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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

    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 ...

  • RTG 1504/2: Mass, Spectrum, Symmetry

    Lacker, Heiko, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Physics / Elementary Particles Physics II)

    Duration of project: 10/2013 - 12/2018

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    The standard model of elementary particle physics summarises our theoretical understanding of the nature of elementary particles and has been formidably confirmed by experiment in the last decades. It is nevertheless clear that the standard model onl ...

  • RTG 1504/1: Mass, Spectrum, Symmetry: Particle Physics in the Era of the Large Hadron Collider

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

    Duration of project: 04/2009 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    The standard model of elementary particle physics summarizes our theoretical understanding of the nature of elementary particles and has been formidably confirmed by experiment in the last decades. It is nevertheless clear that the standard model onl ...

  • 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, SER ...

  • 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 ...
  • RG 1493: Integrated Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics with Defect Centers in Nanodiamonds (SP 6)

    Benson, Oliver, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Junior Research Group 'Gauge Fields from Strings' (DFG))

    Duration of project: 05/2011 - 05/2014

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The project aims at integrating diamond defects into photonic structures. To this end, photonic structures should be fabricated with the aim to efficiently coupled defect center luminescence into integrated optical components like beam splitters etc. ...

  • RG 1493/2: Integrated Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics with Defect Centers in Nanodiamonds

    Benson, Oliver, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Experimental Physics / Nanooptics)

    Duration of project: 12/2014 - 11/2017

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The work aims at making a significant step towards elements for optical quantum information processing. Defect centers in nano-crystalline diamond serve as individual quantum systems providing photons and spin degrees of freedom that can be coupled a ...

  • Protected Area Effectiveness in the Caucasus during Socioeconomic and Political Shocks

    Ghoddousi, Arash, Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2022

    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)
  • 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 ...

  • International Max Planck Research School for Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Gravitation, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory (IMPRS)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2016 - 09/2022

    The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Gravitation, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory addresses fundamental questions about the nature of classical and quantum gravity and its links to the funda ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 - 12/2021

    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 ...

  • HoW exciting! Hands on workshop on excitations in solids 2018

    Draxl, Claudia, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Theoretical Physics / Solid State Theory)

    Duration of project: 04/2018 - 08/2018

    Financer: Mittelgeber international

    The main goal of this Workshop is to introduce young scientists to the theoretical foundations of state-of-the-art ab initio techniques through keynote lectures given by world-leading experts. At the same time, the participants will put this knowledg ...

  • High-Valent transition Metal reactive Intermediates in Oxidation Reactions

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

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 06/2022

    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 ...

  • Highly efficient integrated single photon sources matched to atomic and molecular transitions

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

    Duration of project: 10/2021 - 09/2024

  • Hierarchical Self-Assembly Based on Surface-Confined Foldamers: A Bottom-up Approach to Nanopatterning (II)

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

    Duration of project: 01/2008 - 01/2009

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Hierarchical self-assembly is ubiquitous in Nature. It forms the basic construction technique used for the self-assembly from small proteins to multicellular organisms. It remains, however, a great challenge to create artificial nanostructures that c ...

  • Hierarchical Self-Assembly Based on Surface-Confined Foldamers: A Bottom-up Approach to Nanopatterning (I)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2006 - 12/2008

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Hierarchical self-assembly is ubiquitous in Nature. It forms the basic construction technique used for the self-assembly from small proteins to multicellular organisms. It remains, however, a great challenge to create artificial nanostructures that c ...

  • HGF: Geo.X: Who Benefits From Increased Water Storage? The Distribution of Social-Ecological Benefits of Sand Dams in Kenya (Phase 2)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
  • 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 Programme (Dr Elizabeth Law)

    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 ( ...

  • 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
  • Geo.X: Socio-Hydrogeology (Phase 2)

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

    Duration of project: 09/2019 - 08/2021

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
  • 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 analyse data from various remote sensing missions. ...

  • Gauge Dependence and Dyson-Schwinger Equations II

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

    Duration of project: 01/2020 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    We aim at an understanding of gauge invariance in off-shell Green functions. Modern algebraic algebraic methods allow to attack the problem via the study of co-ideals in Hopf algebras. Green functions appear as solutions to fixed point equations in t ...

  • Functional in vivo Studies of Algal Sensory Photoreceptors

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

    Duration of project: 06/2019 - 10/2021

    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 ...

  • Feodor Lynen Return Fellowship: Bernd Schmidt

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

    Duration of project: 11/2016 - 10/2017

    Financer: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

    Return grant for the Feodor Lynen return grant for Dr. Bernd Martin Michael Schmidt

  • EXIST Start-Up Grant: Smart Surgical Gloves

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

    Duration of project: 10/2015 - 10/2016

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    Smart Surgical Gloves are new, intelligent gloves made of shape memory polymer that adapt perfectly to the user's hand when put on, offer increased safety and can be put on easily and quickly.

  • EXIST-Founding Scholarship

    Upmeier zu Belzen, Annette, Prof. Dr. (Biology Education)

    Duration of project: 01/2017 - 12/2017

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    App-basierte und problemorientierte Lernumgebung für das personalisierte Erwerben von Fachwissen im MINT-Bereich und von Kompetenzen der Erkenntnisgewinnung. // Das Ziel der Ausgründung ist das Angebot einer personalisierten problembasierten Lernumge ...

  • EXC 314/1: Unifying Systems in Catalysis (UniSysCat)

    SZF-1, Leitung Servicezentrum Forschung, (Research Service Centre)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2025

    Financer: DFG Exzellenzstrategie: Cluster

    The central scientific objective of UniSysCat (Unifying Systems in Catalysis) is to master the next stage of future challenges in catalysis: how to elucidate, create, and control reaction networks in chemical and biological catalysis at different lev ...

  • EXC 314/1: The Activation of Small Molecules With Cofacial Heterodinuclear Metal Catalysts of the Pacman Type

    Schwalbe, Matthias, (Inorganic and General Chemistry I)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 03/2022

    In this project, we will synthesize hetero-dinuclear metal compounds that can be used in the activation of O2 and CO2 under homogeneous as well as heterogeneous conditions. Various immobilization methods will be tested. The influence of the type of m ...

  • Zouni, Athina, PD Dr. (Honorary Chairs / Professors by Special Appointment / Part-Time Lecturers)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2022

    Oxygen photosynthesis in green plants, algae and cyanobacteria is catalysed by two large membrane protein complexes Photosystem I (PSI) and Photosystem II (PSII). Both complexes contain a reaction centre (RC) that conducts a light-driven charge trans ...

  • EXC 314/1: Carbonylation of Alkanes (AG Braun)

    Braun, Thomas, Prof. Dr. (Inorganic Chemistry)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2022

    Catalytic processes for C-H carbonylation will be developed by using heterobinuclear catalysts, which will involve a double C-H activation of an alkane such as cyclohexane or methane followed by a carbonylation. This can be achieved by implementing t ...

  • EXC 314/1: AG Hecht

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

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 06/2022

    The central scientific objective of UniSysCat (Unifying Systems in Catalysis) is to master the next stage of future challenges in catalysis: how to elucidate, create, and control reaction networks in chemical and biological catalysis at different lev ...

  • EXC 2046: Berlin Mathematics Research Center (MATH+)

    Tischendorf, Caren, Prof. Dr. (Applied Mathematics)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2025

    Financer: DFG Exzellenzstrategie: Cluster

    MATH+, the Berlin Mathematics Research Center, is a cross-institutional and interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence. It sets out to explore and further develop new approaches in application-oriented mathematics. Emphasis is placed on mathematical pri ...

  • EXC 2046/1: Transition 3

    Klimm, Max, Prof. Dr. (Quantitative Business)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
  • EXC 2046/1: Transition 2

    Rösken-Winter, Bettina, Prof. Dr. (Mathematics Teaching and Didactics in Primary Step)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
  • EXC 2046/1: Transition

    Hintermüller, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Applied Mathematics)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
  • EXC 2046/1: Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry

    Farkas, Gavril, Prof. Dr. (Algebraic Geometry I)

    Duration of project: 04/2020 - 03/2022

    Berlin is a leading place for application-oriented mathematics, distinguished in particular by the success story of the Research Centre MATHEON with its focus on modelling, simulation, and optimization (MSO) for key technologies. Building on this str ...

  • EXC 2025/1: Matters of Activity. Image Space Material

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. phil. (Knowledge and Cultural History)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2025

    Financer: DFG Exzellenzstrategie: Cluster

    A ground-breaking event of the 21st century is and will be the re-invention of the analogue in the digital age. Its core is a new active materiality which is beginning to transform research and everyday life. In the future, techniques will no longer ...

  • EXC 2002/1: Learning of Intelligent Swarm Behavior (SP 12)

    Romanczuk, Pawel, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)

    Duration of project: 06/2019 - 08/2022

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

  • EXC 2002/1: Collective Adaptation and Learning in Fish Schools (SP 11)

    Romanczuk, Pawel, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)

    Duration of project: 06/2019 - 08/2022

    The main objective is to understand the benefits of grouping for collective cognition in fish schools, in particular the specific role of group size and group diversity for collective dynamical adaptation and learning. A specific focus of the project ...

  • EXC 1027: Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. phil. (Knowledge and Cultural History)

    Duration of project: 11/2012 - 10/2017

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster

    Driven by the vision that Gestaltung is a fundamental mode of knowledge production, the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory developed a novel form of interdisciplinary research. Initiated by humanities sc ...

  • EXC 1027: Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. phil. (Knowledge and Cultural History)

    Duration of project: 11/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
    Driven by the vision that “Gestaltung” is a fundamental mode of knowledge production, the Cluster
    of Excellence “Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory” developed a novel
    form of interdisciplinary research. Initiated by humanit ...
  • Evaluation of different types of technologies for mitigating the Urban Heat Island

    Schneider, Christoph, Prof. Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of project: 07/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    In recent years, Urban Heat Island (UHI) has become a serious problem. Accordingly, patent applications concerned with UHI have been increasing. In Japan, over 600 patent applications concerned with UHI were submitted to Japan Patent Office from 2011 ...

  • EU: Visions of Land Use Transitions in Europe (VOLANTE)

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

    Duration of project: 05/2012 - 04/2015

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    VOLANTE aims to develop a new European land management paradigm, providing an integrated conceptual and operational platform which allows policy makers to develop pro-active and context-sensitive solutions to the challenges for the future, rather tha ...

  • EU: Ultra-High Charge Carrier Mobility to Elucidate Transport Mechanisms in Molecular Semiconductors (UHMob)

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

    Duration of project: 05/2019 - 04/2023

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    UHMob is a multi-site European Training Network (ETN) aimed at enabling multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral training and research on a hot topic at the interface between Materials Chemistry, Nanoscience, Spectroscopy, Crystallography, Physics, and O ...

  • EU: Sustainable Futures for Europe’s HERitage in CULtural LandscapES: Tools for Understanding, Managing, and Protecting Landscape Functions and Values (HERCULES)

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of project: 12/2013 - 11/2016

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The HERCULES project strives 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 has the goal to increase understanding of drivers, patt ...

  • EU: Scattering Amplitudes: From Geometry to EXperiment (SAGEX)

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

    Duration of project: 09/2018 - 08/2022

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Scattering amplitudes, describing the observations of high-energy collider experiments, provide a window into the fundamental structures predicted by relativistic quantum theories. By identifying and exploiting seemingly disparate concepts from abstr ...

  • EU: Monomer Sequence Control in Polymers: Toward Next-Generation Precision Materials (EURO-SEQUENCES)

    Börner, Hans, Prof. Dr. (Organic Synthesis of Functional Systems)

    Duration of project: 01/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    The aim of the project “Euro-Sequences” is to establish a multidisciplinary training network on the emerging topic of sequence-controlled polymers. It has been shown during the last five years that such polymers open up unprecedented options for the ...

  • EU: Long-Lived Quantum Memories for Space-Based Applications (QSPACE)

    Krutzik, Markus Christopher, (Experimental Physics / Optical Metrology)

    Duration of project: 11/2020 - 10/2022

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - Monoprojekt

    Quantum experiments in space open up numerous interesting technological and scientific possibilities in the last years. Long-distance quantum communication (QC) is one of the first applications that would benefit from these advances as quantum inform ...

  • EU: Leveraging the Potential of Historical Spy Satellite Photography for Ecology and Conservation (EcoSpy)

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of project: 12/2018 - 11/2020

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - Monoprojekt

    Conservation planning and action critically relies on information about dynamics in ecosystems, habitats, and species’ populations in order to define baselines, set conservation targets, and to identify areas for protection and restoration activities ...

  • EU: Interface-Control for Organic Devices (ICONTROL)

    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 determin ...

  • EU: Integrated Self-Assembled SWITCHable Systems and Materials: Towards Responsive Organic Electronics – A Multi-Site Innovative Training Action (iSwitch)

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

    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 ...

  • EU: Integrated Self-Assembled SWITCHable Systems and Materials: Towards Responsive Organic Electronics – A Multi-Site Innovative Training Action (iSwitch)

    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 ...

  • EU: Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Memory Elements for Integration of Electronic and Photonic Circuitry (HYMEC)

    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 ...

  • EU: Exponentially Improved Quantum Memory (ExIQ)

    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 centred around the phenomenon of selective radiance. Selective radiance occurs when the distance between emitters around a waveguide is smaller th ...

  • EU: Error-Proof Optical Bell-State Analyser (ErBeStA)

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

    Duration of project: 07/2018 - 06/2022

    We propose to solve the long-standing problem of building a complete Bell-state analyser that is free from measurement errors. The realisation of such an error-proof Bell-state analyser constitutes a ground-breaking milestone for information technolo ...

  • EU: Disruptive Approaches to Atom-Light Interfaces (DAALI)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2020 - 09/2023

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Realizing an efficient, controllable interface between photons and atoms or atom-like emitters forms the basis for wide-ranging applications, such as quantum memories for light and nonlinear optics at the single-photon level. However, despite many sp ...

  • EU: Crossing! Improving the Trans-Boundary Wildlife Management of Bison and Moose (LosBonasus)

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of project: 07/2019 - 12/2022

    Financer: EFRE

    Moose and bison once roamed the forests of Europe. Habitat loss, hunting and poaching led to the extermination of the bison in Poland and Germany, only few moose could survive in the forests of Poland. Breeding and reintroduction programs as well as ...

  • EU: COproductioN with NaturE for City Transitioning, INnovation and Governance (CONNECTING Nature)

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

    Duration of project: 06/2017 - 05/2022

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Connecting Nature is a five-year project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Innovation Action Programme. The aim by project end is to position Europe as a global leader in the innovation and implementation of nature-based solutions. The ...

  • EU: Co-Benefits and Conflicts Between CO₂ Sequestration and Biodiversity Conservation in European Forests (FORESTS and CO)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2015 - 09/2017

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    Intact forests harbour large amounts of carbon and unique biodiversity, suggesting that protecting forests may benefit climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation alike. Yet, forests also provide other essential services, from timber to e ...

  • EU: Bottom-Up Generation of atomicalLy Precise syntheTIc 2D MATerials for High Performance in Energy and Electronic Applications – A Multi-Site Innovative Training Action (ULTIMATE)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2019 - 09/2023

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    The “graphene rush” has triggered a great interest in the design and fabrication of synthetic 2D materials (S2DMs) excelling in their chemical and physical properties for future emerging technologies addressing numerous societal needs, such as faster ...

  • EU: Atomic Scale and Single Molecule Logic Gate Technologies (AtMol)

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

    Duration of project: 01/2011 - 12/2014

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU)

    AtMol will establish a radically different and comprehensive process flow for fabricating a molecular chip, i.e. a processing unit comprising a single molecule connected to external mesoscopic electrodes with an atomic scale precision of fabrication. ...

  • Error characterization in CFRP shell components using derivative-based optimization processes

    Walther, Andrea, Prof. Dr. (Mathematical Optimization)

    Duration of project: 03/2020 - 06/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Ultrasonic approaches are often used for the non-destructive testing of parts and components. The standard test methods usually only allow statements about the reflectivity or sound attenuation of a defect, but not about its exact size and shape. In ...

  • ERC: Solvated Ions in Solid Electrodes: Alternative Routes Toward Rechargeable Batteries Based on Abundant Elements (SEED)

    Adelhelm, Philipp, Prof. Dr. (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry (Physical Chemistry of Materials))

    Duration of project: 06/2020 - 05/2025

    Financer: European Research Council (ERC) - Consolidator Grant

    Storing large amounts of electrical energy is a major challenge for the forthcoming decades. Today, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are the best option for electric vehicles and grid storage, but these rising markets put severe pressure on materials res ...

  • ERC: Mechanism of Enzyme Rhodopsin Activation (MERA)

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

    Duration of project: 10/2016 - 09/2021

    Channelrhodopsin which was discovered and described as a light-gated ion channel in my laboratory, has revolutionized the field of neuroscience over the past decade by enabling researchers to specifically activate selected neurons in a large ensemble ...

  • ERC: Light-Controlled and Light-Driven Molecular Action (Light4Function)

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

    Duration of project: 01/2013 - 12/2017

    Financer: European Research Council (ERC) - Starting Grant

    Important processes carried out by Nature’s machinery rely on proper regulation mechanisms. To achieve such control over various functions in man-made materials and devices light offers a superior advantage as an external stimulus and beyond as energ ...

  • ERC: A New Type of Spike: Homoclinic Spike Generation in Cells and Networks (ANewSpike)

    Schreiber, Susanne, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Computational Neurophysiology)

    Duration of project: 01/2021 - 12/2025

    Financer: European Research Council (ERC) - Consolidator Grant

    The project addresses the interaction of the nerve cells in our brain. The cells “talk” to each other by means of electrical pulses, so-called action potentials. In this project a new type of action potential dynamics will be investigated, which so f ...

  • EnMAP Science Advisory Group - Monitoring Vegetation under Global Change

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of project: 01/2017 - 11/2020

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission which will provide high quality hyperspectral image data on a timely and frequent basis. The mission aims to support the retrieval of a variety of terrestr ...

  • EnMAP Core Science Team - Natural Ecosystems and Ecosystem Transition

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of project: 06/2013 - 12/2016

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission which will provide high quality hyperspectral image data on a timely and frequent basis. The mission aims to support the retrieval of a variety of terrestr ...

  • EnMAP Core Science Team - Monitoring Ecosystem Transitions

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of project: 01/2010 - 12/2012

    Financer: BMBF

    EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission which will provide high quality hyperspectral image data on a timely and frequent basis. The mission aims to support the retrieval of a variety of terrestr ...

  • EnMAP-Box II - Development of the EnMAP-Box, a software environment for processing and analysis of image data from the EnMAP hyperspectral imager

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of project: 01/2013 - 12/2015

    Financer: Sonstige Mittelgeber

    Aim of the project is the continuation of the software developemtn, the extension of exisiting tools, materials and documentation, as well es the provision of code and documentation for external developers.

  • EnMAP-Box I - Development of a software for processing and analysis of image data from the EnMAP satellite mission

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of project: 01/2010 - 12/2012

    Financer: Sonstige privatorganisierte öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Aim of the project was the continuous development and dissemination of a software environment (EnMAP-Box) for the digitial image processing of hyperspectral image data from the EnMAP satellite mission. The EnMAP-Box will be deployed with EnMAP data a ...

  • Electronic properties of interfaces with conjugated polymers

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

    Duration of project: 09/2010 - 08/2012

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project focuses on polymer interfaces that are of direct relevance for organic photovoltaic cells (OPVCs), their function and efficiency. Our goal to provide a complete understanding of the energy levels at all interfaces that occur in polymer/po ...

  • Einstein Research Unit - Subproject P12 "Distributing quantum information with an atomic vapor-based quantum light source"

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

    Duration of project: 10/2021 - 09/2024

  • EC2/BIG_NSE

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

    Duration of project: 02/2019 - 09/2020

    Financer: Einstein Stiftung Berlin

    The EC2, which is closely linked to the UniSysCat research cluster, aims to inspire and promote new types of cooperation between research networks and institutions in Berlin and to initiate them for top projects in chemistry and the molecular life sc ...

  • Development and Modification of Chrimson for subcellular Applications

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

    Duration of project: 10/2019 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of the project is to further characterize and engineer Chrimson, the channelrhodopsin with the most red shifted absorption spectrum and high proton selectivity, which shares structural features both with archaeal light driven proton pumps and ...

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