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Excellence Strategy: KIT Reaches Final Round with Four Initiatives Excellence Strategy: KIT Reaches Final Round with Four Initiatives
KIT Logo auf Tafel vor verschwommenem Hintergrund
Excellence Strategy: KIT Reaches Final Round for Clusters of Excellence with Four Initiatives

KIT is invited to submit four full proposals for the final round of the Clusters of Excellence Funding Line in the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments.

Läufer (Symbolbild, Foto: KIT)
"Health to Participate" Study: Sport Keeps Ten Years Younger

The Institute for Sport and Sports Science of the KIT presented the latest results of the longitudinal section study, which is unique in Germany.

Um „Parallelwelten“ und die Chancen und Risiken, die sie mit sich bringen, dreht sich das Colloquium Fundamentale im Wintersemester (Foto: Irina Westermann, KIT)
Parallel to the Majority Society

Colloquium Fundamentale lecture series of the ZAK is dedicated to collective structures that exist alongside the social mainstream.

Schwarzer Schmetterling auf weißem Grund
Butterfly Wings Inspire Photovoltaic

Researchers at KIT have transferred nanostructures on the wing of a butterfly to solar cells and increased their light absorption rate by up to 200 percent.

Professor Hanselka spricht am Redepult während der Begrüßung der neuen Studierenden
Academic Year Has Started: Around 5,000 new students at KIT

KIT has welcomed the new students together with their families with a festive event.

Dr. Wolfgang Eichelberger Is New Honorary Senator

The KIT awarded the honorary senator status to the founder Dr. Wolfgang Eichelberger for his merits for KIT.

Bezahlen mit dem Smartphone wird im Nahverkehr immer beliebter. Aber ist es auch sicher? (Foto: Gabi Zachmann, KIT)
Secure Payment without Data Track

Electronic payment systems have so far provided only a low level of data protection. Scientists at KIT have developed a secure protocol that guarantees privacy.

Dynamic Catalytic Converters for Clean Cities

Also for cold starts and urban traffic: A new concept for catalytic converters could help to efficiently re-treat exhaust gases and save noble metals.

Co-founder of Computer Science: Karl Steinbuch's 100th Birthday

The visionary who did research and taught in Karlsruhe gave computer science its name.

Open Codes: Living in Digital Worlds

KIT supports exhibition at ZKM. Scientists present their own installations and will discuss "Digital Sovereignty" on November 2.

Ehrengäste der Verleihung des IEEE Milestone für Otto Lehmann vor der enthüllten Gedenktafel
"IEEE Milestone" for Otto Lehmann

A commemorative plaque in honor of the physicist Otto Lehmann and his work on liquid crystals has been awarded to KIT by IEEE, the world’s largest association of engineers.