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Johannes Blümer
Head of Division
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Johannes Blümer

+49 721 608 28220

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Marie-Christine Kauffmann
Administrative Assistant
Marie-Christine Kauffmann

+49 721 608 28221

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Nicole Keller-Rau
Head of Division Office
Nicole Keller-Rau

+49 721 608 28222

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C. Pulch
Bereichsreferent Personal und Ressourcen
Christian Pulch

+49 721 608 28292

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Campus North:

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1

76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Bldg. 436  


Campus South:

Kaiserstraße 12

76131 Karlsruhe

Bldg. 10.11, Room 118 

Division V - Physics and Mathematics

Division V - Physics and Mathematics - comprises  21 institutes, the KIT-Department of Physics and the KIT-Department of  Mathematics as well as  four Helmholtz programmes:  “From Matter to Materials and Life (MML)”, “Matter and Technology (MT)”,  “Matter and the Universe (MU)” and  "Science and Technology of Nanosystems (STN)".

Since October 01, 2015, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Johannes Blümer is Head of Division V.    


Hr. Wernsdorfer ERC
Two Researchers of KIT Receive ERC Advanced Grants

European Research Council (ERC) selects Wolfgang Wernsdorfer for funding through an ERC Advanced Grant.

Netzwerk Neutrinomasse
Network for Neutrino research and Sensors

The international network Neutrino mass develops more precise detectors for particle physics experiments like KATRIN.

Robert Klanner
Robert Klanner was chosen to receive the Julius Wess Award 2016

Robert Klanner was nominated for the 2016 Julius Wess Award in recognition of his fundamental contributions to  the development of silicon microstrip detectors.

Horst Hahn was elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering

Die United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE) hat Professor Horst Hahn zu einem ihrer 249 „foreign members“ gewählt.

KATRIN first light
Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino Experiment (KATRIN): "First Light"

KATRIN experiment has reached the next major milestone: For the first time, electrons flew through the whole facility to the detector.

Erwin Schrödinger Award for Specifically Designed Petri Dishes

Three KIT scientists receive the award worth EUR 50,000 for their interdisciplinary reasearch on three-dimensional cell culturing.

Verladung der Eisenplatten am KIT (Foto: Jürgen Wochele, KIT)
4000 Tonnen KASCADE-Eisenplatten ziehen um zu FAIR

Die 900 Eisenplatten dienen in Zukunft als "Bremsklotz" für das FAIR-Experiment in Darmstadt.


James W. Cronin (@ University of Chicago)
Nobel Laureate James W. Cronin Died

James W. Cronin, American physicist and nobel laureate, died August 25, 2016 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, at the age of 84.

Die Gewinnerin des Julius Wess-Preises 2015, Lisa Randall. (Bild: Rose Lincoln)
Lisa Randall Receives the 2015 Julius Wess Prize

The Prize will be handed over to the the theoretical physicist of Harvard University on July 8.

Brasilianische Delegation
Brazilian State Minister at KIT

In the focus of the visit was a cooperation project with universities in the South of Brazil.

Phänomen der optischen Täuschung
Research Training Group in Asymptotic Geometry

New Research Training Group of KIT and the University of Heidelberg will begin its work by October.

Preisverleihung in Berlin
KIT Brings Outstanding Experimental Physicist Back to Germany

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship awarded to Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, who will conduct research at KIT from June.

Das sanierte Mathematik-Gebäude am KIT-Campus Süd (Foto: Manuel Balzer, KIT)
KIT Receives "Deutscher Hochschulbaupreis"

The restored building on KIT Campus South is an example of sustainable campus architecture.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University visits KIT

The further development of new and ongoing cooperations where being discussed.

Wolfgang Wernsdorfer (Fotoquelle: Eric Lichtenscheidt)
KIT Receives Humboldt Professorship for Physicist

The internationally acknowledged physicist Wolfgang Wernsdorfer will come to KIT.

KIT-Simulation: Kosmische Strahlen
Simulations at KIT Analyze Cosmic Rays

Developed at the KIT, the simulation code CoREAS leads to new insights about cosmic rays.

Ein Prototyp von AugerPrime: Jeder existierende Wasser-Cherenkov-Detektor mit 12 000 Litern Wasser wird um einen vier Quadratmeter großen Szintillator erweitert (Foto: Pierre Auger Collaboration)
AugerPrime: Looking for Cosmic Rays

Pierre Auger Observatory with KIT participating will be continued and expanded.