CRC 1411 News

Polymeric additives enable homogeneous drying of dispersed particles Have you ever spilled your coffee? You may have noticed how the coffee dries into an intriguing stain with a bright centre and a dark ring encircling it. This ‘coffee ring’ forms because the liquid evaporates faster at the ...

In November 2021, Professor and PI Nicolas Vogel of the Institute of Particle Technology was awarded the “Lehrpreis der technischen Fakultät” (Teaching award of the Faculty of Engineering). According to the selection committee, the awards reflects the excellent student evaluations of the courses giv...

After 16 months of online seminars, workshops, project meetings and even poster sessions, from 19-21 July 2021 researchers of CRC 1411 gathered for the largest in person event since the kick-off meeting. As a follow-up to the successful online review meeting in June 2021, a poster session was held i...

We are delighted to report that Prof. Doris Segets, Principal Investigator of CRC 1411 Project A02, has been awarded the DECHEMA Prize 2020 and the Gottschalk-Diederich Baedeker Prize 2021. Prof. Segets studied Chemical and Biological Engineering at the FAU, completed her doctorate there in 2013 and...

The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1411 – “Design of particulate products” invites applications for an Equal Opportunity Fellowship. Eligible are international female applicants to one of the involved study programs at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, that have been admitte...

PI Prof. Vogel and his team introduce research topics of the group. We see how biological functionalities such as the self-cleaning surfaces of plants or the shining colors of animals can be reproduced in the lab by controlling the structure of materials using self-assembly processes.