After a careful design, optimization and test phase at an external beamline of the Cooler Synchrotron COSY of Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), the JEDI polarimeter (JePo) has recently been installed into the storage ring. It replaces the venerable EDDA detector, which was one of the earliest experimental installations in COSY, used for investigations of unpolarized, single and double polarized proton-proton elastic scattering experiments.
On November 8th, 2019, this year' s "Career Day" will take place at Forschungszentrum Jülich. The event is aimed at doctoral students and postdocs. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants will have the chance to learn more about career paths and options in science. One of the speakers is JARA-ENERGY member Prof. Egbert Figgemeier.
The fastest university computer in Germany "Cluster Aix-la-Chapelle" (CLAIX) was officially inaugurated at a ceremony with top-class speakers and guests at the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University on October 2, 2019. Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister for Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia, Thomas Rachel MdB, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Marcel Philipp, Lord Mayor of Aachen, Professor Ulrich Rüdiger, Rector of RWTH Aachen University, Marcus Hermes, Managing Director of Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRW, Yuichi Kojima, Managing Director of NEC Deutschland GmbH and Professor Matthias Müller, Head of the IT Center of RWTH, took part in the festivities.
„Wie die Energiewende gelingt – Forschung und Innovation als Motor für gesellschaftlichen Wandel“ is the title of the fourth JARA-ENERGY Talks. On this occasion, Andreas Feicht, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, will speak on the topic: "How to succeed in the energy system transformation - research and innovation as a motor for social change".
Six new members were admitted to the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz this August. Prof. Markus Diesmann, a JARA professor, was admitted to the Academy this time. Diesmann is a member of the JARA-BRAIN section and is also active in the JARA Center for Simulation and Data Science (JARA-CSD), which was established in 2018.