science & research

With the help of AI: sewer networks are to be managed intelligently

The development of an intelligent management system for sewer networks is the aim of a research project involving Hof University of Applied Sciences. This is to be achieved by using innovative sewer network sensors and incorporating historical weather data and current weather forecasts. [more]

published: 29.02.2024

Two researchers from South America on “Mahlzeit” and German calendar weeks

Germany and Latin American countries are linked by diverse relationships, and growing cooperation in science has been observed for many years. Hof University of Applied Sciences also wants to focus more on Latin America. To this end, President Lehmann recently undertook a trip to five countries: Paraguay, Panama, Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica. However, Hof University of Applied Sciences already has two researchers here - more in the interview: [more]

published: 29.02.2024

Wind loads in a solar field – a master’s thesis in the Andalusian sun

In the south of Spain, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) - Institute of Solar Research has access to the "Plataforma Solar de Almería" of the Spanish research center CIEMAT. Researchers use the power of the sun here to test high-temperature solar technologies under realistic conditions. Laura Paulus is currently writing her Master's thesis there. [more]

published: 23.02.2024

Inquiry: How public is the Hof University of Applied Sciences?

As a university with almost 500 employees and around 3,800 students, we repeatedly receive feedback that people are not aware that they can enter the university buildings "just like that" or stroll around the campus - even if they are not studying. Our external guests usually have a private or professional interest in coming to us. What is available to you? Read more in the interview with the Hof Research University. [more]

published: 23.02.2024

University supports funding for new supercomputer at NHR@FAU

The Center for National High Performance Computing at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (NHR@FAU) placed an order for the installation of two new supercomputers in December last year. With the new high-tech equipment, the NHR site in northern Bavaria continues to grow. The systems are being financed by funds from the National Supercomputing Program as well as FAU, the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts, the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and Hof University of Applied Sciences. [more]

published: 16.01.2024

#kickstart2023 – Introducing: “Kat-Energy” – energy from micropollutants

With KICKSTART, Hof University of Applied Sciences has launched a funding program that starts at a very early stage of a potential start-up - with the development of ideas and prototypes. The KICKSTART teams have six months to develop their idea into an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) or prototype. Today, in our sixth episode, we present the "Kat-Energy" team. [more]

published: 11.12.2023