Ilchat Sabirov

Physical Simulation

Dr. Ilchat Sabirov got his PhD in Metallurgy from the Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Leoben, Austria) in 2004. He has held postdoctoral positions at the Erich Schmid Institute for Materials Science of the Austrian Academy of Science and Deakin University (Australia). He was also a visiting researcher at Technische Universitaet Clausthal and RWTH Aachen (Germany). Dr. Sabirov’s current research interests focus on advanced manufacturing of metallic materials (light metals, steels, superalloys, etc), their deformation behaviour and chemistry-processing-microstructure-property relationship. Dr. Sabirov has been the Principal Investigator in eight European projects, including coordination of two European projects in the 7th Framework Program and two European Projects within the framework of the Horizon 2020 Program, one European project in the Horizon Europe Program, as well as in four contracts with industrial companies. He has co-authored more than one 120 articles in international journals, a book and international patent, as well as contributed to organization of research symposia within the frame of several scientific Conferences, such as MSE, ICYRAM, AMPT, ICEAF MST, etc.

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  • Physical simulation of metallurgical processes (rolling, forging, casting, welding, joining of dissimilar materials, etc.)
  • Mechanical and functional properties of metallic materials
  • Processing-microstructure-properties relationship
  • Refractory materials
  • Since 2010 Head of the Physical simulation Group at IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain.
  • 2005-2010 Academic Researcher, Deakin University, VIC, Australia
  • 2004-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Erich Schmid Institute for Materials Science of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Leoben, Austria
  • 2004 Ph.D. in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria.
  • 1999 Engineer in Materials Science and Engineering, Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russian Federation.
  • 2023 Plastometrex 2023 Research Competition
  • 2014 NanoSPD6 Young Research Award
  • 2011 “Ramón y Cajal Fellowship from the Spanish Ministry of Economy”
  • 2009 “Marie Curie Amarout Fellowship”
  • 2007 Travel grant “Scientific visits to Europe” granted by the Australian Academy of Science.