JARA Passes Next Milestone
Ceremony marks foundation of new JARA institutes and JARA early-career awards
Aachen/Jülich. On 1 April, the SuperC building of RWTH Aachen University hosted an event for the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA). The new JARA institutes, in which scientists from Aachen and Jülich will work on pressing issues of our time, were presented to an audience of about 90. At the same time, the directors of the collegially managed institutes were appointed JARA professors. Excellent early-career scientists were also honoured by JARA prizes for young researchers: JARA Best Master and JARA Excellent Junior.
From the left (back row): Prof. Ernst Schmachtenberg, rector of RWTH Aachen, Dr. Thomas Grünewald, state secretary in the Ministry for Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Thomas Rachel, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Prof. Wolfgang Marquardt, Chairman of the board of directors of Forschungszentrum Jülich. In the front row: Prof. Hendrik Bluhm, the Faculty of Physics, RWTH Aachen (left) and Prof. David DiVincenzo, Head of Peter Grünberg Institute, Theoretical Nanoelectronics (PGI-2 / IAS-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich. Both Scientist will head the JARA-Institute 'Quantum Information'.
Professor Sebastian M. Schmidt, Member of the board of directors of Forschungszentrums Jülich was hosting the event.
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