Failure Behavior

Hermann Giertzsch

Technical Staff Materials Analytics

Special expertise:
Microscopic examinations using scanning electron microscopy, light microscopy, stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, non-destructive testing using X-ray microscope and µCT, sample preparation for analytical examinations, damage and failure analysis
Room: 58/527.1

Dr.

Barbara Güttler

Manager Material Analytics

Special expertise:
Biocomposites, carbon fiber recycling, material analysis, method development, bioeconomics
Room: 58/332

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Joachim Hausmann

Research Director Component Development & Manager Fatigue & Life Time Prediction

Special expertise:
Method development for realistic and efficient material and component testing under consideration of environmental influences (temperature, humidity, media)
Room: 58/584

Dr.-Ing.

Nicole Motsch-Eichmann

Manager Design of Composite Structures

Special expertise:
Design development and construction of fiber composite structures, finite element calculation (static), development of load introduction areas, experimental testing of components and parts, topology and shape optimization
Room: 58/234

Dr.-Ing.

David Scheliga

Postdoc Crash & Energy Absorption

Special expertise:
Mechanical characterization of materials (strain rate & temperature variation), standardization, FEM simulation (mechanical), parameter identification of material models, validation of FE simulation models by experimental investigations, development of Python packages, digital image correlation
Room: 58/244

Dr.-Ing.

Sebastian Schmeer

Deputy Research Director Component Development & Manager Crash & Energy Absorption

Special expertise:
Mechanical characterisation of materials, components and joints (strain rate & temperature varying), DIN/ISO standardisation, material behaviour under multi-axiality (tension/compression and torsion), FEM simulation (mechanical), material model parameterisation, validation of FE simulation models by experimental investigations, structural integrity, metal-fibre composites
Room: 58/239

Dr.-Ing.

Bernd Wetzel

Research Director Materials Science & Manager Tailored Thermosets & Biomaterials

Special expertise:
Multifunctional thermosets, nanocomposites, tribology, fracture mechanics, structure-property relationships
Room: 58/578