Material Science know-how coupled with expertise in project and quality management

As a mineralogist with a PhD in Glass Chemistry, you can count on my broad technical expertise.

I have specialised in refractories and in Glass Chemistry:

  • Cost saving/reduction
  • Project management in research and development
  • Supplier evaluation and application of quality management systems
  • Expert knowledge in refractories, slags and mould powder  >> see projects
  • Redox behaviour of tin in glass >> CV: PhD thesis 

Material characterisation:

  • Qualitative and quantitative phase analysis with x-ray powder diffraction (XRD)
  • Optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Evaluation of pysical material properties such as cold crushing strength, modulus of rupture, dilatometry, refractoriness under load etc.
  • Photoemmission spectroscopy (XPS)
  • Square-wave voltammetry and impedance spectroscopy
  • FTIR spectroscopy
  • Corrosion resistance test at elevated or higher temperatures
  • Solid state synthesis of ceramic and glass