Newly Appointed Professors

 

Who is new at RWTH Aachen?

On this page you can get to know the professors, who have been appointed at RWTH Aachen in the past three years.

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    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Alber

    Jan Alber has been University Professor of English-language literary and cultural studies with a focus on cognition at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Arts and Humanities since October 2016. In his research he explores the question how recipients interpret narratives using cognitive grids. He is also interested in all unconventional or extraordinary forms of literature and culture.

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    Juniorprofessor Dr. phil. Axel Mayer

    Dr. phil. Axel Mayer – second from left in the photo – has been Junior Professor of Psychological Methodology at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at RWTH Aachen University since July 2016. His key research area is the development of statistical methods to evalute interventions.

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    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Egbert Figgemeier

    Dr. Egbert Figgemeier has been University Professor of the aging process and lifetime prognosis of batteries at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at RWTH Aachen University since May 2016. As part of the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance, JARA, he is head of the department at the Helmholtz Institute Münster, IEK-12, at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

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    Dr. rer. nat. Christina Büsing

    Dr. rer. nat. Christina Büsing has been Junior Professor of Robus Planning in Medical Care at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences since April 2016. Her research focus is on dealing with uncertainties in discrete optimization problems.

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    Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Münstermann

    Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Münstermann has been University Professor of Integrity of Materials and Structures at the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. He is developing model approaches for failure mechanisms in order to create new methods for the materials construction of mechanically stressed building components.

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    Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Caroline Torra-Mattenklott

    Dr. phil. Caroline Torra-Mattenklott has been University Professor of German and general literary studies at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Arts and Humanities since March 2016. Her focuses in research and teaching are German and French literature, poetics, and aesthetics of the 18th to 20th centuries, literature and forms of knowledge, literary theory, and relationships between literature and other arts.

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    Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Benjamin Stamm

    Dr. rer. nat. Benjamin Stamm has been University Professor of mathematics, particularly computational mathematics, at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since February 2016. His key research area is the development and analysis of numerical methods with an interdisciplinary application in theoretical chemistry.

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    Dr. Volker Rexing

    Dr. Volker Rexing has been University Professor of Technical Didactics of Structural Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering since January 2006. He is also head of the Academic and Research Department Technical Didactics of Structural Engineering at RWTH Aachen University.

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    Dr.-Ing. Christian Schindler

    Dr.-Ing. Christian Schindler has been University Professor of rail vehicles and transport systems at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering since January 2016. He is also director of the epononymous institute, IFS, at RWTH Aachen University. Together with his team he conducts research on innovative, lightweight, emission free, and safe rail and transport vehicles and their application uses in the world of mobility of tomorrow.

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    Dr. med. Thomas-Alexander Vögeli

    Dr. med. Thomas-Alexander Vögeli has been University Professor of Urology at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Medicine since January 2016. He is also the director of the Urology Clinic at University Hospital Aachen. He is considered an expert in urological oncology and minimally invasive forms of therapy.

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    Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Steffen Koschmieder

    Dr. med. Steffen Koschmieder is University Professor of translational hematology and oncology at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Medicine . He is also the head of hemostaseology and the consulting senior physician for research conducted in the Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, and Stem Cell Transplantation at University Hospital Aachen. His key research areas are myeloproliferative neoplasms, MPN, leukemic stem cells, targeted tumor therapy, and complex clotting illnesses.

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    Dr.-Ing. Elisabeth Beusker

    Dr.-Ing. Elisabeth Beusker has been University Professor of real estate development at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Architecture since November 2015. Her research focus is the development, planning, realization, and management of innovative and macroeconomic infrastructures in architecture and urban planning.

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    Univ.-Prof. Torsten Wolfgang Kuhlen

    Dr. rer. nat. Torsten W. Kuhlen has been university professor of virtual reality and immersive visualization at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since October 2015. He is head of the Department of Computational Science and Engineering at the RWTH IT Center. He and his team research three dimensional, multimodal human-computer interfaces and their application in science and technology.

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    Junior Professor Tobias Meisen

    Dr.-Ing. Tobias Meisen has been junior professor of the interoperability of simulations in mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mechanical Engineering since October 2015. His research focuses are the interoperability in heterogenous system landscapes (IT applications particularly simulations, machines and plants, technical systems) as well as the conception and development of complex learning recommendation systems.

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    Univ.-Prof. Ferdinanda Ponci

    Dr. Ferdinanda Ponci has been university professor of monitoring and distributed control for energy systems at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at RWTH Aachen University since October 2015. Her research focuses are in the methods and instrumentation to automate the operation of energy systems with active and independent loads and with renewable generation.

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    Junior Professor Aaron Praktiknjo

    Dr.-Ing. Aaron Praktiknjo has been junior professor of energy resources and innovation economics at the School of Business and Economics at RWTH Aachen University since October 2015. His research focus is the security of energy supply in the field of tension between profitability and environmental sustainability.

     

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    Univ.-Prof. Robert Spatschek

    Dr. rer. nat. Robert Spatschek has been university professor of the thermal chemistry of energy materials at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering since October 2015. He is head of the epononymous working group at Forschungszentrum Jülich within the Institute of Energy and Climate Research. He researches materials for energy storage on different scales with experimental and theoretical methods.

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    Junior Professor Rene M. Königs

    Dr. rer. nat. Rene M. Königs has been Junior Professor of organic chemistry at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences since October 2015. His key research area is the investigation of small, reactive molecules and their application in the synthesis of biologically active compounds.

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    Junior Professor Moritz Helias

    Dr. rer. nat. Moritz Helias has been Junior Professor for the theory of neuronal networks at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences since October 2015. He is also a Helmholtz Young Investigator's group leader at Forschungszentrum Jülich. His research focus is the development of mathematical methods to describe the correlated dynamic of neuronal networks on different spatial and temporal scales.

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    Univ.-Prof. Stefan Decker

    Dr. rer. pol. Stefan Decker has been university professor of information systems and databases at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since September 2015. He is also the director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT. His research focuses are in the field of information integration and representation of distributed data, specifically in the field of semantic web and linked data with applications in industry, science, and technology.

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    Dr. rer. nat. Florian Hausen

    Dr. rer. nat. Florian Hausen has been Junior Professor of Applied Interface Electronics at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences since September 2015. He was simultaneously granted leave to Forschungszentrum Jülich. His research focuses include the interfaces of electrochemistry and scanning microscopy.

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    Univ.-Prof. Alice Niemeyer

    Dr. Alice Niemeyer has been university professor of algebra at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since September 2015. Her research focus is algorithmic group theory.

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    Univ.-Prof. Ghaleb Natour

    Dr. rer. nat. Ghaleb Natour has been university professor of metrology and test processes in joining technology at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mechanical Engineering since August 2015. He is the director of the Central Institute for Engineering, Electronics, and Analystics at Foschungszentrum Jülich. He and his team design, develop, and produce scientific and technical equipment, facilities, and processes for top research that aren't available on the market.

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    Univ.-Prof. Bernd G. Lottermoser

    Bernd Lottermoser, PhD, has been University Professor for sustainable raw material production at the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering at RWTH Aachen University since July 2015. His research focuses are the tools and methods used to sustainably attain mineral raw resources.

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    Univ.-Prof. Peter Jax

    Dr.-Ing. Peter Jax has been University Professor of communication systems at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology since April 2015. His research focuses are in the field of robust signal processing and the coding of language and audio signals for disturbed transmission channels.

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    Univ.-Prof. Julien Lesgourgues

    Dr. Julien Lesgourgues has been university professor of cosmology and astroparticle physics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since April 2015. His research focus is on modeling the development of cosmological disturbances starting from the point of their origin in the early universe to the point at which they can be observed in the cosmic background radiation and spacious structure of the universe.

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    Univ.-Prof. Sigrid Brell-Cokcan

    Sigrid Brell-Cokcan has been University Professor of individualized building production at the Faculty of Architecture of RWTH Aachen University since March 2015. The newly constructed chair researches and teaches individual production processes in the field of tension between the creative industry, architecture, design, and the - still rather young research field - "creative" robotics.

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    Univ.-Prof. Sonja Herres-Pawlis

    Dr. rer. nat. Sonja Herres-Pawlis has been University Professor of bioinorganic chemistry at the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Science since January 2015. Her research focuses are the biomimetric modelling of type III and type I copper enzymes and sustainable polymerization catalysis with transition metal N-donor complexes. She is head of the interdisciplinary research group FOR1405, which concentrates on understanding the dynamics of charge transfer processe in bioinorganic copper systems.