Prof. Dr. Kyle G. Webber

Prof. Dr. Kyle G. Webber

Professor for Ceramics
Head of the Institute of Glass and Ceramics

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Martensstr. 5
91058 Erlangen, Germany

Office: 1.12
Tel: 09131 85-27551
Email: kyle.g.webber@fau.de

Research Positions
2021-present – Professor of Ceramics (W3), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2021-present – Head of the Institute of Glass and Ceramics
2020-2021 – Interim Head of the Institute of Glass and Ceramics
2015-Present – Professor of Functional Ceramics (W2), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2014-2015 – Junior-Professor, Technische Universität Darmstadt
2008-2014 – Post-Doctoral Researcher, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Professional Activities
2020-Present – Director for the International Research Training Group GRK2495 “Energy Conversion Systems: From Materials to Devices”, Joint international project with Nagoya Institute of Technology
2019-Present – Editor for the Journal of the European Ceramic Society
2019-Present – Dean of Studies for Student Affairs, Engineering Department, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2018-2021 – Tutorials and Education Chair, Ferroelectrics Committee, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society
2017-2022 – Editor for Materials Letters
2016-2020 – Chairman of the Academic Studies Committee for the Nanotechnology Study Program, Materials Science and Engineering Department, FAU
2015-Present – Member of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) Ferroelectrics Standing Committee (FerroCom)

Education
2008 – PhD in Mechanical Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
2005 – MSc in Mechanical Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
2003 – BSc in Marine Systems Engineering, Maine Maritime Academy, USA
2003 – United States Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer’s License – Steam, motor, or gas turbine vessels of any horsepower

Awards and Honors
2019 IEEE Senior Member
2019 Most highly cited paper, last 5 years – Journal of the European Ceramics Society
2017 IEEE UFFC Ferroelectrics Young Investigator Award
2017 Acta Materialia Outstanding Reviewer Award
2016 Edward C. Henry Award
2013 DFG Emmy Noether Fellowship

Scientific Interests
–Temperature-dependent electromechanical beahvior
–Lead-free ferroelectrics
–Fracture of functional ceramics
–Field-induced phase transitions
–Conduction in oxides

https://scholar.google.de/citations?hl=de&user=nTjs704AAAAJ
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-1453-2013
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kyle_Webber

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