Science you can touch: TH Köln invites you to the Technology Night

Technical University of Cologne

Science you can touch: TH Köln invites you to the Technology Night

Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight

Cotton candy machine, electromobility and interaction with robots: TH Köln opens the Deutz campus for the 8th Technology Night in Cologne. Fun and experimental offers invite you on a journey of discovery to learn. Visitors can take a look behind the scenes on lab tours and workshops. During Science Slam, the professors also explain their research areas in a fun way. The Deutz campus in TH Köln (Betzdorfer Str. 2, 50687 Cologne) is open to anyone interested on the Technology Night on June 10, 2022, from 18:00 to midnight – admission is free.

The open-air exhibition on the Deutz campus offers a varied program of participation until midnight. Cologne Cobot Laboratory allows you to immerse yourself in virtual reality and talk with robots. On the wall of the smart home, visitors can try how to make their own four walls smarter and more balanced. The Institute of Rescue and Emergency Response Engineering uses a business game board and a drone to show how you can make the world safer. The hydrogen hub explains the most modern hydrogen technologies.

At the stand of the Institute of Conservation and Conservation Science, the public can test writing and painting tools from the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, as well as cut the trunk with a frame saw based on traditional patterns. The process technology tempts with soft cotton candy. The Central Student Advice Service is available for questions about courses, applications and enrollment at TH Köln.

Laboratory visits and workshops: Registration possible

Overnight on the way through laboratories and workshops: On guided tours, visitors experience the work of scientists live. The Water and Environment Laboratory demonstrates the dangers of dam collapsing. Children can demonstrate their skills by building models of bridges, jetties and dams. The Automation and Electric Drive Technology Laboratory shows how the mobility of the future can be designed with electric motors. A high-voltage laboratory demonstrates lightning and lightning strikes. Four studios of the Faculty of Architecture present their technical equipment, incl. artificial daytime sky.

Start-ups that are supported by the Gateway TH Köln startup service are featured in MakerSpace. Those interested in technology can also try devices such as a vacuum casting system or 3D printers, from which the young founders implement their prototypes. Additionally, participants can make individual key rings using a laser cutter.

During the workshops of the Institute of Applied Optics and Electronics, participants learn about physical phenomena that real holograms are based on and create the hologram themselves. Participants of the “Rapid Prototyping” workshop will learn how 3D printing works and will cast an aluminum alloy sand mold themselves.

The exact dates for the tours and workshops can be found at www.th-koeln.de/ndt. Interested parties can book tickets in advance with the program position, time and name at pressestelle@th-koeln.de.

Science slam in the library

What is gender research? What exactly does my surfing behavior reveal about my account balance? Scientists will be answering during the Science Slam from 20:00 to 21:00. In addition, filter bubbles and business ideas are subject to reality verification and the question of whether the employment office has to pay for a new washing machine is clarified.

TH Köln is not only a participant but also a scientific partner of the Night of Technology, which was initiated by the Cologne district associations of the engineering organizations VDI and VDE. The Technique Night Expo site can also be found on the Deutz campus, where, among others, Technical Assistance Agency, the University of Bonn or Inżynierowie bez Granic.

this TH Cologne is one of the most innovative universities in the field of applied sciences. It offers students and researchers from Germany and abroad an inspiring environment to study, work and research in the fields of social, cultural, social, engineering and natural sciences. About 27,000 students are currently enrolled in some 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. TH Köln shapes social innovation – with this claim, we meet society’s challenges. Our interdisciplinary thinking and action, our regional, national and international activities make us a valued cooperation partner and a pioneer in many areas.

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0221-8275-5147
 pressestelle@th-koeln.de

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