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

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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Professor Dr Guillermo Paniagua

from the Purdue University in Indiana, USA is researching on turbomachinery, measurement techniques and propulsion. He is a guest of Professor Dr Heinz-Peter Schiffer at the Institute for Gas Turbines and Aerospace Propulsion.

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Dr Qingwen Dai

from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China is researching thermocapillary migration of liquid, micro-nano functional surfaces design, and heat & mass transfer in tribology. He is a guest of Professor Dr Steffen Hardt at the Institute for Nano- and Microfluidics.

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Professor Dr Arman Sadeghi

from the University of Kurdistan in Iraq is researching on the control of droplets in a Hele-Shaw cell utilizing electric fields. He is a guest of Professor Dr Steffen Hardt at the Institute for Nano- and Microfluidics.

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