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Rolls-Royce UTC

Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Studying at Cambridge


Robert Krakow

Robert Krakow

Research Associate

Supervisor: Prof. Paul A. Midgley (FRS)

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 334597


(2005 - 2010) Diplom in Materials Science at TU Berlin

Undergraduate Bachelors project: "hybrid solar cells" at University of Manchester

Masters project: "precipitation behaviour of secondary phases in A718Plus"

(2010 - 2012) Materials Engineer, R&T Group, Rolls-Royce Deutschland

(2012 - 2016) PhD student, within HREM & Rolls Royce UTC, Materials dept. University of Cambridge.


  • TEM
  • characterisation
  • Recrystallisation
  • STEM
  • turbine discs
  • microstructure
  • mechanical testing
  • EBSD
  • nickel-based superalloys

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Dr. Lewis Owen appointed to a Junior Research Fellowship at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge

Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Lewis Owen has been appointed to a Junior Research Fellowship commencing in October 2018 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. We look forward to many more years of high quality research into the wonderful world of short range order.

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology Visit

Jan 17, 2018

We had a fantastic time today hosting the uber-talented students from the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology. We believe sharing some of our research and encouraging as many people as possible to consider STEM careers is a key responsibility for any scientist/engineer.

PhD studentships now available within the group

Jan 09, 2018

Navigate onto our vacancies page to find out more!

Strategic Partnership with Rolls-Royce shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award 2017

Oct 03, 2017

The Rolls-Royce partnership with the universities of Cambridge, Swansea and Birmingham has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award 2017. Find out more here:

New high temperature thermocouple

Nov 14, 2016

Dr. Michele Scervini has developed a new thermocouple for high-temperature applications