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Alumnitreffen in Concepción Derzeit findet das 4. KIT Alumni-Expertenseminar in Concepción, Chile, zum Thema “Production and Storage of Renewable Energy” statt. Deutsche und chilenische Wissenschaftler diskutieren mit den 25 Alumni aus Chile, Argentinien, Brasilien und Ecuador über den bestmöglichen Energiemix, die neue Politik der chilenischen Regierung “Energía 2050“ und deutsch-chilenische Projekte in Forschung und Lehre zum Thema erneuerbare Energien und nachhaltige Ressourcennutzung. Am 28. November schließt das Seminar mit dem Besuch einer Zellulosefabrik und einer Kohlemine.
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Insights and practical guidance for international (soon to be) graduates

You are an international student, intern or doctoral candidate who is about to graduate soon? Or are a postdoctoral researcher and you would like to start a career as a young professional in the German labor market?
Then visit our seminar specially tailored to the needs of future international KIT graduates to offer you an insight into the German labor market. You can also register for individual counseling.
November 17th, 6pm, KIT Campus South

The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC)
KIT students leave a good impression at our partner university UNCC EPIC (The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center) is a busy place. After a six-month assignment, we just said goodbye to our KIT interns. The work they did and contributions made to EPIC were invaluable and we look forward to continuing to grow this partnership.


Sustainable Use of Biomass
Workshop on Sustainable Use of Biomass in Chile Goal of this workshop, organized by the KIT and the Technological Development Unit, UDT, (Chile), is to discuss various aspects of sustainable use of biomass in Chile and beyond. This includes – but is not limited to - the assessment of sustainable biomass potentials, current and emerging conversion technologies as well as use concepts, in particular those dealing with the challenges regarding biomass logistics due to biomass characteristics. Besides technical discussions, the workshop offers a platform for exchange with regard to biomass use in Chile, in particular between Chilean and German researchers as well as other professionals from politics, administration and the industry.
November 25th, 2015
Concepción, Chile

KSOP Career Fair on Optical Technologies The KSOP Career Fair on Optical Technologies is an exclusive framework where companies from O&P present themselves as employer. The staff of tomorrow and the industry representatives get in direct contact talking on open positions for their bachelor or master theses as well as for traineeships or job positions.
November 10, 2015 Mehr Informationen
Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics (KDOP) For two days on 24-25 November the Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics allures every second year leading experts of O&P to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). During the conference each of the five research areas of KSOP is highlighted by plenary lectures. As one lecture is given by a KSOP principal investigator, the other one is hold by an invited expert in the respective field.Registration until October 31
ProRef - Programming course for refugees in Karlsruhe

Three researchers from the KIT are offering a basic course in the field of computer sciences and Java programming for refugees in Karlsruhe. Each lesson will consist of a concise lecture and a subsequent hands-on session, during which you will be guided to develop your first, very own small programs on the computers in the lab.

The first meeting is on

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 17:00 - 21:00 h in the computer labs of the economics faculty of the KIT university, on the south entry of building 11.40, Engesserstr. 14, 76131 Karlsruhe


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EDUCON 2015 – Indisch-Deutsches Hochschul-Netzwerktreffen Am 6. und 7. Oktober findet in Karlsruhe die EDUCON 2015 unter dem Motto „Industry Comes closer to Academia“ statt. In Form eines zweitägigen Workshops sorgen wir für einen hochrangingen Austausch zwischen indischen Top-Universitäten und Hochschulen mit den Universitäten und Hochschulen im Gastland. Es werden ca. 60 Vertreter indischer Hochschulen erwartet.
Draft Agenda
Französischer Botschafter besuchte das KIT

Die französische Delegation bestehend aus: Philippe Étienne, französischer Botschafter in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland; Nicolas Eybalin, Französischer Generalkonsul für Baden-Württemberg; Paul Alibert, Französischer Hochschulattaché für Zusammenarbeit in der Wissenschaft und Jean-Jaques Pierrat, Botschaftsrat für Wissenschaft und Technologie, besuchte am 21. September das Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), um sich einen Überblick über aktuelle deutsch-französische Kooperationsprojekte zu verschaffen.



United Nations GCF Scholarship Program - Pilot starts with KIT At the initiative of the Institute for Regional Science (IFR), KIT participates as of 2016 in the United Nations Green Climate Fund Scholarship Program. During the 5-year pilot phase, each year 20 scholarship holders from developing countries will take up studies at KIT in order to influence, as future experts, the environmental industry and legislation in their countries of origin within the meaning of sustainable climate concepts.
Delegation der ECUST
ECUST Delegation On August 03, 2015, a delegation headed by Professor Dr. XU Hong from the East China University of Science and Technology visited KIT. The group gathered detailed information on state-of-the-art research at the Institute for Micro Process Engineering (IMVT). Moreover, intensive exchange of ideas took place with experts from the Institutes of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Thermal Process Engineering (TVT), Nuclear and Engery Technologies (IKET), and Catalyses Research and Technology (IKFT) in order to identify potential for joint research projects. Furthermore, a research fellow from ECUST will conduct his post-doc studies at IMVT in 2016.
DAAD prize and scholarships for committed international students For the first time, the KIT awards the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) prize for foreign students together with the scholarships for foreign students that are actively contributing to our international society.
The DAAD prize is endowed with 1.000€ and is awarded once a year. In addition to the award, KIT will award 4 scholarships of 750€ each. The scholarships and the award are assigned to students who have an outstanding academic record and outstanding social or intercultural commitments.
Nominations until August 31st
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KIT Doktorandentage
KIT PhD Days 2015 From Tuesday, September 29, to Friday, October 2, 2015, KIT will hold its second PhD Days and therefore cordially invites all doctoral researchers at KIT as well as all students interested in doing a PhD to attend this event. The event will offer a large number of presentations and workshops about the various aspects of doing a PhD at KIT. The KIT PhD Days will be officially opened on Tuesday afternoon with a panel discussion on Publish or Perish – Sinnvoll promovieren?.
Programm und Anmeldung
National Research Foundation of Korea

On July 23, 2015, a high-ranked delegation headed by Professor Dr. Soon Hyung Hong, Director for Basic Research at the National Research Foundation of Korea, visited the KIT. The delegation’s visit aimed at exploring possibilities to enhance joint cooperation. The delegation was welcomed by Professor Dr. Volker Saile, Head of Divison V, and Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft, Vice President-elect for Research. The initial discussion on further cooperation opportunities was followed by lab tours and visits to the wbk Institute of Production Science, the Institute of Applied Materials – Materials and Biomechanics, the Institute of Fluid Machinery, and to the Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology.

IIT Mandi
IIT Mandi Delegation

On July 15, 2015, the president of the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT), Prof. Dr. Timothy Gonsalves, visited the KIT on the occasion of a networking workshop of the German TU 9 universities with IIT Mandi. After a first visit in November last year to initialize cooperation, two Indian research fellows have arrived in Karlsruhe for joint research with their KIT colleagues. During the event, two research fellows gave an insight into their research projects as well as into their experiences regarding the cooperation and professors from TU 9 universities reported about their collaboration projects with IIT Mandi. The networking day was concluded by a joint visit to the KIT Bioliq installation at Campus North.

15 Jahre International Department
15 Years of Education Training Courses in English for Engineers at the International Department of KIT KIT's International Department has been offering close-to-industry internationally oriented programs since 2000 and is therefore celebrating its 15th anniversary. It is the interface between research, education, and industry and is teaching students knowledge needed to position themselves on the global market and to be successful in industry, science, and the society. Mehr
Bust of Kenjiro Takayanagi, who transmitted the katakana letter ? by all-electronic means with Braun’s cathode ray tube (Braunsche Röhre). The bust is located in front of the Research Institute of Electronics (RIE) at the Hamamatsu Campus of Shizuoka Univ
Cooperating with Japan

KIT-IPS/ANKA - Shizuoka University
Dr. Erik Bründermann, Humboldt Fellow and head of the Accelerator Research department at IPS of the ANKA Synchrotron Radiation Facility has recently been elected as "Honorable Guest Professor of Shizuoka University" for the fourth time in a row. KIT and Shizuoka University are both home of an IEEE Milestone!
Currently the researchers at Shizuoka University and KIT-IPS cooperate to develop terahertz cameras for imaging that use near-field effects.

Delegation Pennsylvania State University The President of the Pennsylvania State University, Prof. Eric Barron and the Vice Provost for Global Affairs prof. Michael Adewumi visited KIT on June 16th. The aim of the visit consisted in exploring possibilities to increase cooperation between KIT and PSU and discuss the development of research projects. Until now, the main contact exists through the students exchange with the Engineering School of PSU. Besides meetings with academic and administrative staff, the delegation visited the Hydrogen facilities presented by Dr. Thomas Jordan(IKET).
Karlsruher Stadtgeburtstag 2015
I'll show you my Karlsruhe! The project 'I’ll show you my Karlsruhe' is available as part of this year's celebrations of Karlsruhe's 300th birthday and offers the possibility of international exchange and intercultural encounters. International new residents and guests can get to know and experience their new city in a special way: by joining outings with citizens of Karlsruhe, who like to show them their favorite places in the fan-shaped city. Mehr
Alumnitreffen im Juni
Alumni Meeting on June 4th On 4 June, the KIT Alumni met in the Bay Area. The KIT Alumni Club Silicon Valley invited to the regulars' table at the Duke, which was attended by ten KIT Alumni in friendly company. The men would surely be happy about female enhancement by an Alumna the next time..
Warwick University
WMG Centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult, Warwick University On May 7th a delegation from WMG of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult at Warwick University visited KIT with the purpose of getting to know the current research topics in energy storage (batteries), vehicle propulsion and vehicle lightweighting at KIT. Scientists from the IPEK, wbk, FAST and ETI presented their projects and discussed possible ways of collaboration in these areas of interest.
Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
Humboldt Research Award Professor Sharvan Kumar, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, has made sustained, significant contributions, through research and education in the field of physical metallurgy, to enhance our understanding of the fundamentals of deformation response of metals, alloys and intermetallic compounds intended for current and future technological applications. Through this Humboldt Award, he will collaborate with scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung in Düsseldorf to examine the mechanical behavior of Iron aluminides, High strength Steels and High Entropy Alloys.
Humboldt Award
7. Deutsch-Brasilianisches Symposium für Nachhaltige Entwicklung
7. Deutsch-Brasilianisches Symposium für Nachhaltige Entwicklung

Das 7. Deutsch-Brasilianische Symposium für Nachhaltige Entwicklung wird an der Universität Heidelberg stattfinden. Das Programm besteht aus Fachvorträgen und Posterpräsentationen, einem Projekt- und Kooperationsforum sowie einem wissenschaftlichen Exkursionsprogramm.

4.10. - 10.10.2015



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