ERC Advanced Grant

Picture of  Paul Steinmann

Award year: 2010

Category: Scholarship / Grant

Type: ERC Advanced Grant

Awarding organization: Europäischer Forschungsrat (ERC)

Paul Steinmann’s research focuses on magnetosensitive elastomers. These elastomers are intelligent materials that are made of a rubbery carrier mass and are enriched with magnetic particles. Even a weak magnetic field is sufficient to shape these materials quickly and in a targeted manner. Practical applications include, for example, control and automation systems where elastomers convert electrical signals into movement.