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On September 2nd, 2015, 19 master students, Ph.D. students, and postdoctoral researchers from four different research groups founded the first German student chapter of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), named "ECS Student Chapter Munich". During the foundation meeting at the Chair…

Dr. Kei Müller was awarded the "Fakultätspreis - Dissertation" of the faculty of mechanical engineering (TUM) for his doctoral work entitled "Simulation of Self-assembly and Mechanics of Transiently Crosslinked, Semiflexible Biopolymer Networks".

The student council awarded the 3rd prize in the category "Best Exercise Course in Undergraduate Studies" to the course "Engineering Mechanics 1", offered in winter term 2014/15.

The student council awarded the 3rd prize in the category "Best Lecture in Graduate Studies" to Dr. Alexander Popp for the course "Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics", offered in winter term 2014/15.

A figure from our article "A single charge in the actin binding domain of fascin can independently tune the linear and non-linear response of an actin bundle network" in publication in EPJ E, Vol. 38, issue no. 5 (May 2015) paper No. 50, has been selected to illustrate the front…

Maximilian Grill was awarded with the "Graduate Award of the SEW-EURODRIVE-Foundation" for his Master's Thesis, entitled "Development of a Finite Element Formulation for Potential-Based Interactions of Slender Continua and it's Application to Biopolymer Physics".

The new website of the "German Association of Computational Mechanics (GACM)" is now online. Its main objective is to stimulate and promote education, research and practice in computational mechanics in Germany. GACM is is a non-governmental organization currently led by Prof.…

On the occasion of the Graduation Ceremony of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the TUM on July 11th, 2014, Rui Fang was awarded the "1st Prize in Golden Teaching" by the student council. This award was given for his excellent performance in teaching the exercise course…

Dr. Alexander Popp was appointed to a four-year term as German representative in the "ECCOMAS Young Investigators Committee". The ECCOMAS YIC consists of one young scientist (under the age of 40) in the field of computational mechanics from each national or regional association in…

Prof. Wolfgang A. Wall has been appointed as a member of the Research and Technology Advisory Committee of TU Graz