The Institute of Materials Research

Metallic Biomaterials

Metallic Biomaterials

New implant materials based on titanium and magnesium.  - more

The view at the detail

The view at the detail

Non-destructive Radiography of Materials with Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation  - more

Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC

Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC

Lightweight Construction with Magnesium  - more

Materials Mechanics

Materials Mechanics

Methods for description of materials behaviour  - more

Metal Physics

Metal Physics

Lightweight Construction with Titanium-Aluminides  - more

Hydrogen Storage in Lightweight Metal Hydrides

Hydrogen Storage in Lightweight Metal Hydrides

8kg Sodium-Alanate Tank  - more

At the Institute of Materials Research at the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht in Geesthacht more than 160 employees work in the 5 research divisions, " Materials Mechanics", "Materials Physics", "Materials Technology ", "Magnesium Innovation Center Magic", and “Metallic Biomaterials”.

Embedded in the Helmholtz Research Fields "Key Technologies" and "Structure of Matter" the Geesthacht scientists at the Institute of Materials Research develop ultra-light-weight materials and innovative process technologies for the application areas air and ground transportation, implantology and regenerative medicine, as well as energy storage and conversion.

Virtual Institute

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Virtual Institute MetBioMat "in vivo studies of biodegradable magnesium based implant materials"

Head of the division "Metallic Biomaterials"
Prof. Dr. Regine Willumeit-Römer


Prof. Dr. Regine Willumeit-Römer
Institute of Materials Research

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1291
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Research Platform

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Light-weight Materials Assessment, Computing and Engineering Centre

Institute of Materials Research
Prof. Dr. Norbert Huber


Prof. Dr. Norbert Huber
Director Materials Mechanics

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2500
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Research Platform

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Neutron and synchrotron radiation of materials

German Engineering Materials Science Centre

Director "Materials Physics"
Prof. Dr. Martin Müller


Prof. Dr. Martin Müller
Institute of Materials Research

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1268
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Research Platform

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Hydrogen Technology Centre

Institute of Materials Research
Prof. Dr. Thomas Klassen


Prof. Dr. Thomas Klassen
Director Materials Technolgoy

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2562
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Events

Patrick Kalb-Rottmann


Patrick Kalb-Rottmann
Public Relations

Phone: 04152 87-1625
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Collaborative Research Centres

Institute of Materials Research
Prof. Dr. Norbert Huber


Prof. Dr. Norbert Huber
Director Materials Mechanics

Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-2500
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