Dr. Aleksander Kostka

Dr. Aleksander Kostka

Abteilung Struktur und Nano- / Mikromechanik von Materialien
Gruppe Hochtemperaturmaterialien am MPIE
+49 (0)234 32-28982


Advanced electron microscopy, research of the microstructural aspects of plasticity of advanced engineering materials: mechanisms of deformations and interaction of structural defects, phase formation and stability during processing, creep and joining.


  • Born in Miasteczko Slaskie, Poland (1974)
  • Student at the Institute of Materials Science, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland (1998-2003)
  • Ph.D. in Materials Science, Institute of Materials Science, University of Silesia, Katowice (2004)
  • Post-doc at Institut für Werkstoffe, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (2004-2005)
  • Group Leader of Microstructure Analysis group at MPIE, Düsseldorf (2006-2014)
  • Scientist at Materials Research Department and ZGH, Ruhr-University Bochum (since 2014)
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