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Aalen University in Silicon Valley Students Visit the Epicenter of the Start-Up Scene

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From Aalen to the USA – students at Aalen University plunged into a week long Start Up Culture in Silicon Valley.

Tu, 22. October 2019 Going through the Customer and Applications Center at one of the world’s largest Design Service Providers, working at a real business case of a globally established electronics giant, or riding a bicycle through the Google Campus – during their visit to Silicon Valley, students from Aalen University got a peek into the daily work life of global corporations, and got to learn the Start-Up culture.

Visiting the Middle KingdomAalen University Organizes an International Week with Shenzhen Technology University in China

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A tree as a symbol for the relationships between the Chinese Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) and their partner universities: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Rector of Aalen University, and SZTU-President Prof. Ruan Shuangchen (front right) actively assist with the planting.

Fr, 11. October 2019 In the face of China’s increasing importance in the economic field, as well as in the research sector, Aalen University would like to further intensify their contacts in the Middle Kingdom. A delegation from Aalen University visited Shenzhen Technology University’s (SZTU) International Week in China. President Prof. Ruan Shuangchen emphasized, that Aalen University was SZTU’s first partner university, and because of this, the relationship to Aalen is a special one. It is now necessary to further expand it through mutual exchange.

Researchers Meet a Freshly Picked Nobel Prize WinnerCo-Workers at the Institute for Materials Research Congratulate Stanley Whittingham in Ulm

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Dr. Veit Steinbauer, Dr. Stefan Kreißl, Professor Dr. Volker Knoblauch and Jens Sandherr (from left) congratulate the winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry Stanley Whittingham on Wednesday

Th, 10. October 2019 Researchers at the Institute for Materials Research in Aalen (IMFAA) on Wednesday were allowed to witness a substantial moment for Battery Research. At the conference „Advanced Lithium Batteries for Automobile Applications“ in Ulm, it was announced that the Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to Stanley Whittingham, who, in the morning, had held the plenary session and still found himself in the plenum at the moment. So, Dr. Veit Steinbauer, Dr. Stefan Kreißl, Jens Sandherr and Professor Dr. Volker Knoblauch from the IMFAA could deliver their best wishes directly and personally to the Nobel Prize winner.

For Faster Loading in Electro MobilityMulti-Million Grant for Battery Research at Aalen University

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Battery research at Aalen University: In a so-called „Glovebox“ (or Glove Chamber), electrodes are assembled into battery cells after processing with a laser.

Mo, 12. August 2019 Long wait times at the loading station should, in the near future, be a thing of the past. The Federally funded project „structur.e“ would like to contribute to that and has set itself a goal: to develop new lithium-ion batteries with improved fast-charging capabilities for electric vehicles. With a group of renowned cooperating partners of economy and science, completely new solution approaches should be pursued. Today, there are already the first promising findings that back this potential.

US Consul General Visited Aalen UniversityGlobalization, Going Green, and Research

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Vice President Prof. Dr. Heinz-Peter Bürkle briefly welcomed US Consul General, Patricia Lacina to Aalen University.

We, 24. July 2019 In the course of her visit to Schubart-Gymnasium Aalen, to the program Going Green, and to the student exchange, the American Consul General, Patricia Lacina was also at Aalen University as a guest. She was impressed by the activities in the areas of stability, globalization, and research.

From Amman to AalenThe German Jordanian University’s Network Meeting at Aalen University

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For over ten years, Aalen University has been a partner of the German Jordanian University.

We, 10. July 2019 Internationalisation is an important topic for Aalen University. Jordanian students are regular guests at Aalen University. The network of the German Jordanian University visited for its annual meeting.
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pictured left to right: Prof. Carsten Lecon, Marc Hermann, Prof. Christoph Karg, Sebastian Stigler, Marina Burdack

Tu, 04. June 2019 Aalen University was represented at this year’s „Annual International Conference on Information Technology & Computer Science” in Athens by five professors and research assistants: Marina Burdack, research assistant from the Management and Business Science department, as well as Professors Christoph Karg and Carsten Lecon and research assistant Marc Hermann and Sebastian Stigler from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department. The content of the lectures was about IT-security, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, E-learning, real-time applications and research methods. Each lecture presented research projects developed in cooperation with the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim. Fifteen countries represented themselves with lectures at the conference, with the majority coming from the USA, closely followed by Germany.

International Speed Dating for the CareerStudents of Aalen University networking with companies

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Speed Dating done differently – international students got the opportunity to talk directly to employers from companies.

Mo, 20. May 2019 The Welcome Office East Wuerttemberg (WISO) and the Junior Chamber East Wuerttemberg organised a joint networking event at Aalen University. Through speed dating, company representatives met with international students and graduates of Aalen University and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim.
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Ronja and Dr. Jay Forsythe

Fr, 17. May 2019 Our graduate student Ronja Peter just arrived at The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Charleston. Ronja is the first student from the University of Aalen staying there for a couple of month joining a research project. We now have a partnership specifically to make chemistry internships and coursework available to chemistry students. Ronja is visiting through the summer and will be working with Dr. Jay Forsythe.

Europe meets AalenThe Network of European Geoparks met at Aalen University

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Holzbaur (pictured right) with his students at the Geopark stand in Aalen’s city hall.

Th, 18. April 2019 Europe meets in Aalen: Geoparks from across Europe met at the Conference of the European Geoparks Network at Aalen University. At the associated exhibit in the city hall, the university was also able to present its competence in materials research and 3D-printing.

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