01.07.2024

Our group has been selected for the 2024 DAAD award within the BMBF-funded Program for Project-Related Personal Exchange (DAAD-DST) for our joint project with the Soil and Advanced Foundation Analysis for Resilient Infrastructure group at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. The topic of our joint research is the mitigation of dune migration and dust emission.

13.06.2024

Maurice Pospiech joins our group as Bachelor candidate! Welcome Maurice!

08.03.2024

Miriam-Freyda Cherkes joins our group as Master candidate! Welcome Miriam!

01.03.2024

Dr. Eric Parteli recognized by the American Physical Society as APS Outstanding Referee in 2024.

01.02.2024

Henrik Weller joins our group as Bachelor candidate! Welcome Henrik!

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23.11.2023

Dr. Eric Parteli is co-organizer of the International Powder and Nanotechnology Forum (IPNF 2024) at ACHEMA 2024.

20.07.2023

Dr. Eric Parteli nominated internationalisation officer of the Faculty of Physics @ University of Duisburg-Essen.

01.06.2023

Moritz Nijk joins our group as Research Assistant! Welcome Moritz!

22.05.2023

Cong Jiang successfully defends his PhD Thesis! Cong is now a Postdoctoral researcher within CRC1211 in the group of Prof. Yaping Shao at the University of Cologne. Our congratulations to Cong!! 

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09.05.-19.05.2023

Fieldwork on granular electrostatics in wind-blown sand @ Salton Sea and Palm Springs, California, USA, with Jean EllisPei ZhangJinsu BaeEugene FarrellBailiang Li and Douglas Sherman!

21.04.2023

Prof. Stefano Zapperi from University of Milan was our invited speaker for today's Theoretical Physics Colloquium!

14.04.2023

Sandesh Kamath was today's speaker at Theoretical Physics Colloquium!

08.03.2023

Announcement of 9th International Conference on Discrete-Element-Methods (DEM9) with participation of Dr. Eric Parteli as international scientific committee and keynote speaker.

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03.02.2023

Physical Review Letters published a manuscript explaining the third-root scaling of Aeolian sediment transport rate in the particle-fluid density ratio with numerical simulations by Sandesh Kamath. Link to the paper here.

 

13.01.2023

Prof. Thomas Ihle from University of Greifswald was our invited speaker for today's Theoretical Physics Colloquium!

02.01.2023

Joel Jankowiak joins the group as Research Assistant. Welcome Joel!

27.10.2022

Nature Climate Change published a News & Views article by Dr. Eric Parteli about a model prediction by Lucie Delobel and Andreas Baas from King's College London that desertification of drylands will expand substantially in the next decades due to climate change and human activities (on the cover).

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21.10.2022

Dr. Hansjörg Seybold from ETH Zürich visited our group and delivered a great talk about the shape of stream networks on Earth and Mars at our Theoretical Physics Colloquium!

13.10.2022

Dr. Eric Parteli becomes a Fellow of the State Administration of Foreing Experts Affairs of China and is appointed Guest Professor at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. 

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02.-09.10.2022

Fieldwork on granular electrostatics in wind-blown sand in Jericoacoara, Brazil!

Cong Jiang et al. (2023)

26.09.2022

Jiang Cong's continental-scale hydrological model for arid and semi-arid regions with consideration of irrigation just published in Environmental Modelling & Software! Link to the paper here

01.09.2022

Philipp Kahlert starts as Bachelor candidate in our group! Welcome Philipp!

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14.06.2022

Successful PhD dissertation defense of Merve Seçkin (working group Matthias Sperl) at the University of Cologne, with participation of Dr. Eric Parteli in the PhD examination committee. Merve showed how to produce centimeter-sized dunes in a wind tunnel by using a special type of granular material instead of sand (see here).

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07.-10.06.2022

Freestyle Physics @ UDE, with participation of our Heisenberg group! See here a TV report from WDR about this event's first day.

20.05.2022

Sandesh Kamath's paper on Molecular Dynamics of Aeolian transport under low sand availability accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters! Link to the paper here.

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29.04-07.05.2022

Field campaign over Salton Sea, Palm Springs, Algodones, Dumont and Kelso dune fields in California with our colleagues Douglas Sherman and Pei Zhang from The University of Alabama, USA. Click here for some impressions of our fieldwork.

21.12.2021

Former group member Izael Lima becomes Associate Editor of Aeolian Research (Elsevier).

05.11.2021

Dr. Nuno Araújo from Universidade de Lisboa was our invited speaker for today's Theoretical Physics Colloquium!

https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/26949/physics-and-modelling-of-landslides#overview (Bianca Vieira)

29.09.2021

Our Frontiers Research Topic Physics and Modelling of Landslides , organized with Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Sabatino Cuomo, Biswajeet Pradhan and Bianca Carvalho Vieira, is now open for submissions!

13.09.2021

Paper with former group member Filip Elekes published in PNAS. The paper presents a model for the angle of repose of granular materials as a function of particle size and gravity. Media coverage here.

 

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30.07.2021

Dr. Eric Parteli selected for the Global Young Faculty VII

01.06.2021

Konrad-Adenauer Fellow Tariq Fadel joins our group. Tariq will model atmospheric boundary layer flows. Welcome Tariq!

10.05.2021

Huizhong Wang  joins the group as a Bachelor candidate in Energy Science. Welcome Huizhong!

01.10.2020

Dr. Eric Parteli starts as Heisenberg Fellow at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Duisburg-Essen