During the Research Day of the university, the 2019 publication prizes, each endowed with 2,500 €, were awarded. „Publishing is of great importance as a scientific output of our university“, emphasized Prof. Jan Knippers, Vice Rector for Research, on January 31st: „With this award we want to acknowledge publications on outstanding research achievements at our university and make them known beyond the boundaries of the disciplines.“
The prize was awarded to a team of researchers from the Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems (IWS) of the Faculty and others, Dr.-Ing. Jannik Haas and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Nowak from the Department for Stochastic Simulation and Safety Research for Hydrosystems (LS³), for their article "A multi-service approach for planning the optimal mix of energy storage technologies in a fully-renewable power supply system". They wrote it together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. C. Rahmann and Prof. Dr.-Ing. R. Palma-Behnke, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile/CHILE, and Dr.-Ing. Felix Cebulla, innogy SE.
Following the awarding ceremony, Vice Rector Knippers presented the university's new "Terra incognita" funding programme for interdisciplinary frontier research in up to now untapped research fields. The first six projects funded through the programme have already started. One of them, magnetomyography of skeletal muscles, is based at a faculty institute (IMSB).
- Dr.-Ing. Jannik Haas, IWS-LS³, Pfaffenwaldring 5a, D-70569 Stuttgart, +49 711 685-60746,