HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

KIT - The Research University in the Helmholtz Association

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Topic: Bionics - Engineering powered by nature
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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Institut für Angewandte Materialien
Werkstoff- und Biomechanik

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
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Fax: +49 721 608 2353


Mr. Dr. Iwiza Tesari
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Fax: +49 721 608-25859


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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is The Research University in the Helmholtz Association. Its major research areas are based on long-term societal challenges and seek to develop sustainable solutions to urgent future questions. The objective is to contribute importantly, by top-level research, teaching, and innovation, to the success of major societal projects, such as the «energiewende,» or safe and sustainable mobility or intelligent technologies for information society. The focus is on energy, mobility, and information. Other major topics are climate and environment; man and technology; and elementary particle and astroparticle physics. More than 9300 staff members, of whom more than 6000 are engaged in science and higher education, and more than 25,000 students make the KIT one of Europe's largest institutions for research and higher education.

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The Body Language of Components

Prof. Matthecks new encyclopedia of form finding after nature reveals an easy access to lightweight design with high mechanical load capacity. Natural and technical examples, bionic optimization software and thinking tools disclose the mechanics of structures and ease the designing of new efficient more

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