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Fairs & Events

Fair / Essen / 02/06/2018 - 02/08/2018

E-world energy & water

The focus of E-world energy & water is innovative solutions for the energy supply of the future - from generation, through distribution and storage to retail, efficiency and green technologies.

Fair / Düsseldorf / 03/13/2018 - 03/15/2018

Energy Storage Europe

Energy Storage Europe will concentrate on energy storage of all technologies, from electric right up to chemical and mechanical storage.

Fair / Copenhagen, Denmark / 06/11/2018 - 06/14/2018

EAGE 2018

The EAGE is the European Exhibition and Conference for Geosciences with the main exhibition sectors oil and gas industry, geosciences and engineering science.

Fair / Munich / 06/20/2018 - 06/22/2018

EES Europe

Europe’s largest exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems is the industry hotspot for users of stationary electrical energy storage solutions as well as battery systems.

Workshops and Seminars

Workshop / 28.11.2017 - 30.11.2017

Data Scientist for Smart Energy Systems

Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM, 67663 Kaiserslautern

Conference and Workshop / 29.11.2017

Fraunhofer-Tag der künstlichen Intelligenz

[only available in German]

Fraunhofer-Forum Berlin 
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2 
10178 Berlin

Workshop / 14.12.2017 - 15.12.2017

Deep Learning für Fortgeschrittene

[only available in German]

Fraunhofer Institutszentrum Schloss Birlinghoven, 53757 Sankt Augustin


To work in industrial and research projects, the department High Performance Computing is permanently looking for Scientific Staff and Software Developers (m/f) for our various fields of activities, for example Green by IT, Deep Learning or Parallel Programming.

We expect that all applicants enjoy research and team communication, that they are confident handling of modern programming languages, preferably C++ and have an interest or experience in software development and object-oriented software design as well as having a good command of German or English.

Please look at the currently posted job vacancies or apply unsolicited.


BSc/MSc and Diploma Students

  • For a thesis project in the fields of our HPC tools and applications.
  • Your field of study is not restricted to mathematics or computer science, but students of physics, engineering or related areas are also invited to apply. We supervise your thesis in cooperation with your university or German "Fachhochschule"


PhD Students

We are permanently looking for PhD students. PhD students will gain scholarships according to the DFG guidance.


Graduate Assistants

The department HPC provides interesting tasks for scientific assistants from the main study course in mathematics, engineering sciences or physics. We expect basic knowledge and interest in computational simulation and/or programming competency.


Annual Report 2016/17


Annual Report 2016/17

Take a look at our latest annual report. Find current highlights and projects of our department.