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Präsident des KIT: Professor Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka (Bild: M. Breig/ KIT)
President of KIT Was Re-elected

Holger Hanselka heads the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology for another six years.

The KIT in the excellence strategy (photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
The KIT in the Excellence Strategy

With four full proposals, the KIT is in the final round of the funding line “Clusters of Excellence.”

Unternehmer und Investor Frank Thelen, bekannt als Jurymitglied in der TV-Sendung „Die Höhle der Löwen“. (Foto: Ben Fuchs © Frank Thelen)
Of Lions, Unicorns, and Free Spirits

Gründerallianz Karlsruhe and KIT bring "The Cave of the Lions" to Karlsruhe. Live event on October 2 in the KIT Audimax.

Vizepräsident für Lehre und Akademische Angelegenheiten am KIT: Professor Dr. Alexander Wanner (Bild: M. Breig/ KIT)
Wanner Remains Vice President Higher Education

Further development of the interlinking of research and teaching is in the focus.

The active material, using transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX). (Figure: Nature Communications)
Disorder Stabilized Batteries

High entropy oxides enable reversible energy storage. Publication in Nature Communications.

KIT Expands Relationships into Silicon Valley

Kick-off for new platform with event in San Francisco in the program of a delegation trip of Prime Minister Kretschmann.

Methan aus erneuerbaren Quellen für vielfältige Anwendungen nutzbar zu machen – dieses Ziel verfolgt MethQuest. (Grafik: MethQuest)
Methane-based Fuels

Environmentally friendly, affordable and practicable solutions for the energy transition are the goal of "MethQuest".

The founders team of Germany's best start-up company Ineratec: Philipp Engelkamp, Tim Böltken, Paolo Piermartini and Peter Pfeifer (from left to right, photo: Sandra Goettisheim, KIT)
Founder's Award for Fuels from Mini Reactors

Spinoff Ineratec of KIT has been honored as best start-up in Germany.

The heart of the plant: the honeycombed catalyst supports convert hydrogen and carbon monoxide into methane and water (Photo: Andreas Spiegel)
Renewable Gas Produced from Wood Waste

Synthetic natural gas from biomass: New methanisation plant tested in Sweden.

Resurrected digitally: The parasitic wasp Xenomorphia resurrecta lays an egg in a fly pupa (Figure: Thomas van de Kamp, KIT; Nature Communications)
Parasites in Fossil Fly Pupae

Wasps in several-million-year-old pupae detected by synchrotron X-ray microtomography.

Conference "Futures" of our Energy Supply

International experts will discuss energy scenarios in Karlsruhe on 24 and 25 September.