Institute I: General Materials Properties
Prof. Hael Mughrabi was awarded the Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award
Prof. Hael Mughrabi, emeritus professor and long-time head of the Chair of General Materials Properties, was recently awarded the Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Conference in San Antonio, USA. Prof. Mughrabi was honored for his groundbreaking work in the field of fatigue of materials, which are important contributions to the development of a fundamental understanding of the deformation and damage of metallic materials. TMS also honors his outstanding importance as an internationally leading scientist in the field of materials. The TMS is the most important materials science association in America. The prize awarded since 1922, is its highest distinction, rarely awarded to a German scientist.