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Jens Kreisel

Jens Kreisel

Vice-rector for research

Academic Area(s) Physics, Materials physics
Research Topics Functional materials, Phase transitions, Spectroscopy, Crystal structure
Faculty or Centre Rectorate
Research Unit Executive Team
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSA, E17 1725-060
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 9499
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 39499
Social Media & Blogs
Speaks German, English, French
Research Stays in Germany, United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg

Jens Kreisel is a Professor for Physics and Materials Sciences, with a particular interest in the interplay of different physical properties in functional materials and how such functionalities can be translated into technology. He runs his research group in close collaboration with the Dept. Materials Research and Technology of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

In addition to his career as a scientist, Jens Kreisel has acquired over the past decade a large experience in the senior executive management of both academic institutions and research-driven departments, with a sound knowledge of different international university and research systems.

Brought up in Dortmund, Germany, Jens Kreisel studied physics in Germany and France. In 1999, he obtained his PhD in materials science at Grenoble INP, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Oxford. He then joined the “Centre national de la recherche scientifique” (CNRS) in Grenoble, where he was appointed Research Director in 2009.

From 2008 to 2011, Prof. Kreisel was deputy Vice President of International Relations at Grenoble INP, France’s largest Engineering school. He spent a sabbatical year 2011/12 at the University of Warwick before becoming in Luxembourg scientific director of the Department of Materials Science at the Gabriel-Lippmann Public Research Centre, then director of the Department Materials Research and Technology, at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

 Jens Kreisel holds a PEARL chair of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and is editor-in-Chief of the international journal Phase Transitions. In September 2018, he was appointed full professor and took office as the Vice-Rector for Research of the University of Luxembourg.

Throughout his career, he has published more than 130 publications (see Google scholar), has received numerous awards and has attracted approximately 8 million Euro of personal research funding.

Last updated on: Monday, 17 September 2018

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See detailBismuth-based perovskites as multiferroics
Guennou, Mael; Viret, Michel; Kreisel, Jens

in Comptes Rendus Physique (2015), 16(2), 182-192

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See detailJahn-Teller, Polarity, and Insulator-to-Metal Transition in BiMnO3 at High Pressure
Guennou, Mael; Bouvier, Pierre; Toulemonde, Pierre; Darie, Céline; Goujon, Céline; Bordet, Pierre; Hanfland, Michael; Kreisel, Jens

in Physical Review Letters (2014), 112

See detailMaterials science in Luxembourg
Kreisel, Jens; Wirtz, Ludger; Schiltz, Marc

in Nature Materials (2014), 13

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See detailPrediction of giant elastocaloric strength and stress-mediated electrocaloric effect in BaTiO3 single crystals
Liu, Yang; Wei, Jie; Janolin, Pierre-Eymeric; Infante, Ingrid C.; Kreisel, Jens; Lou, Xiaojie; Dkhil, Brahim

in Physical Review B (2014), 90(10),

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See detailDynamic and structural properties of orthorhombic rare-earth manganites under high pressure
Mota, D. A.; Almeida, A.; Rodrigues, V. H.; Costa, M. M. R.; Tavares, P.; Bouvier, P.; Guennou, M.; Kreisel, Jens; Agostinho Moreira, J.

in Physical Review B (2014), 90(5),

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See detailInterplay of chemical structure and magnetic order coupling at the interface between Cr2O3 and Fe3O4 in hybrid nanocomposites
Otero-Lorenzo, Ruth; Weber, Mads C.; Thomas, Pamela A.; Kreisel, Jens; Salgueirino, Veronica

in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2014), 16(40), 22337-22342

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See detailFirst-principles study of PbTiO3 under uniaxial strains and stresses
Sharma, Henu; Kreisel, Jens; Ghosez, Philippe

in Physical Review B (2014), 90(21),

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See detailOrder-parameter symmetries of domain walls in ferroelectrics and ferroelastics
Toledano, Pierre; Guennou, Mael; Kreisel, Jens

in Physical Review B (2014), 89(13),

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See detailSingle-crystalline BiMnO3 studied by temperature-dependent x-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy
Toulemonde, P.; Bordet, P.; Bouvier, P.; Kreisel, Jens

in Physical Review B (2014), 89(22),

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See detailStructures and Magnetism of the Rare-Earth Orthochromite Perovskite Solid Solution LaxSm1−xCrO3
Daniels, Luke M.; Weber, Mads C.; Lees, Martin R.; Guennou, Mael; Kashtiban, Reza J.; Sloan, Jeremy; Kreisel, Jens; Walton, Richard I.

in Inorganic Chemistry (2013), 52

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