in mathematics and in computer science. It appears in various forms: there is combinatorial complexity (number) of mathematical structures; description complexity (the possibility of encoding a structure succinctly ...

  • RG 2569/1: Agricultural Land Markets – Efficiency and Regulation (SP 07)

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Applied GIScience)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 01/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Agricultural land markets in Germany have changed substantially in the last decade, with rapidly increasing land sales and land rental prices. As a result, the spatial configuration of agricultural land use has changed, with a trend towards a higher ...

  • RG 2402/2: Singular SPDEs – approximation and statistical properties (SP 05)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Our aim is to better understand the dynamic behavior of singular SPDEs. In particular, we will study stochastic interface models like the KPZ equation or wetting models and we will investigate the intermittency properties of the continuous parabolic ...

  • RG 2402/2: Foundation of Regularity Structures(SP 02)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    We explore new approaches to renormalization, the scope of non-local operators in Hairer’s theory of regularity structures, as well as the role of Malliavin calculus in (Gaussian) models on suitable regularity structures. Another goal is to explore t ...

  • RG 2402/1: Singular SPDEs: Approximation and Statistical Properties (SP 05)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The powerful and novel theories of regularity structures and paracontrolled distributions have so far been used mostly for deriving existence, uniqueness and regularity results for singular stochastic partial differential equations (SPDEs). We feel t ...

  • RG 2402/1: Rough Path Theory and Random Dynamic Systems (SP 04)

    Imkeller, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Applied Theory of Probability)

    Duration of Project: 02/2016 - 01/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Rough paths theory and its extensions allow to analyse the solution to stochastic (partial) differential equations (S(P)DE) which could not be solved up to now. We will study the long time behaviour of these solutions. The theory of random dynamical ...

  • RG 2177/1: Inline Characterization of Reactions in Microfluidic Systems Using SERS (SP 03)

    Kneipp, Janina, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Physical Chemistry)

    Duration of Project: 10/2015 - 03/2020

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The application of SERS in microfluidic structures enables the sensitive detection of reacting species. Therefore it is, in principle, possible to monitor chemical reactions in situ. Apart from the identification and quantification of reactants, SERS ...

  • RG 1735/2: Efficient Nonparametric Regression When the Support Is Bounded (SP 03)

    Reiß, Markus, Prof. Dr. (Mathematical Statistics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2015 - 06/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    If in nonparametric regression the support of the error distribution has a sharp boundary, then the regression function and functionals thereof can be estimated with a higher rate of convergence than in regular models. We will first examine the geome ...

  • RG 1735/2: Central Project: Research Unit Structural Inference in Statistics: Adaption and Efficiency

    Reiß, Markus, Prof. Dr. (Mathematical Statistics)

    Duration of Project: 09/2015 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen
    The central project comprises the overall activities of the research group and manages in particular the travel, guest and equal opportunities fund for all participating scientist.

    Because of the increasing availability of data, statistics plays a ...
  • Protected Area Effectiveness in the Caucasus during Socioeconomic and Political Shocks

    Ghoddousi, Arash, Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Massive biodiversity loss, from species to ecosystems, is a characteristic of the Anthropocene. A universal conservation tool to halt this trend is the establishment of protected areas, which aim at safeguarding ecosystem integrity and functioning, s ...

  • Powering Divided Cities: Urban Energy Systems between Separation and Cooperation

    Moss, Timothy, Dr. (Director / Office)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
  • Learning of Intelligent Swarm Behavior - EXC 2002 SCoI P 12

    Romanczuk, Pawel, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 06/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster

    The main objective of the project is to systematic quantification of collective behavior of fish in order to derive data-driven models of observed collective behavior across different ecological contexts. Here, two important ecological contexts shall ...

  • IRTG 1740/2: Dynamical Phenomena in Complex Networks: Fundamentals and Applications

    Kurths, Jürgen, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Nonlinear Dynamics)

    Duration of Project: 04/2016 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    During the last decade, networks with complex topology have become a very powerful approach for understanding large complex systems in various fields of applications ranging from Neuroscience, via Engineering to Sociology and Economy. So far, most st ...

  • Interfaces between conjugated organic molecules and metal surfaces: Correlating adsorption-induced distortion, electronic structure, and interface dipole

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 04/2009 - 03/2012

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    We will undertake a comprehensive study of conjugated organic adsorbates on metal substrates, focusing on the interplay between structural and electronic properties of the interface. Using complementary techniques, i.e., mainly photoelectron spectros ...

  • Interface-Control for Organic Devices

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Experimental Physics / Physics of Macromolecules)

    Duration of Project: 09/2006 - 08/2009

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The ICONTROL project relates to the field of organic (opto-) electronic devices, such as light emitting diodes, photovoltaic cells, field effect transistors, memory cells, sensors, and combinations thereof. We address the key components that deter ...

  • Integrated self-assembled SWITCHable systems and materials: towards responsive organic electronics – a multi-site innovative training action

    Hecht, Stefan, Prof. (Organic Chemistry and Functional Materials)

    Duration of Project: 01/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    iSwitch will offer top-level multi-disciplinary and supra-sectorial training to a pool of talented young researchers, involving contributions from different scientific and technological fields such as, supramolecular chemistry, materials, nanoscience ...

  • Integrability in Four Dimensions

    Löbbert, Florian, (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Integrable models furnish a fertile arena for studying the theoretical framework that underlies our physical reality. They have a natural home in two dimensions and feature in elegant limits of higher dimensional systems. Notably, integrable models h ...

  • Integrability and Conformal Symmetry in Four Dimensions

    Löbbert, Florian, (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    One source of inspiration to tackle the problems of modern quantum field theory comes from the so-called gauge/gravity duality. This conjectured correspondence states that certain highly symmetric quantum field theories in four dimensions have a dual ...

  • Informal settlements, economic and environmental change, and public health - Strategies to improve the quality of life in Dhaka

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 05/2011 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The INNOVATE project centred around the informal settlements of Dhaka and focused on four interwoven topics of vital relevance for the future development of the megacity of Dhaka, Bangladesh: First, climatologic and air pollution effects from the loc ...

  • Indicators of education for sustainable development in formal education

    Bagoly-Simó, Péter, Prof. Dr. (Didactics of Geography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 06/2021

    Financer: BMBF
    The project is about the development of indicators of education for sustainable development in formal education.
    For this purpose, framework conditions, the first and second phase of education of the teachers, as well as the curricula of the federa ...
  • Improved measurements of sensitive climate indicators

    Christen, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry III)

    Duration of Project: 12/2014 - 08/2017

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    The formation and composition of clouds is a high priority for the improved understanding of atmospheric processes. However, precise spectroscopic data of atmospherically relevant condensation nuclei is missing. Our experimental capabilities allow th ...

  • Impacts of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Carbon Stocks

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2011 - 12/2014

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The overall objective will be to obtain an improved understanding of how the implementation of REDD+ mechanisms may: 1. reduce emissions of GHG and maintain or enhance existing stocks of carbon in vegetation and soil of various land cover types, 2. i ...

  • Identifying potential habitat for the European bison in Germany

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 07/2013 - 01/2015

    Financer: Sonstige Wirtschaftsunternehmen

    This project generated the first assessment and map of potential habitat for the European bison in Germany.

  • Hybrid-Photovoltaics - TP4

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 05/2012 - 12/2015

    Financer: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
    The energy level alignment between organic and inorganic materials was
    investigated and tailored. This has important implications for adjusting the
    energy levels at organic/inorganic heterojunctions and their excitons
    dissociation capability, and ...
  • Hybrid-Photovoltaics

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Director / Office)

    Duration of Project: 05/2012 - 12/2015

    Financer: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft

    Das Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin und das Forschungszentrum Jülich bilden zusammen mit der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, der Universität Potsdam und der Freien Universität Berlin eine der drei neuen Energieallianzen, die von der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft i ...

  • Hybrid organic/inorganic memory elements for integration of electronic and photonic circuitry

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 10/2011 - 09/2014

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The objectives of the project HYMEC are to resolve fundamental issues of materials science and to realize new hybrid inorganic/organic devices constitutes by inorganic metal nanoparticles NPs embedded in matrices of conjugated organic materials, as n ...

  • High-Valent transition Metal reactive Intermediates in Oxidation Reactions

    Ray, Kallol, Prof. Dr. (Inorganic Reaction Mechanism and Spectroscopy)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2020

    Financer: DAAD
  • High Resolution Optogenetics with OLEDs

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2020 - 06/2023

    Financer: Mittel von Hochschulgesellschaften

    This project is designed to explore organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) for the application in the field of Optogenetics. We will invest a set of technically new applications for activation and inhibition of neurons with so far unprecedented latera ...

  • High Performance Auxiliaries for a cysteine-tolerant Native Chemical Ligation at Arbitrary Sites

    Seitz, Oliver, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry III)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The Native Chemical Ligation (NCL) between unprotected peptide thioesters and unprotected cysteinyl peptides provides access to proteins in defined posttranslational modification states. However, the requirement for cysteine limits the scope of NCL r ...

  • HGF-Projekt Geo.X (Phase 2): Who benefits from increased water storage? The distribution of social-ecological benefits of sand dams in Kenya

    Krüger, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Junior Research Groups (IRI THESys))

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
  • HGF-Projekt Geo.X (Phase 2): Socio-Hydrogeology

    Krüger, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Junior Research Groups (IRI THESys))

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2021

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
  • HERCULES Sustainable futures for Europe's HERitage in CULtural landscapES: Tools for understanding, managing, and protecting landscape functions and values

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 12/2013 - 11/2016

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The HERCULES project strived for the empowerment of public and private actors to protect, manage and plan for sustainable cultural landscapes at local, national and Pan-European scales. HERCULES had the goal to increase understanding of drivers, patt ...

  • Helium-like impurity centers in silicon and germanium: Infrared light interaction, non-equilibrium distributions and optoelectronic applications

    Hübers, Heinz-Wilhelm, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. (Optical Systems)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The joint goal of the applicant groups is to investigate the potential of helium-like impurity centers in the elemental semiconductors silicon and germanium for optoelectronic applications in the mid-infrared wavelength range. The activation energies ...

  • Heat Waves in Berlin, Germany – Climate Projections

    Schubert, Sebastian, Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 02/2017 - 02/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    This project will investigate the effects of the dynamic interaction between urban climate, urban structures and global climate change with focus on heat-related hazard in Berlin, Germany. In particular, we will study the spatial and temporal variabi ...

  • Green Talents Research Stay Programm

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 06/2017

    Financer: BMBF

    The Green Talents Programme, funded through the FONA Research for Sustainable Development Initiative of the German ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), allows promising international young scholars to carry out research stay at German institut ...

  • Green Infrastructure and Urban Biodiversity for Sustainable Urban Development and the Green EconomySurge

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 11/2013 - 10/2017

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    GREEN SURGE will identify, develop and test ways of connecting green spaces, biodiversity, people and the green economy, in order to meet the major urban challenges related to land use conflicts, climate change adaptation, demographic changes, and hu ...

  • GreenGrass

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 03/2019 - 02/2024

    Financer: BMBF

    Grasslands in Germany support a great variety of ecosystem services ranging from climate regulation and water retention to the supply of forage crops for livestock farming. Grasslands are therefore a vital part of the agricultural landscape. However, ...

  • GreenCityLabHue – Nature-Based Solutions to Strengthen Climate Resilience of Urban Regions in Central Vietnam (SP 1: Green Scenarios Hue)

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 07/2019 - 03/2021

    Financer: BMBF

    The GreenCityLabHue has the objective to create a multi-level, multi-disciplinary space for research and experimentation to develop, visualize, evaluate and discuss ideas and concepts for the (re-)creation and expansion of green-blue infrastructure ( ...

  • Graphene-coated soft elastic substrates for cell adhesion studies: Local nanomechanics and label-free electronic biosensing

    Balasubramanian, Kannan, Prof. Dr. (Nanoanalytics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2021 - 12/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
  • GraFOx: Thermal and Charge Transport in Bulk and Low-dimensional layers

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 08/2020

    Financer: Leibniz-Gemeinschaft
  • GeoX Badmos "Developing an agent-based model to predict shrinkage and expansion of slums in Lagos megacity"

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Applied GIScience)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2021

    Financer: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft

    In 1984, the Lagos state government identified 42 slum communities in Lagos and by 2016 some of them have transitioned to relatively well planned communities, while the others persisted as slum communities. I am currently investigating how different ...

  • Georg Forster Research Fellowship - Grant for reseach cost

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Applied GIScience)

    Duration of Project: 11/2020 - 10/2022

    Financer: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

    Forschungskostenzuschuss zum Georg Forster Stipendium

  • GeoMultiSens - Scalable Analysis of Big Remote Sensing Data

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 09/2014 - 12/2017

    Financer: BMBF

    GeoMultiSens is an interdisciplinary research project that aims to give users a global view of earth surface processes. To this end, GeoMultiSens develops novel scalable technologies to integrate and analyze data from various remote sensing missions. ...

  • Gauge Dependance and Dyson-Schwinger Equations

    Kreimer, Dirk, Prof. (Theoretical Physics / Mathematical Physics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    For gauge theories in particular we want to clarify the interplay between quantization and gauge fixing in covariant gauges and the structure of (systems of) Dyson–Schwinger equations (DSE). We want to investigate this in the context of higher dimens ...

  • Fundamentals of Molecular Electrical Doping of Organic Semiconductors (FoMEDOS)

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 03/2016 - 10/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Unsere heutige Informationsgesellschaft basiert auf der Fähigkeit, anorganische Halbleiter wie etwa Silizium kontrolliert zu dotieren und damit deren elektrische Eigenschaften gezielt an anwendungsspezifische Anforderungen anzupassen. Für viele opto- ...

  • Functional in vivo Studies of Algal Sensory Photoreceptors

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2019 - 05/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Channelrhodopsins, that we originally discovered in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and described as a light-gated ion channels, revolutionized the field of neuroscience over the past decade by enabling neuroscientists to specifically activa ...

  • FOR 2402/2: Rough Paths and Random Dynamical Systems (SP 04)

    Imkeller, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Applied Theory of Probability)

    Duration of Project: 06/2019 - 05/2022

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    We investigate geometric properties of Weierstrass curves with one or two components, representing series based on trigonometric functions. They are Hölder continuous, and not controlled with respect to each other. They can be embedded into a smooth ...

  • FG 1736/1: Urban Climate and Heat Stress in mid-latitude cities in view of climate change (TP 06)

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Geoinformatics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2012 - 06/2016

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The impact of climatic effects on human health has been proven in several studies and particularly urban heat stress has been linked to mortality, morbidity as well as a reduced quality of life. However, up to now little is known about the spatial pa ...

  • Exponentially Improved Quantum memory

    Rauschenbeutel, Arno, Prof. Dr. (Basics of Optics and Photonics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2020 - 06/2022

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - Monoprojekt

    We plan to demonstrate a new approach towards quantum memories based on a theoretical proposal which is centered around the phenomenon of selective radiance. Selective radiance occurs when the distance between emitters around a waveguide is smaller t ...

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