ERC Starting Grants

The aim of the ERC Starting Grants is the support of talented early-career scientist who are ready to start their own researcher group.

Ongoing ERC Starting Grants at Leibniz University

Multi-messenger soft-field spectroscopy of molecular electronics at interfaces (SoftMeter)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Andrea Trabattoni
Institut für Quantenoptik
(Juniorprofessor an der LUH und Helmholtz-Nachwuchsgruppenleiter, ERC-Gasteinrichtung: DESY)
Project duration: in negotiation

Model Transfer and its Challenges in Science: The Case of Economics (MODEL TRANSFER)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Catherine Herfeld
Institut für Philosophie
Project duration: 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2027

Interactive and Explainable Human-Centered AutoML (ixAutoML)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Marius Lindauer
Institut für Informationsverarbeitung 
Project duration: 01.08.2022 - 31.07.2027

Revealing second messenger functions in bacterial stress response, cell differentiation and natural product biosynthesis (SecMessFunctions)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Natalia Tschowri
Institut für Mikrobiologie
Project duration: 01.07.2022 - 30.06.2027

Smart protonic quantum frequency circuits (QFreC)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Michael Kues
Institut für Photonik
Project duration: 01.05.2021 - 30.04.2026

Rationality of varieties and algebraic cycles (RationAlgic)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Stefan Schreieder
Institut für Algebraische Geometrie
Project duration: 01.04.2021 - 31.03.2026

Estimation and control under limited information with application to biomedical systems (Cont4Med)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Matthias Müller
Institut für Regelungstechnik
Project duration: 01.01.2021 - 31.12.2025

Unlikely Intersection and Uniform Bounds for Points (UnIntUniBd)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Ziyang Gao
Institut für Algebra, Zahlentheorie und Diskrete Mathematik
Project duration: 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2025 (Transfer to LUH: 01.10.2021)

Computational Modelling, Topological Optimization and Design of Flexoelectric Nano Energy Harvesters (COTOFLEXI)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Xiaoying Zhuang
Institut für Photonik
Project duartion: 01.08.2019 - 31.07.2024

Blood and bone - conjoined twins in health and disease: bone marrow analogs for hematological and musculoskeletal diseases (bloodANDbone)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Lee-Thedick
Institut für Zellbiologie und Biophysik
Project duration: 01.02.2018 - 31.12.2023 (Transfer to LUH on 15.10.2018)

ERC Starting Grants - completed during the last 5 years

Elementary quantum dot networks enabled by on-chip nano-optomechanical systems (QD-NOMS)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Fei Ding 
Institut für Festkörperphysik
Project duration: 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2022

Multiscale Imaging-through-analysis Methods for Autonomous Patient-specific Simulation Workflows (ImageToSim)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Dominik Schillinger
Institut für Baumechanik und Numerische Mechanik
Project duration: 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2023

Multicomponent Aerogels with Tailored Nano-, Micro- & Macrostructure (MAEROSTRUC)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Nadja-Carola Bigall 
Institut für Physikalische Chemie und Elektrochemie
Project duration: 01.03.2017 - 28.02.2022

Quantum Logic Enabled test of Discrete Symmetries (QLEDS)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Christian Ospelkaus
Institut für Quantenoptik
Project duration: 01.09.2013 - 31.08.2018, prolongation of project duration until 28.02.2020

Non-equilibrium Information and Capacity Envelopes: Towards a Unified Information and Queueing Theory (UnIQue)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Markus Fidler
Institut für Kommunikationstechnik
Project duration: 01.12.2012 - 30.11.2017

Dynamic Minimal prior knowledge for model based Computer Vision and Scene Analysis (DYNAMIC MINVIP)

Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bodo Rosenhahn
Institut für Informationsverarbeitung
Project duration: 01.10.2011 - 30.09.2016
Proof of Concept: Indivdualized Implant Placement (IIP)
Project duration: 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

Arithmetic of algebraic surfaces (SURFARI)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schütt
Institut für Algebraische Geometrie
Project duration: 01.10.2011 - 30.09.2016

Quantum field theory, the variational principle, and continuous matrix product states (QFTCMPS)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Tobias Osborne
Institut für Theoretische Physik
Project duration: 01.08.2011 - 31.07.2016

Polar Molecules: From Ultracold Chemistry to Novel Quantum Phases (Polar)

Contact: Prof. Dr. Silke Ospelkaus
Institut für Quantenoptik
Project duration: 01.02.2011 - 31.01.2016


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