FAU Speakers

Prof. Andrea Büttner

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg – Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy and Executive Director Fraunhofer IVV

The current focus of Prof. Andrea Büttner’s research is on improving and maintaining food and product quality, analysis of aroma and non-food smell, on impurity and contaminant analysis, and on developing analytics and diagnostics in networked and intelligent systems, to ensure the highest product quality and consumer acceptance. She pays special attention to sustainable and resource-saving management as well as to product safety and consumer protection.

Website for further information: https://www.chemistry.nat.fau.eu/aroma-smell-research/curriculum-vitae

Prof. Sabine Maier

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg – Department of Physics

Prof. Sabine Maier’s research focuses on surface-supported molecular nanostructures and two-dimensional materials using high-resolution scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy. Her group studies single-molecule processes, self-assembly of supramolecular structures, and on-surface synthesis of novel carbon-based materials.

Website for further information: https://www.spm.nat.fau.de/

Prof. Danijela Gregurec

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg – Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy

Prof. Danijela Gregurec’s research is multidisciplinary and spans from engineering of tools and interfaces for cellular control and elucidating biophysical interfacial mechanisms to the interrogation of neuronal signaling. Her group is developing intelligent nanomaterials for wireless sensing and actuating of neuronal activity to repair or replace lost biological functions.

Website for further information: https://www.chemistry.nat.fau.eu/aroma-smell-research/prof-dr-danijela-gregurec/

Dr. Magda Luthay

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg – Office for Equality and Diversity

Dr. Magda Luthay holds a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Modern History from FAU. Her doctoral thesis deals with the Implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in the United Arab Emirates. In addition, she has a long-term working experience in the media business as a journalist.

Website for further information www.gender-und-diversity.fau.de