Humboldtian Dr. Ross Marceau, scientist of the University of Sydney, comes to our department for two years. He is a highly qualified scientist working on light metal alloys and the development of new steels. July 2011
F. Roters has sucessfully completed his habilitation at the RWTH Aachen, faculty 5: Georessourcen und Materialtechnik with the lecture : "Werkstoffe für den Computer von Morgen". The habilitation dissertation is entitled: "Advanced Material Models for the Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Method - Development of a general CPFEM framework". The right to teach (venia legendi) was granted for “Computational Material Science”. June 2011
Dr.-Ing. S. Sandlöbes has been awarded the Borchers-Plakette of the Rheinisch-Westfälisch Technischen Hochschule Aachen for her summa cum laude PHD-Exam "Untersuchungen zum Einsatz berührungsloser in-situ Messmethoden metallurgischer Gase". 16th of June 2011
Prof. Dr. D. Raabe was awarded the DGM Preis from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde as excellent researcher for outstanding scientific or scientific-technical achievements in materials science and materials engineering. 15 th of June 2011
P. Choi has received the Golden Poster Award for the poster “Nanoscale characterization of TiAlN/CrN multilayer hardcoatings” at the 5th International Union of Microbeam Analysis Societies meeting, May 22-27, 2011, Seoul, Korea.
N.-N. Elhami and S. Zaefferer have won the 1st Poster Prize of the Royal Microscopical Society at the RMS-EBSD 2011 conference for the poster "Interpretation and application of cECCI Images for defect analysis in TWIP steels". March 2011
Viviane Becker has achieved the First Place in the Programming Competition 2010/2011 of the Mathe-dual e.V. . March 2011