Approved Seed Fund Projects 2020

 

Seed Fund – RWTH Start Up

StUpPD365-20 – Magnetic colloids for reconfigurable ferromagnetic materials

Applicant

Dr. Andrea Scotti
Institute of Physical-Chemistry (IPC)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Walter Richtering
Institute of Physical-Chemistry (IPC)

Abstract

StUpPD383-20 – Lens Theory in Assessment Centers

Applicant

Dr. Anna M.  Claus
Institute of Psychology (IfP)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Bettina S. Wiese
Institute of Psychology (IfP)

Abstract

StUpPD363-20 – ProtoBiome; In-depth functional analysis of the proteolytic enzymes within the mammalian gut

Applicant

PhD Thomas Hitch
Institute of Medical Microbiology (MIK)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Mathias Hornef
Institute of Medical Microbiology (MIK)

Abstract

StUpPD371-20 – Evaluation of Chemical Toxicity on Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells by Online Monitoring of the Respiration Activity

Applicant

Dr. Nina Ihling
Chair of Biochemical Engineering  (AVT.BioVT)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Jochen Büchs
Chair of Biochemical Engineering  (AVT.BioVT)

Abstract

StUpPD361-20 – Systematische Entwicklung konsistenzsichernder Digitaler Zwillinge

Applicant
Dr. Andreas Wortmann
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 3 (Software Engineering) (SE)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group
Professor Bernhard Rumpe
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 3 (Software Engineering) (SE)

Abstract (de)

StUpPD370-20 – SEALASTINS: Surgical elastin-like sealants

Applicant

Dr. Alicia Fernández Colino
Biohybrid & Medical Textiles (BioTex)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Stefan Jockenhoevel
Biohybrid & Medical Textiles (BioTex)

Abstract

StUpPD373-20 – Development of Pavement Surface Materials with Sensing-Capabilities for Application in Intelligent Transportation Systems

Applicant

Dr. Pengfei Liu
Institute of Highway Engineering (ISAC)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Markus Oeser
Institute of Highway Engineering (ISAC)

Abstract

StUpPD377-20 – LiTronic - Lithium-Ion Cells with integrated Electronic

Applicant

Dr. Monika Rentemeister
Chair of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems (ISEA - ESS)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Dirk Uwe Sauer
Chair of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems (ISEA - ESS)

Abstract

StUpPD380-20 – Identification and characterization of components of the mTORC signaling pathway in Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes

Applicant

Sandra Bennink
Institute of Zoology (Biology II)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Gabriele Pradel
Institute of Zoology (Biology II)

Abstract

StUpPD384-20 – Explaining deep neural network based text classifiers

Applicant

Dr. Sandipan Sikdar
Lehrstuhl für Methodik und Theorie computerbasierter Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (CSSH)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Markus Strohmaier
Lehrstuhl für Methodik und Theorie computerbasierter Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (CSSH)

Abstract

StUpPD385-20 – Towards thermal conductance measurements as a probe for topological states in two-dimensional quantum systems

Applicant

Dr. Christian Volk
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik (Festkörperphysik) und II. Physikalisches Institut (INST2A)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professor Christoph Stampfer
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik (Festkörperphysik) und II. Physikalisches Institut (INST2A)

Abstract

StUpPD372-20 – The Impact of Predictability on Language Switching

Applicant

PhD Tanja Römbke
Lehrstuhl und Institut für Psychologie (IFP)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Professorin Iring Koch
Lehrstuhl und Institut für Psychologie (IFP)

Abstract

StUpPD362-20 – Assigning sense to the long antisense RNAs of the barley powdery mildew pathogen

Applicant

Dr. Stefan Kusch
Institute for Biology I, Unit of Molecular Plant Cell Biology (lncRNA-TE)

Professor in Charge of the Research Group

Ralph Panstruga
Institute for Biology I, Unit of Molecular Plant Cell Biology (lncRNA-TE)

Abstract

StUpJP052-20 – Geschaltete Kaskadenreaktionen mittels Carbentransferreaktionen

Applicant

Junior Professor Rene Königs

Abstract (de)

 

Seed Fund – Open Seed Fund 2020

OPSF549 – Estimating accessibility in social networks under uncertainty

Applicant

Prof. Markus Strohmaier
Computational Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH)

Juniorprof. Michael Schaub
Dept. of Computer Science

Abstract

OPSF550 – Universal behavior under flow of soft biological and synthetic colloids

Applicants

Dr. Andrea Scotti
Institute of Physical-Chemistry (IPC)

Dr. Carlos  G. Lopez
Institute of Physical-Chemistry (IPC)

Prof. M. Pavlik  Lettinga
Institute of Complex Systems - Weiche Materie (ICS-3) (ICS-3)

Abstract

OPSF551 – Investigating the consequences of nuclear deformation during neuronal migration for epigenetic and transcriptional remodeling using microfluidics

Applicants

Prof. Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch
Institute for Biology II (FET)

Dr. John Linkhorst
Aachener Verfahrenstechnik (AVT.CVT)

Prof. Ivan Costa
Institute for Computational Genomics

Abstract

OPSF553 – Neural processing of auditory looming in virtual acoustic environments

Applicants

Prof. Ute Habel
Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik

Dr. Lisa Wagels
Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik

Dr. Han-Gue Jo
Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik

Prof. Michael Vorländer
Institut für Technische Akustik

Lukas Aspöck
Institut für Technische Akustik

Abstract

OPSF554 – Prozessentwicklung zur Herstellung von Fasermatten aus szintillierenden lichtleitenden Fasern für einen hochpräzisen Spurdetektor (SciFi Tracker)

Applicants

Prof. Thomas Gries
Lehrstuhl für Textilmaschinenbau und Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA)

Prof. Stefan Schael
I. Physikalisches Institut B (I.PI)

Abstract (de)

OPSF555 – Entwicklung künstlicher Tumormodelle zur quantitativen Analyse des Pharmaka-Targetings mittels magnetischer Nanopartikel

Applicants

Dr. Arnold Gillner
Chair of Laser Technology / Fraunhofer ILT ()

Dr. Ioana Slabu
Applied Medical Engineering (AME)

Abstract (en)

OPSF557 – Development and Testing of a High Temperature Superconducting Magnet for Space Applications

Applicants

Prof. Kai-Uwe Schröder
Institut für Strukturmechanik und Leichtbau

Prof. Stefan Schael
I. Physikalisches Institut B (I.PI)

Abstract

OPSF560 – Entwicklung von Methoden zur Lebenszyklusanalyse leistungselektronischer Komponenten

Applicants

Juniorprof. Aaron Praktiknjo
Energieressourcen- und Innovationsökonomik (JERI)

Prof. Rik De Doncker
Lehrstuhl und Institut für Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe

Abstract (de)

OPSF563 – Two photon imaging strategies for investigation of cortical connectivity and plasticity in human cortical networks

Applicants

Prof. Yvonne Weber
Department of Epileptology, Neurology (NE)

Prof. Björn Kampa
Molecular and Systemic Neurophysiology

Juniorprof. Moritz Helias
Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine 6 (INM-6)

Abstract

OPSF570 – The Automatic Retrieval Account (ARA): Making Learning Better by Testing

Applicants

PhD Tanja Roembke
Lehrstuhl und Institut für Psychologie (IFP)

Prof. Iring Koch
Lehrstuhl und Institut für Psychologie (IFP)

PD Dr. Malte Persike
Centre for Learning and Teaching Services (CLS)

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heribert Nacken
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Ingenieurhydrologie

Abstract

OPSF573 – Organic Liquid Time Projection Chamber

Applicants

Prof. Stefan Roth
III. Physikalisches Institut B (Physik 3B)

Dr. David Schug
Helmholtz-Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, Lehrstuhl für Molekulare Bildgebung (PMI)

Juniorprof. Malte Göttsche
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik III B (Physik 3B)

Abstract

OPSF580 – Casein microparticles for sustained drug delivery in regenerative materials

Applicants

Prof. Ronald Gebhardt
Soft Matter Process Engineering (AVT.SMP)

PhD Yang Shi
Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging (ExMI)

Prof. Laura De Laporte
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Polymere Biomaterialien (BioMat)

Abstract

OPSF581 – G-quadruplex enabled Two-dimensional Neuromorphic Bioelectronics

Applicants

Dr. Vivek Pachauri
Institute of Materials in Electrical Engineering 1 (IWE1)

PhD Sophia Eiden
Institute of Organic Chemistry (IOC)

Prof. Elmar  Weinhold
Institute of Organic Chemistry (IOC)

Abstract

OPSF585 – "Pathomics" - Novel Approach to Unbiased Automated Quantitative Analysis in Digital Pathology

Applicants

Prof. Dorit Merhof
Lehrstuhl für Bildverarbeitung

Dr. Barbara Klinkhammer
Institute of Pathology (PAT)

Abstract

OPSF587 – CEASELESS: Chunk Learning and the Development of Speaking and Listening Fluency: Integrating Experimental and Computational Approaches

Applicants

PD Dr. Elma Kerz
Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Romanistik (ifaar)

Dr. rer. nat. Ralf Schlüter
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 6

Abstract

OPSF589 – Rainwater Living Lab Aachen - Wasser in der Stadt gemeinsam denken

Applicants

Prof. Holger Schüttrumpf
Department and Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management

Dr. Jacqueline Lemm
Institut für Soziologie  (STO)

Prof. Tobias Kuhnimhof
Institute of Urban and Transport Planning (ISB)

Prof. Michael Leuchner
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Physische Geographie und Klimatologie  (PGK)

PD Dr. Thomas Wintgens
Lehrstuhl für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft und Wassergütewirtschaft und Institut für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft (ISA)

Abstract (de)

OPSF593 – Predicting Elementary Plastic Events in a Zachariasen glass

Applicants

Dr. Franz Bamer
Institute of General Mechanics (IAM)

Prof. Benjamin Stamm
Center for Computational Engineering Science (CCES)

Abstract

OPSF596 – Additive Fertigung und Optimierung einer Mikrodurchflusszelle zur elektrochemi-schen Korrosionsprüfung

Applicants

Prof. Daniela Zander
Lehrstuhl für Korrosion und Korrosionsschutz / Gießerei Institut

Prof. Matthias Wessling
Chair of Chemical Process Engineering

Abstract (de)

OPSF597 – Personalized absorbable metallic implants to minimize physical disability

Applicants

Maximilian Voshage
Digital Additive Production  (DAP)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum
Digital Additive Production  (DAP)

Prof. Kai-Uwe Schröder
Institut für Strukturmechanik und Leichtbau

Prof. Thomas Pufe
Lehrstuhl Anatomie & Zellbiologie

Dr. Holger Jahr
Lehrstuhl Anatomie & Zellbiologie

PD Dr. Mahtab Nourbakhsh
Lehrstuhl für Geriatrie und Altersmedizin

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Cornelius Bollheimer
Lehrstuhl für Geriatrie und Altersmedizin

Abstract

OPSF598 – Signers Mask

Applicants

Dr. Klaudia Grote
Kompetenzzentrum für Gebärdensprache und Gestik (SignGes)

Isaac Lim
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 8 (Computergraphik und Multimedia) (I8)

Abstract (de)