Research Training Groups at RWTH Aachen


Research Training Groups are university institutions that support early-career researchers.They are established and funded by the German Research Foundation DFG for a period of up to nine years.


Currently Active Research Training Groups

No. Title Spokesperson
GRK 2610/1 Innovative Schnittstellen zur Retina für optimiertes künstliches Sehen – InnoRetVision Prof. Peter Walter
GRK 2497 Research Training Group: Physics of the Heaviest Particles at the LHC Prof. Dr. rer. nat Michal Czakon
GRK 2415/1 Mechanobiology in Epithelial 3D Tissue Constructs Prof. Dr. Rudolf Leube
GRK 2416/1 MultiSenses-MultiScales: Neue Ansätze zur Aufklärung neuronaler multisensorischer Integration Prof. Dr. Marc Spehr
IRTG 2379/1 Modern Inverse Problems: From Geometry and Data to Models and Applications Prof. Marek Behr, Ph.D.
GRK 2375/1 Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery Prof. Dr. Fabian Kiessling
IRTG 2150/1 The Neuroscience of Modulating Aggression and Impulsivity in Psychopathology (de) Prof. Dr. Ute Habel
GRK 2236/1 UnRAVeL – Uncertainty and Randomness in Algorithms, Verification, and Logic Prof. Dr. Dr. Joost-Pieter Katoen
GRK 2326/1 Energy, Entropy, and Dissipative Dynamics Prof. Dr. Maria G. Westdickenberg
GRK 1995/1 Quantum Many-Body Methods in Condensed Matter Systems Prof. Dr. Volker Meden
GRK 1856 mobilEM - Integrated Energy Supply Modules for On-Road Electric Mobility Prof. Dr. Stefan Pischinger
GRK in SFB 985 Functional Microgels and Microgel Systems Prof. Dr. Walter Richtering
GRK in SFB 917 Nanoswitches - Resistively Switching Chalcogenides for Future Electronics Prof. Dr. Matthias Wuttig

GRK in SFB 1394

Structural and Chemical Atomic Complexity Prof. Korte-Kerzel
GRK in SFB 1382 Gut-Liver Axis Prof. Pabst
GRK in TRR 129


Prof. Kneer

GRK in SFB 1481 Sparsity und singuläre Strukturen Prof. Dr. Holger Rauhut


Past Graduate Research Training Groups

Title Spokesperson
IRTG 1628 Selectivity in Chemo- and Biocatalysis Prof. Dr. Jun Okuda
GRK 1632 Experimental and Constructive Algebra Prof. Dr. Gabriele Nebe
GRK 1675 Particle and Astroparticle Physics Prof. Dr. Stefan Schael
GRK 1572 Bionics - Interactions Across Boundaries to the Environment (RWTH is contributing member) Prof. Dr. Gerhard von der Emde, University of Bonn
GRK 1491 Ramp-Up Management Prof. Dr. Robert Schmitt
GRK 1298 Algosyn: Algorithmic Synthesis of Reactive and Discrete-Continuous Systems Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Wolfgang Thomas
GRK 1116 BioNoCo - Biocatalysis Using Non-Conventional Media Prof. Dr. Jochen Büchs
GRK 1095 Aero-Thermodynamic Design of a Scramjet Propulsion System for Future Space Transportation Systems (RWTH was contributing member) Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weigand, Universität Stuttgart
GRK 1035 Biointerface - Detection and Control of Interface-induced Biomolecular and Cellular Functions Prof. Dr. Martin Möller
GRK in SFB 761 Steel Ab Initio: Designing Novel Ferric Materials Using Quantum Mechanics Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bleck
IRTG 1328 Brain behavior relationship of normal and disturbed emotions in schizophrenia and autism Prof. Dr. Dr. Frank Schneider

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