Name: Saman Hosseinpour

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: Germany


Institute of Particle Technology (LFG)

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Erlangen, Germany

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Research Interests:

  • Protein adsorption on colloids and interfaces
  • Biodegradable materials
  • Water splitting on TiO2 surface studied by vibrational Spectroscopy
  • Oxidation of metals studied by vibrational spectroscopy
  • Radiation induced corrosion of copper for deep repository application


Educational Background

  • (March 2017-now) Group leader  Institute of Particle Technology (LFG), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.
  • (2014-2017) Post-doctoral researcher  Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany.
  • (2009-2013) PhD in Surface and Corrosion Science  Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. 
  • (2004-2006) M.Sc. in Material engineering/Material selection Azad University of Saveh, Saveh, Iran. 
  • (2000-2004) B.Sc. in Material engineering/Metallurgy Azad University of Saveh, Saveh, Iran.  

Other Academic and Industrial Work Experiences

  • Employed by SP (former YKI, surface chemistry institute) Stockholm, Sweden. (2012-2014) 
  • Faculty member of Saveh Azad University in Iran. (2006-2009)
  • Iranian Research Organization (IROST) as a researcher, Iran. (2004-2006)
  • Behpuy Sanat (B.S.Co), Iran. (2006-2007)
  • Head of production line in Ductile Cast Iron Company, Iran. (2002-2004) 

Grants, Honors and Awards

  • Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award, Electrochemical Society, USA (2016), , for the best doctoral thesis in the field of Electrochemistry and Corrosion. 
  • DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service, two years grant for collaboration with the University of Zagreb, Croatia on “Self assembled monolayers as corrosion inhibitors in marine environments", (2015)
  • Best Poster Award in Gordon Research Conference on Vibrational Spectroscopy, ME, USA, (2014).
  • Levipriset from Sveriges Ingenjörer (The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers) (2013),  
  • Third Best Poster Award in Materials Day, at KTH, Stockholm, 24th Feb. (2011). 
  • Third prize in Khwarizmi International Award (KIA), (2009) for the project “Honeycomb sealing for jet engines”. 
  • ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization),, prize for Research & Development Project, (2009), for the best project presented in KIA.  
  • Two times as the best student in master level in Azad University of Saveh, Iran. 


  • Board member of graduate students council KTH. (2012-2013)
  • Board member and president of PerSiS (Persian Students in Stockholm). (2009-2012) 
  • Electrochemical society student member. (2012-2014)
  • Reviewer in Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Corrosion Science, Surface Science, Langmuir, Journal of the Physical Chemistry, Metals, and Materials.