Integrative Systems Science


We develop isolated numerical approaches to an integrative systems science.
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Our basis is a broad research spectrum, ranging from basic research to industrial applications from various research fields.

In our work and in achieving our mission, we are guided by five central visions, which lie in promising fields of application and are our main motivation.


One of the great challenges of simulation technology is the predictive optimisation of complex materials based on simulation

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Design and development have changed dramatically in recent decades. Computerisation and automation play a decisive role.

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Environmental simulations are cimplex and require holistic approaches that take into account uncertainties, risk potentials, efficiency, effects on society and much more.

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New hard- and software concepts are the prerequisite for innovative computer simulations. We want to develop cyber-infrastructures that combine a large number of hard- and software components in high-speed networks in order to achieve more efficient calculations.

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With the help of simulation technology, it is now possible to understand the body in a complete new way. Computer simulations are used for example, where ethical reasons prevent research.

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Wolfgang Ehlers

Fellow (SC)

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Thomas Ertl

Director and Spokesperson of the Cluster, Principal Investigator (EXC), Fellow (SC)