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Max Planck Society criticizes travel restrictions for Turkish researchers

July 22, 2016
It is with deep dismay that the Max Planck Society had to take notice of the fact that Turkish researchers are to be prevented from continuing to be an active part of the international scientific community. [more]
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Mathematician Dr. Martin Stoll awarded with Richard von Mises Prize

March 07, 2016
In acknowledgement of his scientific achievements in the field of applied mathematics, Dr. Martin Stoll, head of the Numerical Linear Algebra for Dynamical Systems group at the Max Planck Institute Magdeburg, was awarded today with the Richard von Mises Prize 2016 by the GAMM (International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics). He was honoured especially for his research on fast iterative solvers for PDE-constrained optimization. The awarding ceremony took place within the 87th GAMM Conference and Joint  Annual Meeting of GAMM and DMV in Braunschweig. [more]
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Dr. Yvonne Genzel elected into the ESACT Executive Committee

June 23, 2015
PD Dr. Yvonne Genzel, teamleader in the research group Bioprocess Engineering, was elected as secretary to the Executive Committee of the European Society for Animal Cell Technology (ESACT). The non-profit society brings together scientists, engineers and other specialists working with animal cells and organizes a conference with 1000 participants every two years. [more]
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MaxSynBio: Ceremonial Opening of the Research Programme on Synthetic Biology

April 21, 2015
Since its inception, biology has been about life. Yet, precisely what life is, not to mention how it emerged, remains unclear. The researchers involved in the MaxSynBio programme would like to contribute to finding answers to these questions. Together with the President of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann, and representatives of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), they presented their research programme at Harnack House, the Max Planck Society’s conference venue in Berlin. [more]
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German Malaria Researchers from Berlin and Magdeburg win International „Humanity in Science" Award

March 11, 2015
Chemist Prof. Peter H. Seeberger and chemical engineer Prof. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern have been selected as the inaugural “Humanity in Science” prize winners. Seeberger, director at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam and professor at the Freie Universität Berlin and Seidel-Morgenstern, director at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems Magdeburg and professor for chemical engineering at the Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg, won the prize for their groundbreaking work in developing new production methods for antimalarial drugs. They received the “Humanity in Science” prize during a gala dinner on March 10, 2015 in New Orleans, USA. The prize money is 25.000 USD (roughly 22.500 €). The award was launched in 2014 by the “The Analytical Scientist” a journal and Phenomenex, a separation technology company. [more]
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Poweraware High Performance Computing

January 30, 2015
Mathematicians of the Computational Methods in Systems and Control Theory group at the Max Planck Institute Magdeburg will cooperate closely with the Computing Engineering Institute at the Universidad de la República Montevideo, Uruguay, in a project on poweraware high performance computing. The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). [more]
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Cooperation Project on Mathematical Damping Optimization

January 26, 2015
Scientists of the MPI Compuational Methods in Systems and Control Theory group will cooperate closely in a project on MINLP for damping optimization with the Faculty for Mathematics of the J. J. Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia. The DAAD (German Academic Echange Service) has approved funding for the period 2015 to 2016. [more]
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern assumes Office as Managing Director

January 21, 2015
Since January 1st, 2015 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern holds the office as the managing director of the Max Planck Institute of Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems Magdeburg. Managing directors are appointed by a two year term. The Max Planck Institute consists of four directors. [more]
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Identification of Short-Lived Intermediates in Artificial Photosynthesis

December 02, 2014
The research group Molecular Simulations and Design at the Max Planck Institute Magdeburgp has identified short-living intermediates in the reaction cycle of photo-induced proton reduction together with its collaboration partners from Ångstrom Laboratories in Uppsala, Sweden. [more]
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