June 30, 2017

A new Partnership

Cooperation Agreement between FIAS and Suranaree University of Technology

© C. Otto, GSI

June 26, 2017

7,5 Million Euro for Goethe-High Performance Computer

A new high Performance Computer will be funded by DFG.

June 9, 2017

Night of Science 2017

On June 9th the Night of Science will take at the Riedberg Campus. FIAS Fellows and Students will take part in the event. Join us for some interesting talks, robot soccer and exiting experiments!

June 8, 2017

Superconductors and VR at the Hessentag

FIAS Scientists bring science to the people. The FIAS Roadshow "Science you can touch" will be a part of this years Hessentag.

May 11, 2017

Harmony in numbers

Frankfurt researchers find a simple explanation for the typical patterns of nerve cells inside neural maps

Researchers from the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, the Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research and the Ernst-Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience have studied why such differences between these animal species exist using two different computer models. Unexpectedly, the researchers found that the existence of this ordered structure is not only determined by the connectivity in the circuit, but also by the total number of neurons. Their findings were recently published in the scientific journal PNAS [Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences].


April 24, 2017

Sascha Vogel speaks at Science March Frankfurt

On Saturday, over 2000 people came together to demonstrate for the importance and freedom of science, at the science march Frankfurt. One keynote speaker at the beginning of the march was Dr. Sascha Vogel. The managing director of the FIAS graduate school FIGSS spoke together with Peter Feldmann, Lord Mayor of Frankfurt; Birgitta Wolff, President of the Goethe-University; Frank Dievernich, President of the University for Applied Sciences and the president of Präsident Uni Gießen, Joybrato Mukherjee.

March 31, 2017

Hannah Petersen was selected by the Editorial Board of J. Phys. G as an Emerging Leader.

Hannah Petersen and Dmytro Oliinycenko developed a new technique to describe the dynamics of heavy ion collisions to study strongly interacting matter under extreme conditions.


February 8, 2017

FIAS PhD student wins UN competition for sustainable energy supply

How to supply people in structurally weak areas of Africa and South America sustainably with electricity, you can calculate with energy models. Jonas Hörsch was able to shorten the computation time of such a program significantly and won thereby a competition of the UNO platform "Unite Ideas".

November 22, 2016

Reliable electricity grids for the future

Scientists discuss with companies and network operators

On November 22nd and 23rd the CoNDyNet (Collective Nonlinear Dynamics of Complex Electricity Grids) project partners will meet with companies and network operators to discuss how sustainable grid stability can be achieved, with ever increasing shares of renewables. Especially with solar and wind energy, the amounts of electricity fed into the power grid fluctuate almost every minute.

November 17, 2016

German preselection for the International Physics Tournament takes place at FIAS

The preselection for the International Physicists' Tournament (IPT) will take place from 21-22 November 2016 at FIAS.


November 11, 2016

"Quantum Dreams"

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reports on the Giersch International Symposium.


October 24, 2016

"The Olympian of computer architects": Volker Lindenstruth in the Frankfurter Rundschau

The Frankfurter Rundschau dedicated a complete page on Friday, October 21, 2016, to the CEO Prof. Volker Lindenstruth and his research in the field of modern high-performance computers.


October 18, 2016

Physics Experiments between poetry and bestsellers

Frankfurt, 18.10.2016 - Science to touch and get involved - this motto is from 19.-23.10. the status of the initiative "Hessen schafft Wissen" at the Frankfurt Book Fair. At several experimental stations, scientists from the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) make current research vivid. Thursday and Friday will also be a humorous talk by Dr. Ing. Sascha Vogel about physics in Hollywood movies.

Prof. Dr. Franziska Matthäus

October 6, 2016

Press conference: New professor of bioinformatics simulates cells

When: Monday 10.10.2016, 11 o'clock. Where: FIAS Faculty Lounge (4th floor).

For questions are available: Prof. Dr. Franziska Matthäus, Prof. Carlo Giersch, Prof. Dr. med. Enrico Schleiff, Prof. Rudolf Steinberg, Prof. dr. Ingo Ebersberger, Prof. Dr. med. Volker Lindenstruth. Contact: presse_at_fias.uni-frankfurt.de FOUNDATION GIERSCH enables professorship at FIAS FRANKFURT. Franziska Matthäus will be Professor of Bioinformatics at the Department of Biology at Goethe University from October 2016. She is also a Fellow of the FIAS - Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, where theoretically working groups from computer science and the life sciences work together on an interdisciplinary basis. Her work will focus on bioinformatics data analysis and the recognition and modeling of complex patterns in biological systems.


September 12, 2016

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Gravity and Information

Nobel-laureate Gerard 't Hooft, released a paper with FIAS Scientists Piero Nicolini and Marcus Bleicher. Together with Steven B. Giddings, Carlo Rovelli, Jonas Mureika and Matthias Kaminski they try to take on different approaches on a theory of quantum gravity and the ways these relate to information and black holes. This paper is a continuation of their meeting last year at FIAS during the Karl Schwarzschild Meeting.


August 3, 2016

Federal Environmental Agency: Data centers squirt too much energy

A contribution by the German radio station reports on the Green-IT strategy of the German Federal Environmental Agency - A good example is the Green IT Cube.


August 1, 2016

Quantum gravity on the way to science

Research Fellow Sabine Hossenfelder, explains in the August issue of "Spektrum der Wissenschaft" Quantum Gravity and its conciseness for current research.


July 5, 2016

Where are they? In search of the aliens

Marcus Bleicher will answer this question tomorrow, Wednesday, 06.07.2016, at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research. The public lecture starts at 2 pm.

Day of the young researchers in Wiesbaden

June 21, 2016

Researchers party in the ministry

Day of the young researchers in Wiesbaden

On 21.06.2016, scientists of FIAS celebrated a "Science-Party" with around 100 primary school pupils in the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art (HMWK). Minister Boris Rhein had invited to this special event.

Boris Rhein and Sascha Volgel on the marble accelerator

May 25, 2016

Boris Rhine on the Hessian Day

Hands-on science

The FIAS stand at the Hessentag in Herborn is a complete success. Since last Friday, several hundred visitors have been amazed and experimenting with FIAS and research every day. Today, Wednesday, 25 May 2015, there was a high attendance: The Hessian Minister of Science and Art, Boris Rhein, took half an hour to try out the exhibits for himself. Together with Dr. Sascha Vogel from FIAS, he set new record times at our marble linear accelerator. You can also visit us on Hessentag until Sunday! You will find us in Herborn at the booth of Initiative Hessen schafft Wissen.