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
2016-      Specially Appointed Associated Professor,  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.