Topics and Supervisors

The list of topics and supervisors will be continuously updated during the preparation of the call.


GNeuS is aiming to maximize the output of fellows and to fit their individual needs. The research programmes will be then proposed by the fellows in a research area of their choice, based on the research fields of the MLZ-partners.

However some research topics are also suggested as listed below.

Click on the topic’s title to get more details of the type of research involved.

Main supervisor MLZ institution Title
E.Babcock FZJ Neutron Polarization in the Extremes
S.Förster FZJ Biomimetic collagen materials
S.Förster FZJ Blockcopolymer-based Li-Batteries
S.Förster FZJ Waterborne high-performance coatings
H.Frielinghaus FZJ Interdiffusion of polymers and water in colloids
M.Hofmann TUM Residual stresses in metal additive manufacturing
J.Jochum TUM Advanced instrumentation for magnetic excitations and diffusion – Pushing the MIEZE detector well beyond its limits
K.Lieutenant FZJ Virtual Experiments combined with Machine Learning to improve Data Evaluation of SANS Measurements
K.Lieutenant FZJ Virtual Neutron Scattering Experiments at MLZ and other Facilities
E.Mauerhofer FZJ Non-destructive characterization of magnets with fast neutrons
S.Mühlbauer TUM Quench Safety and Quench Protection of Metal-Insulated Superconducting Coils for the Next Generation Sample Environment Magnets
M.Ohl FZJ Lithium – Ion Batteries: a microscopic view!
A.Radulescu FZJ Dynamics and Structure Formation in Bioflocculation Processes
A.Radulescu FZJ Investigations of multispecies aerosol formation using small angle neutron scattering technique
A.Radulescu FZJ Polysaccharide-based microgels and nanogels for the food sector
A.Radulescu FZJ Structure of complex fluids in extensional flow
U.Rücker FZJ Low dimensional cold moderator systems
M.Schulz TUM Additive manufacturing – Studying the effect of non-ideal process parameters on defect evolution and mechanical properties using neutron imaging and classical approaches
C.Solis Hereon Full investigation of Advanced Engineering Materials
Y.Su FZJ Emergent phenomena in topological quantum materials
P.Zakalek FZJ Target-Moderator-Reflector optimization for High-current Accelerator-based Neutron Sources


Main supervisor Field of expertise Email
Angst, Manuel Multifunctional materials
Appavou, Marie-Sousai Soft Matter Biology
Babcock, Earl Neutron Polarization
Engels, Ralf Detector Technology
Förster, Stephan Soft Matter
Frielinghaus, Henrich Soft Matter
Friese, Karen Caloric Materials
Garvey, Christopher Materials Science
Georgii, Robert Magnetism
Gutberlet, Thomas Compact neutron sources
Hofmann, Michael Materials Science
Holderer, Olaf Soft Matter
Jochum, Johanna Magnetism and Instrumentation
Kemmerling, Günter Detector Technology
Kentzinger, Emmanuel Thin film heterostructures
Kruteva, Margarita Biology
Lieutenant, Klaus Simulation, virtual experiments
Losko, Adrian Imaging
Mauerhofer, Eric Neutron Analytics
Mühlbauer, Sebastian Magnetism
Nandi, Shibabrata Quantum Materials
Ohl, Michael Battery
Petracic, Oleg Magnetic Nanoparticles
Radulescu, Aurel Soft Matter
Rücker, Ulrich Neutron Source Technology
Schulz, Michael Imaging, Materials Science
Solis, Cecilia Materials Science
Su, Yixi Magnetism
Voigt, Jörg Instrument Technology
Wuttke, Joachim Reflectivity Methods, Data Treatment
Zakalek, Paul Neutron Source Technology
Zhernenkov, Kirill Ultra Cold Neutrons