Institute of Mineral Engineering

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Department of Ceramics and Refractory Materials

Ceramic materials have very versatile properties. As a result, they occupy a key position in many areas.

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Department of Glass and Composites

Glass is a technologically significant material and much more versatile than one usually recognizes at first glance.

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Department of material modeling - atomic ordering mechanisms

Modern simulation tools provide insights into structures on the atomic level.

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Branch offices and affiliated institutes

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IPGR

IPGR (International Partners in Glass Research) is an association of several glass manufacturers from all over the world with the common goal of improving the competitiveness of glass over other packaging materials.

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IEK 1: Material Synthesis and Processing

The Institute for Energy and Climate Research (IEK-1) is headquartered at Forschungszentrum Jülich and affiliated with the Institute of Mineral Engineering.

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Current Projects and Cooperations

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ATHOR

The ATHOR (Advanced THermomechanical multiscale Modelling of Refractory linings) network is firstly dedicated to train researchers in multi engineering required fields for a better understanding of thermomechanical behaviour of refractory linings used in I&S applications.

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FIRE

FIRE (Federation of International Refractory Research and Education) is an international network of 25 institutes and companies active in the field of refractory materials (manufacturers and suppliers).

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Publications

Find out about current research areas and the latest research results. Every year, a large number of publications on new applications and research results in the field of glass and ceramics are published at our institute.

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