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Bernd Winter, who leads the Liquid Microjet project in the Molecular Physics Department, has been awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) endowed with €2.5 million over a period of five years. more

Due to the increasing spread of the virus in Germany, the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society will for the foreseeable future only operate in a limited capacity in order to ensure the safety of staff, guests, contractors and all other parties relevant to FHI operations. All important information can be found here. more

FHI Directors Prof. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya and Prof. Robert Schlögl were interviewed by German daily newspaper DIE WELT about hydrogen production. In the interview published on March 7th 2020 they talk about progressive fundamental research and the industry’s need to catch up with scientific developments. more

In February 2020, the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society welcomed four new research fellows who have been awarded a Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers by the Humboldt Foundation. According to the latest rankings, the FHI hosts more Postdoctoral Humboldt Fellows than any other research institution outside of higher education. more

Prof. Dr. Karsten Reuter is a new Director at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin. Reuter previously held the position of Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich and was Spokesperson for the „e-conversion“ Excellence Cluster, which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The distinguished scientist will take over the Department of Theory on the 1st of March part-time. He will be at the FHI full-time from the 1st of August. more

A majority of Berlin‘s research institutes and centres have formed the new research alliance BR 50 (Berlin Research 50) this week. Among the founders is the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society. The goal of this initiative is to strengthen Berlin as a science and research capital, to further knowledge exchange with the public and policy makers, as well as develop a close cooperation with Berlin universities. more

At the beginning of the new decade, all data acquisition and analysis systems developed by the PP&B IT group will be compatible with the "bluesky" framework. This software was developed at NSLS-II and is another collaborative development in the EPICS [1] environment. more

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