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Dr. Rene Radis

Dr. Rene Radis

Dr. Rene Radis

ZHAW School of Engineering
Institute of Materials and Process Engineering
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 44 01
rene.radis@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Director of IMPE - Institute of Materials and Process Engineering
Senior Lecturer for Materials Technology

https://www.zhaw.ch/impe/

Educational background

2007-2010 Doctoral Program for Technical Sciences - Materials Science, Graz University of Technology
2005-2007 International Welding Engineer, Graz University of Technology
2002-2007 Master Studies of Mechanical Engineering and Economics - Production Engineering, Graz University of Technology

Professional milestones

2019-2021 Head of Materials Technology, Swiss Safety Center AG
2013-2019 Head of Laboratory / Senior Engineer - Materials Science and Engineering, General Electric Switzerland GmbH (former ALSTOM Switzerland Ltd)
2011-2013 Senior Technical Sales Manager, Erne Fittings GmbH
2003-2011 Researcher / PostDoc / Group Leader Materials Development, Institute for Materials Science and Welding, Graz University of Technology

Lecturer:
2014-2016 University of Applied Science Dornbirn
2013-2015 University of Innsbruck
2013-2014 Management Center Innsbruck
2009-2011 Graz University of Technology

Publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

PATENTS

R. Bütikofer, R. Radis and M. Pitrun, Fluid Conduit Element and Method for Producing the Fluid Conduit Element (2017), EP3224519A1.

R. Radis, M. Staubli and R. Bütikofer, Process for welding pipe connections for high temperature applications (2015), EP2918364A1, US20150258629A1.

BOOKS

C. Sommitsch, R. Radis, A. Krumphals, M. Stockinger, D. Huber. Microstructure control in processing nickel, titanium and other special alloys. Chapter 12 in Microstructure evolution in metal forming processes, Editors: Jianguo Lin, Daniel Balint and Maciej Pietrzyk, Woodhead Publishing in Materials, 2012, pp. 337-383, ISBN: 978-0-85709-074-4 (print), ISBN: 978-0-85709-634-0 (online).

R. Radis. Nickelbasis Superlegierung UDIMET 720 Li – Entstehung Mono- und Multimodaler Ausscheidungsverteilungen von Gamma Strich. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Deutschland, 2010, ISBN 978-3-639-31252-2.

R. Radis. Numerical Simulation of the Precipitation Kinetics of Nitrides and Carbides in Microalloyed Steel. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Graz, Österreich, 2010, ISBN 978-3-85125-123-4.

P. Mayr und R. Radis. 10. Werkstofftagung – Verarbeitungs- und Gebrauchseigenschaften von Werkstoffen – Heute und Morgen. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Graz, Österreich, 2008, ISBN 978-3-85125-001-5.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Numerical simulation of NbC precipitation in micro-alloyed steel. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 20 (2012) 055010, 1-15.

L. Whitmore, H. Leitner, E. Povoden-Karadeniz, R. Radis and M. Stockinger. Transmission Electron Microscopy of Single and Double Aged 718Plus Superalloy. Materials Science and Engineering A, 534 (2012) 413-423.

R. Radis, C. Schlacher, E. Kozeschnik, P. Mayr, N. Enzinger, H. Schröttner and C. Sommitsch. Loss of Ductility caused by AlN Precipitation in Hadfield Steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 43A (2012) 1132-1139.

M. Maalekian, R. Radis, M. Militzer, A. Moreau and W. J. Poole. In-situ measurement and modelling of austenite grain growth in a Ti/Nb-microalloyed steel. Acta Materialia 60 (2012) 1015-1026.

R. Radis, S. Schwarz, S. Zamberger and E. Kozeschnik. AlN Precipitation During Isothermal Annealing of Ultra Low Carbon Steel. Steel Research International, 82 (2011) 905-910.

M. Pudar, S. Zamberger, K. Spiradek-Hahn, R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Computational Analysis of Precipitation During Continuous Casting of Microalloyed Steel. Steel Research International, 81 (2010) 372-380.

R. Schnitzer, R. Radis, M. Nöhrer, M. Schober, R. Hochfellner, S. Zinner, E. Povoden-Karadeniz, E. Kozeschnik and H. Leitner. Reverted Austenite in PH 13-8 Mo Maraging Steels. Materials Chemistry and Physics 122 (2010) 138-145.

G. A. Zickler , R. Radis, R. Schnitzer, E. Kozeschnik, M. Stockinger and H. Leitner. The Precipitation Behavior of Superalloy ATI Allvac®718PlusTM. Advanced Engineering Materials 12 (2010), 176-183.

E. Kozeschnik, J. Svoboda, R. Radis and F. D. Fischer. Mean-Field Model for the Growth and Coarsening of Stoichiometric Precipitates at Grain Boundaries. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 18 (2010) 015011 1-19.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Concurrent Precipitation of AlN and VN in Microalloyed Steel. Steel Research International 81 (2010) 681-685.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Kinetics of AlN Precipitation in Microalloyed Steel. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 18 (2010) 055003 1-16.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Precipitation Kinetics of Aluminium Nitride in Austenite in Microalloyed HSLA Steels. Materials Science Forum 636-637 (2010) 605-611.

R. Radis, G. A. Zickler, M. Stockinger, C. Sommitsch and E. Kozeschnik. Interaction of the Precipitation Kinetics of Gamma’ and Delta Phases in Nickel-Base Superalloy ATI Allvac®718PlusTM. Materials Science Forum 638-642 (2010) 2712-2717.

G. A. Zickler, R. Schnitzer, R. Radis, R. Hochfellner, R. Schweins, M. Stockinger and H. Leitner. Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of the Superalloy ATI Allvac®718PlusTM. Material Science and Engineering A 523 (2009) 295-303.

R. Radis, M. Schaffer, M. Albu, G. Kothleitner, P. Pölt and E. Kozeschnik. Multi-Modal Size Distributions of Gamma’ Precipitates During Continuous Cooling of UDIMET 720 Li. Acta Materialia 57 (2009) 5739-5747.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

R. Radis, E. Schirmer, P. Mayr, W. Noichl, M. Hämmerle, A. Amann, C. Linder, N. Heinzle, Effizienzsteigerung durch den Einsatz innovativer Formstücklösungen, 28. FDBR-Fachtagung Rohrleitungstechnik (Neuss, Germany) March 2013, 213-220.

R. Radis. Herstellung von plattierten Formstücken (Clad Fittings), In: Uhlig Symposium Serviceoptimierung in Müllkesseln - 8. Erfahrungsaustausch 'Schweißplattieren mit Nickelbasis' (Goslar, Deutschland) February 2013, CD.

P. Mayr, C. Schlacher, F. Mendez Martin, R. Radis and C. Sommitsch. Analysis of low-stress creep testing data and its implication on the life-time prediction for 9-12% Cr steels. In: 12th International Conference on Creep and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures (Kyoto, Japan) May 2012, CD.

P. Lang, A. Falahati, M.R. Ahmadi, P. Warczok, E. Povoden-Karadeniz, E. Kozeschnik and R. Radis. Modeling the influence of cooling rate on the precipitate evolution in Al-Mg-Si (Cu) alloys. In: Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) (Columbus, Ohio, USA) October 2011, 284-291.

R. Radis, G. A. Zickler, M. Stockinger, C. Sommitsch and E. Kozeschnik. Numerical Simulation of the Simultaneous Precipitation of Delta and Gamma' Phases in the Ni-Base Superalloy ATI Allvac®718PlusTM. In: 7th International Symposium on Superalloy 718 & Derivatives (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) October 2010, 569-578.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Kinetics of AlN Precipitation in the Ferrite Phase Field of Microalloyed (HSLA) Steels. In: Proceedings of 139th Annual Meeting & Exhibition TMS, Vol. 2: Materials Characterization, Computation, Modeling and Energy (Seattle, Washington, USA) February 2010, 341-348.

S. Schwarz, R. Radis, E. Kozeschnik and G. Rumplmair. TEM Investigations of the Precipitation Kinetics of Mn(Cu)S and AlN in Microalloyed Steel. In: Microscopy Conference (Graz, Austria) September 2009, 253-254.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Simulation of Concurrent AlN and VN Precipitation During Thermal Treatment of Microalloyed Steels. In: 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modelling of Metallurgical Processes in Steelmaking STEELSIM (Leoben, Austria) September 2009, 326-331.

R. Radis, G. A. Zickler, M. Stockinger, C. Sommitsch and E. Kozeschnik. Interaction of the Precipitation Kinetics of Gamma’ and Delta Phases in Nickel-Base Superalloy ATI Allvac®718PlusTM. In: 6th International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of advanced Materials THERMEC (Berlin, Germany) August 2009, 2712-2717.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Numerical Analysis of AlN Precipitation Kinetics in Microalloyed Austenite. In: 4th International Conference ASIA STEEL (Busan, South Korea) May 2009, 13-24.

R. Radis and E. Kozeschnik. Precipitation Kinetics of Aluminium Nitride in Austenite in Microalloyed HSLA Steels. In: V International Materials Symposium MATERIAIS (Lisbon, Portugal) April 2009, paper 224 on CD.

R. Radis und E. Kozeschnik. Die Ausscheidungskinetik von Aluminiumnitrid in mikrolegierten Stählen. In: 10. Werkstofftagung - Verarbeitungs- und Gebrauchseigenschaften von Werkstoffen - Heute und Morgen (Graz, Austria) March 2008, 89-91.

R. Radis, M. Schaffer, M. Albu, G. Kothleitner, P. Pölt and E. Kozeschnik. Evolution of Size and Morphology of Gamma’ Precipitates in UDIMET 720 Li During Continuous Cooling. In: SUPERALLOYS 11 (Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania, USA) September 2008, 829-836.