Fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

International scientific prize winners and scholarship holders of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation are visiting TU Darmstadt regularly. Here they engage in research and push scientific projects forward. We are glad to introduce our guests and their hosts.

The top address for foreign engineers

International engineers really like spending their research stay at TU Darmstadt. This was evident in the renowned Alexander von Humboldt Foundation rankings of 2017. Once again, TU Darmstadt claimed first place in the whole of Germany for guest researcher numbers.

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Our recent guests

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Dr Umair Shamraiz

is researching multifunctional electro-catalysts for energy storage and conversion. He is a guest of Professor Bastian J.M. Etzold at the Department of Chemistry.

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Dr Abdul Majeed

is researching catalyst design for hydrogen production. He is a guest of Professor Bastian J.M. Etzold at the Department of Chemistry.

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Dr Edvaldo Vasconcelos Soares Maciel
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Dr Edvaldo Vasconcelos Soares Maciel

comes from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. His current field of research is a combination of analytical chemistry and structural biology. He is a guest of Professor Dr Frederik Lermyte at the Department of Chemistry.

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Professor Dr Yan Zhang
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Professor Dr Yan Zhang

from the Central South University in China is researching ferroelectric ceramic and its application in actuation, sensing and energy harvesting. She is a guest of Professor Jürgen Rödel at the Department of Materials and Earth Sciences.

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Dr Sofia Startceva

is researching Computational Biology, Biomedical Modelling and Statistical Inference; from single gene expression kinetics to large-scale network inference. She is a guest of Professor Dr Heinz Koeppl at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and the Department of Biology.

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All our guests at a glance