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 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Fürbeth



EFC STAC Chairmen 1992 - 2016

Science and Technology Advisory Committee (STAC)

STAC Chairman

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Fürbeth (term of office : 1.1.2017 - 31.12.2020)
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Ex-officio member: EFC Scientific Secretary

Dr. Roman Bender  (since 1 March 2013)
DECHEMA e.V., Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25,  60486 Frankfurt am Main Germany


Elected members

(term of office: 1.1.2020 - 31.12.2022)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Feser
FH Südwestfalen - Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Labor für Korrosionsschutztechnik, Frauenstuhlweg 31, 58644 Iserlohn, Germany; E-mail:

Dr. Fouzia Hannour
Free Zones Authority, State of Qatar, Director Strategy Materials & Chemicals, P.O. Box 258, Doha, Qatar; E-mail:

Dr. Bálint Medgyes
Budapest University of Technology and Electronics, Department of Electronics Technology, Budapest, Egry József 18, 1111 Hungary; E-mail:

Prof. Dr. Alexander V. Muradov
ANTIKOR - International Scientific & Educational Corrosion Centre, c/o State University of Oil and Gas, Leninsky prospekt 65, 119991 Moscow, Russian Federation;

Mr. Marcel Roche
Cefracor, 28 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France; E-mail:



Working Party Chairs

(members of the STAC with the same rights as elected members)

Prof. Dr. Günter Schmitt - EFC WP1 Corrosion and Scale Inhibition
IFINKOR-Institute for Maintenance and Corrosion Protection Technologies nfpLtd.
Kalkofen 4, 58638 Iserlohn; Germany
E-mail:   or 

Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Mathias Galetz - EFC WP3 Corrosion by Hot Gases and Combustion Products
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Stefan Ritter - EFC WP4 Nuclear Corrosion
Paul Scherrer Institut, Nuclear Energy and Safety Research Department, Lab for Nuclear Materials, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

Dr. Krzysztof Wolski - EFC WP5 Environment Sensitive Fracture
Departement PMI, Centre SMS - UMR CNRS 5146, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, 158, cours Fauriel, 42023 Saint-Etienne Cedex 02, France

Prof. Dr. Philippe Marcus - EFC WP6 Surface Science and Mechanisms of Corrosion and Protection
Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Zander - EFC WP7 Education (Interim Chair)
Gießerei-Institut der RWTH Aachen, Intzestraße 5, 52072 Aachen, Germany

Prof. Dr. J.M.C. Arjan Mol - EFC WP8 Physico-chemical Methods of Corrosion Testing
Delft University of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Surfaces and Interfaces Group, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands

Prof. Philippe Refait - EFC WP 9 Marine Corrosion
Laboratory of Engineering Sciences for Environment (LaSIE), UMR 7356 CNRS - University of La Rochelle, Bâtiment Marie Curie, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17 042 La Rochelle Cedex 01, FRANCE

Dr. Pierangela Cristiani - EFC WP10 Microbial Corrosion
RSE - Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico S.p.A., Sustainable Development and Energy Sources Department, V. Rubattino 54, 20134, Milan, Italy

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Raupach - EFC WP11 Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
Aachen University, Institute for Building Materials Research, Schinkelstrasse 3, 52062 Aachen, Germany

Mr. Marc Wilms - EFC WP13 Corrosion in Oil and Gas Production
Shell Projects & Technology, Mechanical, Material & Integrity (MMI), Group Lead Materials Performance Testing, P.O. Box 38000, 1030 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Fürbeth - EFC WP14 Coatings
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Mr. François Ropital - EFC WP15 Corrosion in Refinery Industry
IFP Energies nouvelles, BP 3, 69630 Solaize, France

Mr. Jérôme Crouzillac - EFC WP16 Cathodic Protection
BAC Corrosion Control, 164 Avenue Joseph Kessel, 78960 Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France

Ms. Elizabeth Szala - EFC WP17 Automotive Corrosion
R & D - Innovation Centre Duffel, ALERIS ALUMiNUM DUFFEL BVBA, Stocletlaan 87, 2570 Duffel, Belgium

Dr. Stefano Mischler - EFC WP18 Tribo-Corrosion
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Tribology and Interface Chemistry Group, Station 12 (SCI-STI-SM), 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Heinemann - EFC WP19 Corrosion of Polymer Materials
DIN CERTCO Gesellschaft für Konformitätsbewertung mbH, Alboinstraße 56, 12103 Berlin, Germany

Dr. Johann Wilhelm Erning - EFC WP20 Corrosion and Corrosion Protection of Drinking Water Systems
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Fachbereich 6.2: Korrosion von technischen Anlagen und Geräten, Postfach, 12200 Berlin, Germany

Dr. Delphine Neff - EFC WP21 Corrosion of Archaeological and Historical Artifacts
Archaeomaterials and Alteration Prediction Laboratory, SIS2M / LAPA, CEA/CNRS, UMR3299, CEA Saclay, bat 637, 91191 Gif sur Yvette

Dipl.-Ing. Theo Hack - EFC WP22 Corrosion Control in Aerospace
Airbus Group Innovations, Metallic Technologies & Surface Engineering
Munich, Germany

Prof. Dr. Rajan Ambat - EFC WP23 Corrosion Reliability of Electronics
Materials and Surface Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs, Lyngby, Denmark

Dr. Ralph Bässler - EFC WP24 CO2 Corrosion in Industrial Application
BAM – Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Division 7.6: Corrosion and Corrosion Protection, PO Box, 12200 Berlin, Germany


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