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Prof. Dr. Anja Buchwalder

Prof. Dr. Anja Buchwalder

Prof. Dr. Anja Buchwalder

Activities at FHNW

Group Leader of Materials Science at the FHNW Institute of Product and Production Engineering


Head of the Materials Testing Laboratory:

  • Material characterisation by optical and mechanical methods
  • Volume and surface heat treatment, thermochemical (nitriding, boriding) and coating processes (PVD) of metals
  • Vacuum brazing
  • Improvement and characterisation of tribological and corrosive stress behaviour
  • Thermal electron beam technologies (welding, brazing, ablation, surface hardening, remelting, alloying, wire-based additive manufacturing, etc.) in coop.


Lecturer for Materials Science in the Bacheloar of Mechanical Engineering: