Eric Aime Jägle

2007-2011  Research assistant, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH(MPIE)
2011-2015  Post-doctoral researcher, MPIE
2015-         Leader of the project group, MPIE
2018-      Specially Appointed Associate Professor, School of Materials and Chemical Technology,Tokyo Institute of Technology

Field of Specialization
Additive Manufacturing, Microstructure Physics and Alloy Design

School of Materials and Chemical Technology(Tokyo Tech)
Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH(MPIE) (Germany)

Research Hub Group :Materials and Devices international hub group

Research Highlights

  • Establishment of research group “Alloys for Additive Manufacturing” in Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH with financial supports by third-party funding.


  • Feb. 2017:Workshop “Steels for Additive Manufacturing”, VdEH, Düsseldorf (co-organizer).

  • Jul. 2016:Alloys for Additive Manufacturing Workshop, Düsseldorf (organizer).

Selected Awards 

  • 2015 Participation in the Workshop for Early Career Investigators (“Nachwuchsakademie”) of the German Research Community (DFG) on Materials Science and Technology.

  • 2006 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and scholarship of the Dr. Jürgen Ulderup-foundation for studies in the UK (University of Cambridge).

  • 2006 Rolf-Sammet-Award of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Stuttgart.

  • 2003 BASF-AG-Award of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Stuttgart.

Selected Publications

  • The kinetics of grain-boundary nucleated phase transformations: Simulation and modelling, E. A. Jägle, E. J. Mittemeijer, Acta Materialia, 59(2011), 5775.

  • The kinetics of and the microstructure induced by the recrystallisation of copper, E. A. Jägle, E. J. Mittemeijer, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 43A(2012), 1117.

  • Precipitation Reactions in Age-Hardenable Alloys During Laser Additive Manufacturing, E. A. Jägle, Z. Sheng, L. Lu, L. Wu, J. Risse, A. Weisheit, D. Raabe, JOM 68(2016), 943.

  • Formation Mechanisms of Alloying Element Nitrides in Recrystallized and Deformed Ferritic Fe-Cr-Al Alloy, M. Akhlaghi, S. R. Meka, E. A. Jägle, S. J. B. Kurz, E. Bischoff, and E. J. Mittemeijer, Metall. Mater. Trans. A47 (2016), 4578.

  • Comparison of maraging steel micro- and nanostructure produced conventionally and by Laser Additive Manufacturing, E. A. Jägle, Z. Sheng, P. Kürnsteiner, S. Ocylok, A. Weisheit, and D. Raabe, Materials (MDPI) 10(2017), 8.