Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982
    Allgemeine Hochschulreife (German High School Degree)

  • 1987
    Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Materials Science, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

  • 1993 – 1995
    Research Associate at Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, USA

  • 1995 – 2003
    Head of the Light Metals group at the Institute for Materials, Ruhr-University Bochum

  • 1998 – 2003
    Chief Engineer at the Institute for Materials, Ruhr-University Bochum

  • Since 2003
    Head of Division "Experimental and Model Based Mechanical Behaviour of Materials" at Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin

  • Since 2011
    Extraordinary Professor at Technical University Berlin

Selected publications

  • B. Koch, B. Skrotzki: Strain controlled fatigue testing of the metastable beta-titanium alloy Ti 6.8Mo 4.5Fe 1.5Al (Timetal LCB), Mater. Sci. Eng. A528 (2011) 5999-6005

  • S. Brookes, H.-J. Kühn, B. Skrotzki, H. Klingelhöffer, R. Sievert, J. Pfetzing, D. Peter, G. Eggeler, Axial-Torsional Thermomechanical Fatigue of a near-Gamma TiAl-Alloy, Mater. Sci. Eng. A527 (2010) 3829-3839

  • D. Bettge, B. Günther, W. Wedell, P. D. Portella, J. Hemptenmacher, P. W. M. Peters, B. Skrotzki: Mechanical Behavior and Fatigue Damage of a Titanium Matrix Composite Reinforced with Continuous SiC Fibers, Mater. Sci. Eng. A452-453 (2007) 536-544

  • J. Schürhoff, A. Yawny, B. Skrotzki, G. Eggeler: Fibre Breakage in Short Fibre Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites during Creep and Constant Strain Rate Compression Testing, Mater. Sci. Eng. A 387?389 (2004) 896?899

  • J. Murken, R. Höhner, B. Skrotzki: On the Path Dependence of the Precipitate Size Evolution of an Al-Mg-Li Alloy under combined Thermal and Mechanical Loading, Mater. Sci. Eng. A 363 (2003) 159 ? 170

  • D. Dorner, K. Röller, B. Skrotzki, B. Stöckhert, G. Eggeler: Creep of a TiAl alloy: a comparison of identation and tensile testing, Mater. Sci. Eng. A 357 (2003) 346 – 354

  • B. Heinz, B. Skrotzki: Characterization of a Friction Stir Welded 6013 Alloy, Metall. Mater. Trans. 33B (2002) 489 – 498

  • B. Skrotzki: Crystallographic Aspects of Deformation Twinning and Consequences for Plastic Deformation Processes in ?-TiAl, Acta Mater. 48 (2000) 851 – 862

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of review board 405 – Materials Engineering, German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2012

  • Deputy spokesperson of review board 405, Materials Engineering, German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2012

  • Board member of the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde" (DGM), 2009 – 2012

  • Head of the DGM committee Mechanical Behavior at High Temperatures, since 2008

  • Member of Editorial Board of Materials Science and Engineering A


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