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Stand: October 11, 2018

Dr.-Ing. Burkhard Jahnen

Programme Director
Engineering Sciences 1

E-Mail: Burkhard.Jahnen@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2487
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

406-01 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials
406-02 Synthesis and Properties of Functional Materials
406-04 Structuring and Functionalisation
406-05 Biomaterials

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

405-01 Metallurgical and Thermal Processes, Thermomechanical Treatment of Materials
405-02 Sintered Metallic and Ceramic Materials
405-03 Composite Materials
405-04 Mechanical Behaviour of Construction Materials
405-05 Coating and Surface Technology
406-03 Microstructural Mechanical Properties of Materials

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programme

1594 Topological Engineering of Ultra-Strong Glasses
1599 Caloric effects in ferroic materials: New concepts for cooling
1713 Strong coupling of thermo-chemical and thermo-mechanical states in applied materials
1839 Tailored Disorder - A science- and engineering-based approach to materials design for advanced photonic applications
1959 Manipulation of matter controlled by electric and magnetic fields: Towards novel synthesis and processing routes of inorganic materials
2006 Compositionally Complex Alloys - High Entropy Alloys (CCA - HEA)
2122 Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Research Units

1650 Dislocation based Plasticity
1766 Hochtemperatur-Formgedächtnislegierungen - Von den Grundlagen zur Anwendung -
2180 Graded Implants for Tendon-Bone Junctions (“Graded Implants”)

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


87 Pulsed high power plasmas for the synthesis of nanostructured functional layers
225 Von den Grundlagen der Biofabrikation zu funktionalen Gewebemodellen

Cluster of Excellence

315 Engineering of Advanced Materials - Hierarchical Structure Formation for Functional Devices
1056 Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed)

Collaborative Research Centre

761 Steel - ab initio Quantum mechanics guided design of new Fe based materials
917 Resistively Switching Chalcogenides for Future Electronics - Structure, Kinetics, and Device Scalability "Nanoswitches"
986 Tailor-Made Multi-Scale Materials Systems
1261 Magnetoelectric Sensors: From Composite Materials to Biomagnetic Diagnostics

Research Training Group

1554 Micro-Macro Interactions of Structured Media and Particle Systems
1896 In situ microscopy with electrons, X-rays and scanning probes
2154 Materials for Brain (M4B): Thin film functional materials for minimally invasive therapy of brain dieseases