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Recent Awards & Honours 2019/2018

Dr. B. Gault, leader of the atom probe tomography group,  was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award 2020 by the DFG (German Research Foundation). December 2019
Leonie Gomell receives the PhD scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. December 2019
Dr. B. Gault, Prof. D. Raabe and Dr. Huan Zhao have received the TMS Light Metals Subject Award - Aluminium Alloys together with colleagues from the Grenoble Institute of Engineering, the Queen's University and Constellium, a producer of aluminium goods. The authors won the award for their paper "Understanding the Role of Cu and Clustering on Strain Hardening and Strain Rate Sensitivity of Al-Mg-Si-Cu Alloys" published in Light Metals 2019. The award recognizes the individual excellence of a paper within a specific subject area published in the preceding year’s volume of Light Metals. November 2019
Po-Yen Tung has gained the Taiwanese Goverment Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA). Highest honour for only 18 students pursuing a PhD degree overseas in the field of engineering. Oct 2019

Aniruddha Dutta wins European Science Slam Championship in Vienna. September 2019

Ceren Yilmaz has won the Best Poster Award at the "7th International Conference on Recrystallization and Grain Growth” (REX&GG) in Ghent, Belgium. Aug 2019
Avinash Hariharan et al. won the 2019 Alloys for Additive Manufacturing Symposium award for Best Poster (First Place) entitled "Mechanisms Contributing to Solidification Cracking during Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Inconel-738LC".
Priyanshu Bajaj et al. won the 2019 Alloys for Additive Manufacturing Symposium award for Best Poster (Second Place) entitled "Intrinsic Heat Treatment in Al-Sc Alloys During Laser Metal Deposition - Driving Factors, Kinetics and Effect of Impurities".
Huan Zhao was selected as awardee for the 2018 Acta Student Award for the paper "Parameter free quantitative analysis of atom probe data by correlation functions: Application to the precipitation in Al-Zn-Mg-Cu", Scripta Materialia 154 (2018) 106-110.
Kevin Schweinar  received the M&M Scholar Award at this years annual meeting Microscopy & Microanalysis 2019 in Portland, Oregon, USA. for his paper "An Integrated Workflow To Investigate Electrocatalytic Surfaces By Correlative X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy, Scanning Photoemission Electron Microscopy and Atom Probe Tomography". August 2019
Prof. D. Raabe was chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Physical Metallurgy held 07/07/2019 - 07/12/2019 at the University of South New Hampshire in Manchester, USA. July 2019
Prof. D. Raabe held the KAIST Lecture Series in Materials Science and Engineering 2019 at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST, Korea. Lecture titles: "Atomic-Scale Analysis of Chemistry at Lattice Defects" and "Metastable Nanostructured Metallic Alloys". May 2019
Annika Laimmer (Apprentice in the field of Materials Testing), Katja Angenendt und Heidi Bögershausen won the First Poster Award for their poster "Struktur und mechanische Kennwerte einer Martensitnadel aus einem Damaszener-Stahl" at the "mikpräp 2019" conference helt at the Vocational & Technical School Solingen, Germany.  March 2019
Prof. D. Raabe held the distinguished annual prize lecture titled "Compositional Lattice Defect Manipulation for Microstructure Design". The Bauerman Lecture Award 2019, Department of Materials at  Imperial College London, Royal School of Mines. February 2019
Z. Peng, M. Rohwerder, P-P. Choi, B Gault, T. Meiners, M. Friedrichs, H. Kreilkamp, F. Klocke, D. Raabe received the Hoar award supported in part by Pergamon Press & publishers of “Corrosion Science for the paper "Atomic diffusion induced degradation in bimetallic layer coated cemented tungsten carbide", Corrosion Science, Vol. 120, pp. 1-13 (2017).

Till Freieck achieved the best results of all as a trainee in Material Testing of the IHK Düsseldorf. He was honoured "chambers best 2018".

Jae Wung Bae, Jae Bok Seol, Zhiming Li, Jong Chan Han, Jung Gi Kim, Dierk Raabe, Hyoung Seop Kim received the best poster award
at the ICHEM 2018 in Jeju, Korea for the poster "Grain boundary segregation of boron in FeMnCrCoNi high-entropy alloy".

PD Dr. Franz Roters  has been elected to the executive board of the DGM.

Aniruddha Dutta won the German Science Slam Championship 2018. In the final eight researchers competed against each other.Science Slam Championship 2018

Dr. P. Kürnsteiner received an Acta Student Award for his primary contribution to the manuscript, "Massive nanoprecipitation in an Fe-19Ni-xAl maraging steel triggered by the intrinsic heat treatment during laser metal deposition" published in  Acta Materialia 129 (2017) 52-60.          

Prof. D. Raabe has been honoured with The Seidmann Family Lecure Series Award, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Dr. B. Gault receives  the Consolidator Grant of 2 million euros for the next 5 years from the ERC (European Research Council) for his research project "SHINE". click to read more about this

Dr. Eric A. Jägle visited the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering as specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Mar 2018 to Feb 2020

Dr. R. D. Kamachali gained the Heisenberg Fellowship of the German Research Foundation.

Prof. D. Raabe and Dr. M. Herbig and their co-authors have been awarded with the AIME Champion H. Mathewson Award 2018 by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) for their Publication "Autonomous Filling of Grain-Boundary Cavaties during Creep Loading in Fe-Mo Alloys". (Zhang, S., Fang, H., Gramsma, M.E. et al. Metall and Mat Trans A (2016) 47: 4831.

Awards & Honours of the past years

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