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TU Darmstadt’s synagogue exhibition to tour the USA
Launch scheduled for 29 August at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Mi
The TU Darmstadt and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen’s "Synagogues in Germany – A Virtual Reconstruction" exhibition may be viewed in the USA commencing in late August. The first stop on the tour will be at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, where the exhibition will be opened on 29 August, 2010. The show will then remain in the possession of the Holocaust Museum, which plans to exhibit it in various museums in major American cities over the next three years.
Students simulated negotiations on a Nuclear Weapons Convention
On 11 and 12 May 2010 more than 30 students of all subjects, mainly from the universities in Darmstadt and Hamburg, Germany, came together in New York to negotiate articles IX (Nuclear Weapons) and X (Nuclear Material) of the model Nuclear Weapons Convention (mNWC, UN document A/62/650) as a side event to the 8th Review Conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT RevCon).
Clean Water for Megacities
The "Expo 2010", Shanghai: Civil engineers from the TU Darmstadt to exhibit new water-supply and sewage/refuse-disposal solutions
The Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt will be exhibiting a new type of infrastructure system for supplying water and disposing of sewage and refuse that may be flexibly adapted to suit conditions at rapidly, and frequently wildly, growing cities and greater metropolitan areas in newly industrializing and developing countries at the “EXPO 2010,” Shanghai. The TU Darmstadt will be the only German university to have its own exhibit at the Shanghai World Fair.
Laser Physics Turned Upside Down
Discovery of a new effect occuring in quantum-dot lasers has allowed generating customtailored, turnable wavelengths / Prospective applications are biomedicine and nanosurgery
Researchers at the Technische Universität Darmstadt have found a new method for generating tunable wavelengths, as well as more easily switching back and forth between two wavelengths, employing quantum-dot lasers. Prospective application fields are biomedicine and nanosurgery.
The Technische Hochschule in the Third Reich
Presidium launches appraisal of its role in the Nazi era
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to methodically and comprehensively appraise its role in the Nazi era. To that end, the university’s presidium has launched a research project aimed at assessing its predecessor’s (the TH Darmstadt’s) deeds during the Nazi era and dealings during the post WWII era and summarizing the results in a historical review.
TU team wins the international Solar Decathlon
It’s not just a dream house, but a dream come true: the team working together with architecture Professor Manfred Hegger of TU Darmstadt has built a house that is so energy-efficient and attractive that TU Darmstadt came first in the international “Solar Decathlon 2009” contest in Washington, successfully defending its 2007 title.
Fish robot as an alternative marine propulsion system of the future
Scientists at the TU Darmstadt have developed a new type of fish-shaped, bionic robot as an alternative means of marine propulsion.
Scientists at the Technische Universität Darmstadt have developed a new type of fish-shaped, bionic robot as an alternative means of marine propulsion that might replace ships’ screws in sensitive waters.
TU professor Jürgen Rödel awarded with the most renowned German research prize
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rödel received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis for his research on high-performance ceramics. With a grant of 2,5 m €, the award is the highest national price for scientific research.