Key persons

At Computational & Multiscale Mechanics of Materials, ULiège

Ludovic Noels

  • Project coordinator at CM3- ULiège
  • Researcher IDs:
  • Education & Qualification:
    • December 2004: Ph.D. in Applied Sciences “Contributions to energy-conserving time integration algorithms for non-linear dynamics”, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Liège, Belgium
    • June 2000: Electro-Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace), University of Liège, Belgium
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since January 2015: Associate Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (University of Liège), Head of  the Computational & Multi-scale Mechanics of Materials (CM3)
    • October 2008 – December 2014: Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (University of Liège), Creation of  the Computational & Multi-scale Mechanics of Materials (CM3)
    • January 2005 – August 2006: Postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA , Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Prof. R. Radovitzky)

Ling Wu

  • CO PI at CM3- ULiège
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • September 2006: PhD of science degree in Flight Vehicle Design “Damage Mechanics Study of Environment Corrosion Combining with Stress and Prediction of Structure Property”, Graduate School of Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
    • December 20-5: Off-job training, (teaching skill certificate), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA
    • March 2001: Master of science degree in Flight Vehicle Design “A Semi-Analytical Numerical Method of Determining Stress Intensity Factors for Multiple Sites Damage Structure”, Graduate School of Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since March 2016:  Senior researcher, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (University of Liège), Computational & Multi-scale Mechanics of Materials (CM3)
    • Since October 2015: Guest Professor at Department of mechanics of materials and constructions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    • September 2008-February 2016: Post-Doctoral researcher, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (University of Liège), Computational & Multi-scale Mechanics of Materials (CM3)
    • April 2008-December 2011: Associate Professor, School of Aeronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
    • March 2003-March 2008: Lecturer, School of Aeronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

At Applied Mechanics and Mathematics, UC Louvain

Issam Doghri

  • PI at MEMA- UCL
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • May 1989: Ph.D., with high honours (“Très honorable”). Major: Mechanics.  Advisors: Professors Jean Lemaître and René Billardon, Paris 6 University, France
    • June 1986: M.S. (D.E.A.), with honours (“Bien”). Major: Applied Mechanics, option: C.A.D. and Structures. Advisors: Professors J. Lemaître and R. Billardon, Paris 6 University and Ecole Normale Supérieure (E.N.S.) de Cachan, France
    • June 1985: M.S. in Civil Engineering, with honours (“Bien”), National Engineering School of Tunis (E.N.I.T.), Tunisia
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since October 1994: Professor (Professeur ordinaire 10/2010-Present, Professeur 10/2001-9/2010, chargé de cours 10/97-9/2001, professeur adjoint 10/94-9/97), Division of Applied Mechanics (MEMA), Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
    • Since May 2003: co-founder and scientific advisor, e-Xstream engineering, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
    • December 1990-September 1994: Member of Technical Staff, CENTRIC Engineering Systems, Inc., Palo Alto, California, U.S.A
    • September 1989-November 1990: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)

Anthony Hun

  • Post-doc at MEMA- UCL
  • Researcher IDs:
  • Education & Qualification:
    • May-2020: Ph.D. in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Advisors: Professors Julien Yvonnet (Université Paris-Est, France), Johann Guilleminot (Duke University, USA) & Michel Bornert (École des Ponts, France), Université Paris-Est, France
    • June-2016: M.S., with highest honors in Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Université Paris-Est and École des Ponts, France
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since July 2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
    • 2016-2020: Doctoral Researcher and teaching assistant at Université Paris-Est, France.

Mohamed Haddad

  • Ph.D. student at MEMA-UCL
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • October-2018: Engineering Diploma, Major: Mechanics, Tunisia Polytechnic School, Tunisia, Thesis “Electro-mechanical modeling of ball bearing using discrete element method”
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since March 2020: Ph.D. student, Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
    • November 2018 – January 2020: Research Engineer in modeling and simulation, MECATER Engineering, Tunisia

At Multiscale Materials Modelling, IMDEA Materials

Javier Segurado

  • PI at MMM-IMDEA
  • Researcher IDs:
  • Education & Qualification:
    • PhD in Materials Engineering,
      E.T.S.I. Caminos, Canales y Puertos. Polytechnic University of Madrid,
      September  2004
    • BA and MSC in Materials
      Engineering Polytechnic University of
      Madrid, June  2000
  • Former & current positions:
    • 2020- to date: Full Professor, Department of Materials Science. Polytechnic University of Madrid
    • 2008- 2019: Associate
      Professor, Department of Materials Science. Polytechnic University of Madrid
    • 2012-to date: Senior
      Researcher, IMDEA-Materials,
    • 2008-2012: Junior Researcher,
      IMDEA-Materials
    • 2004-2008: Assistant Professor
      (profesor contratado doctor & profesor colaborador, Department of Materials
      Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid

Miguel Monclus

  • Post doc at MMM-IMDEA
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • 2000: Ph.D. Thin film technology: growth and characterization, Dublin City University.
    • 1996: Bachelor degree (B.Eng), Dublin City University.
  • Former & current positions:
    • From June 2011: Senior post-doctoral researcher at IMDEA Materials, Spain.
    • From September 2018: Associate professor, Carlos III University, Madrid.
    • May 2006 – May 2011: Higher research scientist, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), UK.
    • July 2003 – May 2006: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Surrey, UK.
    • January 2000 – February 2003 Customer engineer, Applied Materials – INTEL account, Ireland.

Marco Magri

  • Post doc at MMM-IMDEA
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • 2018: PhD in Civil Engineering, Advisor: Professor Alberto Salvadori, University of Brescia, Italy.
    • 2014: BA and MSC in Civil Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy.
  • Former & current positions:
    • From July 2018: Post-doctoral researcher at IMDEA Materials, Spain.
    • November 2014-March 2018: PhD student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy.

Lucia Cobian Gonzalez

  • PhD. Student at UPM and at MMM-IMDEA
  • Education & Qualification:
    • Since September 2020: PhD in Structural and Materials Engineering, E.T.S.I. Caminos, Canales y Puertos. Polytechnic University of Madrid.
    • June 2020: MSc. in Materials Science and Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid and Tampere University.
    • June 2018: BSc. in Materials Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since November 2020: Ph.D. Candidate n Structural and Materials Engineering, E.T.S.I. Caminos, Canales y Puertos. Polytechnic University of Madrid.
    • Since Juner 2020: Research Assistant at IMDEA Materials .
    • From February to August 2019: Internship at
    • IMDEA Materials .

Mohib Mustafa

At Institut für Polymer Product Engineering, JKU Linz

Zoltan Major

  • PI at iPPE-JKU
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • June 2002: Ph.D. in Polymer
      Engineering and Science “Characterization of the Impact Fracture Behaviour of
      Polymers”, Institute for Materials Science and Testing of Plastics, University
      of Leoben, Austria
    • June 1986: Mechanical Engineering Degree,  University of Miskolc, Hungary
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2013: Full Professor,
      Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
    • 2009 to 2013: Contract
      Professor, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University
      Linz, Austria
    • 2003 to 2008: University
      Assistant, University of Leoben, Austria
    • 2003 to 2009: Senior and Key
      Researcher Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, Leoben, Austria
    • 1994-2002 Johanneum research,
      researcher, Montanuniversität Leoben, contract assistant

Anna Hössinger-Kalteis

  • co-PI at iPPE-JKU
  • Researcher IDs:
  • Education & Qualification:
    • December 2020: PhD in Polymer Technologies and Sciences “ Modelling and Simulation of Polymeric Cellular Materials for Engineering Applications ”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
    • August 2016: MSc in Polymer Technologies and Sciences “Validation and implementation of failure parameters in integrated simulations for short fibre reinforced polypropylene”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
    • August 2014: BSc in Polymer Technologies and Sciences “Macro-/Micromechanical Material Modelling based on Bionics”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Former & current positions:
    • 2021: Post-Doc, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
    • 2016-2020: PhD, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Emil Jacob Pitz

  • PhD. Student at Stevens Institute of Technology and Project collaborator at iPPE-JKU
  • Researcher IDs:
  • Education & Qualification:
    • November 2017: MSc. in Polymer Technologies and Science “Multiscale Progressive Damage Modelling in Continuously Reinforced Composite Structures”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
    • October 2016: BSc. in Polymer Engineering and Technologies “Failure Analysis of Braided Composite Structures”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2018: PhD. student in Mechanical Engineering “Quantification of Uncertainty in Composite Structural Performance”, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA
    • Since 2020: Project collaborator, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Eva Heiml

  • MSc. Student at iPPE-JKU
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    • Scopus ID: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57215313081
  • Education & Qualification:
    • October 2019: BSc in Polymer Engineering and Technologies “Experimental Investigation and Simulation of 3D-Printed Lattice Structures”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2019: Master student in Polymer Technologies and Science, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria

Michael Lackner

  • MSc. Student at iPPE-JKU
  • Education & Qualification:
    • January 2018: BSc. in Polymer Engineering and Technologies “Characterization and testing of Composite Materials and Components for Daedalus Cyclocopter VTOL Aircraft”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2018: Master student in Polymer Technologies and Science “Short- and long-term mechanical behavior of 3D printed materials for Robotic applications”, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria

Ali Varli

  • MSc. Student at iPPE-JKU
  • Education & Qualification:
    • November 2019: BSc in Polymer Engineering and Technologies “Patent Research about Pins positioned between the Feeding and the Compression Zone on Wave and Energy-Transfer Screws”, Institute of Polymer Extrusion and Compounding, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2019: Master student in Polymer Technologies and Science, Institute of Polymer Product Engineering, Johannes Kepler University, Austria

At cirp GmbH

Thomas Lück

  • PI at cirp GmbH
  • Education & Qualification:
    • 1993: Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical
      Engineering by the University of Stuttgart
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since 2012: Research and Sales Manager at cirp
    • Before 2012: he has held various management positions in the
      automotive supply and service industry
    • Senior Researcher at the IPK (University of Stuttgart)

Hans Nopper

  • Designer, researcher at cirp GmbH
  • Education & Qualification:
    • 1996: Dipl.-Des. Product Design/ SAdBK; state academy of fine arts, Stuttgart; Germany; Prof. Richard Sapper
    • Thesis in Autonomous Robotics/ in cooperation with Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Prof. Sebastian Thrun
    • 1996: 1st AAAI mobile robot competition. Portland, USA
    • Several Design Awards: Red Dot; if-Design Awards, Golden Pin, and others
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since June 2014: Designer / Researcher at cirp.

Ubiratan Santos Freitas

  • Research Engineer (Dr.) at cirp GmbH
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  • Education & Qualification:
    • December 2006: Ph.D. in Applied Computer Science “Use of Geometric Control in Synchronization Applied to Parameter Estimation of Dynamical Systems”, Computing and Applied Mathematics Laboratory , National Institute for Space Research, Brazil
    • October 2001: M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering “Use of Structure Detection Techniques on the Identification of Nonlinear, Continuous-time, Polynomial, Dynamical Models”, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    • December 1999: B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since September 2017: Research Engineer at cirp, Germany
    • October 2010 – November 2014: Research Engineer at ADIR Association, Rouen, France
    • June 2007 – September 2010: Postdoctoral researcher at University of Rouen, France

Fatma Karayagiz

  • Research Engineer at cirp GmbH
  • Education & Qualification:
    • September 2019: B.Sc. in Business Administration and Engineering “Development, Testing and Characterization of a hybrid Multimaterial Process for the Additive Manufacturing of Individualized High-resolution products”,  Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since October 2019: Project- and Research Engineer at cirp GmbH

Christian Seifarth

  • Co-PI at cirp GmbH
  • Education & Qualification:
    • 2010: Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical
      Engineering in Production Technology by the University of Applied Sciences
      Bremerhaven.
    • 2000: Vocational training as machine tool technician in the field of stamping
      and metal forming technology.
  • Former & current positions:
    • Since
      June 2017: Projekt- and Research Manager at cirp.
    • 2010 –
      2017: Projekt Manager at Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and
      Automation IPA