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Researcher Profile

DI Dr. Thomas Klein

DI Dr. Thomas Klein

Function

Scientist

Center

Low-Emission Transport

Competence Unit

Light Metals Technologies Ranshofen

E-Mail

Thomas.Klein(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550 6913

Address

Lamprechtshausener Straße 61, 5282 Braunau am Inn - Ranshofen

Career

Field: Numerical simulations of processes and components

Main Research: Wire-arc additive manufacturing

Experience:

Experimental and computational experience in the development of novel process-adapted alloy systems.

  • 2014-2017: PhD Candidate
    Dept. Materials Science, Montanuniversität Leoben / Austria
  • 2017-2019: Researcher
    MCL Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH / Austria
  • 2019-: Scientist
    LKR Light Metals Technologies Ranshofen, Austrian Institute of Technology / Austria
  • 2018: DGM-Nachwuchspreis
  • 2018: COMAT Best Poster Award
  • 2017: Theodor Körner Preis (Innovationspreis)
  • 2016: Bühler Best Paper Award
  • 2014: Metallkunde Förderpreis
  • 2013: Visiting Research Scholarship (Wollongong)
  • 2013: Rektor Platzer Ring
  • 2013: Students4Excellence Study Abroad Scholarship

Publications

  • Grain growth and ß to a transformation behavior of a ß-solidifying TiAl alloy
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Salar Niknafs, Rian Dippenaar, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Advanced Engineering Materials, 17 (2015) ; 786
  • Carbon distribution in multi-phase ?-TiAl based alloys and its influence on mechanical properties and phase formation
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Michael Schachermayer, Francisca Mendez-Martin, Thomas Schöberl, Boryana Rashkova, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Acta Materialia, 94 (2015) ; 205
  • Silicon distribution and silicide precipitation during annealing in an advanced multi-phase ?-TiAl based alloy
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Boryana Rashkova, David Holec, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Acta Materialia, 110 (2016) ; 236
  • Mechanical behavior and related microstructural aspects of a nano-lamellar TiAl alloy at elevated temperatures
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Leire Usategui, Boryana Rashkova, Maria Luisa No, Jose San Juan, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Acta Materialia, 128 (2017) ; 440
  • Phase transformations in a ß-solidifying ?-TiAl alloy during rapid solidification
    Author(s): Michael Kastenhuber, Thomas Klein, Boryana Rashkova, Irmgard Weißensteiner, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Intermetallics, 91 (2017) ; 100
  • Impact of Mo on the ?o phase in ß-solidifying TiAl alloys: An experimental and computational approach
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Michael Schachermayer, David Holec, Boryana Rashkova, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Intermetallics, 85 (2017) ; 26
  • Tailoring microstructure and chemical composition of advanced ?-TiAl based alloys for improved creep resistance
    Author(s): Michael Kastenhuber, Thomas Klein, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Intermetallics, 97 (2018) ; 27
  • Redistribution of C in a martensite/austenite assembly resulting from Q&P processing: Computational modeling supported by experiments
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Marina Lukas, Bernhard Sartory, Matthew Galler, Gerald Ressel
    Journal: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 50 (2019) ; 4006
  • In situ and atomic-scale investigations of the early stages of ? precipitate growth in a supersaturated intermetallic Ti-44Al-7Mo (at.%) solid solution
    Author(s): Petra Erdely, Peter Staron, Andreas Stark, Thomas Klein, Helmut Clemens, Svea Mayer
    Journal: Acta Materialia, 164 (2019) ; 110
  • Complementary thermal analysis protocols for the investigation of the tempering reactions of a carbide-free bainitic steel
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Marina Lukas, Philipp Haslberger, Bernhard Friesnegger, Matthew Galler, Gerald Ressel
    Journal: JOM, 71 (2019) ; 1357
  • Formation of “carbide-free zones” resulting from the interplay of C redistribution and carbide precipitation during bainitic transformation
    Author(s): Thomas Klein, Christina Hofer, Marina Lukas, Tomasz Wojcik, Ronald Schnitzer, Matthew Galler, Gerald Ressel
    Journal: Materialia, 7 (2019) ; 100380
  • The creep behavior of a fully lamellar ?-TiAl based alloy
    Author(s): Michael Burtscher, Thomas Klein, Svea Mayer, Helmut Clemens, Franz-Dieter Fischer
    Journal: Intermetallics, 114 (2019) ; 106611
  • Hochwarmfeste TiAl-Legierung und Herstellungsverfahren hierfür sowie Bauteil aus einer entsprechenden TiAl-Legierung
    Inventor: Wilfried Smarsly, Martin Schloffer, Helmut Clemens, Thomas Klein
    Submission Date: 07.12.2016
    Issue Date: 24.02.2020

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