We research and teach the processes and procedures of material and energy conversion.


  • Our research is geared to the requirements of a resource-efficient and increasingly data-based industrial society
  • With our research-based teaching, we qualify engineers for a sustainable economic society
  • Our networking with innovative young and established companies, organizations and authorities ensures efficient knowledge and technology transfer.
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Steffen GrohmannKIT/Amadeus Bramsiepe
ERC Advanced Grant for Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Grohmann

The European Research Council (ERC) is funding the outstanding GRAVITHELIUM project to develop a key technology for the Einstein Telescope, the next-generation European gravitational wave detector.
We would like to congratulate Prof. Dr.-Ing Steffen Grohmann and his team on this extraordinary success!

QS RankingMarkus Breig/KIT
QS World University Ranking: Chemical Engineering in 1st place in Germany

In the 2024 edition of the "QS World University Rankings by Subject", the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is ranked 48th in the field of engineering sciences. KIT is ranked 3rd in Germany in this subject area. The subject of chemical engineering is ranked 21st worldwide, in Germany it is the front runner and takes 1st place.

We are delighted with this excellent result!

Johannes SchneiderKIT
The Faculty Teaching Award 2024 goes to Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schneider

Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schneider from the Institute of Applied Materials - Materials Science (IAM-WK) is awarded the Faculty Teaching Prize 2024 for his course "Materials Science". With great enthusiasm for his subject area and detailed summaries, Dr. Johannes Schneider succeeds in arousing the students' interest and guiding them through the lecture and exercises in an excellent manner. After two semesters of materials science, the students approve of the oral examination form.


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