Opening of new interdisciplinary centre for materials research

The Centre for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT) opens on Tuesday 15 August. Staff and students are invited to attend the official opening at iNANO House.

2017.08.09 | Christina Troelsen

Another of Science and Technology’s strategic thematic centres is now opening – the Centre for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT). Make the most of the opportunity to hear more about iMAT and its role in developing Danish and international collaborations on materials research.

Rector Brian Bech Nielsen (Aarhus University), Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen (Science and Technology), Group Executive Vice President for Business Development Ernst Lutz (Grundfos A/S), CTO Jesper Nerlov (Haldor Topsoe A/S), Chief Negotiator Bo Smith (European Spallation Source, ESS), and Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen (Centre Director, iMAT) will talk about the importance and image of materials science technology, both at the university and in industry.

Following the speeches, you can see the laboratories at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Engineering, the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO), and the Department of Geoscience. The event will conclude with a reception at iNANO House. See the invitation (download PDF file).

When: Tuesday 15 August 2017 at 14.30

Where: iNANO House, building 1593

Registration: Attendance is free, but registration is compulsory via this link.

About the Centre for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT)
The Centre for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT) is a new strategic initiative at Science and Technology, Aarhus University, with many industrial, Danish and international partners. iMAT will integrate a wide range of basic research and applied materials research cutting across departments and centres, thus making a considerable contribution to solving some of the major challenges of modern society. iMAT is administratively located under iNANO with its state-of-the-art infrastructure. The iMAT centre is committed to research in materials science and technology, involving researchers in the fields of chemistry, nanoscience, physics, engineering and geoscience.

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