To a great extent, our standard of living depends on the continual advancement in engineering and technology. Change, transition, growth and progression constantly shaped our future. For almost 50 years, the Johannes Kepler University has offered degree programs and organized research projects in various technical disciplines, playing an ongoing and instrumental role in shaping our future. The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences not only pursues and supports distinguished international research and developmental cooperation, but also focuses on hands-on, real world applications designed for use in industry and business.
Many dilemmas found in business and industry can be addressed by applying scientific techniques and methods such as innovative approaches in support of resolving problems; this has been an important and essential contribution to Upper Austria as a location of business and industry. An extensive and significant amount of publications have documented our scientific achievements, research contracts and assignments, projects sponsored and supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the European Union (EU), special research fields and dissertations. By establishing competency centers such as the Christian Doppler laboratories, as well as spin-off companies, the TN Faculty has become an internationally appreciated partner for technologically focused corporations.
Research conducted at the institutes at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences is characterized by having an interdisciplinary nature, finding innovative technical solutions, conducting modern, cutting-edge research & development as well as having modern alignment. Divided into five main technical disciplines, the institutes focus on both base-knowledge and application-oriented research.
As part of an international collaboration, scientists have succeeded in bringing quantum teleportation about using "imperfect quantum dots", i.e. artificial material structures.
Linz mechatronics engineer Bernhard Jakoby is now an "IEEE Fellow." Jakoby's research at Johannes Kepler University Linz in the field of mechatronics, specifically in the sensing of liquids, and in other areas, was honored. His work is particularly essential in support of industrial and medical applications.
The Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences is pleased to welcome eleven new professors to the JKU. Today we spoke with Luca Gerardo-Giorda.
Advanced microscopy methods focus on the nanometer range (1 nm = 1 millionth of a millimeter). As a comparison, a virus is between 30 and 50 nanometers in size.