Materials Data Science and Simulation (IAS-9)

The multidisciplinary Institute for Materials Data Science and Informatics (IAS-9) combines disciplines ranging from data analysis and materials simulation to research data management and software development under one roof. It thereby addresses the topic of information and research data as a way to combine simulations, experimental testing and microscopy in a strongly inter-and multidisciplinary research approach. For this, methods from the field of Computational Material Science are used together with approaches and concepts from Informatics, Data Science and Information Science, which can be roughly summarized in the three main thematic areas: I Materials Theory, Modeling and Simulation, II Data Analysis and Machine Learning, III Concepts and softwaretoolsfor research data.


The IAS-9 is located in the Technologiezentrum am Europaplatz (TZA) in Aachen. The rooms are D.1.10 –D.1.19 which are located on the first floor.

Location IAS-9
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Director of IAS-9

Prof. Dr. Stefan Sandfeld
Phone:+49 241/927803-11


Technologiezentrum am Europaplatz (TZA)
Dennewartstraße  25
52068  Aachen


Lisa Joachim
Phone:+49 241/927803-00

Mailing Address

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Institute for Advanced Simulation
Materials Data Science and Informatics (IAS-9)
Technologiezentrum am Europaplatz (TZA)
Dennewartstraße  25
52068  Aachen