Hot Topics – Explained by Experts at RWTH

A woman looking through a microscope Copyright: © Mario Irrmischer

Below you will find a selection of key topics at RWTH.


“Bans Are Not the Answer.” A Conversation With Professor Stefan Pischinger

Professor Stefan Pischinger Copyright: © RWTH Aachen / TME

There is no climate neutrality without synthetic fuels, says Professor Stefan Pischinger, a leading expert on fuels and combustion and head of the Chair of Thermodynamics of Mobile Energy Conversion Systems at RWTH. We recently spoke with him about fuel cells and synthetic fuels, openness to technology, or his greatest wish for politicians – and we asked him what kind of car he drives.



Four-Day-Workweek? May Well Become a Reality

Portrait of Professor Verena Nitsch Copyright: © RWTH Aachen

Engineering psychologist Professor Verena Nitsch talks to us about the four-day workweek and how our work life may look in the future.