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Institute of Materials Science

and Technology

Jürgen Stampfl

Professors: Ernst Kozeschnik, Chair of Materials Technology

(Head of the Institute)
Sabine Seidler, Chair of Non-Metallic Materials
Paul H. Mayrhofer, Chair of Materials Science

Vasiliki-Maria Archodoulaki – Structural Non-metals

Jürgen Stampfl – Functional non-metals
Aleksandr Ovsianikov

Staff: 7 university assistants (4 Post Docs 3 PhD)

43 PhD students
27 Master and Bachelor students
3 post docs
3 scientific staff
10 external lecturers
11 technical staff
3 administrative staff
17 project-related staff
Status 01.10.2015
Group Photo of the Institute (2015)
Organisation and research focus
Lehrveranstaltungen Bachelor

• Werkstoffkunde metallischer Werkstoffe VO

• Werkstoffkunde nichtmetallischer Werkstoffe VO
• Werkstoffprüfung 1 + 2 LU
• Werkstofftechnik der Stähle VO
• Ingenieurwerkstoffe VO
• Oberflächentechnik VO
• Light Metals VO
• Werkstoffauswahl VO
• Werkstoffkreislauf VU
• Bachelorarbeit Werkstoffwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnologie PR
Chair of Materials Technology
Head: Univ. Prof. Ernst Kozeschnik

• Microstructure Evolution and properties

• Phase transformations
• Materials processing (thermal, thermo-mechanical)
• Precipitation kinetics modeling and software development
Hot ductility
Continuous casting Hot ductility testing at Gleeble

Ductility [%]
Martin Lückl

Temperature [°C]

Bending zone Mechanisms for ductility loss Harald Radlwimmer

Due to low ductility prone to surface B/D: Precipitates at austenite grain
cracks. boundaries
E: Thin ferrite films at austenite
grain boundaries
B.G. Thomas, J.K. Brimacombe, I.V. Samarasekera, ISS Transactions, Vol 7 (1986), 7-20
MatCalc – The Materials Calculator
Software development and
training for simulation of
microstructure evolution
during thermo-mechanical
treatment and surface
treatment of complex alloys

Ernst Kozeschnik

- Constrained and unconstrained phase equilibria
- Precipitation kinetics
- Long-range diffusion
- Simultaneous diffusion and precipitation
- Lattice Metropolis and kinetic Monte Carlo
- Microsegregation and primary precipitate formation
- Microstructure evolution (dislocation density, grain size, …)
- Excess vacancies and vacancy trapping
- Dynamic and static yield strength modeling
- Thermophysical properties (density, thermal expansion …)
Training 2015 - Recrystallization, recovery and grain growth
Chair of Materials Science

• Synthesis-Chemistry/Structure-Properties-Performance
RelationsHead: Univ. Prof. Paul Mayrhofer
• Materials Computation
• Metallic and Composite Materials
• Surface Engineering and Hard Coatings
Alumina based oxidation protection
coatings for turbine technology
900 °C / 100 h
MTU AeroEngines 10 µm

PVD Oxidations-
schutzschichten für
den Turbinenbau

uncoated coated Bernhard Kohlhauser

no coating
25% oxygenflow

Thickness gain of oxide layer [nm]

2500 31% oxygenflow
DC pulse + Bias


(4800 nm)


0 20 40 60 80 100
Annealing time [h]

Chair of Non-metallic materials
Head: o.Univ. Prof. Sabine Seidler

• Ao.Univ.Prof. V. Archodoulaki
• Ao. Univ.Prof. J. Stampfl
Friction and wear behavior of different polymers

Failure analysis of retrieved PE-UHMW acetabular liners

L-AMT in Wien

Cubicure GmbH Lithoz GmbH

Förderung Wirtschaftsagentur Wien (Weltmarktführer Keramik 3D-Druck)
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Christian Doppler Labor

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Fast 2PP writing

Resin: Methacrylat
Initiator: R1 3D CAD Model of race car:
Writing speed increase:
From 50mm/s to 5000mm/s

Dimensions of
Precision of ±1µm
Fabrication time 4 minutes

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