© Robert Matzke

Conceptual Foundations & Emerging Technologies

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Based on a broad foundation of disciplinary and interdisciplinary excellence and supported by outstanding research infrastructures at the University of Münster, researchers analyse the synthesis, structure, dynamics and function of nanostructures.

Emerging Field

Quantum Science, Education and Technology

In this emerging field, researchers study photonic, solid-body and super-conductive implementations and hybrid versions with a particular focus on future-oriented training measures for early-career researchers.

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By bundling excellent mathematical research and innovation, this profile area covers the entire spectrum of mathematical research – from theoretical to applied mathematics.

Emerging Field

Interdisciplinary Computing and AI

Within this emerging field, excellent theory and algorithmic developments go hand in hand with interdisciplinary collaboration to answer complex research questions and generate innovative cross-disciplinary applications.