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PIER Industry Talk: Opportunities and Challenges in Energy Storage

Photograph: Mark Hartney

PIER is proud to present Dr. Mark Hartney, Chief Technology Officer of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, as Industry Talk speaker during the next PIER Graduate Week. Dr. Hartney will share his broad experience in science-industry relations while, at the same time, giving an overview of the latest developments in energy storage research. The event will take place on 24 ...

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PIER Graduate Week 2019

PhD students discussing the PIER Graduate Week's programme. Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

This year's PIER Graduate Week takes place from 23- 26 September 2019 in the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science. The graduate week's main objective is to introduce PhD students to the neighbouring PIER research fields of Particle & Astroparticle Physics, Nanoscience, Photon Science, Infection & Structural Biology. Both national and international experts offer ...

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Physics and Mathematics of Calabi-Yau Manifolds

PAULI LECTURES 2019 by Prof. Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech, IPMU Tokyo) The concept of Calabi-Yau manifolds plays an essential role in string theory. We will first review the definition and some of the important properties of these manifolds and their use in string compactification to generate semi-realistic models of elemental particles in four dimensions. We will then ...

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Get to know PIER!

Our info film provides a brief overview of the PIER activities and program offers.

PIER offers an overview of all research-related events taking place on Bahrenfeld Campus.

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PIER Dates

23 Sep. 2019 to 26 Sep. 2019
Chaired by: Mirko Siemssen
Location: SemRoom I-V, CFEL, Bldg. 99
23 Sep. 2019 15:00
Speaker: Karolina Maria Stachnik
Location: EMBL, Gebäude 48e, Raum L202
24 Sep. 2019 18:00
Speaker: Mark Hartney
Location: CFEL, SR I-III
01 Oct. 2019 10:00
Location: building 61 (PIER Office), room 116
02 Oct. 2019 10:00
Location: building 61 (PIER Office), room 116
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Research Funding



With the PIER Idea Fund, Universität Hamburg and DESY promote the development of future joint research projects.

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Innovation



PIER offers a variety of event formats and activities in order to foster an innovation-friendly culture on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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Education



PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS) offers a wide variety of services for PhD students on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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