Michael A. Ackers

Former member
Alloys for Additive Manufacturing
Department Microstructure Physics and Alloy Design

Main Focus

Master's thesis about: 

Recommissioning  and optimization of a metal powder atomization system (EIGA) and investigation of its suitability to produce powders for additive manufacturing processes. 

Curriculum Vitae

12/ 2013 - 04/2016    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Pohl, Chair of material testing, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany > Material testing and support in the organization of symposia and lectures.

08/ 2011 - 10/2015     Bachelor's degree, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany                                        > Bachelor thesis about: Comparison of the determination of retained austenite in case-hardened gear wheels by the methods Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) and X-ray diffraction (XRD)

09/ 2014 - 11/2014    National Scientific and Technical Research Council, in Rosario (Santa Fe), Argentina > PROMOS-scholarship, Experimental and computational work on an aluminum alloy and a high-manganese steel

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