Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manja Krüger

  Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manja Krüger Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr.-Ing. Manja Krüger has been University Professor of Mechanics of Energy Materials at the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering at RWTH Aachen University since April 2017. As part of the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance, JARA, she is head of the Materials Mechanics section at the Institute of Microstructure and Properties of Materials, IEK-2, at Forschungszentrum Jülich.



Born February 6, 1978


2004 Completed studies in Engineering/Mechanics of Materials at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, OVGU
2010 Completed doctoral degree, Dr.-Ing.
2017 Habilitation in Materials Science and Engineering


2004 to 2011 Research assistant at the Institute of Material Science and Joining Technology at OVGU

2008 to 2016

Research stays at Brown University, Department of Engineering, Providence, USA
2012 to 2017 Junior professor for Special Metallic Materials at OVGU
2017 Lecturer at Vietnamese-German University in Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vietnam


Family: married to Matthias Krüger, Mother of Ben and Tom

It is important to make a dream of life and of a dream reality.

Marie Curie