In Future Mag

Jülich outshines the sun, Kerkrade fries up cultured meat, and in Aachen an e-test pilot is out and about.

Praise & prizes

Manfred Weck to receive Aachen Engineering Award

The award will be presented to the long-standing member of the Board of Directors of Aachen’s Laboratory for Machine Tools…

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Excursion

Stone Age mobiles

Tracing the history of mechanical engineering – Episode 4: In Aachen’s Fernmeldemuseum (Postal and Telecommunications Museum), visitors can get a…

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Flapp-App!

From the historic town centre to the RWTH Campus Central – Aachen’s new digital tour guide shows you at 13…

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Who invented it?

Navigation aid for nerve cells

Episode 7: Aachen scientists develop a magnetic gel to help in the treatment of spinal cord injuries..

Exhibition

Steak from the bioreactor

An exhibition in Kerkrade looks at the future of meat production.

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Let there be sunshine inside!

The DLR location Jülich is now home to the world’s largest artificial sun. Together, 149 high-performance lamps can generate many…

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Exhibition

Just print the world

Fashion, furniture, knee replacements – the “Cube” in Kerkrade demonstrates what 3D printers are capable of.

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Chilling the climate killer

Episode 6: Chemists at the RWTH are storing the climate-unfriendly greenhouse gas CO2 in mattresses.

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Future Lab: Lord Mayor visits the researchers at Grünenthal

This is “Future Lab Aachen” at work. Aachen’s Lord Mayor Marcel Philipp’s plan was to promote awareness of the research…

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Good Question!

E-mobile in Aachen

Pilot operations and charging stations – interesting facts about e-mobility

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Test pilot

Is e-mobility viable? You bet! Georg Radermacher is on the road every day for the STAWAG, and is totally impressed…

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Excursion

News from space

Tracing the history of mechanical engineering – Episode 3: In a valley in the Eifel, cosmic researchers are busy capturing…

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Digitally connected

The “digitalHUB Aachen” gets to work – in the former St Elizabeth’s Church.

Architecture

Better listening

C.A.R.L.: trial run for the new lecture hall complex

Interview

From Aachen to Silicon Valley

As a child of Arab parents in Germany, RWTH alumnus Hassan Sawaf learned at an early age how difficult it…

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Interview

StreetScooter – How it all began

In April 2016, the German Post announced that it was starting on the serial production of the StreetScooter model “Work”….

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Excursion

Keep your eyes peeled!

Tour for explorers. If you want to see places where modern scientific history is being written right now, join a…

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Excursion

Heavy metal made easy

Tracing the history of mechanical engineering – Episode 2: Needles, zinc and brass. In the Zinkhütter Hof Museum in Stolberg…

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Bare Figures

Guaranteed winners

Anyone with a degree in Engineering from the RWTH Aachen University in their pocket doesn’t need to worry about their…

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Start up!

German publication ‘ZEIT online’ recommends young entrepreneurs to establish their start-ups in Aachen.

Exhibition

The Exploration of Nature

The natural order of things: two separate exhibitions in Aachen museums focus on the topic of collecting, sorting and classifying.

Exhibition

Master of Reductionism

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was one of the greatest architects of the 20th century. He was born and educated…

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A tough nut to crack!

Episode 5: A formulation technology made in Aachen to deter prescription drug abuse  

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Future Lab Aachen lights up the Town Hall

One of the highlights of Aachen’s “September Special 2016” event programme was a 3D pixel mapping show that, for four…

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Exhibition

The Hissing Fafnir and other cars from Aachen

A German automotive city? For most people, Wolfsburg or Rüsselsheim would be the first places that come to mind. But…

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Praise & prizes
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And the winner is…

People who do a lot of research and make remarkable advances deserve to win prizes – and, in our opinion,…

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Who invented it?

Speedy analysis

Episode 4: Faster diagnosis in the case of infections – the AnaLighter identifies sick cells in blood samples.   In…

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Current

Top dog

The Shanghai Ranking 2016 places Engineering Sciences at the RWTH Aachen University among the world leaders.   The RWTH Aachen…

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Tracing the history of mechanical engineering – Episode 1: The Energeticon

We’ve all heard those jokes about Aachen and its plethora of engineers. But is it really any wonder that there…

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Archimedes’ Sandbox on the Katschhof

Out of the physics lab, off into town – children and adolescents have built a huge machine out of found…

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On Site

Micron-sized dancers made of gel

Future Lab Aachen at the DWI – Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, where researchers are pursuing the idea of making…

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Praise & prizes

Reaching for the stars…

Astronaut Thomas Reiter to receive the Aachen Engineering Award 2016   He has spent 350 days in space, more than…

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Interview

Why we need students from China

We’re dealing with the “G8” glut of students and limited resources in the education sector. Do we really need international…

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That was the first Future Lab Gala!

Gyrating aero wheel acrobats, dancing robots, a live-wire professor – at the Future Lab Gala in Theater Aachen, humans and…

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Current

Top places

RWTH and FH Aachen score Top-Group ratings again in CHE University Ranking!   As in previous years, the renowned CHE…

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Self-optimisation

Episode 3: Whether they are manufacturing cars, furniture or window frames, for today’s enterprises staying in the game means offering…

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Rebus

In the mood for a puzzle?

What do fancy salmon canapés and a glass of wine have to do with a 75 cm key with a…

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Who invented it?

Good air here

Episode 2: A highly efficient new filter stops the particulate matter that popular wood-fired heating systems produce.

Pi Day

On 14th March, a very special number was celebrated – greater than 3.1408 and smaller than 3.14285.   Every year…

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Permanent

Future Lab Aachen: What’s on in 2016

For the first time, all of Aachen’s colleges and the City Council are pulling together to promote Aachen as a…

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On Site

After the fire at the WZL

This piece of news did not just shock Aachen: A machine hall of the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production…

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Good Question!

10 Clever Answers

Episode 1: Who is the greatest scientist of all time? What still needs to be invented urgently? And how does…

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On Site

Crafting 2.0

A work table at centre, a 3D printer, a laser cutter. Stefan Staudacher is working on a “VW Bulli” in…

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Who invented it?
Ohne Abgase und Lärm: StreetScooter transportieren Pakete, Päckchen und Briefe. (Foto: StreetScooter/Deutsche Post DHL)

The Low-Priced E-Mobile

City administration has them, the StädteRegion has them, postmen and -women have them: electro transporters, the StreetScooter model, are on…

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New Architecture for the City of Science

What do you know! Everyone who went to university in Aachen 20 years ago is in for a surprise. So…

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