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Self-Organization Processes

Engel Lab

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Research Focus

The Engel Lab is a computational research group at the intersection of chemical engineering, chemical physics, and materials science. We leverage tools from statistical mechanics, high-performance computing, and crystallography. Our research interests lie broadly in nanoscale, soft matter, and particulate systems with a focus on self-assembly and self-organization, bottom-up processes by which individual components arrange themselves into ordered structures. Specific problems concern the self-assembly of nanocrystals, optimization of photonic and other materials properties, advancement of simulation and visualization technology, and the role of building block characteristics for crystallization.

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Engel

Email: michael.engel@fau.de

Website: http://engellab.de/