o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Robert Danzer

Robert Danzer

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2009

  • Institute of Structural and Functional Ceramics


Research Areas:

  • Materials Engineering
  • Ceramic materials
  • Materials testing
  • Composites



Selected Memberships:

  • World Academy of Ceramics
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Vorstandsmitglied der Europäischen Keramischen Gesellschaft

Selected Prizes:

  • JECS Trust Award der Europäischen Keramischen Gesellschaft
  • Seger-Plakette der Deutschen Keramischen Gesellschaft e.V.
  • Aurel Stodola Award der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Großer Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark
  • Masing-Gedächtnispreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Materialkunde

Selected Publications:

  • Sestakova, L.; Bermejo, R.; Chlup, Z.; Danzer, R. (2011) Strategies for fracture toughness, strength and reliability optimisation of ceramic-ceramic laminates. International Journal of Materials Research, Bd. 102/6, S. 613-626.
  • Danzer, R.; Lube, T.; Supancic, P.; Damani, R. (2008) Fracture of Ceramics. Advanced Engineering Materials, Bd. 10/4, S. 275-298.
  • Danzer, Robert (2006) Some Notes on the Correlation Between Fracture and Defect Statistics: Are Weibull Statistics Valid for Very Small Specimens?. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Bd. 26/15, S. 3043-3049.
  • Börger, A.; Supancic, P.; Danzer, R. (2002) The Ball on three Balls Test for Strength Testing of Brittle Discs - Stress Distribution in the Disc. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Bd. 22/8, S. 1425-1436.
  • Danzer, Robert (1992) A General Strength Distribution Function for Brittle Materials. Journal of European Ceramic Society, Bd. 10, S. 461-472.