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Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt

Overview
Overview
Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt

Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Bayreuth | KeyLab coordinator


Job History

Since 2000
Full Professor (W3), Chair of Polymer Materials,
University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth
Since 2009
CEO of Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH,
Bayreuth
Since 1998
Department head Polymer Engineering of TuTech Innovation GmbH, Hamburg
10/1995 – 09/2000
Full Professor for “Polymers in Mechanical Engineering” and Director of the Department for Polymers and Polymer Composites,
Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
04/1992 – 09/1995
Lecturer for “Composite Testing”,
University of Kaiserslautern, Institute of Composites
01/1992 – 09/1995
Group Leader, BASF AG, Polymer Research Division, Department for Polymer Physics, Ludwigshafen, Germany
05/1987 – 12/1991
Research Scientist, BASF AG, Polymer Research Division, Department for Polymer Composites, Ludwigshafen, Germany
01/1984 – 04/1985
Research Scientist, Daimler Benz AG, Department for Materials Engineering, Stuttgart, Germany
03/1982 – 04/1987
Research Scientist, University of Kassel, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kassel, Germany

Education

04/1987
M.S. - University of Kassel, Department of Experimental Physics,
Kassel, Germany - (Dipl. Phys.)
12/1981
PPh.D. - University of Kassel, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kassel, Germany - (Dr.-Ing.)

Awards and other responsibilities

Since 2013
Managing Board “University of Bayreuth Graduate School”
Since 2013
Adjunct Professor at XI’AN Jiaotong University, China
Since 2012
Elected Member of acatech (NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING)
Since 2009
Member of the direction panel of the DFG-SFB 840
Since 2008
Advisory Board "Journal of Cellular Plastics"
Since 2006
Advisory Board “Cluster New Materials” within the “Alliance Bavaria Innovative”
Since 2006
Advisory Board "EPP-Forum e. V. Bayreuth"
Since 2005
Advisory Board Journal “Polymers & Polymer Composites”
Since 2005
International Representative of PPS (Polymer Processing Society)
Since 2005
Member of the Jury of the “Quadrant Award”
Since 2004
Member of WAK (SCIENTIFIC ALLIANCE OF POLYMER TECHNOLOGY)
Since 2004
Member of “Bayreuther Institut für Makromolekülforschung” (BIMF)
Since 2002
Member of the Jury of the “Rehau Award Technology”
Since 1988
Member of the IUPAC Subcommittee on “Structure and Properties of Commercial Polymers”

Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Bayreuth | KeyLab coordinator


  • Cellular Polymers
  • Polymer composites and nanocomposites
  • Polymer blends and compatibilization
  • Fatigue behavior of polymers

Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Bayreuth | KeyLab coordinator


10 selected publications

A complete list of publications of Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt is available here.


Fatigue crack propagation behaviour of epoxy resins modified with silica nanoparicles
Kothmann M., Zeiler R., Rios de Anda A., Brückner A., Altstädt V.
Polymer 2015, 60, 157

The Impact of Janus Nanoparticles on the Compatibilization of Immiscible Polymer Blends under Technologically Relevant Conditions
Bahrami R., Löbling T.I., Gröschel A.H., Schmalz H., Müller A.H.E., Altstädt V.
ACS Nano 2014, 8, 10048

Dielectric Properties of Highly Filled Thermoplastics for Printed Circuit Boards
Apeldorn T., Keilholz C., Wolff-Fabris F., Altstädt V.
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 128, 3758

A New Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Based on 9,10-Dihydro-9-oxa-10-phosphaphenanthrene-10-oxide for Epoxy Resins and their Carbon Fiber Composites for the Automotive and Aviation Industries
Perret B., Schartel B., Stöß K., Ciesielski M., Diederichs J., Döring J., Krämer J., Altstädt V.
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2011, 296, 14

High-performance substrate based on a highly filled thermoplastic polymer
Apeldorn T., Wolff-Fabris F., Altstädt V.
Circuit World 2011, 37, 4

Composites of polyamide 6 and silicate nanotubes of the mineral halloysite: Influence of molecular weight on thermal, mechanical and rheological properties.
Handge U., Hedicke-Höchstötter K., Altstädt V.
Polymer 2010, 51, 2690

Novel polyamide nanocomposites based on silicate nanotubes of the mineral halloysite
Hedicke-Höchstötter K., Lim G.T., Altstädt V.
Composite Science and Technology 2009, 69, 330

Rheological and electrical properties of melt processed poly(ether ether ketone)/Multi-walled carbon nanotube composites
Bangarusampath D.S., Ruckdäschel H., Sandler J.K.W., Altstädt V., Shaffer M.S.P.
Chemical physics letter 2009, 482, 105

Toughening of immiscible PPE/SAN blends by triblock terpolymers
Ruckdäschel H., Sandler J.K.W., Altstädt V., Schmalz H., Abetz V., Müller A.H.E.
Polymer, 2007 48, 2700

Influence of Oxidation State of Phosphorus on the Decomposition and Fire Behaviour of Flame-Retarded Epoxy Resin Composites
Braun U., Balabanovich A.I., Schartel B., Knoll U., Artner J., Ciesielski M., Döring M., Perez R., Sandler J.K.W., Altstädt V., Hoffmann T., Pospiech D.
Polymer 2006, 47, 8495

Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Bayreuth | KeyLab coordinator


Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt
University of Bayreuth
KeyLab coordinator

Universitätsstraße 30
95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-7470
E-mail: altstaedt@uni-bayreuth.de
Homepage: http://polymer-engineering.de/en/

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