Dr.-Ing. Hans-Werner Zoch

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Curriculum Vita:

Professor at the Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen, chair of Materials Science / Metals;

Managing Director of the Stiftung Institut für Werkstofftechnik (IWT);

Director of the Bremen Institute for Materials Testing (MPA);

2001 – 2004 : Managing Director of the Neuen Materialien Bayreuth GmbH;

1994 : External doctoral study at the University of Bremen/ Stiftung Institut für Werkstofftechnik (IWT);

1980 – 2000 : Employment at Kugelfischer Georg Schäfer AG in the field of materials science and product reearch up to the level of head of research and development;

1974 – 1979 : Study of generally engineering at the TH Darmstadt;


Research Focus:

Thermochemical (surface) treatment of steel and light metals.

Production and control of distortion in parts production.

The strength and fatigue properties of high performance materials.

A functional layer for tribology and anticorrosion.


Affiliation, Functions and Awards:

Chairman of the Scientific Committee and member of the Board of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen “Otto von Guericke” e. V., Köln (AiF).

President of the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering (IFHTSE), London.

Member of the Board of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebehandlung und Werkstofftechnik e. V. (AWT), Bremen.

Editor of the scientific journal HTM - Heat Treatment and Materials, Publishers Hanser-Verlag, Munich.

Member of the advisory committee of the journal Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik, publishers Wiley-VCh, Weinheim.

Member of the advisory board of the International Journal of Microstructure and Materials Properties, publishers inderscience, Geneva (Switzerland).

Associate Editor of the scientific journal Tribology Transactions of the Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers (STLE),