Heinrich Hofmann

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Professor Emeritus

heinrich.hofmann@epfl.ch

Citizenship : Switzerland

Birth date : 20.02.1953

EPFL STI-DO
BM 4101 (Bâtiment BM)
Station 17
CH-1015 Lausanne

Office: BM 4101
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Fields of expertise

Powder synthesis and characterisation 
Nanoparticles 
Nanomaterials for medical applications 
Colloidal behavior of suspension 
Sintering 
Technical ceramics


Professional course

Senior Scientist,

Powder Metallurgy Laboratory

Max-Planck-Institute Metal Science, Stuttgart

1983 -1985

Senior Researcher and head of inorganic materials research

Inorganic Materials

R&D center of Alusuisse-Lonza Services AG Neuhausen a/Rhf.

1985-1993

Extraordinary Professor and Director

Powder Technology Laboratory (LTP)

Department of Materials Science an Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

1993-1996

Ordinary Professor and Director

Powder Technology Laboratory (LTP)

Department of Materials Science an Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

1996-2018


Education

Engineer (Ing.grad.

Foundry Technology Material Science

GH Duisburg, Germany

1977

Dipl.-Ing

Material Science

Technical University Berlin, Germany

1977-1980

Dr.-Ing.

Material Science

Technical University Berlin and Max Planck Institute of Metal Science, Stuttgart

1980 - 1983

Publications

Selected publications

Teaching & PhD

Lectures

Mass and Heat transfer (Bs)
Ceramic (Processing)  (Bs)
Quantitative metallography  (Bs)
Introduction to Nanomaterials  (Ms)
Advanced Nanomaterials (Ms)
Powder Technology  (Ms)
Nanoparticles for medical application (PhD)
Sintering (PhD)