o. Prof. Dr. phil.

Eduard Arzt

Eduard Arzt

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 1997

  • INM - Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien GmbH, Saarbrücken


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Materials physics
  • Functional materials
  • Composites
  • Nanomaterials
  • Physical metallurgy



Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • National Academy of Engineering, Washington, USA

Selected Prizes:

  • ERC Advanced Grant
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Max-Planck-Forschungspreis
  • Fellow of TMS – The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae

Selected Publications:

  • Greiner, C.; Del Campo, A.; Arzt, E. (2007) Adhesion of bioinspired micro-patterned surfaces: effects of pillar radius, aspect ratio and preload. Langmuir, Bd. 23, S. 3495-3502.
  • Arzt, E.; Gorb, S.; Spolenak, R. (2003) From micro to nano contacts in biological attachment devices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 100, S. 10603-10606.
  • Arzt, Eduard (1998) Size effects in materials due to microstructural and dimensional constraints: a comparative review. Acta Mater, Bd. 46, S. 5611-5626.
  • Moreira Lana, G.; Sorg, K.; Wenzel, G.I.; Hecker, D.; Hensel, R.; Schick, B.; Kruttwig, K.; Arzt, E. (2021) Self-adhesive silicone microstructures for the treatment of tympanic membrane perforations, Advanced NanoBiomed Research 1, 10, S. 2100057.
  • Samri, M.; Thiemecke, J.; Prinz, E.; Dahmen, T.; Hensel, R.; Arzt, E. (2022) Predicting the adhesion strength of micropatterned surfaces using supervised machine learning, Materials Today 53, S. 41-50.