Acta Materialia, Acta Biomaterialia, Scripta Materialia, Materialia Journals

Professor Dr. Gerhard Dehm

Cooperating Society Governor

Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH

Max-Planck-Str. 1 D-40237 Düsseldorf, Germany December 2014/Cooperating Society Governor


University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Materials Science Diplom-Ingenieur, 1992

(Germany)Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research

and University of Stuttgart (Germany) Materials Science Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), 1995
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Laser surface
Dep. of Materials Eng., Haifa (Israel) modifications, Mg alloys Postdoc, 1996-98


2012 – present Director and Scientific Member Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH and Professor Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany

2005 – 2012 Full Professor (Chair) of Materials Physics, University of Leoben, Head of the Department Materials Physics, and Director of Erich Schmid Institut of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Leoben, Austria

1999-2005 Senior scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart Germany,

1996-1998 Postdoc, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

1995-1996 Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany

1992-1995 PhD student, Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research and University of Stuttgart, Germany,


1996 – 1998 Feodor-Lynen Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2002 Masing-Gedächtnispreis of the German Society for Materials Research
2006 Research Award of Styria for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology

2011 Elected as Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of

Co-organization of scientific symposia at ICMCTF meeting (San Diego) 2017-2019

Co-organizer symposium “Micro-Nano Lab and dynamic microscopy” at the European Microscopy Congress EMC2016, August 28 – September 2, 2016, Lyon, France

Co-Organizer of mini-symposium entitled “Experimental Micromechanics and Nanomechanics” at the European Solid Mechanics Conference 2015, July 6 – 10, 2015, Madrid, Spain

Co-organizer Symposium “Structure and Dynamics V: Mechanical properties at small scales at Condensed Matter”, CMD25-JMC14, August 24 – 29, 2014, Paris, France

Topic organizer for “Mechanical Characterization” at EUROMAT 2013, Seville, Spain

Member of the Editorial Board Berg- und Hüttenmännische Monatshefte (Springer)

Member of the Editorial Board International Journal of Materials Research (Hanser)

Editorial Board of Advanced Engineering Materials (Wiley)


220 Publications: 149 in journals, 64 in conference proceedings, 1 book, 6 book chapters/others
More than 100 invited lectures

Interfaces, TEM methods, thin films and miniaturized material systems, micro-/nano-mechanics, thermal stability