Press Releases

Pedro Herrera Lormendez at his desk.
Pedro Herrera Lormendez is a doctoral student at the TU Freiberg and one of a total of 12 young researchers in the international training project "Climate Advanced Forecasting of sub-seasonal Extremes" (C.A.F.E.). There he is working on weather patterns and their changes due to climate change. … weiterlesen

A portrait of Dr. Mathias Burisch.
Dr. Mathias Burisch of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg receives the internationally renowned Waldemar Lindgren Prize of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) for his deposit research. … weiterlesen

Three men at a machine where straight tapes are produced
The researchers at the Institute for Metal Forming at the TU Freiberg are able to produce magnesium strips up to 70 centimetres wide with this unique prototype plant. These can be used to produce novel, lightweight magnesium components for the automotive industry or mechanical engineering. … weiterlesen

An IEC employee with a small container of CO2-neutral petrol
In the C3 Mobility project, TU Freiberg, together with CAC and other partners from the automotive and mineral oil industries, is researching new ways of achieving CO2-neutral mobility. The STF gasoline synthesis plant at TU Freiberg produced the first 16,000 litres of green gasoline. … weiterlesen

Macadamia nuts and nut kernels
Kenya is one of the most important export countries for macadamia nuts. The processing is mostly still done by hand. A new nut processing machine at the TU Freiberg is to take over the complete work steps from drying and sorting through to uninterrupted cracking. … weiterlesen

Katharina Schmitt-Mücke. Photo: TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Katharina Schmitt-Mücke from the TU Bergakademie Freiberg is currently working on the international project "Moment for Water" to sensitize European pupils to the topic of water scarcity. For this mission she is also part of the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW). … weiterlesen

Participants of the German-Chinese Symposium.
The Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering was the co-organizer of the binational workshop on partial oxidation processes for closing the carbon cycle. … weiterlesen

Process of biomineralization. Photo: Prof. Dr. Hermann Ehrlich
Learning from nature: The research area "Biomineralisation, Biomimetics and Bioinspired Material Sciences" at the TU Freiberg is dedicated to this topic. A publication by Prof. Dr. Hermann Ehrlich recently published by Springer-Verlag provides insights into current research. … weiterlesen

Dr. Tom Lorenz
The Dresdner Gesprächskreis der Wirtschaft und der Wissenschaft e.V. awarded its prizes for outstanding research by young scientists in Chemnitz on 13 November. Dr. Tom Lorenz from the Institute of Technical Chemistry at the TU Freiberg is one of the winners. … weiterlesen

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One day, two management consultants, one case study - On 6 December, 25 students and doctoral candidates from TU Freiberg will have the opportunity to get to know the field of "consulting" in a workshop with Ernst & Young and at the same time receive training on project management topics. … weiterlesen