Dr.-Ing. Yan Ma

Group Leader
Department Microstructure Physics and Alloy Design
Mechanism-based Alloy Design
Sustainable Synthesis of Materials
+49 211 6792 185

Main Focus

  • Sustainable metallurgy and materials
  • Application of synchrotron radiation in materials science
  • Atom probe tomography

Curriculum Vitae

Current positions

09/2021-                Group leader, Sustainable Synthesis of Materials

09/2021-                Walter Benjamin Position funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

07/2020-                Deputy group leader, Mechanism-based Alloy Design

Previous positions

03/2020-08/2021    Postdoctoral researcher at MPIE

01/2016-12/2019    Scientific staff at Steel Institute (IEHK) of RWTH Aachen University

01/2016-12/2019    Project scientist within Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 761 – 'Steel ab initio'


2016-2019            Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

2013-2015            Master study in Metallurgical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

2009-2013            Bachelor study in Metallurgical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing

Extra information

Walter Benjamin Position

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