Peter Mayr

Head of the Chair of Materials Engineering of Additive Manufacturing

Adress:   Freisinger Landstraße 52.
                85748, Garching bei München

E-Mail:    peter.mayr(at)

Tel.:        +49 (0) 89 289 - 55340
Fax:        +49 (0) 89 289 - 55342

Raum :   B1.2.15





Curriculum Vitae

Since November 2022 Fellow of the American Welding Society
Since October 2021 Department Head Materials Engineering
Since September 2019 Professor (W3) of Materials Engineering of Additive Manufacturing, Technical University of Munich
2016 - 2019 Vice Dean, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chemnitz University of Technology
2011 - 2019 Professor (W3) of Welding Engineering, Chemnitz University of Technology
2008 - 2011

Group Leader Materials Development

Institute for Materials Science and Welding

Graz University of Technology
2007 - 2011

Senior Researcher, Institute for Materials Science and Welding

Graz University of Technology
September 2007

Doctor of Technical Sciences (Dr. techn.), with highest honours

Graz University of Technology
January 2004 Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) Graz University of Technology
Institute for Materials Science, Welding and Forming
1996 -2003 Studies of Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering,
Technical University Graz
1976 Born in Salzburg, Austria

Research Experience Abroad

04/2018 – 06/2018

Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science and Engineering,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Chris Schuh
09/2009 – 09/2010

Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science and Engineering,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Samuel Allen

Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Engineering,

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Prof. Toshihiko Koseki
05 – 08/2006

Visiting Scientist, Heat Resistant Design Group, National Institute for

Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan

Dr. Fujio Abe
07 – 09/2002

Researcher, Belgian Welding Institute (BWI), Gent, Belgium,

Prof. Alfred Dhooge

Honours and Awards

2013 Professor Koichi Masubuchi Award, American Welding Society

Congress Award Graz, IIW Annual Assembly and Int. Conference, Graz

2008 Max Kade Fellowship, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Max Kade Foundation
2008 Henry Granjon Prize, International Institute of Welding
2007 Dr. Wolfgang Houska Prize 2007, € 100k, B&C Privatstiftung



  • Nudelis, Natan; Mayr, Peter: Pore tracing in additive manufactured and hot isostatic pressed components. Journal of Materials Science 58 (35), 2023, 14245-14253 more…
  • Rakoczy, Łukasz; Grudzień-Rakoczy, Małgorzata; Rutkowski, Bogdan; Cygan, Rafał; Hanning, Fabian; Cios, Grzegorz; Habisch, Stefan; Andersson, Joel; Mayr, Peter; Zielińska-Lipiec, Anna: The role of the strengthening phases on the HAZ liquation cracking in a cast Ni-based superalloy used in industrial gas turbines. Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering 23 (2), 2023 more…


  • Adams, Tom-Eric; Mayr, Peter: The Path from Arc Welding to Additive Manufacturing of Multi-material Parts Using Directed Energy Deposition. BHM Berg- und Hüttenmännische Monatshefte, 2022 more…
  • Nudelis, Natan; Mayr, Peter: Defect-based analysis of the laser powder bed fusion process using X-ray data. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2022 more…


  • Nudelis, Natan; Mayr, Peter: A Novel Classification Method for Pores in Laser Powder Bed Fusion. Metals 11 (12), 2021, 1912 more…
  • Parshin, Sergey G.; Mayr, Peter: Thermophysical Properties of Electric Arc Plasma and the Wire Melting Effect with Lanthanum and Sulfur Fluorides Addition in Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing. Metals 11 (11), 2021, 1756 more…


  • Adams, T.-E.; Härtel, S.; Hälsig, A.; Awiszus, B.; Mayr, P.: WeldForming: a new inline process combination to improve weld seam properties. Welding in the World, 2020 more…
  • Dittrich, Fabian; Mayr, P.; Siefert, J. A.: Thermodynamic simulation of ferritic to ferritic dissimilar metal welds. Welding in the World 64 (1), 2020, 95-103 more…
  • Hoefer, K.; Rodriguez, J.; Haelsig, A.; Abstoss, K.-G.; Mayr, P.: Fabrication of SS316L to Ni80Cr20 graded structures by 3D plasma metal deposition. Welding in the World 64 (8), 2020, 1307-1311 more…
  • Härtel, Sebastian; Adams, Tom-Eric; Hoefer, Kevin; Awiszus, Birgit; Mayr, Peter: A Novel Method for Improving Weld Seam Properties through Inline Coupling of Welding and Forming. Materials 13 (2), 2020, 271 more…
  • Rakoczy, Łukasz; Hoefer, Kevin; Grudzień-Rakoczy, Małgorzata; Rutkowski, Bogdan; Goły, Marcin; Auerbach, Torsten; Cygan, Rafał; Abstoss, Kevin Gordon; Zielińska-Lipiec, Anna; Mayr, Peter: Characterization of the microstructure, microsegregation, and phase composition of ex-situ Fe–Ni–Cr–Al–Mo–TiCp composites fabricated by three-dimensional plasma metal deposition on 10CrMo9–10 steel. Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering 20 (4), 2020 more…
  • Rhode, Michael; Richter, Tim; Mayr, Peter; Nitsche, Alexander; Mente, Tobias; Böllinghaus, Thomas: Hydrogen diffusion in creep-resistant 9% Cr P91 multi-layer weld metal. Welding in the World 64 (2), 2020, 267-281 more…
  • Schmigalla, Sven; Abstoss, Kevin G.; Schultze, Sabine; Mayr, Peter: Detection of microstructural changes of 9% Cr‐martensitic steels during heat treatment and aging by polarization tests. Materials and Corrosion 71 (1), 2020, 21-34 more…


  • Saidov, Rustam; Kusch, Mario; Mayr, Peter; Höfer, Kevin; Komilova, Durdona: Role of flux oxide slags in the mechanism of the formation of weld beads during the A-TIG welding of stainless steels. Welding and Cutting No. 6, 2019 more…