Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sandra Korte-Kerzel

Contact

Fon: +49 (0) 241 80 26 860
Fax: +49 (0) 241 80 22 608
E-Mail: Korte-Kerzel@imm.rwth-aachen.de
Room: 104

 

Biography

  • Since 2013: Professor of Materials Physics (Full Professor (W3), tenure) Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Since 2013: Head of Institute of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2011 – 2013: Professor of Mechanics of Materials (Juniorprofessor (W1), tenure track) Institute of General Materials Properties, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • 2009 – 2011: Post-doctoral Research Associate, EPSRC and Rolls-Royce Strategic Partnership, The Gordon Laboratory, Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, UK

Academic Background

  • 2010: PhD (Deformation of Ceramics – Plasticity in Small Volumes), Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2007: Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering – with Distinction, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • 2006: Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering (Major in Materials Technology) Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Awards

  • 2019: ERC Starting Grant “FunBlocks”
  • 2016: "FAMOS für Familie Award" (RWTH Aachen University award honoring family friendly leadership)
  • 2010 – 2011: Senior Research Fellowship, Magdalene College, Cambridge, UK
  • 2008 - 2009: Kingsley Bye-Fellowship, Magdalene College, Cambridge, UK

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