1986,Max-Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart
On the elastic constants of NH4LiSO4"

1987, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana
"The mean field theory of the elastic constants behaviour of NH4LiSO4"

1987, Ramsau, Meeting about Piezoelectricity
"Wellenausbreitung in piezoelektrischen Kristallen mit Domänen."

1990, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Crakow
" A molecular crystal KSCN. The present state of knowledge and open problems."

1990, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Duisburg
" Untersuchungen an strukturell inkommensurablen Systemen."

1991, 7th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity, Dijon
"The Order-Disorder Phase Transition in KSCN"

1992, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Influence of Dislocations on Light Scattering in KDP"

1992, 13th Conference on the Utilization of Ultrasonic Methods, Zilina
Acoustic Methods for Phase Transitions Investigations"

1992, Jozef Stefan Institut, Ljubljana
Elastic response in orientationally disordered crystals (NH4LiSO4, KSCN, C60)"

1993, International Winterschool on Fullerenes and related Compounds, Kirchberg/Tirol
"Low frequency elastic response in single-crystal C60"

1993, AMPERE Summer Institute on Advanced Techniques in Experimental Magnetic Resonance
"Dynamical mechanical analysis of C60 and C70 single crystals"

1994, Post Graduate School, University Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Phase Transitions and Microstructures (Clusters, Domains, Phase Fronts,...)"

1994, Department of Physics, University of Antwerp
Ultralow Frequency Dispersion in the Elastic Susceptibilities of KSCN and C60"

1994, 3rd International Symposion on Domain Structure of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials (Zakopane, Poland)
"Dynamical Twinning in KSCN-type Crystals"

1994, Arbeitstagung des SFB 262, Molekulare Aspekte des glasartigen Erstarrens, (Mainz, Deutschland)
Orientierungsunordnung und Glasverhalten in molekularen Kristallen ( C60, KSCN)"

1995, 8th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity (Nijmegen, Holland)
Ultraslow Dynamics near Structural Phase Transitions"

1995, 3rd EPS Southern European School on Dynamics of Disordered Media, Vila Bled, Slovenia, Sept. 18.-22.1995.
Order Parameter Fluctuations and Entropy Fluctuations near Structural Phase Transitions - a new Look to the Central Peak Problem."

1995, Mineral Physics Meeting, Darwin College, Cambridge, 24.10.1995. Developments in Mineral Physics.
"Heat-Diffusion Central Peaks in homogeneous and inhomogeneous fields" 

1996, ISFD-4, Vienna (Austria), March 25.-28. 1996
"Mesoscopic Structures and their Influence on Macroscopic Properties"

1996, MECO 21, Bled (Slovenia)
Central Peaks near structural phase transitions - a macroscopic approach

1996, ESF-workshop on Calorimetric Techniques for the Analysis of Phase Transitions and Kinetic Processes, Sevilla, Spain
"Dynamic Mechanical Analysis - a Powerful Tool for the Study of Phase Transitions"

3./4. March 1997, ESF-workshop on "Non-exponential relaxation and Rate Behaviour", Duisburg, Germany
"Non-exponential relaxation near Structural Phase Transitions"

9./10. March 1998, ESF-workshop on "Mineral Transformations", Bayreuth, Germany
Acoustic Dispersion near Structural Phase Transitions"

18.-23. May 1998, XIII Czech-Polish Seminar "Structural and Ferroelectric Phase Transitions", Liblice, CR
Orientational Ordering in Fullerenes and Fullerene based crystals"

25.-29.10.1998, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Cracow
"Phase Transitions in molecular crystals"

27. November 1998, Institut fuer Mineralogie und Kristallographie, Univ. Wien
"Langsame Relaxationen bei Phasenübergängen in Kristallen"

11.3.1999, Institut für Technische Physik, TU-Graz. Eingeladener Vortrag im Rahmen des Berufungsverfahrens für die Besetzung der Planstelle eines Universitätsprofessors für "Materialforschung mit physikalischen Methoden", TU Graz
"Niederfrequente Dynamik von inhomogenen (mesoskopischen) Systemen"

27.6.-29.6.1999 Workshop Order, Disorder, Phase Transitions in Solids” , dedicated to the Memory of Prof. Oskar Blaschko
"Precursor Effects near Order-Disorder Phase Transitions"

12.7.-16.7.1999 9th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity, Prague
"Slow Dynamics and Inhomogeneous Structures near Phase Transitions" 

28.8.-1.9.1999 MinWien 1999
"Lawsonite: An enormously anharmonic system"

18.11.1999 Erich Schmid Institut für Materialwissenschaften, Leoben
“Elastisches Verhalten von molekularen Kristallen und Mineralien"

4.12-6.12.1999 Cambridge, TMR-workshop (Mid Term Review)
"New results for SrTiO3"

14.1.2000, ETH-Zürich
"Thermoelastisches Verhalten von inhomogenen Kristallen"

9.6.-12.6.2000,  Rigi 2000
" Large Elastic Anomalies and Dispersion at Structural Phase Transitions"

15.-16.12.2000  Workshop on "Recent Problems in Mineral Physics"
"Unusual elastic behaviour of inhomogeneous materials"

6.6.2001 Wissenschaftskolleg, TU-Wien

Materie unter extremen Bedingungen – Hochdruckphasenübergänge in Kristallen“


3.9.-7.9.2001 International Meeting on Ferroelectricity – IMF10, Madrid, Spain

“Dynamic elastic response of inhomogeneous structures”


22.9.-24.9.2001 Short course on Recent research activities in light scattering techniques, Hamburg, Germany

“Acoustic spectroscopy near phase transitions”


29.1.2003 Institut für Materialphysik der Universität Wien

„Dynamik von nano-Clustern“


19.3.2003 Institut für Materialphysik der Universität Wien

„Dynamisches elastisches Verhalten von mesoskopischen Strukturen“


24.03. - 28.03.2003  Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Frühjahrstagung des Arbeitskreises Festkörperphysik in Dresden


„Elastic behavior of crystals near temperature and pressure induced structural phase transitions“


3.-8.8.2003  European Meeting on Ferroelectricity EMF10,  Cambridge, U.K.

“Superelasticity in SrTiO3 and KMnF3


8.-12.9.2003  Colloque AMPERE 2003, Portoroz, Slovenia

“Lawsonite – a mineral with 3D Ising critical behavior”


12.2.2004    Physikalisches Kolloquium Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken

„Temperatur- und druckinduzierte elastische Anomalien“


26.3.2004 Seminar Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallographie, Universität Wien

„Phasenübergänge in Kristallen bei extrem hohen Drucken: Experimente und eine neue Theorie“


22.6.2004 Tagung „Phasenübergänge“ am Mathematischen Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach

  „High Pressure Phase Transitions“ 


28.2.2005    Jahrestagung der DGK 2005 Köln

“Phase transition properties of lawsonite“


12.7.2005 http://www.kinderuni.at/fileadmin/templates/main/images/categorypic.jpg  http://www.univie.ac.at/kinder/img_content/ki_uni.jpg  „Wie sieht es im Inneren unserer Erde aus?“


27.9.2005  F 55. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Physikalischen Gesellschaft

“Lawsonite – a mineral with extraordinary properties”


27.9.-1.10.2005  DYPROSO XXX (International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids)-Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

“Ordering and dynamics near the phase transitions of lawsonite”


17.10.-18.10.2005   ÖAD-WTZ meeting on Dynamics of complex systems, Vienna

“Domain wall response in ferroelectric and ferroelastic crystals”


8.5.2006 Science College Seminar at the Center for Computational Materials Science

Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna

“Elastic anomalies and mechanical instabilities of crystals at high pressure”


22.5.2006 Meeting zur Erarbeitung eines Nationalen Forschungsnetzwerkes

Institut für Materialphysik, Universität Wien

„Ferroische Phasenübergänge“


22.-26.5.2006 XVII Czech-Polish Seminar, Structural and ferroelectric phase transitions

„Elastic behaviour of crystals at high pressure phase transitions“


7.6.2006 Vortrag im Rahmen des Berufungsverfahrens: Quanten und Festkörper, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Wien

„Phase transitions: The atomic, nanoscale and macroscopic perspective“


26.-28.10.2006 Alexander von Humboldt Kolleg on FERROICS in honour of President Salje´s 60th birthday, Clare Hall College, Cambridge

“Thermodynamics of high pressure phase transformations”


3 lectures in the frame of University Meets Public (http://www.ump.at)

“Was macht unsere Erde so einzigartig?”

11.1 und 6.3.2007 VHS Brigittenau, 23.1.2007 VHS Meidling


3.-7.9.2007, EMF-2007, 11th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity

“High Pressure Elasticity and Structural Phase Transitions”


25.-29.9.2007, DyProSoXXXI, Porto, Portugal

“Glass transition of salol in nanoporous confinement”


17.1.2008,  Meeting with BOREALIS GmbH

“Mechanische und dielektrische Spektroskopie an molekularen Festkörpern und Schmelzen”


29.1.2008, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana

Glass transition dynamics in nanostructured media studied by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis”


25.-29.2.2008, DPG Spring Meeting of the Condensed Matter Section, Berlin

Invited Talk: “Glass freezing in confined geometries studied by DMA”


18.4.2008, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, EGU 2008 Vienna

Invited Talk: “Application of Landau theory to high pressure phase transitions”


3.11.2009, Montanuniversität Leoben, Institut für Physik

“The sound of materials – Akustische Spektroskopie”


8-9.3.2010, 1st Working Group Meeting, COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Greifswald, Germany

“Acoustic spectroscopy of hard and soft matter”


24-28.5.2010, XIX Czech-Polish seminar, Telc, Czech Republic

“Length scale of cooperativity in glasses measured by DMA”


8.7.2010, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Acoustic spectroscopy of microstructure dynamics”


20-24 Sept. 2010, 10th international Symposium on Ferroic Domains and Micro- to Nanoscopic Structures, Prague, CR

“Elastic softening and domain freezing in perovskites”


2-3.3.2011, 3rd Topical Meeting – “Inorganic nanomaterials and their composites: from fabrication to applications”

COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Sestriere, Italy

“Dynamic mechanical analysis of organic and inorganic nanotubes – elastomer composites”


26.6.-2.7.2011, EMF2011, European Meeting on Ferroelectricity, Bordeaux, France

“Superelastic softening in proper and improper ferroelastic materials”


8-9.12.2011, 4th Topical Meeting – “Composites of nanotubes and polymers: joining theoretical modeling with experimental investigations”

COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Two glass transition behaviour in polyurea and nanoparticle elastomer composites”


15.5.2012, Colloquium at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

“Dynamic elasticity of materials”


28-30.5.2012, Minisymposium on Spectroscopic and Related Methods in Studies of Ferroic Materials, Cracow University of Technology, Poland

“Dynamic mechanical analysis of ferroic materials and glasses”


20-24.8.2012, 11th iInternational Symposium on Ferroic Domains and Mircro- to Nanoscopic Structures, Ekaterinburg, Russia

“Elastic response of ferroelastic multidomain crystals”


20-21.9.2012, Phonons in crystals and nanomaterials-progress in modelling and experimental techniques, The conference dedicated to Professor Krzysztof Parlinski to celebrate 50 years of his scientific work, Krakow, Poland

“Elastic anomalies in crystals and minerals”


30.11.2012 invited talk at EPFL, Lausanne

“Giant domain wall response in ferroelastic materials”


9-16.2.2013   28. Workshop on Novel Materials and superconductivity, Planneralm (organized by K.H. Schwarz, TU Wien), http://www.wien2k.at/theochem/planneralm/

“Elastic and anelastic behaviour of crystals near phase transitions”


29.5..2013, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Giant domain wall response in crystals”


14-16.10.2013, Final Meeting of the COST Action MP0902 – COINAPO, Heraklion, Greece

“Final Report of WG3 (working group theory)”


28.11.2013, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe

“Elastic and anelastic behaviour of multidomain crystals”


25.04.2014, Polymer Competence Center, PCCL, Leoben

“Glassy dynamics in confined liquids and polymers”


14.05.2014, Institut für Festkörperphysik, TU Wien

“Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of ferroic crystals”


19-23.05.2014 XXI Czech – Polish Seminar on Structural and Ferroelectric Phase Transitions, Sezimovo Usti, Czech Republic

“Glassy dynamics in confined liquids, polymers and domain wall systems”


21-26.09.2014 17th International Conference on Internal Friction and Mechanical Spectroscopy, Hefei, China

“Dynamic elasticity in ferroics and multiferroics” – Plenary lecture


12-16,09. 2014 International Workshop on Relaxor Ferroelectrics, Stirin, Czech Republic

“Dynamically correlated regions in molecular liquids, polymers and relaxors”


28.6.-3.7.2015, EMF2015, European Meeting on Ferroelectricity, Porto, Portugal

“Symmetry of domain walls and its relation to macroscopic properties”


6-10.7.2015, Multis 2015, Multiscale phenomena in molecular matter, Krakow, Poland

“Multiscale behaviour of confined molecular liquids and polymers”


13.-17.9.2015, DyProSoXXXV, Freising, Germany

“Dynamic properties of liquids and solids probed by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis”


16.10.2015, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Geographie und Astronomie, Universität Wien, Austria

“Symmetry of domain walls and its relation to macroscopic properties”


6-11.3.2016, DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Regensburg, Germany

Focus Session: Ferroic Domain Walls, “Landau theory of domain walls revisited"


18-22.9.2016, E-MRS Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

"Domain wall motion and domain glass behaviour in ferroelastics"


9-13.1.2017, Workshop on Avalanche Processes in Condensed Matter Physics and Beyond, Barcelona, Spain

“Strain drop measurements for the study of avalanches in geomaterials and ferroics”


11.4.2017, Kick-off meeting FWF-Project P29563-N36 “Relaxors”, MCL Leoben, Austria

“Structural/Functional characterization of FE/relaxors at the University of Vienna”


23-28.7.2017, 8th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems (8 IDMRCS), Wisla, Poland

“Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of relaxations in confined liquids and polymers"


12-15.9.2017, 18th International Conference on Internal Friction and Mechanical Spectroscopy (ICIFMS-18), Foz do Iguazu, Brazil

“Glassy dynamics of domain walls in multidomain crystals" - Plenary lecture


3 – 8. 6. 2018, International Workshop Water X: exotic properties of water in extreme conditions, La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy

Glass freezing dynamics of confined water measured with DMA


16-20.9.2018, European Meeting on Materials Research, EMRS - Fall Meeting, Warschau, Poland

"Strain intermittency measurements of randomly pinned domain walls"


16 – 20 June, 2019 International Workshop on Topological Structures in Ferroic Materials, Prague – Pruhonice, Czech Republic

“Dynamic phase transitions in ferroelastic systems with randomly pinned domain walls”


14 – 19. July, 2019 ISAF-ICE-EMF-IWPM-PFM Joint Conference, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Functional Properties of Domain Walls by Combining Layer Group Symmetry with Landau-Ginzburg Theory”




Coauthored Lectures

Miletich R., Schranz W., Tröster A., Angel R.J. (2001)

“Elasticity anomalies at high-pressure phase transitions”

[International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology, AIRAPT-18 & HPCC-11, Beijing, China, 23.-27.7.2001]


Miletich R., Angel R.J., Friedrich, A., Schranz, W., Tröster, A. (2001)

„Elastische Anomalien bei Mineralen unter Druck“

 [MinPet 2001, Jubiläumstagung der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Wien, Austria, 24.-26.9.2001]


27. February 2018, 1st Vienna Polymer-Group Symposium, VIP, Universität Wien

Viktor Soprunyuk and Wilfried Schranz

“DMA study of polymers and confined water”


March 25 -29, 2018, International SCTE2018 conference, Vienna

G. Rogl, J. Bursik, A. Grytsiv, S. Puchegger, V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz, E. Bauer and P. Rogl

“How nano-composites influence physical, mechanical and thermal properties of high ZT-skutterudites”


4th June – 8th June 2018, 18th International Conference & Exhibition, Venice Terminal Passeggeri (VTP), Venice, Italy

Michael Mischkot, Gerhard Krexner, Viktor Soprunyuk, Wilfried Schranz, David Bue Pedersen, Guido Tosello, Hans Nørgaard Hansen

„Influence of thermal ageing on the mechanical properties of an additively manufactured photopolymer used in soft tooling applications“

awared for Session Keynote Oral Presentation




Workshop on Large Fluctuations and Collective Phenomena in Disordered Materials, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 16-19 (2011)

Ekhard K.H. Salje, Daniel Enrique Soto-Parra, Antoni Planes, Eduard Vives, Marius Reinecker, Wilfried Schranz

Crackling noise in mesoporous SiO2 under compression


Liquid Matter Conference (LMC 2011), Vienna, Austria, September 6-10 (2011)

J. Koppensteiner, M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, R. Mezzenga and W. Schranz

Glass transitions of confined liquids & polyurea elastomers


Liquid Matter Conference (LMC 2011), Vienna, Austria, September 6-10 (2011)

J. Klepp, C. Pruner, Y. Tomita, I. Drevensek-Olenik, S. Gyergyek, W. Schranz and M. Fally

Application of holographic gratings recorded in nanoparticle-polymer composites to cold-neutron optics


European Meeting on Ferroelectricity (EMF2011), Bordeaux, France, 26.6.-2.7.2011

V. Goian, S. Kamba, X. Marti, J.H. Lee, R.B. Ulbricht, C. Fennie, D.G. Schlom, K. Rushchanskii, M. Lezaic, A. Fuith and W. Schranz

Phonon behaviour in compressively strained EuTiO3 thin films


8-9.12.2011, 4th Topical Meeting – “Composites of nanotubes and polymers: joining theoretical modeling with experimental investigations”

COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Ljubljana, Slovenia

M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, M. Fally, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, R. Mezzenga, A. Mrzel and W. Schranz

Dynamic mechanical analysis of polyurea and nanoparticle-elastomer composites


17-19 April 2012, Workshop of all working groups (WG1-WG4) of the COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Prague, Czech Republic

M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, M. Fally, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, R. Mezzenga, A. Mrzel and W. Schranz

„Increasing dynamical correlations near the glass transitions of polyurea and nanoparticle-elastomer composites“


17-19 April 2012, Workshop of all working groups (WG1-WG4) of the COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Prague, Czech Republic

J. Koppensteiner, M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, R. Mezzenga and W. Schranz

“Glass transitions of confined molecular liquids and nanoparticle-elastomer composites”


17-19 April 2012, Workshop of all working groups (WG1-WG4) of the COST Action MP0902 (COINAPO), Prague, Czech Republic

V.Yu. S. Shelestiuk, V. Reshetnyak, M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, A. Sanchez-Ferrer, R. Mezzenga, A. Mrzel and W. Schranz

“Reinforcement of Inorganic Nanotubes/Elastomer Composites. Theory versus Experiment”


15-19 September 2013, dyProSo XXXIV,Vienna, Austria

V. Soprunyuk, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

“Low-frequency elastic properties of water confined in nanoporous materials”


14-16.10.2013, Final Meeting of the COST Action MP0902 – COINAPO, Heraklion, Greece

M. Reinecker, A. Fuith, V. Soprunyuk, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, A. Mrzel, R. Torre and W. Schranz

“Influence of inorganic nanoparticles on the glass transition of polyurea elastomers”


16-20 May 2016, XXII Polish-Czech Seminar, Hucisko, Poland 

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, E. Vives and E.K.H. Salje

„Avalanche critical exponents in nanoporous systems under compression“


16-20 May 2016, XXII Polish-Czech Seminar, Hucisko, Poland 

V. Soprunyuk, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

„On the behaviour of liquids and polymers in nano-confinement“


13-16 July 2016, Xwater, Exotic properties of water under extreme conditions, Nice, France

V. Soprunyuk and W. Schranz

„The behaviour of water in porous materials, vegetables and fruits in low temperature region“


27-29 September 2016, Annual Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz and E. Salje

„Crackling noise and avalanches in porous media under compression”


27-29 September 2016, Annual Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society

V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz and P. Huber

„Slow dynamics of supercooled water in nano-confinement”


2-6 October 2016, 13th International Symposium on Ferroic Domains & Micro- to Nano-scopic Structures (ISFD-13), Vancouver, Canada

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, A. Majchrowski, K. Roleder and W. Schranz

“Superelastic Softening and Domain wall dynamics in lead zirconate”


9-14 October 2016, 8th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, Dijon, France

V. Soprunyuk, S. Puchberger, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, E. Vives and E.K.H. Salje

„Strain drop measurements of porous materials probing earthquake dynamics“


9-13.1.2017, Workshop on Avalanche Processes in Condensed Matter Physics and Beyond, Barcelona, Spain

V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, E. Vives and E.K.H. Salje

“Strain drop measurements of porous silica, charcoal and shale for probing crackling noise”


27-31 August 2017, dyProSo XXXVI,Cracow, Poland

W. Schranz, V. Janovec and J. Hlinka

"Domain wall symmetry is described by layer groups"

V. Soprunyuk and W. Schranz

"Dynamical properties of supercooled water in nanopores"


27.2.2018, VIP-1st Vienna Polymer-Group Symposium

V. Soprunyuk and W. Schranz

“Investigations of the behaviour of supercooled water in nanopores and properties of polymers using Dynamic Mechanical Analysis”







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