Author Archives: Silke Ludewigs

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“Aerogel – the material of the future” – Prelude to 4th International Seminar on Aerogels

The fourth International Seminar on AEROGELS – 2018 is fast approaching. It will take place in Hamburg on 24 – 26 September 2018 in Hamburg. The Seminar is chaired by Prof Smirnova, Institute of Thermal Separation Processes, TUHH, and Dr. Michel Perrut, Atelier Fluides Super Critiques, Nyons, France. 

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DLR presented aerogels at ILA 2018 in Berlin

The exhibition ILA 2018 (Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace) took place in Berlin from 25th to 29th April 2018. The Department of Aerogels of the German Aerospace Center (Institute of Materials Research, Cologne) presented various types of aerogels for diverse application including thermal insulation, foundry additives and adsorbing materials.

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RISE researcher receives half a million for the production of fossil-free aerogels

Fernando Alvarado at RISE Bioeconomy, one of the partners of NanoHybrids, is awarded this year’s Skills Prize from the Gunnar Sundblad Research Foundation. The award of SEK 500,000 will be used to initiate a Swedish research platform for cellulose-based aerogel particles that can, among other things, replace traditional absorbents, thickeners and microplastics. The prize has […]

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DLR offers scientific positions for advanced researcher on aerogels

The Institute of Materials Research, Department of Aerogels, offers a scientific position for experienced researchers. In the “Next Generation Car” research project, a project in the field of transport research, innovative materials for thermal and acoustic insulation in ground-based vehicles, up to the generic component, will be developed. In addition, new innovative concepts for future […]

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DLR offers DAAD fellowship for research on aerogels

The Institute of Materials Research, Department of Aerogels offers a DAAD fellowship for research on aerogels. Main investigation topic of the offered position is the development of new aerogel materials and aerogel composites for high temperature application in the temperature range of > 1000 °C based on silica aerogels. The investigations are focussed on chemical […]

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