Dear reader,

in the current issue of hoch³ FORSCHEN – the science quarterly – you´ll find the following topics:

Well organised to defeat hacker networks
Cyber criminals expertly plan their activities while their victims act rather clueless in isolation. A research team headed by Professor Max Mühlhäuser wants to change this – by bundling the victims‘ defences.

Tremendous potential for sustainability in construction
The energy revolution will also fail without sustainability in construction, believes Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carl-Alexander Graubner. In conversation with the Director of the Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures of the TU Darmstadt.

Vision teacher
Digital images and videos contain much more information than computers currently extract from them. With the help of intelligent algorithms, a research team led by Professor Stefan Roth aims to obtain the maximal amount of knowledge from images.

New enzymes for Green Chemistry
Wolf-Dieter Fessner relies on Nature’s toolbox. The chemistry professor and his team develop biocatalysts for the chemical industry.

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hoch3 FORSCHEN (English) 4/2017