Projects


  • Advanced Al-based metal matrix composites reinforced with metallic glass particles
    TUBİTAK Scholarship from The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey  
    August 2017 - February 2018
    Visiting scientist: Dr. Onur Ertuğrul
    Supervisor: Dr. Sergio Scudino
  • Microstructure and properties of aluminum matrix composites reinforced with metallic glass particles
    Ph.D. fellowship from China Scholarship Council (CSC)   2017-2021
    Ph.D. student: Tianbing He
    Supervisor: Dr. Sergio Scudino
  • Experimental and theoretical studies of phase-change Ge-Sb-Te alloys in the liquid state
    DFG joint research project   2012-2017
    Project leaders: Dr. I Kaban (IFW Dresden), Prof. Dr. R. Mazzarello (RWTH Aachen University)
  • Atomistic scale modeling of metallic glass-based hybrid composites with tailored design
    DFG project   2016-2019
    Project leader: Dr. Daniel Sopu
  • Structure and thermodynamic properties of a high-entropy TiZrNbHfTa alloy
    DFG project   2016-2019
    Project leader: Dr. Junhee Han
  • Rasche Erstarrung Peritektischer Legierungen bei Elektromagnetischer Konvektion (PARMAG)
    DLR Raumfartmanagement    2015-2017
    Project leader: Dr. Olga Shuleshova
  • Study and Modelling of Nucleation and Phase Selection Phenomena in Undercooled Melts: Application to Magnetic Alloys of Industrial Relevance (MAGNEPHAS-IV)
    European Space Agency (ESA)   2016-2018
    Project leader: Dr. Olga Shuleshova
  • High-strength bulk metallic glasses and nanostructured alloys
    Ph.D. fellowship from China Scholarship Council (CSC)   2015-2019
    Ph.D. student: Ju Wang
    Supervisor: Dr. I. Kaban
  • Strengthening Enhancement in quasicrystalline reinforced Aluminum matrix composites through interfacial reaction
    Ph.D. fellowship from German Academic Exchange Service DAAD   2014-2018
    Ph.D. student: Rub Navaz Shahid
    Supervisor: Dr. Sergio Scudino
  • Al-based composites reinforced with nanocarbon materials produced by selective laser melting
    Ph.D. fellowship from China Scholarship Council (CSC)   2014-2018
    Ph.D. student: Pei Wang
    Supervisor: Dr. Sergio Scudino
  • Selective laser melting of high-temperature materials: processing and properties
    Ph.D. fellowship from Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MoHESR), Iraq   2014-2018
    Ph.D. student: Omar Oday Salman
    Supervisor: Dr. Sergio Scudino
  • Investigations of high-temperature interactions between Ni-Cr melts and TiB2 ceramic
    DAAD-PPP project   2017-2018
    Project leaders: Dr. I. Kaban (IFW Dresden), Prof. Dr. Sci. N. Sobczak (FRI Cracow, Poland)
  • Wetting, reactivity and phase formation at the liquid Ni-based alloys and TiB2 ceramic
    Wrap-up fellowship from Graduate Academy TU Dresden   2017
    Project leader: Lixia Xi
  • Soft ferromagnetic bulk glassy alloys with enhanced mechanical properties
    Wrap-up fellowship from Graduate Academy TU Dresden   2017
    Project leader: Parthiban Ramasamy


Former projects


  • Interfacial phenomena and phase formation at the liquid-solid interface in Al-Ti and Al-Ni melts/TiB2 systems
    Ph.D. fellowship from China Scholarship Council (CSC)   2012-2016
    Ph.D. student: Lixia Xi
    Supervisor: Dr. Ivan Kaban
  • Investigation of heterogeneous nucleation in Al-based monotectic systems
    DFG joint research project   2010-2011
    Project leaders: Dr. I. Kaban (IFW Dresden), Prof. Dr. L. Ratke (Institute of Materials Research, German Aerospace Center DLR, Cologne)

Research group

Solidification Processes and Complex Structures


Group leader

Dr. Ivan Kaban

Phone: +49 351 4659 252
Email:  i.kaban(@t)ifw-dresden.de