Prof. Dr. Hans Hoffmeister

Institute for Failure Analysis and Failure Prevention, University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg

Since 1997 Prof. Dr. Hans Hoffmeister is the Chairman of Institute for Failure Analysis and Failure Prevention at University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, Germany, with main emphasis on corrosion induced failure mechanisms.

Until 1997 he was professor in welding and material science at University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg, Germany. Before he was Senior lecturer in welding and materials at Technical University, Clausthal. He has a Diploma and a Doctorate degree for ferrous metallurgy.