Personal Homepage of Lars Jeurgens

Research Interests

  • Surface and interface engineering of metals, alloys, oxides and their coating systems for  joining and corrosion management
  • Tailoring microstructure-property relationships of functional oxide films
  • Interfacial design and application of nanostructured materials for novel micro- and nano-joining technologies

Professional Career

  • Head of the Empa laboratory for Joining Technologies & Corrosion, Empa Dübendorf, Switzerland (2012 – Present)
  • Senior Scientist / Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Dep. Phase Transformations, Stuttgart, Germany (2003 – 2012)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Dep. Materials Science & Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands (2000 – 2003)
  • Ph.D. Researcher, Dep. Materials Science & Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands (1996 – 2000)
  • Geophysicist, Petrophysics Division, Royal Shell Exploration & Production Laboratory, Rijswijk, Netherlands (1995 – 1996)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science & Technology, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands (1996 – 2000)
  • M.Sc. in Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands (1989 – 1995)

Academic Awards

  • Masing-Gedächtnispreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Materialkunde (2008)
  • AMOCO-award for the best master thesis in earth sciences (1995)

Professional Affiliations

  • President of the International Association for Nanojoining and Microjoining (NMJ) (2019 - present)
  • Member of the IEEE Association (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and the IEEE Electronics Packaging Society (2019 - present); www.ieee.org
  • Expert member of Technical Commission C-VII 'Microjoining and Nanojoining', International Institute of Welding (IIW) (2017 – present); www.iiwelding.org/iiw-working-units
  • Swiss delegate of the Technical Commission C-XVII 'Brazing, soldering, and diffusion bonding', International Institute of Welding (IIW) (2017 – present); www.iiwelding.org/iiw-working-units
  • Treasurer of the ECASIA Association (2016 – present); www.ecasia.org
  • Advisory Board member, Journal for Surface & Interface Analysis (2015 – present); link
  • Management Board Member, Schweizerischer Verein für technische Inspektionen (SVTI), Switzerland (2015 – present); www.svti.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Photonic Packaging Laboratory, Swissphotonics (2014 – present); www.swissphotonics.net
  • Swiss delegate of Select Committee 'Research developments and applications in micro- and nano-joining technologies', International Institute of Welding (IIW) (2014 – 2017)
  • Expert member of the Technical Commission 'C-XVII / Brazing, soldering, and diffusion bonding', International Institute of Welding (IIW) (2014 – 2017)
  • Member of the International Steering Committee of the European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis (ECASIA) (2008 – present); www.ecasia.org
  • Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde (DGM) (2007 – present); www.dgm.de

Professional Activities

  • Co-chair, 5th International Conference on Nanojoining and Microjoining (NMJ'2020), Leipzig, Germany (2020)
  • Guest Editor of special Issue "Nanotechnology for Novel Nanojoining and Microjoining", Applied Sciences, Section "Nanotechnology and Applied Nanosciences" (2019); www.mdpi.com/si/23104
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, 4th International Conference on Nanojoining and Microjoining (NMJ'2018), Nara, Japan (2018)
  • Scientific Advisory Board Member, 17th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis (ECASIA’17), Montpellier, France (2017)
  • Co-organizer, Nano and Micro Welding and Joining Sessions, 70th Annual Assembly and International Conference of the International Institute of Welding (IIW), Shanghai, China (2017)
  • Co-chair, 3th International Conference on Nanojoining and Microjoining (NMJ'2016), Waterloo, Canada (2016)
  • Symposium Coordinator, 'Interface Design and Modelling' (Topic C2: Joining & Interfaces), Euromat Conference, Warsaw, Poland (2015)
  • Local Organizer and Chair, 2nd International Conference on Nanojoining and Microjoining (NMJ'2014), Emmettten, Switzerland (2014)
  • Symposium Coordinator, 'Interface Design' (Topic C2: Joining & Interface Design), Euromat Conference, Seville, Spain (2013)

Language

  • Dutch (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • French (Basic knowledge)

Books

  • Metal-Induced Crystallization - Fundamentals and Applications, edited by Z.M. Wang, L.P.H. Jeurgens, E.J. Mittemeijer (Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2015). ISBN: 9789814463409 [source].
  • L.P.H. Jeurgens, On the initial oxidation of aluminium in oxygen gas, Thesis, 2001, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. ISBN: 90-9015009-9 [source]

Your contact

Dr. Lars P.H. Jeurgens
Abteilungsleiter

Phone: +41 58 765 40 53
lars.jeurgens@empa.ch