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The LWF team wishes all students, partners in research and industry a Merry Christmas, relaxing holidays and a good start into 2023!

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Am 23. und 24. November 2022 fand das 12. Gemeinschaftskolloquium "Gemeinsame Forschung in der Mechanischen Fügetechnik" am Fraunhofer IGP in Rostock statt. Die Veranstaltung, welche von den AiF-Forschungsvereinigungen EFB und FOSTA ausgerichtet wird, bietet seit vielen Jahren eine wichtige Plattform für den fachlichen Austausch zwischen den Experten der mechanischen Fügetechnik aus Wissenschaft und Industrie. Das LWF hat sich zahlreich beteiligt…

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On 05. and 06.10.2022 the annual PhD student seminar on adhesive bonding technology took place for the 13th time. The Technical University of Braunschweig invited to the premises of the monastery Michaelstein, where eight PhD students from six universities and Fraunhofer institutes met together with their professors and group leaders. The LWF was represented by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerson Meschut and the research assistants Marius Striewe and Karina…

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Universitäre Forschung wird überwiegend mit Zuwendungen Dritter (Drittmitteln) von Forschungsgemeinschaften, von Stiftungen, von Ministerien des Bundes und der Länder, entweder direkt oder über Förderorganisationen, wie z.B. von der Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen (AiF) oder der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), von der Europäischen Union oder der Industrie finanziert. Die Einwerbung von Drittmitteln durch die…

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On the evening of September 23, 2022, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering opened its doors to visitors of all ages and offered an insight into the world of mechanical engineering at the University of Paderborn and beyond with the help of numerous booths. The individual chairs and subject groups as well as study initiatives welcomed a large number of students from higher grades, adults, but also younger and older children. In addition to the…

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Together with 300 international guests, the scientific staff of the LWF visited the SCT 2022 in Mailand. With 150 presentations from industry and science, a wide range of topics related to steel and automotive construction was presented. The LWF presented 5 exciting research projects in the field of materials and joining technology. The core topic of the SCT this year was the reduction of costs and energy consumption while improving crash safety…

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All students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering are cordially invited to enjoy hot dogs and drinks while learning about the activities of the LWF®, topics for student research projects and theses, and PhD opportunities.

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Student and research staff tell how they came to the LWF. In the process, it becomes clear what the LWF stands for, why you should already be involved in research during your studies and what a successful team spirit looks like. Interested? Please contact us via: bewerbung(at)lwf.upb(dot)de

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Scientists from the Laboratory of Materials and Joining Technology (LWF) at the University of Paderborn, together with six other project partners, are developing eco-efficient technology components for innovative metallic fuselage structures for aircraft with a reduced CO2 footprint as part of the aeronautics research program VI-2. GRETA, which is funded by the BMWK to the tune of €14 million, focuses on efficient manufacturing and production…

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17.05.2022 – Universität Paderborn und Hochschule Hamm-Lippstadt verkaufen Verfahren an Mycon GmbH. Für eine nachhaltige Mobilität ist ein verantwortungsvoller Umgang mit Ressourcen entscheidend. Neben einer intelligenten Kreislaufwirtschaft, die auf ein effektives Recycling von Materialien setzt, müssen auch nachhaltige Wertschöpfungsketten geschaffen werden. Was eignet sich dabei besser, als die Aufbereitung und Reparatur bereits bestehender…

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Am 14.04.2022 konnte nach über zwei Jahren Pandemiegeschehen das Laboratorium für Werkstoff- und Fügetechnik (LWF) wieder in Präsenz interessierte Schülerinnen der Mittelstufe während der sogenannten Frühlings-Uni begrüßen und ihnen nicht nur theoretische, sondern auch praktische Einblicke in den Bereich des Maschinenbaus gewähren. Im Rahmen dieses MINT-Schnupperstudiums hatten die Schülerinnen die Möglichkeit, echte Uni-Luft zu schnuppern und…

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In the framework of the EFB WebColloquium 2022, the EFB President Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Linnig (Schuler Pressen GmbH) awarded the project prize of the European Research Association for Sheet Metal Processing e.V. (EFB). The EFB Project Award was presented for the 13th time this year and is aimed at young scientists who have worked on an EFB project in an outstanding manner, both scientifically and technically, and who have advanced research in sheet…

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The first energy crisis in the 1970s, which resulted in supply shortages of petrol and driving bans, led to the consideration of reducing fuel consumption by reducing vehicle weight. One possible approach was the use of lightweight materials such as aluminium. At that time efforts to use aluminium instead of steel in the production of car bodies failed, as no joining processes existed that could be used for the economic and reliable production of…

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Nach langer schwerer Krankheit ist am 04. Januar 2022 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Friedrich Ostermann verstorben.

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The LWF team wishes all students, partners in research and industry a Merry Christmas, relaxing holidays and a good start into 2022!

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