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First IEEE 5G Summit in Dresden

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5G Lab Germany at TU Dresden and IEEE are jointly organizing the first 5G Summit in Dresden, Germany! It will take place on September 29, 2016.

IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) has developed a strategic framework based on the principles that embrace Industry's interests and priorities while integrating IEEE and ComSoc's objectives. In order to engage industry members with high value and innovative technologies, IEEE Communications Society holds a series of high impact one day summits in emerging technology areas (e.g., SDN/NFV, 5G, IoT, Big Data, and Cybersecurity).

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A New Bowl-shaped Subunit of Fullerene C70

Chair for Molecular Functional Materials

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Total synthetic approaches of fullerenes are a holy grail for organic chemistry. So far, the main attempts have been focused on the synthesis of the buckminsterfullerene C60. In contrast, access to subunits of the homologue C70 remains challenging. Here, we demonstrate an efficient bottom-up strategy towards a novel bowl-shaped polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) C34 with two pentagons.

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LAST FEW PLACES - REGISTER NOW: Dresden Microelectronics Academy 2016 (cfaed Summer School)

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With the closing date approaching quickly (31 July 2016), REGISTER NOW to secure a place in the popular cfaed Summer School "Dresden Microelectronics Academy 2016".

This one-week summer school has been designed to showcase Dresden as Europe's largest microelectronics hub and TU Dresden as the ideal location in which to learn and research!

In addition to Technische Universität Dresden, GLOBALFOUNDRIES and X-FAB will give you insight into the exciting world of semiconductor industry. As one of about 50 advanced students currently working on your diploma, master or PhD thesis, or being a post-doc in engineering or sciences you will have the chance to get to know leading high-tech companies, the University, and the Cluster of Excellence cfaed.

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Science Exhibition Opens on Neumarkt Square in Dresden

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From 4 July until 3 October 2016, the unique research alliance DRESDEN-concept (DDc) presents an open-air science exhibition in the heart of the Dresden's old town. Right beside the world renowned Church of our Ladies (Frauenkirche), in the middle of the Neumarkt square, Dresdeners and visitors have the chance to learn more about the variety and excellence of the local research landscape. The exhibition aims to inspire the audience with scientific highlights. It is structured into the four fields of scientific competence which were identified in the course of the application process within the German Initiative of Excellence. cfaed and the 5G Lab Germany contributed the contents of the area "Information and Communication Technology (‪ICT‬) and ‪Microelectronics‬".

Videos, interactive elements for all age groups and info boards in German and English provide an overview of the latest research results of the DDc partners. Around the clock, in any weather and free of charge!

Dresden's mayor Dirk Hilbert, TU Dresden’s rector Prof. Hans Müller-Steinhagen, and numerous directors of the DDc partner institutes will officially open and visit the exhibition on 7th July at 10.30am. The exhibition can be visited already starting 5 July.

First cfaed Open Topic Professorship Appointed: Congratulations to Professor Markus Krötzsch

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On 1 July 2016, Dr. Markus Krötzsch commenced his position as Chair of Knowledge-Based Systems at the Cluster of Excellence cfaed / TU Dresden. This Chair is the first of cfaed’s Open Topic Professorships, which are intended to keep rising stars in Dresden or to win international talents. Krötzsch had received attractive offers from all over the world but accepted the offer of TU Dresden and cfaed to stay at the Faculty of Computer Science which he joined in 2013 as Emmy Noether research group leader. His expertise and excellence is already internationally recognized, proven recently by having been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Prize for young scientists by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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