Prof. Dr. Christian Motz

Professorship for Experimental Methodology of Materials Science

Professor Dr. mont. Christian Motz


Prof. Motz group is focused on the relationship between the structure and the mechanical properties of materials. The mechanical properties of many materials are largely determined by their nano- and microstructure, therefore it is possible to adapt them to the requirements by targeted manipulation of the structure.

A particular interest lies in the main areas of research:

  • Micro- and nanomechanics: influence of defect structure, temperature and environment
  • Fatigue and fracture behaviour of complex materials
  • Nanocrystalline materials: structure, stability and mechanical properties
  • Discrete dislocation dynamics simulations
  • Homepage of the working group

Contact information

Postal adress

Universität des Saarlandes
Experimentelle Methodik der Werkstoffwissenschaften
Campus D2.2
66123 Saarbrücken



Alice Goldschmidt
Geb. D2.2, Raum B3.12
Tel.: +49/ 681/ 302-5107
Fax.: +49/ 681/ 302-5015