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Expert in Powder Metallurgy, Metal Injection Moulding, and Additive Manufacturing

Expert ID: 733515 Germany

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Expert has 12 years' experience as Director of R&D, Europe, at the world's top powder metallurgical company.
Expert's main fields of activity have included:
- High-density powder compaction (development of lubricants),
- High-temperature sintering (process and equipment),
- Powder Metallurgy for high-performance aluminium alloys and MMC's,
- Powder forging of iron and aluminium-based alloys,
- Finishing of sintered components (sizing, rolling, machining), and
- Energy consumption in powder metallurgy and heat treatment.

Expert has conducted extensive R&D activity in close collaboration with manufacturing at GKN Sinter Metals:
- Development of new feedstocks,
- Optimizing of de-binding and sintering processes, and
- Development of new products and processes.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: M.Sc Subject: Physics Institution: Kharkiv University, Ukraine
Year: 1975 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Physics of Crystals Institution: Kharkiv University, Ukraine
Year: 1990 Degree: D.Sc. Degree (Doctor of Science) Subject: Solid State Physics Institution: Kharkiv University, Ukraine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to 2013 Employer: GKN Sinter Metals Title: Director Department: R & D Europe Responsibilities: Management of R&D Department (25 employees)
Years: 1995 to 2001 Employer: University Dortmund, Institute of Materials Engineering, Germany Title: Head of Department Department: Materials Technology Responsibilities: Management of Department (8 employees)
Years: 1994 to 1995 Employer: University of Bochum, Germany Title: Scientific Assistant Department: Institute of Geophysics Responsibilities: Responsibility for the project of Intergranular Pressure Solution (IPS)
Years: 1988 to 1994 Employer: Kharkov University, Ukraine Title: Head of Laboratory Department: Laboratory of HT Processes in Metals Responsibilities: Management of Laboratory (14 employees)
Years: 1975 to 1987 Employer: Kharkov University, Ukraine Title: Project Manager Department: Department of Physics Responsibilities: Responsibility for industrial and govenrment-financed projects

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
EPMA (European Powder Metallurgy Association)
MIM – Expertenkreis (Metal Injection Moulding Expert Group, Germany)
Publications and Patents Summary
Experts' research results are the subject of 89 publications (thereof 6 patents and 4 patent applications).
The Publication List can be sent on request.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Russian Native or bilingual proficiency
German Full professional proficiency
Ukrainian Full professional proficiency

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