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DFG Contacts

Stand: December 1, 2020

Dr. Cosima Schuster

Programme Director
Engineering Sciences 1

E-Mail: cosima.schuster@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2271
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Support

307-01 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (Surfaces, Superconductivity)
307-02 Theoretical Condensed Matter (Surfaces, Superconductivity)

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

405-04   Mechanical Properties of Metallic Materials and their Microstructural Origins
406-02   Biomaterials
406-04   Computer-Aided Design of Materials and Simulation of Materials Behaviour from Atomic to Microscopic Scale

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

406-01   Synthesis and Properties of Functional Materials
406-03   Thermodynamics and Kinetics as well as Properties of Phases and Microstructure of Materials

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1713 Strong coupling of thermo-chemical and thermo-mechanical states in applied materials

Research Units

2180 Graded Implants for Tendon-Bone Junctions (“Graded Implants”)
2692 Fundamental Aspects of Statistical Mechanics and the Emergence of Thermodynamics in Non-Equilibrium Systems
2724 Thermal machines in the quantum world

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


225 Von den Grundlagen der Biofabrikation zu funktionalen Gewebemodellen

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2082 3D Matter Made to Order (3DMM2O)

Collaborative Research Centres

1027 Physical modeling of non-equilibrium processes in biological systems
1032 Nanoagents for spatio-temporal control of molecular and cellular reactions
1394 Structural and Chemical Atomic Complexity: From Defect Phase Diagrams to Material Properties

Research Training Groups

2423 Fracture across Scales: Integrating Mechanics, Materials Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics
2516 Control of structure formation in soft matter at and through interfaces