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Best Paper Award 2016 goes to GTA!Foundry laboratory awarded at die casting congress in Atlanta

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Prof. Dr. Kalien und Walter Leis mit dem Best Paper Award 2016 der NADCA

Tu, 25. October 2016 At this year’s die casting conference of NADCA (North American Die Casting Association), which was held in Atlanta in late September, the Best Paper Award 2016 went to the foundry laboratory of Aalen University. The title "Interaction of Creep and Aging Behaviors in Zinc Die Castings" was written by Prof. Lothar Kallien, Dipl.-Phys. Walter Leis and Dr. Frank Goodwin (International Zinc Association).

For the future of NepalNepalese student at Aalen University supports her home country

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Neben ihrem Studium arbeitet Asu Rayamajhi bei Govinda und hilft, die Situation in ihrem Heimatland Nepal zu verbessern.

Mo, 24. October 2016 The Aalen club Govinda e.V. advocates for the poor and suffering people in Nepal. Asu Rayamajhi comes from Nepal and knows that the people in her home country urgently need every kind of support available. Besides her studies at Aalen University, she works for Govinda to improve the situation of her compatriots.

Integration of students through students15 years International Society Aalen e.V. at Aalen University

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Sie sind Teil der International Society Aalen e.V. : Pascal Cromm, Prof. Dr. Dr. Ekbert Hering, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Klauck, Antje Discher und Prof. Dr. Dirk Flottmann (v.l.).

Th, 15. September 2016 Since 2001, the Association International Society Aalen e.V. (ISA), founded by students, staff and professors of Aalen University, acts to promote the integration of foreign students and to promote the internationalization of Aalen University: a fifteen-year success record.

1.75 million euros promotion for start-up cultureAalen University, Reutlingen University and Stuttgart Media University receive state funds to support founders

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“Spinnovation” compliments the activities of the Innovation Centre

Tu, 09. August 2016 To strengthen the founder spirit of universities, the Ministry of Economics is supporting eleven projects that aim to advance entrepreneurial thinking among students. Aalen University, Reutlingen University, and Stuttgart Media University submitted a convincing proposal for their project “Spinnovation”: 1.75 million euros are being provided by the federal state for three years.

“That was a real pioneer feeling…”Vice President Prof. Dr. Alexander Haubrock is leaving Aalen University and looks back on exciting years.

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Haubrock has taught at Aalen University for 17 years and has been its Vice President since 2010. Now, the native Lower Saxon is drawn back to the north.

Tu, 02. August 2016 Being open, thinking outside the box, daring changes: Prof. Dr. Alexander Haubrock is always open for something new. Now another big change is waiting for the professor and Vice President, who teaches business administration for small and medium sized enterprises at Aalen University – after 17 years on the “rough eastern part of the Swabian Alb” the native Lower Saxon is drawn back to the north. He looks back on an exciting time in Aalen.

Ready to go abroadWorkshop for scholarship holders of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation

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What is needed to be a good ambassador abroad? Twenty scholarship holders of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation tried to find answers to this and other questions related to their stay abroad.

Tu, 26. July 2016 In autumn 2014, a new three year project called ‘TOP’-Talents East Wuerttemberg Plus to improve partnerships between selected universities was launched at Aalen University, the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim, the University of Design Schwaebisch Gmuend and the University of Education Schwaebisch Gmuend. The project is part of the “Baden-Württemberg Scholarship for students - BWS plus”, a program of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation. The main activities include the preparation of scholarship holders on the role of an ambassador of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation, their university, and the region East Württemberg.

Final, oho, Final, ohooo!Student of Aalen University reaches final round of Microsoft Imagine Cup

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Alessa Dreixler und Tobias Heuer stehen im Finale des diesjährigen Microsoft Imagine Cups.

Fr, 15. July 2016 She’s allowed to fly to Seattle: Alessa Dreixler, Student of Aalen University, has won this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup with a virtual training environment for stroke patients. This could mean a lot of fame and a $50,000 prize money for her.

Setting sail with Nobel Prize winnersCenter for Optical Technologies “on board” at the 66th meeting of Nobel Prize winners.

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Ahoi! Das Zentrum für optische Technologien der Hochschule Aalen präsentierte aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse auf der Nobelpreisträger-Schifffahrt.

Th, 14. July 2016 At the end of the 66th meeting of Nobel Prize winners, which took place in Lindau, 29 Nobel Prize winners and about 400 international junior scientists took part in a boat trip on the Lake of Constance, from Lindau to Mainau Island and back. On board the “MS Sonnenkoenigin“ the Center for Optical Technologies (COT) of Aalen University was able to present their latest research results in the field of additive manufactured optics for optical illumination and sensor systems. In addition to top-class scientists, Dr. Simone Schwanitz, Deputy Minister of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Wuerttemberg was interested in the research activities of the COT.

Alabama meets AalenReturn visit from US delegation brings planned exchange programme forward

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Impressed by the equipment and practical orientation of Aalen University, representatives of six universities from Alabama (USA) are shown around.

Th, 09. June 2016 „That was a great afternoon - I would by all means send my students to Aalen”, commented one participant of the delegation from Alabama who visited Aalen University while on a Baden-Württemberg trip. The 18 representative from six universities were impressed by the laboratories and the practical orientation of the department of Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science. It is expected that the first exchange students will be on their way to the southern United States in the winter semester of 2018/19.

A South African perspective on Big Data and the Internet of Things Closer cooperation of Aalen University and the CUT Bloemfontein

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Klauck (3. von rechts) war zu Gast an der Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein (Südafrika).

Th, 02. June 2016 “Heading to Bloemfontein in South Africa” was the slogan for Prof. Dr. Ulrich Klauck. He was invited to speak at a workshop on Big Data and the Internet of Things at the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein. One of his objectives during his trip was to initiate cooperation between the informatics courses of both universities.

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