Main research


The Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy provides teaching and research in the areas of steel production and processing, and also in the application of metallic materials. The university course, as well as the classes offered as continuing education, has practical relevance and high scientific quality. The research projects are based on fundamental principles, and, at the same time, are application oriented; the projects take up current issues and make a scientific contribution to addressing the problems of the industry.

The teaching and research at IEHK are organized by Professor Ulrich Krupp Head of the Institute and Chair for Ferrous Metallurgy, Professor Hauke Springer, Chair for Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, and Professor Sebastian Münstermann, Group for Integrity of Materials and Structures.