Dr.-Ing. habil. Volker Herold

Scientific Staff

Scientific Interests/ Special Subjects

  • Precision machining/ micro-machining (mainly brittle-hard materials: high-performance ceramics, glass materials, crystal materials) by grinding, ultrasonic assisted grinding, lapping and polishing
  • comparative Studies on the Surface forming/ rim influence in various machining processes
  • Surface Measurement with tactile and optical Measurement Methods
  • function oriented Characterization of machined Surfaces and Microstructures

Education and Positions

  • since 01.08.2015: research Associate at the Professorship for Mechanics of functional Materials
  • 1988: postdoctoral Qualification at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 1983: Doctorate at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • since 1979: working as a Researcher
  • until 1979: Studies of "Technology for scientific and electronic Equipment Manufacturing" (Precision Engineering) at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Certificate: graduate Engineer


Volker Herold, Dr
Dr.-Ing. habil.
+49 3641 9-47753
+49 3641 9-47702
Room 144
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena
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