emer. Prof. DI Dr.

Wilfried Kurz

Wilfried Kurz

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 1996

  • EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Research Areas:

  • Technical Sciences
  • Materials physics
  • Materials chemistry



Selected Prizes:

  • Materials Gold Medal of the Federation of European Materials Societies
  • Heyn-Denkmünze der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Materialkunde
  • Bruce Chalmers Award of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, USA
  • Luigi Losana Gold Medal of the Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia
  • Albert Sauveur Achievement Award of the American Society for Materials, USA

Selected Publications:

  • Jacot, A.; Sumida, M.; Kurz, W. (2011) Solute Trapping-Free Massive Transformation at Absolute Stability. Acta Mater, Bd. 59, S. 1716-1724.
  • Asta, M.; Beckermann, C.; Karma, A.; Kurz, W.; Napolitano, R. et al. [..] (2009) Solidification microstructures and solid-state parallels: Recent developments, future directions. Acta Mater, Bd. 57, S. 941-971.
  • Kurz, Wilfried (2001) Solidification microstructure – processing maps: Theory and application. Advanced Engineering Materials, Bd. 3, S. 443-452.
  • Gäumann, M.; Bezencon, C.; Canalis, P.; Kurz, W. (2001) Single-crystal laser deposition of superalloys: Processing-microstructure maps. Acta Mater, Bd. 49, S. 1051-1062.
  • Kurz, W.; Fisher, D. J. (1998) Fundamentals of Solidification., 4. Aufl.; Aedermannsdorf: Trans Tech Publ. (305 Seiten).