Mission

Interactive Materials

New materials are the key to the development of forward-looking technologies. In this context, we are facing a central challenge in modern materials research.

Our research focus

Research Programs

Key questions for the development of new active and interactive material properties.

News

Dr. Jacopo Di Russo is new Associated Scientist at DWI

14.04.2020
News

Regular DWI Institute work currently reduced

06.04.2020
News

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: A great honour for DWI scientists

06.03.2020
News

ORGANTRANS – DWI researches artificial liver replacement

05.02.2020
News

Arnold Boersma receives ERC Consolidator Grant for artificial cell research

10.12.2019
News

Prof. Dr. Martin Möller elected foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

20.11.2019

Research Programs

Research program

Aqua Materials

Materials formed from or for aqueous systems; chemistry in water
Research program

Synthiofluidics

New chemical syntheses and processes for producing building blocks for interactive materials
Research program

Macromolecular films and fibers

Functional Surfaces and Interfaces
Research program

Transport, Reaction and Exchange Systems

Material systems for controlled transport, reaction, and exchange
Research program

Bioactive and Bioinstructive Materials

Materials designed for active interaction and integration with the biological environment

Publications

  • Publication

    Going with the Flow: Tunable Flow‐Induced Polymer Mechanochemistry

    N. Willis-Fox, E. Rognin, C. Baumann, T. A. Aljohani, R. Göstl and R. Daly
    Advanced Functional Materials (2020)
  • Publication

    Engineered Near‐Infrared Fluorescent Protein Assemblies for Robust Bioimaging and Therapeutic Applications

    J. Li, B. Li, J. Sun, C. Ma, S. Wan, Y. Li, R. Göstl, A. Herrmann, K. Liu, H. Zhang
    Advanced Materials Vol. 32 (17) (2020)

Job offers

  • Master thesis Bachelor thesis

    Master / Bachelor thesis (Optimization of supercharged unfolded polypeptide expression)

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    06.12.2019
  • Scientist

    Postdoctoral Researcher (d/f/m) “Constructing Artificial Cells with Microfluidics.”

    RG Boersma
    Published at
    06.02.2020
  • Scientist

    2 PhD Positions: BioCoat – Biobased Coatings for High Performance Textiles

    RG Herrmann
    Published at
    05.05.2020