Max-Planck-Institut fur Eisenforschung GmbH (MPIE)
Professor Dierk Raabe studied music (conservatorium Wuppertal), metallurgy and metal physics (RWTH Aachen). After his doctorate 1992 and habilitation 1997 at RWTH Aachen he worked at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh) and at the National High Magnet Field Lab (Tallahassee) and joined Max Planck Society as a director in 1999. His interests are in computational materials science, phase transformation, alloy design, hydrogen, sustainable metallurgy and atom probe tomography. He received the Leibniz award (highest German Science award), two ERC Advanced Grants (highest European Science grants) and the Acta Materialia Gold Medal Award. He is a member of the German National Science Academy Leopoldina.