Dr. Nicolas A. Rivas Rivas

Nanoanalytics and Interfaces
+49 211 6792 847
1018 / Hall 8

Main Focus

Materials science engineer specializing in metallurgy, ceramics and nano-characterization of materials implemented in renewable energy applications.

    Characterization techniques:

    • Atom probe tomography (APT)
    • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
    • Focused ion beam (FIB)
    • Electron backscattered diffraction (EBSD)

    Curriculum Vitae

    • 04/2021-present: Full time Post-doctoral researcher position at the Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung (Düsseldorf, Germany) in collaboration with Freudenberg
    • 12/2019-03/2021: Research scientist position at Hasselt University (Hasselt, Belgium) in collaboration with Umicore
    • 09/2015-09/2019: Full time PhD position at Hasselt University (Hasselt, Belgium) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung (Düsseldorf, Germany) and RWTH Aachen (Aachen, Germany) 

    • 08/2013 – 05/2015  Research assistant at the Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung 
    • 08/2010 – 09/2012  Process engineer in the ceramic tiles plant Americer (Ocumares del Tuy, Venezuela) 

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