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[Translate to English:] Boltzmann Zuse Society for Computational Molecular Engineering

The annual Congress of the Boltzmann Zuse Society for Computational Molecular Engineering in Kaiserslautern took place from 27th to 28th October 2016. The participants for example came from Kaiserlautern (LTD), Munich (SCCS), Paderborn (ThEt) and Stuttgart (HLRS), and presented latest findings and developments within the field of molecular simulation. Furthermore, they exchanged intensively about running projects and mutual future projects. The…

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[Translate to English:] DAAD Stependiaten Muhammad Ali Javed (l.) und Pavel Anatolyevich Nikolaychuk (r.)

Three DAAD scholarship holders currently support the ThEt in several research areas. Wameedh Khider Abbas finished his Master Studies in the field of energy and environment technology at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Afterwards, he worked as research fellow at the Technical University of Kirkuk. He joined the ThEt in October 2015 within the scope of a three-year DAAD scholarship and works on development and optimisation of the ORC process. …

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The Thermodynamics Colloquium 2016 of the ProcessNet Professional Unit “Thermodynamics” and the VDI-GEU expert committee “Thermodynamics” was hosted at the Technical University Kaiserslautern from 5th to 7th October 2016. As usual numerous employees of the ThEt participated. Tatjana Janzen gave a speech on “Diffusion coefficients of binary and ternary liquid mixtures by molecular simulations”. Dr. Gerhard Herres introduced one of his current…

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This year's Teambuilding Workshop of the Chair of Thermodynamics and Energy Technology took place in Budapest (Hungary) from 21.09. to 27.09.2016. The Workshop serves as a platform of getting to know each other and aims at fostering team building by means of managing challenges and conducting activities mutually. This enhances group cohesion which also increases communication and motivation among its members. During a guided tour through…

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The ThEt congratulates Svetlana Miroshnichenko on her successful doctorate on 13th July 2016. The topic of her dissertation written as research fellow at the ThEt was “Molecular Modelling and Simulation for Industrial Applications”. We wish her all the best for the future!

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23 - 24 March 2015, DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt Main, Germany MolMod 2015 Molecular Modeling and Simulation: Science, Engineering, and Industrial Applications Molecular modeling and simulation are of key methods in research in many areas of physics, chemistry and biology, but also in engineering. Simulation methods and tools are now available in this field, which enable addressing not only scientific but also practical problems.…

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Science Symposium: smart energy for a sustainable future 09.03.2015 - 10.03.2015, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany Science Symposium Energy – from generation to storage and use – is taken for granted. Consumers expect to have abundant energy sources at their command at all times. Yet, the increasing contribution of intermittent renewable energy sources in our grid, such as solar ans wind energy, constitutes a growing challenge that is further…

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Workshop 2015 of the German National Committee of the International Association for the properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS) 06.03.2015, German National Committee, Zittau, Germany Work Programme

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