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Catalysis is a very important field in chemistry. The most important aspects in the research are reaction mechanisms and also the synthesis of a (chiral) catalyst. Both aspects play together in the catalyst optimization procedure. This procedure requires a good understanding of three-dimensional structure and dynamic changes of all molecules involved, as well as interactions between catalyst and substrate.

With methods of the information science such aspects can be simulated and visualized. Especially the area of Augmented Reality (AR) can deliver interaction concepts for portable and direct use at the chemist’s computer. In this project it should be worked out which common interaction metaphors support chemists optimally for the research of complex chemical compounds. Therefore basic chemical mechanisms should be abstracted with techniques of the virtual and augmented reality in an user friendly way. A special emphasis lies on the chiral catalysis as an example.

 

The augmented reality (AR) group will provide means to visualize the catalyst molecules easily and to understand their interaction with the substrates. Especially for the chiral catalysis this will be of utmost importance. The program developed to achieve this goal will be easy to handle for both Ph. D. students and master students (having often difficulties in visualizing chirality problems).

Of particular importance is the three dimensionality of the computer created molecules and their easy handling and modification, so that laboratory chemists can visualize their intended synthetic goal quickly and get a better idea of the possibility of creating tailor made catalysts. The close contact of laboratory chemists and chemistry students with an informatics research group will help to develop means to understand three dimensional chemical structures much better and faster than with all currently available programs that are usually comparatively difficult to apply and inappropriate for a quick visualization and solution of real laboratory problems.

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14.02.17

IGSSE Forum 2017

29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen

IGSSE setup of interdisciplinary research in project teams
16.05.17

Apply now: 12th call for proposals

IGSSE supports up to 10 new project teams

Call closes 2 July 2017

14.05.17

Climate-KIC: Join the PhD Catapult

Two-week thematic summer schools across Europe

04.05.17

IAS Symposium: Selected topics in science and technology

8-10 May 2017, IAS Building, Garching Campus

03.05.17

PhD position in project team INTERACT

Deadline for applications 15 June 2017

02.05.17

IAS Coffee Talk with PTL Florian Praetorius

3 May 2017, 1 pm, TUM IAS Building, Garching Campus

14.02.17

IGSSE Forum 2017

29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen

05.06.16

10th IGSSE Forum

Smart cooperation - science and technology in, with and for society

15.12.15

The Science of Cooking

Doctoral Candidates explore the Secrets of a great Dinner

26.11.15

ATUMS@IGSSE

Having heard of a great Canadian Kick-Off Meeting, everyone at IGSSE was thrilled to welcome the...

20.11.15

Breakfast at IGSSE´s

Meet the IGSSE team every other month! All the things IGSSE members wanted to asked but never dared...

13.10.15

Save the Date: Canadian ATUMS Speaker on "Global Science- Global Career"

26. November 2015, 6-8 pm, IAS Faculty Club, Garching Campus

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Tuesday, 02. May 2017
IAS Coffee Talk with PTL Florian Praetorius
3 May 2017, 1 pm, TUM IAS Building, Garching Campus
Thursday, 04. May 2017
IAS Symposium: Selected topics in science and technology
8-10 May 2017, IAS Building, Garching Campus
Wednesday, 10. May 2017
Project team ROLITOS in a German documentary
10 May 2017, 11.30 pm Suedwestrundfunk (TV) 30 May 2017, 10.30 pm Bayerischer Rundfunk (TV)
Sunday, 14. May 2017
Climate-KIC: Join the PhD Catapult
Two-week thematic summer schools across Europe
Monday, 15. May 2017
Apply now: 12th call for proposals
IGSSE supports up to 10 new project teams Call closes 2 July 2017
Wednesday, 17. May 2017
Podiumsdiskussion: Frauenförderung - Quo vadis?
17. Mai 2017, 14- 16 Uhr, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, Weidenbach
Friday, 19. May 2017
Tuesday, 23. May 2017
Monday, 29. May 2017
IGSSE Forum 2017
29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen