Jürgen Werner Rödel

1989-1991 Post-doc, NIST
1991-1993 Research Associate, TU Hamburg-Harburg
1994- Full Professor for Ceramics, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Field of Specialization

Technische Universität Darmstadt(Germany)


Research Hub Group:Materials and Devices international hub group

Selected Awards 

  • 1992
    Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Prize of ministry of research and technology
  • 2009
    Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 2014
    Member of German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

Selected Publications 

  • J. Zhang, Z. Pan, F.-F. Guo, W.-C. Liu, H. Ning, Y.B. Chen, M.-H. Lu, B. Yang, J. Chen, S.-T. Zhang, X. Xing, J. Rödel, W. Cao and Y.-F. Chen, „Semiconductor/relaxor 0-3 type composites without thermal depolarization in Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3 –based lead-free piezoceramics”, Nat. Comm, 6:6615 (2015)
  • F. Weyland, M. Acosta, J. Koruza, P. Breckner, J. Rödel and N. Novak, „Criticality: Concept to enhance the piezoelectric and electrocaloric properties of ferroelectrics”, Adv. Funct. Mat., 26, 7326-33 (2016),
  • H. Liu, J. Koruza, P. Veber, D. Rytz, M. Maglione and J. Rödel, „Orientation-dependent electromechanical properties of Mn – doped (Li,Na,K)(Nb,Ta)O3 single crystals”, Appl. Phys. Let., 109, 152902 (2016),
  • P.B. Groszewicz, M. Gröting, H. Breitzke, W. Jo, K. Albe, G. Buntkowsky and J. Rödel, „Reconciling local structure disorder and the relaxor state in Bi1/2Na1/2TiO3 -xBaTiO3 ”, Scientific Reports., 6, 31739 (2016)