International Courses and Lectures

Members of the Materials Research Department teach numerous courses and lectures in English to make knowledge on materials science acccessible for international students. The following courses were taught in English by MRD members in winter term 2019/2020 and in summer term 2020.
 

Winter term 2019/2020

 
Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences

Biomedical Optics Research Projects Prof. Dr. Martin R. Hofmann, Chair of Photonics and Terahertz

 
Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry I Dr. Ulf-Peter Apfel, Inorganic Chemistry I
Introduction to Chemistry of Materials Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Selected Topics in Materials Chemistry Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Heterogeneous Catalysis Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kleist, Industrial Chemistry
Compact Course Scanning Probe Microscopy Prof. Dr. Karina Morgenstern, Chair of Physical Chemistry I
Industrial Chemistry II (Chemical Reaction Engineering) Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler, Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry of Materials Prof. Dr. Axel Rosenhahn, Chair of Analytical Chemistry – Biointerfaces
Specialized Topics in Chemistry Prof. Devi, Prof. Muhler, Prof. Schuhmann
Industrial Chemical Seminar Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann, Chair of Analytical Chemistry
Seminar on Current Research Topics Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann, Chair of Analytical Chemistry
Introduction to Computational Chemistry Prof. Dr. Rochus Schmid, Inorganic Chemistry II
Introduction to Chemistry of Materials Prof. Dr. Kristina Tschulik, Analytical Chemistry
Advanced Methods in Electroanalytical Chemistry I Prof. Dr. Kristina Tschulik, Analytical Chemistry

 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mechanical Modeling of Materials Prof. Dr. Daniel Balzani, Continuum Mechanics
Simulation of Incompressible Turbulant Flows with the Finite Volume Method Prof. Dr. Klaus Hackl, Chair of Mechanics
Mechanical Modeling of Materials Dr. Philipp Junker, Mechanics
Finite Element Methods in Linear Structural Mechanics Prof. Dr. Techn. Günther Meschke, Structural Mechanics
Linear Computational Structural Dynamics Prof. Dr. Techn. Günther Meschke, Structural Mechanics
Advanced Control Methods for Adaptive Mechanical Systems Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamara Nestorovic, Mechanics of Adaptive Systems

 
Geosciences

Kinetic modelling Prof. Dr. Sumit Chakraborty, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics
Petrology of igneous rocks Prof. Dr. Sumit Chakraborty, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics
Principles of chemical kinetics Prof. Dr. Sumit Chakraborty, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics

 
Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science and Technology Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Eggeler, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering
Elements of Microstructure Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Eggeler, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering
Porous Materials Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sulamith Frerich, Virtualisation of Process Technology
Laser Metrology Jun.-Prof. Dr. Evgeny Gurevich, Chair of Laser Applications Technology
Introduction to Three-dimensional Materials Characterization Techniques Jun.-Prof. Dr. Tong Li, Institute for Materials and ZGH
Materials Science and Technology Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Ludwig, Chair of MEMS Materials
Advanced Materials Processing and Microfabrication Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Ludwig, Chair of MEMS Materials
Materials Science and Technology Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Theisen, Chair of Materials Technology
Advanced Materials Processing and Microfabrication Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Theisen, Chair of Materials Technology

 
Medicine

Stem Cell Practical Courses Prof. Dr. Manfred Köller and Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christina Sengstock, University Clinic Bergmannsheil, Surgical Research

 
Physics

Advanced Quantum Mechanics Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics
Solid State Physics Theory Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics
Selected Topics of Solid State Theory Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics
Spintronics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy Prof. Dr. Daniel Hägele, Condensed Matter Spectroscopy Group
Applied Plasma Physics Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell, Research Group Reactive Plasmas
Semiconductor Physics I Dr. Arne Ludwig, Applied Solid State Physics
Epitaxy of Semiconductor Crystals Dr. Arne Ludwig, Applied Solid State Physics
Introduction to Solid State Physics I Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics
Scientific Methods of Semiconductor Physics Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics
Selected Topics of Applied Solid State Physics Dr. Arne Ludwig, Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck
Journal Club: Applied solid state physics Dr. Arne Ludwig, Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck
Nanoelectronics Colloquium Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics
Current Research Projects Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Prof. Dr. Daniel Hägele, Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Köhler

 

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Nanomagnetism Dr. Oleg Petracic, Scattering Methods
Programming Concepts in Materials Science Prof. Dr. Godehard Sutmann, Institute for Advanced Simulation

 

German Aerospace Center

Materials for Aerospace Applications Prof. Dr. Marion Bartsch, Institute of Materials Research
Materials Physics in Space Prof. Dr. Andreas Meyer, Institute for Materials Physics in Space

 

Advanced Materials Simulation

Atomistic Simulation Methods Prof. Dr. Ralf Drautz, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Application and Implementation of Electronic Structure Methods Prof. Dr. Ralf Drautz, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Documenting and Communicating Science Dr. Anna Grünebohm, Scalebridging Simulation of Functional Composites
Scalebridging Simulation of Functional Composites Dr. Anna Grünebohm, Scalebridging Simulation of Functional Composites
Programming Concepts in Materials Science Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation, Prof. Dr. Godehard Sutmann, Institute for Advanced Simulation
Theory and Application of Bond Order Potentials Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation, Dr. Matous Mrovec, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Recent developments in the implementation of analytic bond-order potentials Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Assessment and Description of Material Properties Dr. Rebecca Janisch, Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling
Multiscale Mechanics of Materials Dr. Rebecca Janisch, Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling
Advanced Atomistic Simulation Methods Dr. Jutta Rogal, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Continuum Methods in Materials Science Prof. Dr. Ingo Steinbach, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation
Solidification Processing Prof. Dr. Ingo Steinbach, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation
Computational Fracture Mechanics Dr.-Ing. Napat Vajragupta, Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling
Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics Prof. Dr. Fathollah Varnik, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation
Lattice Boltzmann Modeling: From Simple Flows to Interface Driven Phenomena Prof. Dr. Fathollah Varnik, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation

 

Max-Plank-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics Dr. Tilmann Hickel, Theory of Phase Transitions Computational Materials Design
Application and Implementation of Electronic Structure Methods Prof. Dr. Jörg Neugebauer, Department of Computational Materials Design
Surface Science and Corrosion Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann, Department of Interface Chemistry and Surface Engineering

 

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

Introduction to Chemistry of Materials Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth, Heterogeneous Catalysts

 
 

Summer term 2020

 
Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences

International Summer School Niedertemperaturplasmaphysik Prof. Dr. Peter Awakowicz, Chair of Electrical Engineering and Plasma Technology
Photonics Prof. Dr. Martin R. Hofmann, Chair of Photonics and Terahertz Technology

 
Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry IV (Advanced Organometallic Chemistry) Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Literature und Methodology Seminar: Special Topics in Metal Organic and Materials Chemistry Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Concepts of Molecular Chemistry II Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Materials Synthesis: Modern Fabrication Processes for the Creation of Functional Materials: Fundamentals and Applications Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry II
Block course for the Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry: Processes in chemical technology – past, presence, future Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kleist, Industrial Chemistry – Nanostructured Catalyst Materials
Literature and Methodology Seminar: Selected Problems of Physical Chemistry at Surfaces Prof. Dr. Karina Morgenstern, Chair of Physical Chemistry I
Modern Microkinetics Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler, Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry
Literature and Methodology Seminar: Current Topics in Biointerface Science Prof. Dr. Axel Rosenhahn, Chair of Analytical Chemistry – Biointerfaces
Bioanalytics and Sensors Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann, Chair of Analytical Chemistry
Advanced methods in electroanalytical chemistry II Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann, Chair of Analytical Chemistry
Literature and Methodology Seminar: Current Topics in Electroanalytical Chemistry Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann, Chair of Analytical Chemistry
Methods of structure analysis II: X-ray diffraction and electron density analysis Prof. Dr. Rochus Schmid, Inorganic Chemistry II
Python Programming for Chemists Prof. Dr. Rochus Schmid, Inorganic Chemistry II
Advanced methods in electroanalytical chemistry II Prof. Dr. Kristina Tschulik, Analytical Chemistry
Literature and Methodology Seminar: Advances in Electrocatalysis and Functional Materials Prof. Dr. Kristina Tschulik, Analytical Chemistry

 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Continuum Mechanics Prof. Dr. Klaus Hackl, Chair of Mechanics
Finite Element Methods for Nonlinear Analyses of Materials and Structures Prof. Dr. Techn. Günther Meschke, Structural Mechanics
Advanced Finite Element Methods Prof. Dr. Techn. Günther Meschke, Structural Mechanics
Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation Prof. Dr. Techn. Günther Meschke, Structural Mechanics
Dynamics and Adaptronics Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamara Nestorovic, Mechanics of Adaptive Systems
Dynamic Structures and Active Control Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamara Nestorovic, Mechanics of Adaptive Systems

 
Geosciences

Principles of elementary thermodynamics Prof. Dr. Sumit Chakraborty, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics

 
Mechanical Engineering

Fundamental Aspects of Materials Science and Microengineering Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Eggeler, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Concepts in Materials Science Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Eggeler, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering
Polymers and Shape memory alloys Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Frenzel, Research Group for Materials Processing
Advanced Characterization Methods Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Frenzel, Research Group for Materials Processing
Laser Technology Jun.-Prof. Dr. Evgeny Gurevich, Chair of Laser Applications Technology
Advanced Characterization Methods Jun.-Prof. Dr. Tong Li, Institute for Materials and ZGH
Fundamental Aspects of Materials Science and Microengineering Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Ludwig, Chair of MEMS Materials

 
Medicine

Tissue Engineering Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christina Sengstock, University Clinic Bergmannsheil, Surgical Research
Lecture Series in the Focal Point Programme “Biochemistry of Stem Cells” Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christina Sengstock, University Clinic Bergmannsheil, Surgical Research

 
Physics

Physics of Complex Phase Transitions in Solids Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics
Selected Topics of Solid State Theory Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Solid State Physics
Spintronics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy Prof. Dr. Daniel Hägele, Condensed Matter Spectroscopy Group
Applied Plasma Physics Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell, Research Group Reactive Plasmas
Introduction to Surface Science Prof. Dr. Ulrich Köhler, Institute for Experimental Physics, Surface Physics
Semiconductor Physics II: Experiments with Semiconductor Quantum Devices Dr. Arne Ludwig, Applied Solid State Physics
Epitaxy of Semiconductor Crystals Dr. Arne Ludwig, Applied Solid State Physics
Selected Topics of Applied Solid State Physics Dr. Arne Ludwig, Applied Solid State Physics
Scientific Methods of Semiconductor Physics Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics, Dr. Arne Ludwig
Introduction to Solid State Physics II Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics, Dr. Arne Ludwig
Nanoelectronics Colloquium Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Chair of Applied Solid State Physics, Dr. Arne Ludwig
Journal Club: Applied solid state physics Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck, Dr. Arne Ludwig
Current Research Projects Prof. Dr. Ilya Eremin, Prof. Dr. Daniel Hägele, Prof. Dr. Armin von Keudell, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Köhler, Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieck

 
Forschungszentrum Jülich

Nanomagnetism Dr. Oleg Petracic, Scattering Methods
Introduction to Parallel and Scientific-Computing Prof. Dr. Godehard Sutmann, Institute for Advanced Simulation
Engineering Ceramics and Coating Technology Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen, Advanced Power Plants Department

 
German Aerospace Center

Material Physics Prof. Dr. Andreas Meyer, Institute for Materials Physics in Space

 

Advanced Materials Simulation

Quantum Mechanics in Materials Science Prof. Dr. Ralf Drautz, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Data-driven Materials Science Prof. Dr. Ralf Drautz, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Physics of Complex Phase Transitions in Solids Dr. Anna Grünebohm, Scalebridging Simulation of Functional Composites
Interfaces and surfaces Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation, Dr. Rebecca Janisch, Micromechanical and Macroscopic, Dr. Jutta Rogal, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Atomistic Aspects of Materials Properties Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Introduction to Parallel and Scientific-Computing Dr. Thomas Hammerschmidt, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties Prof. Dr. Alexander Hartmaier, Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling
Atomistic Aspects of Materials Properties Dr. Rebecca Janisch, Micromechanical and Macroscopic Modelling
Mathematics for Materials Modelling Dr. Matous Mrovec, Atomistic Modelling and Simulation
Phase-Field Theory and Application Prof. Dr. Ingo Steinbach, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation, Prof. Dr. Fathollah Varnik, Scale Bridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation