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Roberts Joffe
Roberts Joffe

Roberts Joffe

Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Polymeric Composite Materials
Materials Science
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
+46 (0)920 491940
E295 Luleå




Polymer composites, damage in composites, durability of composites, high-temperature polymers, aging, degradation of properties, multi-functional materials, long-term performance, natural fibers, bio-based composites.

Academic background

2019: Chair Professor in Polymeric Composite Materials, LTU

2012: Professor of Polymeric Composite Materials, LTU

2007: Associate Professor (Associate Professor) in Polymeric Composite Materials, LTU

1999: PhD, Thesis title: "Damage Accumulation and Stiffness Degradation in Composite Laminates".

1996: Licentiate of Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. Thesis title: "Matrix cracking and interfacial debonding in polymer composites".

1994: Combined PhD student, Luleå University of Technology and University of Latvia.

1992: M.Sc. in Continuum Mechanics at University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Riga, Latvia.



Chapter in book

Damage and Failure Analysis for Composites (2022)

Varna. J, Loukil. M, Pupurs. A, Joffe. R
Part of: Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering
Article in journal

Physical aging effect on viscoelastic behavior of polymers (2022)

Nunes. S, Joffe. R, Emami. N, Fernberg. P, Saseendran. S, Esposito. A, et al.
Composites Part C: Open Access, Vol. 7
Article in journal

Thermal oxidative aging of satin weave and thin-ply polyimide composites (2022)

Petkov. V, Joffe. R, Fernberg. P
Polymer Composites, Vol. 43, nr. 5, s. 2615-2627
Article in journal

Time-dependent properties of newly developed multiscale UHMWPE composites (2022)

Vadivel. H, Al-Maqdasi. Z, Pupure. L, Joffe. R, Kalin. M, Emami. N
Polymer testing, Vol. 105
Conference paper

Tribological Study on Wood and Graphene Reinforced High Density Polyethylene (2022)

Al-Maqdasi. Z, Jantel. U, Joffe. R, Emami. N
Paper presented at : 20th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM20), Lausanne, Switzerland, June 26-30, 2022