AAC team members participate in major national and international scientific events.

October 1 – 2, 2015

news&events_10International MERGE Technologies Conference, 1-2 October Chemnitz
Invited Speech: Michael Scheerer: Development, analyses and verification testing of a hybrid fiber optic system for deflection and damage detection of morphing wing structures

16th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2015 23rd to 25th September 2015, Bilbao, Spain esmats_2015AAC in cooperation with industrial partners is presenting results in development of self-lubricating composite for use in ball bearings, and on the development of solid-lubricated harmonic drive® gears.
A lecture in cold welding is envisaged for the Space Tribology Course organised by ESTL the days before ESMATS:

10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 01. – 03. September 2015, Stanford University, USA

events_1Participant: Scheerer Michael
Speech: Development of integrated process and structural health monitoring system based on piezosensors for CFRP reinforcements made by resin tranfer molding:

20th International Conference on Composite Materials, 19-24 July 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

events_3Participant: Simon Zoltan
Speech: Multi-scale, multi-physical process simulation of the production of multicurved CFRP reinforcements

13th International Symposium on Materials in the Space Environment, Pau, France, 22nd to 26th of June 2015 events_5

G. Mozdzen, M. Scheerer, V. Liedtke, A. Merstallinger , A. Norman , E. Neubauer , H.G. Wulz
„Novel  High  Specific  Stiffness  Materials  for  Space

Volker Liedtke, Michael Scheerer, Grazyna Mozdzen, Nils Stelzer, Garbiñe Atxaga Genbeltzu, Cristina Jimenez Aguinaga, Bernaitz Arregi Landa, Andrew Norman
“Advanced Aluminium Based Material For Cryo-reservoir Applications”

Volker Liedtke, Ľuboš Bača, Nils Stelzer, Julien Eck, Denis Lavielle, Thomas Rohr
„Development of Nano-Hybrid Transparent Polymer Films“

14th Conference of the European Ceramic Society; Toledo, Spain, 21st-25 of June 2015

events_5Participants: Ľuboš Bača; Nils Stelzer; Erich Neubauer; Andreas Merstallinger; Michael Kitzmantel; Dieter Horwatitsch; Grazyna Mozdzen; Oswald Scheibenbauer
Speech: Development of high performance cutting inserts based on titanium diboride (TiB2) composites for efficient and cost-effective processing of Al-alloys and steels

8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, 3rd of March 2015

Participants: Adam S. Pagan, Bartomeu Massuti-Ballester, Georg Herdrich, James A. Merrifield, James C. Beck, Volker Liedtke, Nils Stelzer, Benoit Bonvoisin
Speech: Characterization of material demisability through plasma wind tunnel experiments;

7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 08. – 11. July 2014, Nantes, France events_4.pngParticipant: Scheerer Michael
Speech: Validation of temperature compensation techniques for impact damage detection and localization using ultrasonic sparse arrays
Session chair: Composites

TECH FORUM 2014, Aussenwirtschaft AUSTRIA – Panel II


13th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing 2014, 01. – 04. April 2014; Braunschweig, Germany

Participant: Grazyna Mozdzen, Michael Scheerer
Speeches: Behaviour of 440 C and Cronidur 30 steels under different SCC conditions, Grazyna Mozdzen

Analyses and Testing of the thermo-mechanical behaviour of cryogenic composite lines, Michael Scheerer

International Symposium Materials Science and Technology of Additive Manufacturing (MSTAM), 26th-28th of May 2014

Participant: N. Stelzer, J. Gumpinger
Speech: Micro-structure and mechanical properties of aerospace AM parts

19th International Conference on Composite Materials, 28.07.2013 – 02.08.2013, Montreal; Canada

Participant: Scheerer Michael
Speech: Development and testing of a hybride active – passive acoustic SHM system for impact damage detection in honeycomb aircraft structures

13th European Ceramic Society Conference Limoges, 23rd – 27th of June 2013

events_6Participants: Bača Ľuboš, Neubauer Erich, Mozdzen Grazyna, Kitzmantel Michael, Stelzer Nils
Speech: The role of refractory metals on the sintering behaviour, microstructure and mechanical properties of titanium diboride (TiB2)

WKO Fachtagung „New Materials & Materials Technologies“, 14. Juni 2012, Wien, Austria

events_7Speech: N. Stelzer; Hochleistungsverbundwerkstoffe für die Luft- und Raumfahrt

SPIE 2013 Smart Structures & NDI, 10. – 14. March 2013, San Diego, USA

Participant: Scheerer Michael
Speech: Fiber-optic system for deflection and damage detection in morphing wing structures

6th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 03.-06. July 2012, Dresden, Germany
Participant: Scheerer Michael
Speeches: Damage detection capabilities of ultrasonic phased arrays and sparse arrays in metallic and composite structures
Online damage detection on metal and composite space structures  by active and passive acoustic methods
Session chair: SHM Applications in Transportation

12th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing

events_8Date: March 23rd 2012, 08:30
Place: ESA/ESTEC Noordwijk, The Netherlands Session: Session 11a (2) Mechanical Architecture, Design and Engineering: Health Monitoring
Participants: Scheerer, M.1; Cardone, T.2; Rapisarda, A.3; Ottaviano, S.3; Frasconi, D.3
Speech: Online Damage Detection on Metal and Composite Space Structures by Active and Passive Acoustic Methods
[1) Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH, (AT) [2) ESA/ESTEC, (NL) [3) Thales Alenia Space, (IT)

Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering

events_9 Place: Hofburg Palace, Vienna Austria
Session: Mini – Symposia/Life-Cycle Damage Processes/MS 4-4: Application of Special Non-Destructive Testing Methods to different kind of Structures
Participant: Michael Scheerer, Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH
Speech: Modern acoustic NDT methods for the off- and online detection of damages in composite aeronautic structures

 November 5, 2011 news&events_9.jpgLange Nacht der Forschung Niederösterreich forscht… …Forschung hautnah erleben in der Nacht vom 5. November 2010 150 Stationen an 8 Standorten in 3 Städten

October 18, 2011 AAC gives talks on the events „IALCCE 2012“, „Synthetic surfaces – trend and innovations“ and „Forum Light Weight Construction“.

„Echt oder Falsch? – Produktsicherheit und Piraterie im Fokus“ 26. Mai 2011, 10:00, Landsbergerstraße 11, 3100 St. Pöltenevents_14 Speech: Dr. Nils Stelzer MSc.: Sicherheitspigmente für den Fälschungsschutz

Synthetic surfaces – trend and innovations

events_10 Date: 11/09/11, 1.00 – 6.10pm Place: ABC – Anton-Bruckner-Centrum Ansfelden
Participant: Nils Stelzer, Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH
Speech: Integration of nanomaterials in synthetic surfaces, Copy protection by component integration

Forum Light Weight Construction Date: 10/06/11
TFZ Wiener Neustadt, Viktor-Kaplan Str. 2, 2700 Wiener Neustadt
Participant: Michael Scheerer, Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH
Speech: Joining Technologies in Aeronautic Engineering

14th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2011 September 28 – 30, 2011, Constance, Germany


The 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring – 2011, September 13 – 15, 2011, Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA

events_12Participants: M. Scheerer1, C. Bockenheimer2, A. Dantele3, Z. Djinovic4, F. Graf5, T. Natschläger6, A. Peldszus7, M. Reiterer8, T. Sauter9, R. Stössel10 [1) Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH, Austria; 2) Airbus, USA; 3) Profactor, Austria; 4) Integrated Microsystems Austria GmbH, Austria; 5) Joanneum research, Austria; 6) Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria; 7) FACC, Austria; 8) RED Bernard, Austria; 9) ÖAW, Austria; 10) EADS Innovation Works, Germany]
Speech: Development and Testing of an Ultrasonic Phased Array System Based on Piezo Actuators and Fiber Optic Sensors

Viennano ´11 – ECOTRIB 2011 3rd European Conference on Tribology, ECOTRIB 2011 arranged jointly with Viennano ’11, Vienna, Austria, June 7 – 9, 2011

events_13The European Conference on Tribology 2011 (ECOTRIB 2011) is the third biennial Conference primarily focused on the economy and industrial landscape of Central and South Europe. This conference will be organized in Austria by the Austrian Tribology Society (assisted by the Austrian Center of Competence for Tribology – AC²T – and the Vienna University of Technology) and co-organized by the Italian Tribology Association, the Slovenian Society for Tribology and Swiss Tribology.
Speech Andreas Merstallinger: 16:30 Session E3.1-7: Coatings / Materials Selflubricating materials for bearing and electrical sliding applications based on Metal Matrix Composites (MMC)
Speech Lubos Baca: 11:20 Session E8-7: Tribosensorics, Measurement Methods for Tribological Tasks, Condition Monitoring:  Up-Conversion Luminescence of Doped Rare Earth Oxides for Sensing and Security Applications