Visitors 2014


Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar
Chemistry Department
King Abdul-Aziz University


Dr Jae-hong Lim
Korean Institute of Metalls and Materials
South Korea


Prof. Dr. Giovanni Zangari
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Virginia
Visitors 2013


Prof. Dr. Hideki Masuda
Department of Applied Chemistry
Tokyo Metropolitan University


Prof. Dr. Ales Iglic
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Ljubljana


Prof. Dr. Maria V.Diamanti
Materials and Chemical Engineering Department Giulio Natta
Polytechnic Institute of Milan


Prof. Dr. Fumihiko Hirose (left) and Dr. Amira (right of Prof. Schmuki)
Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Yamagata University
Visitors 2012


Prof. Dr. Sasha Omanovic
McGill University, Canada


Prof. Dr. Mary Ryan
Imperial College,


Isotta Cerri
Toyota, Belgium
Visitors 2011


Prof. Dr. Yukari Numata
Asahikawa National College of Technology, Japan


Prof. Dr. Kurt Hebert
Iowa State University, USA


Prof. Dr. Giovanni Zangari
University of Virgina, USA


Dr. Steffi Krause
University of London
Visitors 2010


Takashi Fujii
Hokkaido University, Japan


Prof. Dr. Nick Birbilis
Monash University, Australia


Prof. Hwankyu Kim
Korea University, South Korea


Dr. Yury Gogotsi
Drexel University Philadelphia


Stefan Reichelmaier and John Hammond
Physical Electronics Germany


Dr. Sylwia Sobieszczyk
Gdanzk University of Technology, Poland





Dr. Karl Mayrhofer
Max Planck Institute


Vesna Mueller
University of Munic
Visitors 2009


Prof. Dr. Nick Birbilis
Monash University, Australia


Prof. Dr. Gunther Scherrer
PSI, Switzerland


Prof. Dr. Gary Hodes
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel


Prof. Dr. George E. Thompson
University of Manchester, UK


Prof. Dr. Seffi Krause
Queen Mary, University of London, UK


Prof. Pawel J. Kulesza, Iwona Rutkowska, Dr. Krzysztof
University of Warsaw


Prof. Dr. Markus Buechler



Prof. Dr. Pawel J. Kulesza

Visitors 2008


Prof. Dr. Tetsuo Sakka
Kyoto University
September 2008


Prof. Dr. Shingi Fujimoto
Osaka University
September 2008

Dr. Hiroaki Tsuchiya
Osaka University


Stefan Ritter, PSI, Switzerland
July 2008

Prof. Dr. Michio Niwano
Tohoku University
April 2008

Dr.Kurt W. Kolasinski
Department of Chemistry
West Chester University
May 2008

Dr. Hugh Isaacs
Brookhaven National Laboratory
April 2008


Mike Graham NRC
May 2008

Visitors 2007

Prof. Dr. Masanori HAYASE
Tokyo University of Science
December 2007

Prof. Dr. Elzbieta Krasicka ,
University of Zielona Góra, Poland,
August 2007

Dr. Tom Stergiopoulos, Dimitris Demokritos Greece,
Dr. Darren LeClere, University of Manchester
July 2007

Prof. Georg Thompson
Deputy Head of School -
Head of the Corrosion and Protection
University of Manchester
March 2007

Prof. Alberto + Martha Sagues
USF, Florida
July 2007

Charly Schiller
Zahner, Germany
April 2007

Prof.Dr. Karsten Mayer
Institute for Inorganic Chemistry
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
February 2007

Prof.Dr. Marcus Halik,
The Institute of Polymer Materials -
OMD (Material Science Department)
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
February 2007

Keisuke Makino, Kyoto University
2007

Ao.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. Gregor Mori
Montanuniversität Leoben
Lehrstuhl Allgemeine und Analytische Chemie
2007
Visitors 2006

Ass. Prof. David Burleigh, New Mexico Tech, USA
January 2006

Stefan Ritter, PSI, Switzerland
March 2006

Pankaj Agarwal, PaNiTec, München, Germany
March 2006

Prof. Dr. Uwe Köster,
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering,
University of Dortmund,
Dortmund, Germany
April 2006

Dr. Natasha Sacks,
School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering,
University of the Witwatersrand,
Wits, South Africa
April 2006
Visitors 2005

Prof. Dr. Armin Gölzhäuser, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
2005

Oliver von Trzebiatowski , Dr. Patrik Schmutz, Dr. Thomas Suter, Advanced Materials and Surfaces Department, EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland
February 2005

Jerry Frankel, Ohio State University, USA
Mai 2005

Professor Shinji Fujimoto, Department of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
June 2005

Professor Hideaki Takahashi, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
June 2005

Professor Karsten Meyer and his wife Cristina, University of California, San Diego, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
July 2005

Dr. Renate Kilian, FRAMATOME ANP GmbH, Erlangen
July 2005

Irene Mailand, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
Summer 2005

Professor Herman Potgieter and his wife, School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Univ. of the Witwatersranderand, South Africa and Karsten Durst, General Materials Properties Department, FAU, Germany
Summer 2005

Professor Ahmed Galal, Department of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Cairo, Egypt
September 2005

Professor Josef Krýsa, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague
October 2005

Dr. Lech Kwiatkowski, Institute of Precision Mechanics, Warszawa, Poland
November 2005
Visitors 2004

Ken Nagasaki, Ceramic Forum Co.,Ltd, Japan
January 2004

Prof. Hans Böhni, former professor ETH Zürich
January 2004

Dr. Monica Lopez Saenz, Thermosensorik GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
January 2004

Claudia Mössner, Speyer, Germany
February 2004

Prof. Manuel Laso, Department of Chemical Engineering, ETSII/UPM,Spain
February 2004

Dr. Arie Bruinink, Biocompatible Materials, EMPA, St. Gallen
February 2004

Dr. Habil. Dmitri Kovalev, Physik-Department, TUM, Germany
Mai 2004

Rebecca Fraser, Kanada
Mai 2004

Pr. Florian Mansfeld, Chair of Materials Science, University of Southern California
August 2004

Dr. Yair Ein-Eli, Corrosion and Applied Electrochemistry Group, Technion, Israel
October 2004
Visitors 2003

Susan Enders , MPI Stuttgart
Jan 2003

Steffi Krause, Sheffield University
Jan 2003

Hannes Michler, EMPA Thun
June 2001/2002/2003

Silke Christiansen, MPI Halle
May 2003

Michael Sailor, UCSD San Diego
May 2003

Werner Schindler, Univ. of Karlsruhe
Summer 2003

Philippe Knauth, Univ. de Provence
June 2003

Keisuke Makino, Kyoto University
Winter/Summer 2003

Waheed Badawy, Cairo Univ., Egypt
July 2003

Ion Tiginyanu, UTM, Rep. of Moldova
July 2003

Svetlana Kaluzhina, Voronej University
July/August 2003

Eugen Foca, CAU, Kiel
June 2003

Andrea Koch-Kraft, IB-BMBF, Bonn
August 2003

Miguel Gonzales, Univ. of Birmingham
August 2003

Michelle Sephton, Univ. of Witwatersrand
November 2003

Luis Dick, Federal Univ. of Rio Grande Do Sol
November 2003

Jamie Link, UCSD San Diego
November-December 2003
Visitors 2002

Dr. Volker Lehmann, Infineon Technologies AG, CPC BD V Bioscience, München
June 2002


Eugeniu Balaur, Kotaro Saito, Junij Sasano,Tesuo Sakka, Patrik Schmuki
September 2002

Visitors 2001


Mike Graham NRC
Summer 2001


Mikito Ueda from Hokaido University
Fall 2001


A warm welcome to the new honory member of the LKO


Heinrich Hofmann, EPFL
Spring 2001


Rabah Boukherroub, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Fall 2001

Dr. M. Brian Ives
FASM, FNACE, Professor Emeritus, Materials Science & Engineering Director
The Walter W. Smeltzer Corrosion Laboratory McMaster University


Jan Macak, Inst. of Chem. Techn.
Spring 2001