Our Team

Gerald Pinter

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Gerald Pinter

Chair
Head of RELIABLE Group

 +43 3842 402 - 2100

Specialties: polymer mechanics, fracture mechanics, life-time prediction, durability and reliability of structural polymers, fatigue testing

Office management

Rafaela Schwaninger

Office management

+43 3842 402 - 2101

Rafaela Schwaninger

Gabriella Read

Office management (part time)

+43 3842 402 - 2119

Gabriella-Nicola Read

Franz Wohlscheiber

Accounting and controlling

+43 664 6276741

Research professionals

 

Dipl.-Ing. Andrea Anusic

+43 3842 402 - 2136

Profil (Pure)

Profil (MUOnline)

Specialties: Thermosets based on renewable resources, natural fiber reinforced composites, advanced morphological characterization

 


Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Florian Arbeiter

+43 3842 402 - 2122

Profil (Pure)

Profil (MUOnline)

Specialties: Polymeric pipe grade materials, multi-layered systems and structures, fracture mechanics, mechanical impact and high-speed testing

Florian Arbeiter

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Michael Feuchter

+43 3842 402 - 2110

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: polymeric nanocomposites, recycling of polymers and composites, morphology analysis with X-ray scattering, advanced dynamic mechanical analysis

Michael Feuchter

Dipl.-Ing. Anja Gosch

+43 3842 402 - 2128

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: elastic plastic fracture mechanics, fracture mechanics for soft polymers, cyclic mode II and mode III testing

Anja Gosch

Dipl.-Ing. Andrea Klein (maternity leave)

+43 3842 402 - 2130

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: Polymers based on renewable resources
Andrea Klein

Dipl.-Ing. Sandra Petersmann

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: 3D-printable polymeric materials for medical applications, mechanical characterization of 3D-printed components,  mechanical impact testing


Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Gerald Pilz

+43 3842 402 - 2109

Profil (Pure)

Profil (MUOnline)

Specialties: Mechanical and thermo-mechanical characterization of high performance plastics (technical thermoplastics and fiber reinforced plastics)

Gerald Pilz

Assoz.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Katharina Resch-Fauster

Head of SMART Group

+43 3842 402 - 2105

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: Innovative polymers for sustainable energy production and storage, green engineering with polymeric materials, polymers and composites based on renewable resources, end-of-life scenarios and recycling technology, morphology analysis with specific focus on interfaces, crystallization kinetics and selective transfer and transport characteristics

Katharina Resch-Fauster

Dipl.-Ing. Christian Schneider

+43 3842 402 - 2103

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Specialties: Polymer composites with specific focus on long-term characteristics, durability and integrity of operation
Christian Schneider

Dipl.-Ing. Helena Weingrill 

+43 3842 402 - 2129

Profil (Pure)

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Specialties: functional polymers with selective transfer and transport characteristics, thermal properties and ageing of polymers, polymeric latent heat storages

Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Wiener

+43 3842 402 - 2134

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Specialties: biomimetic polymers, applied fracture mechanics with specific focus on optimizing fracture toughness

 

Johannes Wiener

Dipl.-Ing. Nadine Wild

+43 3842 402 - 2130

Profil (Pure)

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Nadine Wild

Laboratory technicians

Jürgen Föttinger

+43 3842 402 - 2161

Profil (MUOnline)

Cyclic test technique and component testing, engineering and construction, maintainance
Jürgen Föttinger

Franz Grassegger

+43 3842 402 - 2131

Profil (MUOnline)

Machine shop
Franz Grassegger

Jürgen Grosser

+43  664 80 898 2114

Profil (MUOnline)

Mechanical testing, measurement and testing technology
Jürgen Grosser

Walter Rath

+43 3842 402 - 2108

Profil (MUOnline)

Microscopy and sample preparation
Walter Rath

 

 

Graduate students

  • Clara Gessl
  • Stefan  Gönner
  • Nina  Hochrainer
  • Sebastian  Huber
  • Sebastian Kargl
  • Bettina Strommer
  • Martin  Watzenig
  • Stefan  Wurzer