Wei Luo, Dr.



Fon: +49 (0) 241 80 28 297
Fax: +49 (0) 241 80 22 301
E-Mail: Luo@imm.rwth-aachen.de
Room: E04



  • Since 2019: Postdoc at the Institute for Physical Metallurgy and Materials Physics, RWTH Aachen

Academic background

  • 2014: M.Eng., Central South University, Changsha, China
  • 2019: Ph.D., Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf


  • Research group: Crystal Plasticity
  • Research focus: Micromechanics, Crystal Plasticity, intermetallic phases and brittle materials
  • Methods: Nano-indentation, micropillar compression, FIB, EBSD

Selected Publications

  • W. Luo, C. Kirchlechner, J. Zavašnik, W. Lu, G. Dehm, F. Stein, Crystal structure and composition dependence of mechanical properties of single-crystalline NbCo2 Laves phase, Acta Mater. 184 (2020) 151-163.
  • W. Luo, C. Kirchlechner, X. Fang, S. Brinckmann, G. Dehm, F. Stein, Influence of composition and crystal structure on the fracture toughness of NbCo2 Laves phase studied by micro-cantilever bending tests, Mater. Des. 145 (2018) 116-121.