Plasma-Spray Coating: Principles and Applications

Plasma-Spray Coating: Principles and Applications

Author(s): Prof. Dr. Robert B. Heimann

Print ISBN: 9783527294305

Online ISBN: 9783527614851

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614851

Author Biography

About the Author

Robert Heimann is professor emeritus of technical mineralogy and materials science. He obtained his academic degrees from Freie Universitat (FU) Berlin, and subsequently served as a faculty member at FU Berlin and Universitat Karlsruhe. From 1979 on he worked in Canada as a research associate (McMaster University), senior researcher (3M Canada Inc.), staff geochemist (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited), and research manager (Alberta Research Counci8l). From 1993 to 2004 he was a full professor at TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Professor Heimann has authored over 260 scientific publications, several books and book chapters, and in 2001 was awarded the Georg-Agricola-Medal of the German Mineralogical Society (DMG) for his outstanding life time achievements in applied mineralogy. He is now president of a consulting company and also on the editorial board of Elsevier's Surface and Coating Technology journal.