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Norbert Meyendorf

Professor; Director, Center for Materials Diagnostics; Co-Director, UD-Fraunhofer Joint Research Center

Part-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering


Email: Norbert Meyendorf
Phone: 937-229-2628
Kettering Laboratories Room 553


Selected Publications

  • Approximately 180 archival journal articles, contributions to edited proceedings, technical reports and numerous oral presentations at conferences, meetings, workshops, etc.

Selected Patents

  • German Patent No. 199 46 240.2 - N. Meyendorf - Method and instrumentation for nondestructive materials characterization of ferromagnetic materials
  • German Patent No. 196 31 311.2 - N. Meyendorf - Method and instrumentation for nondestructive determination of materials parameters of ferromagnetic materials

Research and Work

  • Chairman, SPIE conference, Testing and reliability and application of micro- and nanomaterials and systems, 7th and 8th Annual International Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, March 2002 and 2003
  • Advisory Board, Center for Micro- and Nano-Materials, Berlin
  • Head, Department for Materials Characterization, Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing, Saarbrucken, Germany, 1992-2000
  • Assistant Professor (Hochscholdozent), Materials Testing, University Magdeburg, Germany, 1987-1992
  • Research Engineer, Central Welding Institute, Halle, Germany, 1979-1987

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper award at SPIE symposium, NDE for health monitoring and diagnostics, 2001


  • Sc.D. (Dr. sc. techn./Dr.-Ing. habil.), Materials Engineering, University Magdeburg, Germany, 1986
  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Physics, Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 1980
  • M.Sc. (Dipl. Phys.), Physics, Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 1976

Professional Activities

  • American Society for Nondestructive Testing
  • German Society for Nondestructive Testing
  • Materials Research Society

Research Interests

  • High-resolution microscopic testing techniques for characterization of nanomaterials
  • Materials degradation by nondestructive methods
  • Materials testing
  • Physical analytic
  • Solid state physics
  • Welding metallurgy