support of education and especially of research projects and of
students in the field of acoustics and simulation has always been of
high importance to AFMG and its sister companies. Already in 2003, the
founders of AFMG Dr. Wolfgang Ahnert, Dr. Rainer Feistel, and his son
Dr. Stefan Feistel decided to endorse outstanding students with grants
to fund projects relevant to the field.
For this reason, the AFMG Foundation was established.
by Professor Robert C. Coffeen, a long-time friend and partner of our
company, AFMG has decided to extend its engagement to support students
and become a sponsor of the Newman Student Award Fund. The fund which
operates in honor and memory of Robert Bradford Newman, professor and
faculty member of the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT, and of
the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University for thirty years,
regularly awards students for their achievements in projects relevant to
Visit the Newman Fund website at http://www.newmanfund.org/