Departments of the Institute of Materials Engineering

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Plastics Materials

The working group combines the main research areas of materials engineering, plastics process technology, as well as joining technology and material composites. Both basic research-oriented and application-oriented tasks are considered.

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Metallic Materials

The research activities in the department Metallic Materials are focusing on the general topic of processing-microstructure-properties relationships, whereby fundamental and application-oriented issues are addressed in a balanced manner.

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Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Our focus is the nanomechanical characterisation of complex materials.

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Granularity of Structural Information in Materials Engineering