Vol. 6
March Issue
Year 2005


in Vol. 6 - March Issue - Year 2005
Eckehard Müller (Ph.D.) from the Bochum Fachhochschule agreed to become a Scientific Adviser for MFN!

For an international magazine, a global networking to industries, universities and exhibitions is of crucial importance. How else could a publication always write about the latest technologies, developments and events, if  such important sources of input were not be available. However, besides the fact that a good networking is essential for a successful magazine, it is also very rewarding. During its 4 years of publication the MFN team has met so many interesting personalities, who really made a difference in their field. And the encouragement, which was received from various professionals, was a great motivation to  MFN.
Therefore we are especially pleased that Eckehard Müller (P.h.D.) of the Bochum Fachhochschule accepted our offer to become a Scientific Adviser for MFN. He will have his first official appearance during the coming Shot Peening Workshop & Trade Show in Dusseldorf this May. Eckehard Müller will be MFN's key note speaker during the guest speaker day. On behalf of the whole MFN organization, Eckehard is most welcome to the team!

Introduction of Scientific Adviser
Eckehard Müller (Ph.D.)

Eckehard Müller was born in 1957. He studied physics, mathematics and educational science at the University of Dortmund. Afterwards he worked at the University of Dortmund and Mainz in the field of experimental particle physics. In this period he stayed several times at the nuclear research center CERN in Geneva and received his Ph.D. in exp. Physics. In 1987 he started to work at HOESCH Federn in the development department and in 1988 he became  head of the research department. In this time he worked on stress peening. At the end of his research activities the stress peening of coil springs could be integrated into normal production. Afterwards from 1994 to 1996 he was sales manager and product manager for springs in the aftermarket. Then he held a position as an in-house-consultant at the headquarters of Krupp AG for Kaizen and process reengineering. Since 1998 he has been professor for physics at the University of Applied Science in Bochum. His research fields are stress peening, stress rolling and spring technologies. Since 1999 he has been a member of the scientific committee on shot peening. In 2004 he founded the Steinbeis-Tranfercenter for spring technology, behavior of structural components and process in Iserlohn (Germany).
Eckehard is married and has 3 children. His hobbies are ham radio and model railways.

Contact E-Mail: eckehard@mfn.li