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Researcher Profile

Dr. Stephan Ucsnik

Dr. Stephan Ucsnik

Function

Senior Research Engineer

Center

Low-Emission Transport

Competence Unit

Light Metals Technologies Ranshofen

Address

Lamprechtshausener Straße 61, 5282 Braunau am Inn - Ranshofen

Career

Field: Numerical simulations of processes and components

Main Research: Wire-arc Additive Manufacturing, Process and Component Simulation, Hybrid Joints

Experience:

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing
Continuous carbon-fibre reinforced Aluminium metal matrix composites
Hybrid Metal to Composite Joining Technologies via pins and self-piercing riveting
Cold Metal Transfer Pin-Joint Technology
Experimental and Numerical investigation of an Innovative Metal to Composite Joint Technology

Process and Component Simulation

  • 2001-2003: Master student, Student apprentice
    Otto Bock Healthcare Products / Austria
  • 2005-2006: Trainee
    Wien Energie Wienstrom / Austria
  • 2006-2012: PhD student at the Technical University of Vienna
    LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH / Austria
  • 2006-2013: Junior Scientist
    LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH / Austria
  • 2013-2015: Research Scientist
    LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH / Austria
  • 2015-now: Senior Engineer and Thematic Coordinator
    LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH / Austria
  • 2018-2020: Additive Manufacturing Austria
  • 2017 - now: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Schweißtechnik
  • 2015-now: Leichtbau-Plattform A2LT - Automobil Cluster OÖ

Publications

  • Experimental Investigation of a novel hybrid Metal-Composite Joining Technology
    Author(s): S. Ucsnik, M. Scheerer, S. Zaremba, D. Pahr
    Journal: Composites Part A, 41/3 (2009) ; 369-374
  • Möglichkeiten zur Erhöhung der Verbindungsfestigkeit im Verbundguss durch Formschluss
    Author(s): R. Gradinger, S. Ucsnik, A. Harrison et al.
    Journal: Schweiß- und Prüftechnik, 4 (2013) ; 31-33
  • Composite-composite joining with through the thickness reinforcments for enhanced damage tolerance
    Author(s): S. Stelzer, S. Ucsnik et al.
    Journal: Materials Science Forum, 825-826 (2015) ; 883-890
  • Strength and damage tolerance of composite–composite joints with steel and titanium through the thickness reinforcements
    Author(s): S. Stelzer, S. Ucsnik, G. Pinter
    Journal: Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 88 (2016) ; 39-47
  • Review of through-the-thickness reinforced composites in joints
    Author(s): N. Sarantinos, S. Tsantzalis, S. Ucsnik, V. Kostopoulos
    Journal: Composite Structures, 229 (2019) ; 111404
  • Numerical model of a cylinder pin reinforces metal to composite single-lap shear
    Author(s): S. Ucsnik, T. Staffenberger:
  • Advances in coninuous carbon fibre reinforced Aluminium matrix composites
    Author(s): S. Ucsnik, A. Großalber, J. Reiter, M. Scheerer, G. Mozdzen
    Conference EUCASS2019, Madrid
  • High temperature Aluminium plate cooling by water impingement - numerical simulation with adapted CFD water cooling models an experimental validation
    Author(s): R. Kopun, S. Ucsnik, D. Zhang, P. Sampl, S. Jäger, R. Tatschl
    Conference WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences - Computational & Experimental Methods in Mulitphase and Complex Flow X, Lissabon
    Proceedings S. Hernández; WIT Transactions on Engineering Science; pp.13
  • Smart process chain for the development of additive manufacturing specific aluminium filler wires
    Author(s): S. Frank, S. Ucsnik, M. Hartmann, R. Gradinger, S. Gneiger
    Conference Aluminium Confernce, Düsseldorf
    Proceedings Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.v. (GDA); Proceedings of Aluminium 2018 Conference, Session Plants, Processes, Digitalization, Düsseldorf; p.1-5
  • Enhanced Performance ofn Steel-Aluminium Cast Nodes trough Cold Metal Transfer
    Author(s): S. Ucsnik, R. Gradinger
    Conference 6 th International Light Metals Technology Conference, Old Windsor (UK)
  • Deformation Prediction of RTM Produced Hybrid Metal-carbon Composites
    Author(s): S. Scheiblhofer, S. Ucsnik
    Conference NAFEMS World Congress 2017, Stockholm, Sweden
  • An innovative, hybrid composite to metal joining solution (2010)
    Universita degli Studi di Palermo
  • Bionik und ausgewählte Beispiele des Leichtbaus (2018)
    Fachhochschule Wels
  • Bionik und ausgewählte Beispiele des Leichtbaus (2019)
    Fachhochschule Wels
  • Connecting element, WO2015017877A1
    Inventor: Rudolf Gradinger, Harald Sehrschön, Stephan Ucsnik
    Submission Date: 06.08.2013
    Issue Date: 12.02.2015
  • Method for producing a hybrid component made of sheet metal and fibre-reinforced composite material, EP3085509B1
    Inventor: Gilbert Céspedes-Gonzales, Stephan Ucsnik, Hermann Opdemom
    Submission Date: 27.03.2015
    Issue Date: 09.05.2018
  • Stranggepresstes Profil, EP3219401A1
    Inventor: Andreas Schiffl, Stephan Ucsnik, Matthias Hartmann
    Submission Date: 14.03.2016
    Issue Date: 02.10.2019

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