Professor Felix Hofmann

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Felix Hofmann
Department of Engineering Science,
University of Oxford,
Parks Road,
Oxford,
OX1 3PJ
+44 1865 2 83446
felix.hofmann@eng.ox.ac.uk
www.hofmanngroup.org

Education

  • DPhil in Engineering Science “Probing the deformation of ductile polycrystals by synchrotron X-ray micro-diffraction”, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK
  • MEng in Engineering Science, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK

Research interests

  • Synchrotron X-ray micro-diffraction, imaging and coherent diffraction
  • Grain-scale micro-mechanics and failure
  • Phonon lifetime in nano-structured materials
  • Dislocation dynamics calculations
  • Irradiation damage

Other appointments

  • Stipendiary Lecturer in Engineering at Trinity College, University of Oxford, UK

Past Positions

  • 2011 PhD+ Scholar, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK
  • 2012 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, MIT, USA

Current research projects

  • High Energy Transmission Laue (HETL) diffraction – a new tool for the grain-level study of real engineering components
  • Irradiation-damage-induced modifications of grain-scale material behaviour
  • Atomic scale imaging of individual crystallographic defects using coherent X-ray diffraction microscopy
  • Phonon lifetime in nanostructured materials

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