Assoc. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ilya Okulov


Assoc. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ilya Okulov

Head of Processing of Functional Materials

Departments: Reactive Spray Deposition Technology, Process Engineering, Additive Manufacturing

+49 421 218 51215
Leibniz-Institut für Werkstofforientierte Technologien - IWT
FZB - Room 1360
Badgasteiner Str. 3
28359 Bremen

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Research profiles

Chemical and Process Engineering                                                                                

02/2015Doctoral Degree in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.), Dresden University of Technology, Germany
 Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Eckert
02/2010         Diploma in Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), Institute of Physics and Technology, Ural Federal University, Russia
Research Experience 
Since 2021Head of Department Processing of Functional Materials, Leibniz-IWT Bremen, Germany
Since 2019Associate Professor, Ural Federal University, Russia
2019Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute of Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan
 Research Group of Prof. Kato
2018 - 2021Senior Scientist, University of Bremen and Leibniz-IWT Bremen, Germany
 Research Group of Prof. Dr-Ing. habil. Mädler
2017Visiting Scientist, Institute of Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan
 Research Group of Prof. Kato
2015 - 2018Scientist, Institute for Materials Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon GmbH, Germany
 Research Group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Weißmüller
2011 - 2015Scientist, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden - Leibniz IFW and Dresden University of Technology, Germany
 Research Group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Eckert
2010 - 2011Scientist, Institute of Electrophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Professional Activities and  
Since 2018Early Career Investigator, MAPEX, University of Bremen, Germany
Since 2016Reviewer for Nature Communications, Corrosion Science, Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Alloys and Compounds,
 Materials Science and Engineering: A, MDPI Metals, MDPI Materials, Advanced Powder technology, Manufacturing Letters, etc.
Supervision Activity 
Since 2020Co-supervisor of PhD student at the Tohoku University, Japan
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Latest 10 publications

  • Karimi, J., Suryanarayana, C., Okulov, I., Prashanth, K. G., 2021.
    Selective laser melting of Ti6Al4V: Effect of laser re-melting. Materials Science and Engineering: A. 805, 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2020.140558.
  • Xi, Lixia, Ding, Kai, Gu, Dongdong, Guo, Shuang, Cao, Mengzhen, Zhuang, Jie, Lin, Kaijie, Okulov, I., Sarac, Baran, Eckert, Jürgen, Prashanth, Konda Gokuldoss, 2021.
    Interfacial structure and wear properties of selective laser melted Ti/(TiC+TiN) composites with high content of reinforcements. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 870, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.159436.
  • Okulov, I., Soldatov, I., Kaban, I., Sarac, B., Spieckermann, F., Eckert, J., 2020.
    Fabrication of Metastable Crystalline Nanocomposites by Flash Annealing of Cu47.5Zr47.5Al5 Metallic Glass Using Joule Heating. Nanomaterials (Basel). PMC7022490(84), 10. DOI: 10.3390/nano10010084. OPEN ACCESS
  • Ummethala, R., Karamched, P. S., Rathinavelu, S., Singh, N., Aggarwal, A., Sun, K., Ivanov, E., Kollo, L., Okulov, I., Eckert, J., Prashanth, K. G., 2020.
    Selective laser melting of high-strength, low-modulus Ti-35Nb-7Zr-5Ta alloy. Materialia. 14, 9. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtla.2020.100941.
  • Okulov, I., Okulov, A. V., Soldatov, I. V., Volegov, A. S., Kato, H., Mädler, L., 2019.
    Towards a new class of biomedical materials: open porous metals and interpenetrating-phase composites by liquid metal dealloying.. EUROMAT 2019., Stockholm, Sweden. Materials research proceedings, CD-ROM.