2006-2010: PhD student at the Open University, UK, in Materials Engineering

2011-2019: Beamline scientist at neutron strain scanner E3 at HZB research reactor BER II

2015-today: Lab responsible for high-flux metal-jet X-ray diffractometer

2016-today: Industrial liaison/contact officer for tech transfer and partnership promotion at HZB



  • Genzel, C.; Meixner, M.; Apel, D.; Boin, M.; Klaus, M.: Nondestructive residual stress depth profile analysis at the inner surface of small boreholes using energy-dispersive diffraction under laboratory conditions. Journal of Applied Crystallography 54 (2021), p. 32-41


  • Acierno, A.; Toman, J.; Kimes, K.; Mostafaei, A.; Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.; Chmielus, M.: Grain growth, porosity, and hardness changes in sintered and annealed binder-jet 3D printed Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape memory alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis 26 (2020), p. 3082-3085

  • Apel, D.; Genzel, M.; Meixner, M.; Boin, M.; Klaus, M.; Genzel, C.: EDDIDAT: a graphical user interface for the analysis of energy-dispersive diffraction data. Journal of Applied Crystallography 53 (2020), p. 1130-1137

  • Soria, S.R.; Li, X.H.; Schulz, M.; Boin, M.; Hofmann, M.: Determination of martensite content and mapping phase distribution on Austempered Ductile Iron using energy-selective neutron imaging. Materials Characterization 166 (2020), p. 110453/1-7


  • Al-Falahat, A. M.; Kardjilov, N.; Khanh, T.V.; Markötter, H.; Boin, M.; Woracek, R.; Salvamini, F.; Grazzi, F.; Hilger, A.; Alrwashdeh, S.S.; Banhart, J.; Manke, I.: Energy-selective neutron imaging by exploiting wavelength gradients of double crystal monochromators - simulations and experiments. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 943 (2019), p. 162477/1-8

  • Evsevleev, S.; Cabeza, S.; Mishurova, T.; Garces, G.; Sevostianov, I; Requena, G.; Boin, M.; Hofmann, M.; Bruno, G.: Stress-induced damage evolution in cast AlSi12CuMgNi alloy with one- and two-ceramic reinforcements. Part II: effect of reinforcement orientation. Journal of Materials Science 55 (2019), p. 1049-1068

  • Kayser, W.; van Kempen, S.; Bezold, A.; Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.; Broeckmann, C.: Numerical investigation the of WC re-precipitation impact on the residual stress state in WC20 wt.-%Co hardmetal. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 84 (2019), p. 105003

  • Maimaitiyili, T.; Woracek, R.; Neikter, M.; Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.C.; Pederson, R.; Strobl, M.; Drakopoulos, M.; Schäfer, N.; Bjerkén, C.: Residual Lattice Strain and Phase Distribution in Ti-6Al-4V Produced by Electron Beam Melting. Materials 12 (2019), p. 667/1-20


  • Raventós, M.; Lehmann, E.; Boin, M.; Morgano, M.; Hovind, J.; Harti, R.; Valsecchi, J.; Kaestner, A.; Carminati, C.; Boillat, P.; Trtik, P.; Schmid, F.; Siegwart, M.; Mannes, D.; Strobl, M.; Grünzweig, C.: A Monte Carlo approach for scattering correction towards quantitative neutron imaging of polycrystals. Journal of Applied Crystallography 51 (2018), p. 386-394

  • Stegemann, R.; Cabeza, S.; Pelkner, M.; Lyamkin, V.; Pittner, A.; Werner, D.; Wimpory, R.; Boin, M.; Kreutzbruck, M.; Bruno, G.: Influence of the Microstructure on Magnetic Stray Fields of Low-Carbon Steel Welds. Journal of Neutron Research 37 (2018), p. 66/1-18


  • Dabah, E.; Pfretzschner, B.; Schaupp, T.; Kardjilov, N.; Manke, I.; Boin, M.; Woracek, R.; Griesche, A.: Time-resolved Bragg-edge neutron radiography for observing martensitic phase transformation from austenitized super martensitic steel. Journal of Materials Science 52 (2017), p. 3490–3496

  • Dixneit, J.; Kromm, A.; Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.C.; Kannengiesser, T.; Gibmeier, J.; Schroepfer, D.: Residual stresses of LTT welds in large-scale components. Welding in the World 61 (2017), p. 1089-1097

  • Hemmesi, K.; Farajian, M.; Boin, M.: Numerical studies of welding residual stresses in tubular joints and experimental validations by means of x-ray and neutron diffraction analysis. Materials & Design 126 (2017), p. 339-350

  • Stegemann, R.; Cabeza, S.; Lyamkin, V.; Bruno, G.; Pittner, A.; Wimpory, R.; Boin, M.; Kreutzbruck, M.: Residual Stress Characterization of Steel TIG Welds by Neutron Diffraction and by Residual Magnetic Stray Field Mappings. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 426 (2017), p. 580-587

  • Wimpory, R.; Hofmann, M.; Rebelo-Kornmeier, J.; Boin, M.; Ohms, C.: Minimizing and characterizing uncertainties in neutron strain measurements with special attention to grain size effects. In: Thomas Holden ... [Ed.] : Stress Evaluation by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation VIII - 8th International Conference on Mechanical Stress Evaluation by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation (MECA SENS VIII 2015, September 28 – October 02 , 2015, Grenoble, France). SPIE, 2017 Materials Science Forum ; 925. - ISBN 978-3-03835-635-6, p. 143-150


  • Boin, M.; Wimpory, Robert .C.: E3: Residual Stress Neutron Diffractometer at BER II. Journal of Large Scale Research Facilities JLSRF 2 (2016), p. A-100

  • Dixneit, J.; Kromm, A.; Boin, M.; Kannengiesser, T.; Gibmeier, J.: Influence of Heat Control on Residual Stresses in Low Transformation Temperature (LTT) Large Scale Welds. In: Thomas M. Holden, Ondrej Muránsky, Lyndon Edwards [Ed.] : Residual Stresses 2016, ICRS-10. MRS, 2016 Materials Research Proceedings Volume 2. - ISBN 978-1-94529116-6, p. 223-228

  • Kayser, W.; Bezold, A.; Chen, G.; Broeckmann, C.; van Kempen, S.; Boin, M.: Numerical Simulation of Residual Stresses in Hardmetals Using an Elastic-Viscoplastic Material Description. In: World PM2016 Proceedings, Powder Metallurgy World Congress 2016 Hamburg, 09.10.2016 - 13.10.2016. Hamburg: EPMA, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-899072-48-4


  • Kittelmann, T.; Boin, M.: Polycrystalline neutron scattering for Geant4: NXSG4. Computer Physics Communications 189 (2015), p. 114-118

  • Woracek, R.; Penumadu, D.; Kardjilov, N.; Hilger, A.; Boin, M.; Banhart, J.; Manke, I.: Neutron Bragg edge tomography for phase mapping. Physics Procedia 69 (2015), p. 227-236


  • Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.: Upgrade Activities on the E3 Residual Stress Neutron Diffractometer. Materials Science Forum 768-769 (2014), p. 31-35

  • Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.C.; Randau, C.: Improving Beamtime Efficiency for Residual Stress Neutron Experiments. Materials Science Forum 777 (2014), p. 7-11

  • Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.C.; Woracek, R.: Optimizing Experiment Performance by Realistic Sample Simulations. Advanced Materials Research 996 (2014), p. 197-202

  • Kittelmann, T.; Stefanescu, I.; Kanaki, K.; Boin, M.; Hall-Wilton, R.; Zeitelhack, K.: Geant4 based simulations for novel neutron detector development. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 513 (2014), p. 022017/1-5

  • Wimpory, R.C.; Boin, M.: Looking Towards the Future of Strain Scanning Using Neutron Diffraction. Advanced Materials Research 996 (2014), p. 187- 191

  • Woracek, R.; Penumadu, D.; Kardjilov, N.; Hilger, A.; Boin, M.; Banhart, J.; Manke, I.: 3D Mapping of Crystallographic Phase Distribution using Energy-Selective Neutron Tomography. Advanced Materials 26 (2014), p. 4069–4073


  • Woracek, R.; Bunn, J.R.; Penumadu, D.; Tremsin, A.; Siriruk, A.; Kardjilov, N.; Manke, I.; Boin, M.; Hilger, A.; Hubbard, C.R.; Clausen, B.; Sisneros, T.A.: Methodology for Combined Neutron Diffraction and Bragg Edge Imaging. In: Advanced Materials Exploration with Neutrons and Synchrotron X-Rays. MRS, 2013 (Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings ; 1528), p. 1-12


  • Boin, M.: nxs: a program library for neutron cross section calculations. Journal of Applied Crystallography 45 (2012), p. 603-607

  • Boin, M.; Wimpory, R.C.; Hilger, A.; Kardjilov, N.; Zhang, S.Y.; Strobl, M.: Monte Carlo simulations for the analysis of texture and strain measured with Bragg edge neutron transmission. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 340 (2012), p. 012022/1-12

  • Kardjilov, N.; Manke, I.; Hilger, A.; Williams, S.; Strobl, M.; Woracek, R.; Boin, M.; Lehmann, E.; Penumadu, D.; Banhart, J.: Neutron Bragg-edge mapping of weld seams. International Journal of Materials Research 102 (2012), p. 151-154


  • Boin, M.; Hilger, A.; Kardjilov, N.; Zhang, S.Y.; Oliver, E.C.; James, J.A.; Randau, C.; Wimpory, R.: Validation of Bragg edge experiments by Monte Carlo simulations towards quantitative texture analysis. Journal of Applied Crystallography 44 (2011), p. 1040 - 1046

  • Strobl, M.; Hilger, A.; Boin, M.; Kardjilov, N.; Wimpory, R.; Clemens, D.; Mühlbauer, M.; Schillinger, B.; Wilpert, T.; Schulz, C.; Rolfs, K.; Davies, C. M.; O'Dowd, N.; Tiernan, P.; Manke, I.: Time-of-flight neutron imaging at a continuous source: Proof of principle using a scintillator CCD imaging detector. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 651 (2011), p. 149-155

  • Wimpory, R.C.; Boin, M.: Emphasizing the accuracy of the uncertainty of residual stress determination using neutron diffraction. Procedia Engineering 10 (2011), p. 1639 - 1644


  • Boin, M. ; Haibel, A.: Compensation of ring artefacts in synchrotron tomographic images. Optics Express 14 (2006), p. 12071-12075