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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Frank Walther – Head of Department

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Frank Walther – Head of Department Photo of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Frank Walther

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EMPLOYMENT CAREER

since 2016 Visiting Professor of Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), Chengdu, China
since 2014 Visiting Professor of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), Vladivostok, Russia
since 2010 University Professor, Head of Department for Materials Test Engineering (WPT), TU Dortmund University
2008 - 2010 Head of Public Private Partnership (PPP), Corporate Engineering, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach
2002 - 2008 Senior Scientific Assistant, Head of Research Group for Cyclic Deformation Behaviour, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern Univ.
1997 - 2002 Scientific Assistant, Chair for Materials Science and Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern University; Activity Emphasis: Cyclic Deformation Behaviour

 

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2007 Habilitation (Dr.-Ing. habil.), Materials Science and Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern University
2002 PhD (Dr.-Ing.), TU Kaiserslautern University
1997 Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.), TU Kaiserslautern University
1992 - 1997 Study of Mechanical Engineering, Majoring in Materials Science and Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern University

 

Research

  • Metallography: Structure-property relationships
  • Fatigue behaviour: LCF to VHCF, manufacturing and environmental influences
  • High temperature and corrosion fatigue behaviour
  • Physical measurement techniques and condition monitoring systems
  • Damage accumulation and (remaining) lifetime calculation
  • Mechanism-oriented modeling of materials behaviour
  • Failure analysis

 

Teaching

  • Lecture Messtechnik (WiSe)
  • Lecture Schwingfestigkeit (WiSe)
  • Lecture Werkstoff- und Bauteilprüfung 1 (SoSe)
  • Lecture Werkstoffprüfung für Ingenieure (WiSe)
  • Lecture Werkstofftechnik 3 (SoSe)

 

  • Lecture Biowerkstoffe (SoSe)
  • Lecture Werkstoffgerechte Fertigung (WiSe)


Master of Manufacturing Technology (MMT)

  • Lecture Fatigue Behaviour - MMT (SoSe)
  • Lecture Measurement Engineering - MMT (WiSe)

 

Memberships

 

Committees

  • DGM-Executive Board, Head of DGM-Education Committee
  • VDI-Executive Board, Westphalian District Association e.V.
  • WAW – Scientific Working Group of University Professors of Materials Engineering
  • DGM/DVM/VDEh Committee of the Conference “Werkstoffprüfung“
  • DGM Technical Committee Material Behaviour Under Mechanical Loadings - DGM/DVM Working Group Materials Fatigue
  • DGM Technical Committee Magnesium - Working Group Construction Materials
  • DGM Technical Committee Hybrid Materials and Structures
  • GAK – Collective Committee Bonding Technique

 

Publications

A collective list of the publications can be reviewed here.

 

Presentations

A collective list of the presentations can be reviewed here.