Research and Innovation Service

Dr. Brigitte Kriszt

Email: brigitte.kriszt(at)

Phone: +43(0)3842 408 8404

Activitities: Training, Networking, Cooperation in AM 

Doz. Dr. Christian Kukla

Email: christian.kukla(at)

Phone: +43(0)3842 408 8403

Activities: International projects on AM and Polymers, Composites, Cooperation in AM

Publication go to PURE

Chair Materials Science and Testing of Polymers

Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Florian Arbeiter

Email: florian.arbeiter(at)

Phone: +43(0)3842 408 2122

Activitities Research: Characterization of polymeric AM components using mechanical
and fracture mechanics methods;
structural/morphological analysis  

Publications go to PURE 


Chair of Polymer Processing

Dipl.-Ing. Stephan Schuschnigg

+43 3842 402 - 3511
Groupleader Extrusion
Research: Extrusion, Additive Manufacturing (FFF), Simulation

Publications go to PURE 

Chair Chemistry of Polymeric Materials

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Thomas Griesser

+43 3842 402 - 2358

Research: Additive Manufacturing, Photopolymerisation, Smart Polymers

Publications got to PURE

Chair of Metal Forming

DI. Dr. Alexander WALZL

Email: alexander.walzl(at)

Phone: +43 3842 402-5615 

Research: Additive Manufacturing

Publications go to PURE

Chair of Materials Physics

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. H.C. Jürgen Eckert

Director / Chair of Materials Physics of the University of Leoben
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-109


Research and Infrastructur: Soft Magnetic Materials, Laser Powder Bed Processes, Powder Production - rapid solidification

Joint research Institut with the AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF Science - Erich Schmid Institut

Publications go to PURE 

Chair of Physical Metallurgy

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ronald Schnitzer 

Phone: +43 3842 402 - 4200

Email: ronald.schnitzer(at)

Publications go to PURE


Chair of Structural and Functional Ceramics

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Raúl BERMEJO

Email: raul.bermejo(at)

Phone: +43 (0) 3842 402 4100


  • Mechanical and micro-structural analyses of structural and functional materials,
  • components and devices, Environmental degradation in brittle materials and components (e.g. temperature and humidity)
  • Development of testing methods for brittle materials, microelectronic components and hybrid systems
  • Fracture mechanics and failure analysis of brittle solids: from single crystals to microelectronic ceramic systems (e.g. Si chips, wafers, thin film sensors, piezo-actuators, LTCCs, SOFCs)

Publications go to PURE . Following authors Anna-Katharina Hofer, Josef Schlacher, Max Staudacher, Tanja LUBE, Johanna Sänger have published on Ceramics and AM.