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Ing. Zdeněk Chlup, Ph.D.

Room128a, 5, Zwick lab.
Phone number+420 532 290 335, +420 532 290 314, +420 532 290 308
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Researcher IDH-5290-2011
Positionresearcher - Brittle Fracture Group, researcher -

Personal information
  • 1987-1991 Secondary School
    Secondary Technical School of Mechanical Engineering in Olomouc
  • 1991-1996 Master Studies
    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering
  • 1996-1999 Postgraduate Studies
    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Physical and Materials Engineering
  • 1999-2001 IPM AS CR
    Specialist in the department of mechanical properties
  • Since 2001 IPM AS CR
    Researcher in the Brittle fracture group at IPM AS CR, collaboration on projects running in the group

  • Scientific interest
    Experimental fracture mechanics, relation between microstructure and fracture behaviour in advanced materials mainly in ceramics, and ceramics based composites. Fractographical analyses of fracture behaviour (OM, SEM) and study of failure micromechanisms. Application of advanced techniques for material characterisation as acoustic emission, surface deformation mapping (ESPI, DIC, LCM) and others.


    Holzer J., Chlup Z., Kruml T., Gröger R.: Plastic deformation of magnetically isotropic Cr single crystals compressed at 77 K. Int. J. Plast. 138 (2021) 102938

    Veverka J., Vilémová M., Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Lukáč F., Csáki Š., Matějíček J., Vontorová J., Chráska T.: Evolution of carbon and oxygen concentration in tungsten prepared by field assisted sintering and its effect on ductility. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 97 (2021) 105499

    Šťastný P., Chlup Z., Částková K., Trunec M.: High strength alumina tapes prepared by gel-tape casting method. Ceram. Int. 47 (2021) 6988-6995

    Fintová S., Kuběna I., Chlupová A., Jambor M., Šulák I., Chlup Z., Polák J.: Frequency-dependent fatigue damage in polycrystalline copper analyzed by FIB tomography. Acta Mater. 211 (2021) 116859


    Černý M., Chlup Z., Strachota A., Halasová M., Schweigstillová J., Kácha P., Svítilová J.: Potential of glass basalt or carbon fibres for reinforcement of partially pyrolysed compositeswith improved temperature and fire resistance. Ceramics - Silikáty 64 (2020) 115-124

    Šiška F., Čech J., Haušild P., Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Husák R., Stratil L.: Twinning in CoCrFeNiMn high entropy alloy induced by nanoindentation. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 784 (2020) 139297

    Drdlík D., Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Drdlíková K.: Surface roughness improvement of near net shaped alumina by EPD. Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society 56 (2020) 721-727

    Fan N., Čížek J., Huang C., Xie X., Chlup Z., Jenkins R., Lupoi R., Yin S.: A new strategy for strengthening additively manufactured cold spray deposits through in-process densification. Additive Manufacturing 36 (2020) 101626

    Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Drdlík D., Šiška F.: Characterisation of mechanical and fracture behaviour of Al2O3/ZrO2/BaTiO3 laminate by indentation. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 4799-4807

    Chlup Z., Novotná L., Šiška F., Drdlík D., Hadraba H.: Effect of residual stresses to the crack path in alumina/zirconia laminates. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 5810-5818

    Kovalčíková A., Tatarko P., Sedlák R., Medveď D., Chlup Z., Múdra E., Dusza J.: Mechanical and tribological properties of TiB2-SiC and TiB2-SiC-GNPs ceramic composites. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 4860-4871

    Orlovská M., Chlup Z., Bača L., Janek M., Kitzmantel M.: Fracture and mechanical properties of lightweight alumina ceramics prepared by fused filament fabrication. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 4837-4843

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Kácha P., Hadraba H., Strachota A.: Fracture resistance of partially pyrolysed polysiloxane preceramic polymer matrix composites reinforced by unidirectional basalt fibres. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 4879-4885

    Kastyl J., Chlup Z., Šťastný P., Trunec M.: Machinability and properties of zirconia ceramics prepared by gelcasting method. Adv. Appl. Ceram. 119 (2020) 252-260

    Šťastný P., Chlup Z., Trunec M.: Gel-tape casting as a novel method for the production of flexible fine-grained alumina sheets. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 40 (2020) 2542-2547


    Gröger R., Chlup Z., Sojková T., Kuběna I.: Interplay of slip and twinning in niobium single crystals compressed at 77 K. J. Mater. Res. 34 (2019) 261-270

    Ševeček O., Bertolla L., Chlup Z., Řehořek L., Majer Z., Marcián P., Kotoul M.: Modelling of cracking of the ceramic foam specimen with a central notch under the tensile load. Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech. 100 (2019) 242-250

    Tofel P., Machů Z., Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Ševeček O., Majer Z., Holcman V., Hadaš Z.: Novel layered architecture based on Al2O3/ZrO2/BaTiO3 for SMART piezoceramic electromechanical converters. The European Physical Journal Special Topics 228 (2019) 1575-1588

    Husák R., Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Heczko M., Kruml T., Puchý V.: ODS EUROFER Steel Strengthened by Y-(Ce, Hf, La, Sc, and Zr) Complex Oxides. Metals 9 (2019) 1148

    Chlup Z., Fintová S., Hadraba H., Kuběna I., Vilémová M., Matějíček J.: Fatigue Behaviour and Crack Initiation in CoCrFeNiMn High-Entropy Alloy Processed by Powder Metallurgy. Metals 9 (2019) 1-12

    Oplt T., Hutař P., Pokorný P., Náhlík L., Chlup Z., Berto F.: Effect of the free surface on the fatigue crack front curvature at high stress asymmetry. Int. J. Fatigue 118 (2019) 249-261

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Halasová M., Strachota A.: Behaviour of Partially Pyrolysed Composite Reinforced by Fibres of Various Compositions. Procedia Struct. Integr. 23 (2019) 505-510

    Masini A., Strohbach T., Šiška F., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I.: Electrolyte-Supported Fuel Cell: Co-Sintering Effects of Layer Deposition on Biaxial Strength of Layer Deposition on Biaxial Strength. Materials 12 (2019) 306

    Chlup Z., Drdlík D., Fides M., Kovalčíková A., Hadraba H.: Properties of BaTiO3/Al2O3 Laminate Structure by Nanoindentation. Procedia Struct. Integr. 23 (2019) 499-504

    Halasová M., Kuběna I., Roupcová P., Černý M., Strachota A., Chlup Z.: Iron precipitation in basalt fibres embedded in partially pyrolysed methylsiloxane matrix. Composites Part A 123 (2019) 286-292


    Halasová M., Černý M., Strachota A., Chlup Z.: Effect of Pyrolysis Temperature on the Mechanical Response in Partially Pyrolysed Polysiloxanes. Key Eng. Mater. 784 (2018) 55-60

    Šťastný P., Chlup Z., Kalasová D., Zikmund T., Kaiser J., Trunec M.: Epoxy-based gelcasting of machinable hydroxyapatite foams for medical applications. J. Amer. Ceram. Soc. 101 (2018) 3317-3327

    Masini A., Šiška F., Ševeček O., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I.: Elastic properties of multi-layered ceramic systems for SOCs, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol. 15 (2018) 370-379

    Dobeš F., Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Dlouhý A., Vilémová M., Matějíček J.: Compressive creep behavior of an oxide-dispersion-strengthened CoCrFeMnNi high-entropy alloy. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 732 (2018) 99-104

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Hadraba H., Halasová M.: Effect of the exposition temperature on the behaviour of partially pyrolysed hybrid basalt fibre composites. Composites B 147 (2018) 122-127

    Chlup Z., Bača L., Hadraba H., Kuběna I., Roupcová P., Kováčová Z.: Low-temperature consolidation of high-strength TiB2 ceramic composites via grain-boundary engineering using Ni-W alloy. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 738 (2018) 194-202

    Gröger R., Chlup Z., Kuběna I., Kruml T.: Slip activity in molybdenum single crystals compressed at 77 K. Philos. Mag. 98 (2018) 2749-2768

    Gröger R., Chlup Z., Sojková T.: Deformation twinning in vanadium single crystals tested in compression at 77 K. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 737 (2018) 413-421

    Bertolla L., Chlup Z., Tatarko P., Hanzel O., Ševeček O., Roupcová P., Dlouhý I.: Preparation and characterization of novel environmentally friendly Al2O3/SiO2/CaO ceramic foams. Ceram. Int. 44 (2018) 19063-19069


    Hadraba H., Husák R., Stratil L., Šiška F., Chlup Z., Puchý V., Michalička J.: Survey of oxide candidate for advanced 9%, 14% and 17%Cr ODS steels for fusion applications. Fusion Eng. & Design 124 (2017) 1028-1032

    Tatarko P., Chlup Z., Mahajan A., Casalegno V., Saunders T., Dlouhý I., Reece M.: High temperature properties of the monolithic CVD Beta-SiC materials joined with a pre-sintered MAX phase Ti3SiC2 interlayer via solid-state diffusion bonding . J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 1205-1216

    Ševeček O., Majer Z., Bertolla L., Chlup Z., Kotoul M.: Fracture-Mechanics Behaviour of Ceramic Foam with Macroscopic Stress Concentrator upon the Tensile Test. Key Eng. Mater. 754 (2017) 99-102

    Roleček J., Salamon D., Chlup Z.: Mechanical properties of hybrid composites prepared by ice-templating of alumina. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 4279-4286

    Trunec M., Chlup Z.: Subtractive manufacturing of customized hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone regeneration. Ceram. Int. 43 (2017) 11265-11273

    Kozák V., Chlup Z., Padělek P., Dlouhý I.: Prediction of the Traction Separation Law of Ceramics Using Iterative Finite Element Modelling. Solid State Phenom. 258 (2017) 186-189

    Raga R., Khader I., Chlup Z., Kailer A.: Damage progression in silicon nitride undergoing non-conforming hybrid cyclic contact. Int. J. Fatigue 105 (2017) 97-110

    Chlup Z., Žižka R., Kania J., Přibyl M.: Fracture behaviour of teeth with conventional and mini-invasive access cavity designs. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 4423-4429

    Černý M., Chlup Z., Strachota A., Schweigstillová J., Svítilová J., Halasová M.: Rheological behaviour and thermal dilation effects of alumino-silicate adhesives intended for joining of high-temperature resistant sandwich structures. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 2209-2218

    Bertolla L., Dlouhý I., Tatarko P., Viani A., Mahajan A., Chlup Z., Reece M., Boccaccini A.: Pressureless spark plasma-sintered Bioglass 45S5 with enhanced mechanical properties and stress-induced new phase formation. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 2727-2736

    Kastyl J., Chlup Z., Clemens F., Trunec M.: Mechanical properties of zirconia core-shell rods with porous core and dense shell prepared by thermoplastic co-extrusion. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 2439-2447

    Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Dlouhý A., Dobeš F., Roupcová P., Vilémová M., Matějíček J.: Oxide dispersion strengthened CoCrFeNiMn high-entropy alloy. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 689 (2017) 252-256

    Maca K., Pouchlý V., Drdlík D., Hadraba H., Chlup Z.: Dilatometric study of anisotropic sintering of alumina/zirconialaminates with controlled fracture behaviour. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 4287-4295


    Raga R., Khader I., Chlup Z., Kailer A.: Damage initiation and evolution in silicon nitride under non-conforming lubricated hybrid rolling contact. Wear 360-361 (2016) 147-159

    Halasová M., Černý M., Strachota A., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I.: Fracture response of SiOC-based, composites on dynamic loading. J. Composite Mater. 50 (2016) 1547-1554

    Dlouhý I., Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Řehořek L.: Response of alumina foam to tensile mechanical loading including stress concentrator effect. Prog. Mater. Sci. 12 (2016) 106-111

    Chlupová A., Chlup Z., Kruml T.: Fatigue properties and microstructure of quasicrystalline AlFeCrTi alloy. Int. J. Fatigue 91 (2016) 251-256

    Man J., Kuběna I., Smaga M., Man O., Järvenpää A., Weidner A., Chlup Z., Polák J.: Microstructural changes during deformation of AISI 300 grade austenitic stainless steels: Impact of chemical heterogeneity. Procedia Struct. Integr. 2 (2016) 2299-2306

    Othmani Y., Böhlke T., Lube T., Fellmeth A., Chlup Z., Colonna F., Hashibon A.: Analysis of the effective thermoelastic properties and stress fields in silicon nitride based on EBSD data. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 36 (2016) 1109-1125

    Krautgasser C., Chlup Z., Supancic P., Danzer R., Bermejo R.: Influence of subcritical crack growth on the determination of fracture toughness in brittle materials. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 36 (2016) 1307-1312


    Strachota A., Černý M., Chlup Z., Depa K., Šlouf M., Sucharda Z.: Foaming of polysiloxane resins with ethanol: A new route to pyrolytic macrocellular SiOC foams. Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 13561-13571

    Halasová M., Černý M., Strachota A., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I.: Fracture response of SiOC based composites on dynamic loading. J. Composite Mater. 1 (2015) 1-8

    Strachota A., Černý M., Chlup Z., Rodzeń K., Depa K., Halasová M., Šlouf M., Schweigstillová J.: Preparation of finely macroporous SiOC foams with high mechanical properties and with hierarchical porosity via pyrolysis of siloxane/epoxide composite. Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 8402-8410

    Černý M., Chlup Z., Strachota A., Svítilová J., Schweigstillová J., Halasová M., Rýglová Š.: S-O-C ceramic foams derived from polymethylphenylsiloxane precursor with starch as foaming agent. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 35 (2015) 3427-3436

    Černý M., Chlup Z., Strachota A., Halasová M., Rýglová Š., Schweigstillová J., Svítilová J., Havelcová M.: Changes in structure and in mechanical properties during the pyrolysis conversion of crosslinked polymethylsiloxane and polymethylphenylsiloxane resins to silicon oxycarbide glass. Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 6237-6247

    Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Dlouhý I.: Micro fibres containing laminates prepared by EPD: microstructure and fracture behaviour. Key Eng. Mater. 654 (2015) 53-57

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Svítilová J., Halasová M.: Effect of ageing at 1200 °C in oxidative environment on the mechanical response of SiOC foams. Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 9030-9034

    Chlup Z., Bača L., Halasová M., Neubauer E., Hadraba H., Stelzer N., Roupcová P.: Effect of metallic dopants on the microstructure and mechanical properties of TiB2. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 35 (2015) 2745-2754

    Kastyl J., Chlup Z., Clemens F., Trunec M.: Ceramic core-shell composites with modified mechanical properties prepared by thermoplastic co-extrusion. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 35 (2015) 2873-2881

    Bertolla L., Chlup Z., Stratil L., Boccaccini A., Dlouhý I.: Effect of hybrid polymer coating of Bioglass (R) foams on mechanical response during tensile loading. Adv. Appl. Ceram. 114 (2015) S63-S69

    Strachota A., Černý M., Chlup Z., Šlouf M., Brus J., Pleštil J., Sucharda Z., Havelcová M., Halasová M.: Preparation of silicon oxynitrocarbide (SiONC) and of its ceramic-fibre-composites via hydrosilylation/radical polymerization/pyrolysis. J. Non-Crystall. Solids 423-424 (2015) 9-17


    Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Maca K., Dlouhý I., Bermejo R.: On the determination of the stress-free temperature for alumina-zirconia multilayer structures. Ceram. Int. 40 (2014) 5787-5793

    Kozák V., Chlup Z.: Crack Growth Modelling in the Silicon Nitride Ceramics by Application of the Cohesive Zone Approach. Key Eng. Mater. 592-593 (2014) 193-196

    Tatarko P., Grasso S., Chlup Z., Porwal H., Kašiarová M., Dlouhý I., Reece M.: Toughening effect of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes and their influence on the sintering behaviour of 3Y-TZP zirconia ceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 34 (2014) 1829-1843

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Sucharda Z., Halasová M., Dlouhý I.: Influence of pyrolysis temperature on fracture response in SiOC based composites reinforced by basalt woven fabric. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 34 (2014) 3389-3398

    Tatarko P., Grasso S., Porwal H., Chlup Z., Saggar R., Dlouhý I., Reece M.: Boron nitride nanotubes as a reinforcement for brittle matrices. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 34 (2014) 3339-3349

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Halasová M., Dlouhý I.: Fibre-matrix interface development during high temperature exposition of long fibre reinforced SiOC matrix. Key Eng. Mater. 592-593 (2014) 401-404


    Řehořek L., Chlup Z., Meng D., Yunos D., Boccaccini A., Dlouhý I.: Response of 45S5 Bioglass (R) foams to tensile loading. Ceram. Int. 39 (2013) 8015-8020

    Tatarko P., Kašiarová M., Chlup Z., Dusza J., Šajgalík P., Vávra I.: Influence of rare-earth oxide additives and SiC nanoparticles on the wear behaviour of Si3N4-based composites at temperatures up to 900°C. Wear 300 (2013) 155-162

    Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Chlup Z., Máca F., Dlouhý I., Cihlář J.: Layered ceramic composites via control of electrophoretic deposition kinetics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 33 (2013) 2305-2312


    Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Chlup Z., Maca K., Dlouhý I., Cihlář J.: Laminated alumina/zirconia ceramic composites prepared by electrophoretic deposition. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 32 (2012) 2053-2056

    Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Drdlík D., Maca K., Dlouhý I.: Development of internal stresses in alumina-zirconia laminates. Key Eng. Mater. 507 (2012) 221-226

    Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Drdlík D., Maca K., Dlouhý I.: Control of electrophoretic deposition kinetics for preparation of laminated alumina/zirconia ceramic composites. Key Eng. Mater. 507 (2012) 209-213

    Chlup Z., Hadraba H., Slabáková L., Drdlík D., Dlouhý I.: Fracture behaviour of alumina and zirconia thin layered laminate. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 32 (2012) 2057-2061

    Ahmedw A., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I., Rawlings R., Boccaccini A.: Mechanical Properties of Low-Density SiC-Coated Carbon-Bonded Carbon Fiber Composites. Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol. 9 (2012) 401-412

    Šupová M., Svítilová J., Chlup Z., Černý M., Weishauptová Z., Suchý T., Machovič V., Sucharda Z., Žaloudková M.: Relation between mechanical properties and pyrolysis temperature of phenol formaldehyde resin for gas separation membranes. Ceramics - Silikáty 56 (2012) 40-49

    Halasová M., Chlup Z., Strachota A., Černý M., Dlouhý I.: Mechanical response of novel SiOC glasses to high temperature exposition. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 32 (2012) 4489-4495

    Černý M., Strachota A., Chlup Z., Sucharda Z., Žaloudková M., Glogar P., Kuběna I.: Strength, Elasticity and Failure of Composites with Pyrolyzed Matrices Based on Polymethylsiloxane Resins with Optimized Ratio of D and T Components. J. Composite Mater. 47 (2012) 1055-1066


    Strachota A., Černý M., Glogar P., Sucharda Z., Havelcová M., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I., Kozák V.: Preparation and optimalization of silicon oxycarbide composites toughened by inorganic fibers by pyrolysis of precursor composites with siloxane matrix. Acta Phys. Pol. A 120 (2011) 326-330

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Kozák V.: Properties of modified polysiloxane based ceramic matrix for long fibre reinforced composite materials. Plastics, Rubber and Composites 40 (2011) 380-385

    Chlup Z., Černý M., Strachota A., Dlouhý I.: Role of pyrolysis conditions on fracture behaviour of fibre reinforced Composites. Key Eng. Mater. 465 (2011) 455-458

    Cho J., Inam F., Reece M., Chlup Z., Dlouhý I., Shaffer M., Boccaccini A.: Carbon nanotubes: do they toughen brittle matrices?. J. Mater. Sci. 46 (2011) 4770-4779

    Tatarko P., Chlup Z., Dusza J.: Microstructure, fracture and damage mechanisms in rare-earth doped silicon nitride ceramics. Key Eng. Mater. 465 (2011) 93-96

    Dlouhý I., Hadraba H., Chlup Z., Šmída T.: Prediction of fracture toughness temperature dependence applying neural network. Structur. Integr. and Life 11 (2011) 9-14

    Salamon D., Chlup Z., Lefferts L., Wessling M.: Tailoring of free standing microchannels structures via microtemplating. Mater. Res. Bull. 46 (2011) 505-551

    Šestáková L., Bermejo R., Chlup Z., Danzer R.: Strategies for fracture toughness, strength and reliability optimisation of ceramic-ceramic laminates. Int. J. Mater. Res. 102 (2011) 613-626


    Chlup Z., Todd I., GARCIA-ESCORIAL A., Lieblich M., Chlupová A., O´Dwyer J.: Bulk nanostructured aluminium alloy Al93Fe3Cr2Ti2: Processing and characterisation. Mater. Sci. Forum 426 (2003) 2417-2422

    Number of ProjectName
    21-24805S Tailoring of interfaces in lead-free ferroelectric-dielecric composites to enhance their electromechanical properties
    17-12546S Fundamental aspects of partial pyrolysis of hybrid composites with polysiloxane matrix precursors
    17-08153S Novel material architectures for SMART piezoceramic electromechanical converters
    263476 RoLiCer - Enhanced reliability and lifetime of ceramic components through multi-scale modelling of degradation and damage
    GAP108/11/1644 Fracture mechanics characteristics of the interface of low toughness materials
    M100410902 Fracture behaviour of ceramic-ceramic and metal-ceramic interface in laminate structures
    GA106/09/1101 Development of new matrix types based on pyrolysed resins for composites reinforced with ceramic fibres
    MEB060714 Influence of Contact Stresses on Results of the Ball on the Three Balls Test
    ME854 (1016/2006-32) Synergetic effects of microstructure and testing conditions on ceramics fracture resistance assessment
    2005-23 Corrections of statistical size effects on fracture toughness characteristics of structural ceramics
    106/05/P119 Fracture toughness scatter in ceramics and brittle matrix composites at higher temperatures