Prof. Dr. Christina Scheu

Independent Group Leader
Nanoanalytics and Interfaces
+49 211 6792 720

Main Focus

  • Transmission electron microscopy
  • Electron energy loss spectroscopy
  • 3D Electron and atom probe tomography
  • Defects e.g. interfaces, grain boundaries, surfaces
  • Materials for renewable energy applications
  • Stability of materials under harsh conditions

Curriculum Vitae

  • Technische Hochschule Darmstadt (Germany), Physics, Dipl.- Physikerin, (1993)
  • Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Department Prof. Rühle (Stuttgart) and University of Stuttgart (Germany), Materials Science, Dr. rer. nat. (PhD, with honours) (1996)
  • Minerva-Fellow, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Group of Prof. Kaplan, Haifa, Israel (1996-1998)
  • Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Department Prof. Rühle, Stuttgart, Germany (1999-2003)
  • Group Leader, Materials Testing Insitute (MPA) of the University of Stuttgart, Institute Head Prof. Roos, Stuttgart, Germany (2003-2005)
  • Group Leader, University of Leoben, Department Metallurgy and Materials Testing, Department: Prof. Clemens, Leoben, Austria (2005-2008)
  • Full Professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Department of Chemistry, Munich, Germany (2008-2014)
  • Full Professor at the RWTH Aachen, Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Aachen, & Independent Research Group Leader “Nanoanalytics and Interfaces” at the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany (since April 2014)
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