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At its annual Ph.D. Day on 21st September 2017 BAM announced the alumni network Alumni@BAM for former staff who completed their Ph.D., researched or worked at BAM.
Investigations into the July bus accident revealed a chain of several tragic circumstances according to the investigators. To initiate a fact-based discussion the Federal Association of German Omnibus Operators NGO organised a specialists’ dialogue at BAM.
Modern museum showcases are subject to many requirements. They have to demonstrate sterility because any emission of substances might damage the exhibits. Since there are no emission-free sealing materials - what can be done?
Disaster protection also includes technical disasters triggered by fires or explosions. BAM investigates such potential damage scenarios in experimental large-scale tests on its Test Site Technical Safety (TTS).
The focus area Energy successfully launched a new series of events with a lecture from Prof. Anders Levermann on "Climate Change: Predictions, Projections and Risks" on 12th September. Further lectures are being planned for the coming months.
"Open-minded. Open for change." was the title of this year's General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). As part of the programme an international delegation from this General Assembly took the opportunity to visit BAM.
Ms Mukta Dutta Tomar, who was appointed ambassador of the Republic of India in April, paid her first visit to BAM in September together with her science attaché Mr Madhan.
The German Institute for Standardization (DIN) has appointed Dr.-Ing. Werner Daum, Head of BAM’s Non-Destructive Testing Department, to the DIN Consumer Council. The appointment applies for 3 years.
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 …