Daniel Schumacher M. Sc.

Am Biologischen Garten 2
IW3, Room 2220
28359 Bremen
Tel. 0421 218 64962

Research Interests

  • Freeze casting of polymer derived ceramics
  • Material science in service of sustainability
  • Preparation of ceramics by novel processing routes
  • Hierarchical structured ceramics


2016 - present Ph.D. Student, Advanced Ceramics Group, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
2013 - 2016 M.Sc. Materials Science with emphasis on glass and ceramics,
Thesis “Electrical properties of MAX-phase – ceramic composites” in cooperation with Nagoya Institute of Technology, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
2010 - 2013 B.Sc. Materials Science, Thesis “Manufacturing of partially stabilized ZrO2-substrates via tape casting”, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Positions and Work Experience

2016 Research Assistant, Institute of Glass and Ceramics, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
2015 Internship, Development Division “Piezo-Actuator”, Robert Bosch GmbH, Bamberg, Germany
2012-2015 Student Assistant, Institute of Glass and Ceramics, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
2011 Internship, Marian Druckguss GmbH, Fürth, Germany
2010 Internship, HBW-Gubesch Kunststoff-Engineering GmbH, Emskirchen, Germany
2010 Internship, Mader Maschinenbau GmbH, Langenzenn, Germany


  1. Modified solution based freeze casting process of polysiloxanes to adjust pore morphology and surface functions of SiOC monoliths
    Materials and Design
    Schumacher D., Wilhelm M., Rezwan K.,
    (2018) 160.
  2. Conceptual design and manufacture of spirally wound alumina tubes with improved thermal shock behavior for refractory applications
    Journal of Materials Processing Technology
    Jakobsen D., Rauch H., Dudczig S., Schumacher D., Roosen A.,
    (2016) 229.
  3. Irradiation-induced defects in ionic sulfophosphate glasses
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
    Möncke D., Reibstein S., Schumacher D., Wondraczek L.,
    (2014) 383.
  4. Irradiation induced article formation in Ag-doped sulfophosphate glass
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
    Fuhrmann S., Schumacher D., Herbst J., Wondraczek L.,
    (2014) 401.