Markus Schoof, M.Sc.



Fon: +49 (0) 241 80 20 246
Fax: +49 (0) 241 80 22 301
Room: 218



  • Since 2018: Doctoral student at the Department of Metallurgy and Metalphysics, RWTH Aachen

Academic background

  • 2015: B.Sc., Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen
  • 2017: M.Sc., Materials Science, RWTH Aachen


  • Research group: Crystal Plasticity
  • Research focus: deformation mechanisms in hard, thin layers
  • Methods: Microcolumn compression, microbend beam, nano-indentation, electron microscopy, FIB

Academic guidance for the bachelor programme of Materials Science

  • Open consultation hours on tuesdays from 09:00am-02:00pm and by arrangement
  • Contact:


  • From now on it is again possible to offer personal consultation hours for the study counselling in the bachelor course. However, there will still be restrictions.
  • As our institute will remain closed, you will be picked up at the entrance. In addition, it must be ensured that only one student at a time is at the counselling desk. Therefore, you have to book an appointment online before.
  • Under the following link you will find the booking tool:
  • An instruction how to use this tool can be found here.
  • Appointments are always made every 30 minutes on Tuesdays between 8 and 14 o'clock, you will be picked up at the agreed time. In the institute and during the consultation the following basic rules must be observed:
    • a mouth-nose cover must be worn
    • a distance of 2 m is maintained
    • Hand hygiene must be observed (possibilities for washing or disinfecting hands are available)
    • the one-way regulation in the corridors must be observed

    However, all applications in digital form will still be accepted.