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PhD at the University of Leoben

Neha Yadav, PhD student at the Chair of Processing of Composite Materials

Mrs. Neha Yadav, who visited us three times, obtained a PhD in technical sciences from the University of Leoben (Austria) for a thesis entitled: “Inline monitoring and control for Automated Tape Laying”. The thesis was also awarded.

It is worth emphasizing that some of the research was carried out as part of a bilateral cooperation program between the Wrocław University of Science and Technology and the University of Leoben, financed under an agreement between the Polish agency NAWA and the Austrian OeAD.

Neha Yadav with the examination commission: from left to right Raul Bermejo (chairman), Neha Yadav (graduate), Beata Oswald-Tranta (second examiner), Ewald Fauster (first examiner)

The results of joint research also helped Dr. Eng. Karol Wachtarczyk in the preparation of his doctoral dissertation.

More information about the promotion at Leoben can be found at:

We wish the Doctor many further scientific successes.

Prof. Boccaccini: visiting professor in Wrocław, Poland

Following an invitation of the “VISITING PROFESSORS” program funded by ‘Scientiae Wratislavienses’ of the City of Wroclaw, Poland, Prof. Boccaccini will visit Wrocław University of Science and Technology, on 22-24 May 2017. The program of the visit includes four lectures by Professor Boccaccini, namely:

  1. Synthesis and characterization of biomaterials incorporating biologically active ions,
  2. Bioactive nanocomposites – progress and challenges,
  3. Bioactive Glasses in Soft Tissue Repair. What Do We Know So Far? 
  4. Biofabrication approaches and Bioactive Materials for Tissue Engineering and Cancer Research: Progress and Challenges.

The visit will involve also meetings with faculty and discussion about collaborative research between Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Department of Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering (host: Dr. Justyna Krzak) at Wrocław University of Science and Technology.


Modeling of Localized Inelastic Deformation

This course provides an overview of modeling approaches used in the mechanics of inelastic materials and structures, with special attention to the objective description of highly localized deformation modes such as cracks or shear bands. It is one of the RILEM educational courses. In 2014 it attracted 21 participants from 9 European countries.
In 2015, attendance of the course can be combined with participation in CIVIL-COMP 2015 (15th Int. Conf. on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing), which takes place in the same building of the Czech Technical University in Prague on September 1-4. On top of that, on Saturday, September 5, you can watch the Birell Grand Prix, a night race downtown Prague with up to 9000 runners (you can even be one of them …).

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