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DFG Contacts

Stand: March 2, 2021

Dr.-Ing. Christiane Richter

Programme Officer
Engineering Sciences 1

E-Mail: christiane.richter@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2749
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

405-01   Metallurgical, Thermal and Thermomechanical Treatment of Materials
405-02   Materials in Sintering Processes and Generative Manufacturing Processes
406-01   Synthesis and Properties of Functional Materials

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

405-03   Coating and Surface Technology
405-05   Glass, Ceramics and Derived Composites
405-06   Polymeric and Biogenic Materials and Derived Composites
406-04   Computer-Aided Design of Materials and Simulation of Materials Behaviour from Atomic to Microscopic Scale

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

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

3010 Multifunctional, coarse grain Refractory Composite Materials for Key-Components in High temperature applications
5044 Periodic low-dimensional defect structures in polar oxides

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


103 From atoms to turbine blades – a scientific basis for a new generation of single crystal superalloys
270 Hysteresis design of magnetic materials for efficient energy conversion: HoMMage

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2193 Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS)

Collaborative Research Centres

917 Resistively Switching Chalcogenides for Future Electronics - Structure, Kinetics, and Device Scalability "Nanoswitches"
1261 Magnetoelectric Sensors: From Composite Materials to Biomagnetic Diagnostics

International Research Training Groups

2495 Energy Conversion Systems: From Materials to Devices

Research Training Groups

2154 Materials for Brain (M4B): Thin film functional materials for minimally invasive therapy of brain dieseases
2561 Materials Compounds from Composite Materials