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Lehrstuhl für Struktur- und Funktionskeramik

o. Univ. Prof. Dr. Robert DANZER

Emeritus

Telefon: +43 (0) 3842 402 4115
Raumnummer: 303
E-Mail: robert.danzer(at)unileoben.ac.at

Arbeitsschwerpunkte

  • Fracture statistics of ceramics
  • Reliability analysis and life time prediction
  • Mechanical testing of brittle materials
  • Thermal shock and thermal fatigue
  • New applications of ceramics

Werdegang

  • since Oct. 2019   em. o.Univ.-Prof. at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
  • 1993-2019 o.Univ.-Prof. at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
  • 1990-1993 Ass. Prof. at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
  • 1987-1990 Senior Scientist and Group Leader at the Max Plank Institute for Metal Science, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1979-1987 Post Doc and Group Leader and Habilitation in Materials testing at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria,
  • 1978-1979 Post Doc at the University of Graz, Austria
  • 1976-1978 Doctoral Thesis in Theoretical Quantum Solid State Physics, University of Graz, Austria
  • 1970-1976 Theoretical Physics (Mag. rer. nat.), University of Graz, Austria

     

Publikationen

  • Original paper: F. Fleischhauer, R. Bermejo, R. Danzer, A. Mai, T. Graule and J. Kübler, “ Strength of an electrolyte supported solid oxide fuel cell”, JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES”, 297, p. 158-167, (2015).
  • Review Article:R. Danzer, On the relationship between ceramic strength and the requirements for mechanical design, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 34, p. 3435-3460, (2014).
  • Original paper: “Strategies for fracture toughness, strength and reliability optimisation of ceramic-ceramic laminates”. Int. J. of Materials Research, 102, p.613-626, (2011)
  • Review Article: R. Danzer, T. Lube, P. Supancic and R. Damani, “Fracture of Ceramics”, Adv. Eng. Mat., 10, p. 275-298, (2008).
  • Original paper: R. Danzer, P. Supancic and J, Pascual, “Fracture statistics of ceramics - Weibull statistics and deviations from Weibull statistics”, Eng. Fracture Mechanics, 74, p.2919.2932, (2007).
  • Original paper: R. Danzer, T. Lube and P. Supancic, “Monte Carlo simulations of strength distributions of brittle materials - Type of distribution, specimen and sample size”, Zeitschrift für Metallkunde, 92, p. 773-783, (2001)
  • Original paper: R. Danzer, "A General Strength Distribution Function for Brittle Materials", J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 10, p. 461-472, (1992).

Funktionen

  • Member of the Permanent Executive Committee of the European Ceramic Society (2019-2015)
  • Senator of the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (2019-2003)
  • Dean of doctoral studies at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (2016-1997)
  • Vice President of the Austrian Ceramic Society (since 2016)
  • Member of the Council of the European Ceramic Society (2016-2012)
  • Member of the BOARD of the World Academy of Ceramics (2014 – 2010)
  • Chairman of the professors association of the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (2015-2012)
  • Chairman of the Technical Committee 6 "Ceramics" of European Structural Integrity Society (2002-1994)
  • Chairman of the joint committee “Advanced Ceramics” of the German Society of Materials and of the German Ceramic Society (2001-1997)
  • Vice dean of studies at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (2001-1995)

Auszeichnungen

  • 1986 MASING Gedächtnispreis für "Systematische Untersuchungen zur Wechselwirkung von Kriechen und Ermüdung von Superlegierungen bei hohen Temperaturen" der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Metallkunde
  • 1992 Großer Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark 1992
  • 1995 Aufnahme in die "International Academy of Ceramics"
  • 1999 Fellow der "Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft"
  • 2004 Aufnahme in die Akademie für Naturforscher „Leopoldina“
  • 2005 Salutational Award der Slovakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2006 Korrespondierendes Mitglied der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2007 Seger Plakette für „hervorragend wissenschaftliche Leistungen im Bereich der Keramik“ der Deutschen Keramischen Gesellschaft
  • 2008 Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark für Modellierung und Simulation (industrielle Anwendungen)
  • 2009 wirkliches Mitglied der Österrreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2011 Aurel Stodola Plakette der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2013 JECS-Trust Award des Journal oft the European Ceramic Society