Early Stage Researchers (ESR)- PhD Positions

13 Early Stage Researchers are part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Smart surface design for efficient ice protection and control” (SURFICE) coordinated by the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy.

The Early Stage Researchers are currently employed by partner institutions situated in Italy, Germany, France, the UK, the Netherland, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland.

ESR1: Luca Stendardo
University of Milano-Bicocca
Understanding supercooling effect on wetting and ice adhesion
ESR2. Anny Catalina Ospina
University of Milano-Bicocca
Development of soft materials with reduced ice adhesion
ESR3. Mingyue Ding
Technische Universität Darmastadt,
Solidification of a supercooled water drop after an impact onto anti-icing substrates
ESR4. Ali Raza Shaikh
Technische Universität Darmastadt,
Dynamics of ice detachment from complex substrates
ESR5. Simrandeep Bahal
University College London
Nanoengineered substrates for dynamic anti-icing
ESR6. Gabriel Hernandez
Graz University of Technology,
Development of icephobic coatings of thin organic polymers using initiated chemical vapor deposition (iCVD).
ESR7. Miisa Tavaststjerna
Technische Universiteit Delft
Effect of polymer coating chemical topology on ice formation and adhesion on smooth coatings
ESR8. Andrea Maslov
KU Leuven
The mechanisms of icing on a cold solid surface
ESR9. Giulia Gastaldo
Optimization of hybrid protection systems based on coatings and electromechanical systems
ESR10. Alexandros Atzemoglou
Development of a coating platform consisting of novel multipurpose bonding chemistry, capable of ensuring a high stability of functional coatings
ESR11. Navid Mostofi Sarkari
KU Leuven
Design of discontinuous coatings with enhanced de-icing properties.
ESR12. Pau Riera i Portillo
Development of models for the adhesive and cohesive failure of ice
ESR13. Theodoros Dimitriadis
FTE technologies-TUGraz
Development of icing strategy for wind sensors