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Prof. Dr. Karsten Reuter, director of the Department of Theory, is co-coordinator of a new priority program funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The program, based at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) Münster, investigates the use and development of machine learning for molecular applications. more

The Mössbauer Spectroscopy community has lost one of its prominent and well-recognized scientists, Prof. Dr. Werner Keune, on March 27, 2021, in Germany, after a long battle with cancer. more

Ane Etxebarria from the Interface Science Department of the Fritz Haber Institute was awarded a prestigious MSCA Individual Fellowship. Her work will help design better catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) to make future hydrogen production more efficient. more

Obituary for Elmar Zeitler

February 17, 2021

The former director of the Fritz Haber Institute, Prof. Dr Elmar Zeitler, enabled many advances in electron microscopy. In December 2020, he sadly passed away. Prof. Dr. Robert Schlögl remembers him as an uncompromising yet modest scientist, and looks back on his scientific achievements. more

Researchers from the Physical Chemistry Department at the Fritz Haber Institute have together with other European research institutions and companies formed the research consortium OPTOlogic. It aims to develop optical topological computing as a means to reduce energy consumption of electronic circuits. The EU funds the project with almost 4 Million Euros. more

The Fritz Haber Institute, the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin are building a research platform for catalysis named CatLab to achieve leaps of innovation in hydrogen research. The project is being funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with more than 50 million Euros. more

The Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society is once again the most popular research institution for Humboldt Fellowships and Awards in Germany. In the last ten years, the FHI has also nearly doubled the share of female scientists from the Humboldt Foundation. The Interface Science Department welcomes two more fellows this winter. more

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