Workgroup Materials Testing

M. Sc. Jan Sippel


Building 49
Room 317
67663 Kaiserslautern


Phone: +49 (0)631 205 5453
Fax: +49 (0)631 205 5261
E-mail: sippel(at)

Research Project

Increasement of the fatigue strength under HCF and VHCF stress due to thermomechanical treatment in the temperature range of the maximum dynamic strain aging

Personal Details

  • 10/2009 – 02/2015: Mechanical Engineering studies at the University of Kaiserslautern, Discipline: Vehicle technology, Materials and Production
  • 04/2015 – 09/2018: Master program of mechanical engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern, Discipline: Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Since 12/2018: Research Assistant at Working Group Materials Testing


  • L. Morales-Rivas, F. Ram, D. Spriestersbach, J. Sippel, M. De Graef, E. Kerscher:
    Fine granular area linked to very high cycle fatigue in martensitic and bainitic steels: Characterization by means of EBSD-dictionary indexing.

    Scripta Materialia, Volume 194, 2021, 113644. DOI:
  • J.P. Sippel, E. Kerscher:
    Properties of the Fine Granular Area and Postulated Models for Its Formation during Very High Cycle Fatigue – A Review.

    Applied Sciences,10(23), 8475, 2020. DOI:


  • J.P. Sippel (V), Amin Khayatzadeh, KH. Lang, E. Kerscher: :
    Steigerung der Ermüdungsfestigkeit bei HCF- und VHCF-Beanspruchung durch eine thermomechanische Behandlung im Temperaturbereich der maximalen dynamischen Reckalterung.

    Werkstoffwoche 2019, Dresden, 18.-20. September 2019.


    Supervised Student Research Projects

    • P. van Riel: Konstruktion einer in situ Mikro-Zug und Druckeinheit (2019/20)

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