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 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. Michael 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 761 Steel Ab Initio: Designing Novel Ferric Materials Using Quantum Mechanics Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bleck


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
IRTG 1328 Brain behavior relationship of normal and disturbed emotions in schizophrenia and autism Prof. Dr. Dr. Frank Schneider

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