On 14 November 2017 dr. Maria Santofimia was appointed as full professor of Physical Metallurgy at the department of Materials Science and Engineering of the faculty of 3mE of TU Delft.
In 2006 prof. dr. Maria Santofimia started as a postdoctoral researcher for M2i in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of 3mE TU Delft. She focused her investigations on the development of advanced high strength steels in collaboration with TATA Steel IJmuiden. In 2012 Maria started with a Technology Fellowship at the TU Delft and became assistant professor. She became associate professor in 2015.
Since prof. dr. Maria Santofimia started working at the TU Delft, she has been a project leader and supervisor in several M2i projects. Currently she is involved as a project leader for the M2i program ‘Digitally Enhanced New Steel Product Development’ (DENS).