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Kai Gehring, member of the German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), and chairman of the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment, visited BAM in September.
Brazil visits Berlin: Prof. Carlos Augusto de Azevedo, president of the Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia (INMETRO) visited BAM in September. In a conversation with BAM president Prof. Dr. Ulrich Panne and Dr. Pedro Dolabella Portella, head of the Materials Engineering …
A visit of BAM was one of the prizes for the winners of this year's Jugend forscht (Young Researchers) contest in the physics category. Matthias Grützner, Julian Egbert and Arne Geipel from the Herder Secondary School in Berlin came out on top of 178 students who submitted 107 research projects.
19 young people started their career at BAM on 1st September 2017. On their first day of work, the apprentices were welcomed by BAM President Prof. Ulrich Panne and they learned a lot about BAM’s history and the various focus areas at the introductory event.
In its Decision No. 01/2017/GefStoffV of 24 October 2016, BAM has reassigned some organic peroxides to new risk groups due to new findings. The reassignments must be taken as from 1st September 2017 at the latest.
BAM was again an exhibitor at this year’s Federal Government Open Day and provided information on its research regarding offshore wind energy.
In 2016 BAM and ISAS Berlin organised the most important international conference of the year in the field of ellipsometry (ICSE-7). The conference proceedings have now been published as a special volume of the Applied Surface Science journal.
Diversity in the workplace and an open welcome culture are important prerequisites for research excellence. By signing the charter BAM confirms its commitment to diversity.
On 28th July the President of the Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA), Andreas Obersteller, visited BAM. The topics covered, in particular, included energy transition and research activities in BAM’s infrastructure focus area.
BAM hosted 15 students from the Technical University of East China on July 26. This university in Shanghai is internationally known as the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) and is a renowned university for engineering.