Our IMPRS-SurMat students

49 IMPRS-SurMat students from all over the world are working towards their PhD in cooperative research groups at the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the University Duisburg-Essen.

from Egypt. Working on "Multimodal imaging of energy conversion in nanoscale materials and devices with sub-μm resolution". [more]
from India. Working on "Synthesis of nanoscale materials for lithium ion solid-state batteries". [more]
from Spain. Working on "Synthesis, structure, and stability of manganese oxides with different nanomorphologies". [more]
from Venezuela. Working on "Co-segregation effects of H and C at grain boundaries in ferritic steels”. [more]
from Germany. Working on "Growth, Characterization and Optimization of Distributed Bragg Reflectors for Ultra-high-Q Resonators in Solid-State Quantum Optics". [more]
from India. Working on "Design of electrocatalyst dispersions for printed catalyst layers". [more]
from Germany. Working on "2D heterostructures: building blocks for atomically thin electronic devices". [more]
from Nepal. Working on "Electrochemical Studies on Carbon-Based Materials as Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reactions". [more]
from India. Working on "Ab initio investigations of field ion microscopy (FIM)". [more]
from India. Working on "Nanomaterials based gas diffusion electrodes for the selective electroreduction of CO2". [more]
from India. Working on "Synthesis and in situ characterization of perovskite-based catalysts used for solid-oxide fuel cell applications". [more]
from Italy. Working on "Advanced single nanoparticle characterization to understand and improve the activity and life time of bimetallic electrocatalysts". [more]
from Greece. Working on "Nanopatterning of Carbon-Based Materials". [more]
from Russia. Working on "Atomistic modelling of magnetic excitations in Fe-Co alloys at elevated temperature". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Gas-phase synthesis of graphene in a microwave plasma reactor". [more]
from India. Working on "Work function and the hydrogen and oxygen electrodes: absolute potentials as a possible catalytic descriptor". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Developing non‐toxic and cost‐effective thermoelectric materials based on interface manipulation in Heuslerphases". [more]
from India. Working on "Coupling of degrees of freedom in ab initio thermodynamics". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Mass and Charge Transport of Electrocatalysts based on Hollow Carbon Spheres". [more]
from China. Working on "Moddeling of interface dirven mechanics of magnetic materials". [more]
from Germany. Working on "New Types of DSSCs". [more]
from India. Working on "Exploring anodic oxidation reactions to facilitate the hydrogen production via water splitting". [more]
from China. Working on "Defect-mediated self-organization of nanomaterials for selective oxidation catalysis". [more]
from China. Working on "Interface migration during solid-solid transformations between cubic and complex phases". [more]
from India. Working on "Nucleation and growth during solidification in transition metals". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Graphene as a transparent conductor for energy applications". [more]
from Brazil. Working on "Enabling true atomic-scale analytical imaging, application to solute segregation at crystal defects in energy materials". [more]
from India. Working on "High Entropy Alloy Catalysis Fundamentals" [more]
from Syria. Working on "Development of physically-based creep indicator function for Co-based alloys". [more]
from Iran. Working on "ab initio MD-Simulations of the interactions of CoFe2O4 with alcohol and water". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Doping Effects on Interfaces, Phases and Properties of Al". [more]
from India. Working on "Texture Evolution during Nanotribology in FCC Metals”. [more]
from China. Working on "First Principles-driven design of transition metal oxides with tailored band gap sizes and band alignments”. [more]
from Germany. Working on "Atomic‐scale insights to design of high‐performing magnets". [more]
from India. Working on "Fundamental investigation of the corrosion and delamination behaviour of novel mixed chromium metal‐carbide‐oxide coatings prepared from a trivalent chromium‐formate electrolyte". [more]
from India. Working on "Atomistic simulations of hydrogen interactions with extended crystal defects in metallic materials". [more]
from India. Working on "Atomistic investigation of the Fe-C system using approximate electronic structure methods". [more]
from Italy. Working on "Atomistic simulations of structural and thermomechanical properties of chalcogenidebased solid‐state electrolytes". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Interface optimization for low noise GaAs based heterostructures for qubit and energy applications". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Energy convension in perovskites for solar energy and LED applications". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Design and utilization of the novel molecular forces apparatus". [more]
from China. Working on " Shape Memory Polymers – Processing and Actor Properties with Special Emphasis on Chemical/Mechanical Interaction" [more]
from India. Working on "Hydrogen behaviour in multicomponent microstructures". [more]
from Germany. Working on "High-throughput exploration of multinary thin film systems (“high entropy materials”) for catalytic applications". [more]
from Ukraine. Working on "Deformation of the pearlite microstructure during nanotribology”. [more]
from India. Working on "Single entity electrochemistry for the determination of the intrinsic catalytic activity of non-noble metal nanoparticles". [more]
from Spain. Working on "Development of new half-Heusler compounds and their microstructural design for thermoelectrics". [more]
from China. Working on "Mechanisms of deformation and rupture in blood vessels with aneurysm: A lattice Boltzmann-finite element study". [more]
from Germany. Working on "Low density high entropy alloys for hydrogen storage applications". [more]

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