Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2015
    Senior scientist at Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

  • 2013 – 2015
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Erwin-Schrödinger fellowship) at the Chair of Materials Science and Methods, Saarland University, Germany

  • 2011 – 2013
    Project leader at voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Linz, Austria

  • 2008 – 2011
    Ph.D. thesis at the Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria. Doctoral examination at the University of Leoben, Austria, passed with distinction

  • 2007 – 2008
    Diploma thesis at the Department Physical Metallurgy and Materials Testing, University of Leoben, Austria. Thesis title: Coating Development for Piston Rings. Graduation (Dipl.-Ing.) with distinction

  • 2005
    ERASMUS exchange program at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

  • 2002 – 2008
    Study of Materials Science, University of Leoben, Austria

Selected publications

  • Bachmaier A., Schmauch J., Aboulfadl H., Verch A., Motz C.: On the process of co-deformation and phase dissolution in a hard-soft immiscible Cu-Co alloy system during high-pressure torsion deformation, Acta Materialia 115, 2016, 333-346.

    IF: 5.058 (© Thomson Reuters Journals Citation Report 2016).

  • Bachmaier A., Pfaff M., Stolpe M., Aboulfadl H., Motz C.: Phase separation of a supersaturated nanocrystalline Cu-Co alloy and its influence on thermal stability, Acta Materialia 96, 2015, 269 283. (3 citations)

    IF: 5.058 (© Thomson Reuters Journals Citation Report 2016).

  • Bachmaier A., Pippan R.: Generation of metallic nanocomposites by severe plastic deformation, International Materials Reviews 58 (1), 2013, 41-62. (21 citations)

    IF: 7.914 (© Thomson Reuters Journals Citation Report 2015).

  • Bachmaier A., Kerber M., Setman D., Pippan R.: The formation of supersaturated solid solutions in Fe-Cu alloys deformed by high-pressure torsion, Acta Materialia 60, 2012, 860–871 (38 citations).

    IF: 5.058 (© Thomson Reuters Journals Citation Report 2016).

  • Bachmaier A., Hohenwarter A., Pippan R.: New procedure to generate stable nanocrystallites by severe plastic deformation, Scripta Materialia 61(11), 2009, 1016-1019. (32 citations)

    IF: 3.305 (© Thomson Reuters Journals Citation Report 2016).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • PI: SPD nanostructured magnets with tuneable properties, ERC Starting Grant 2017 (European Research Council), 1.499.875 € for 5 years, 2018

  • PI: Generation of ultrafine grained Ni-CNT composites by severe plastic deformation (FWF I 2294-N20), 181.629 € for 3 years, since 2016

  • Co-PI: Micro-Strain measurement, Patent.Scheck-Funding (FFG), 10.000 €, started in 2015, finished

  • Co-PI: Creation of a market-oriented prototype of a micro-tensile testing production facility(easy2innovate – OÖ. Kooperationsförderung), 51.000 € for 1 year, 2015

  • PI: Improving the stability of nanocrystalline metals (FWF J3468-N20), 140.520 € for 3 years, 2013

  • Co-PI: Technical requirements micro-tensile testing (Innovation Voucher Plus, FFG), 12.500 € for 1 year, 2013

  • PI: Development and application of "high ductility" qualities (FFG 3373595), voestalpine Stahl GmbH Linz, 1.725.235 € for 3 years, 2012

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG)

  • Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)

  • Austrian Society for Electron Microscopy (ASEM)

  • European Microscopy Society (EMS)


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