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The supervisory board of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht GmbH has appointed Prof. Wolfgang A. Wall to its technical scientific council for a first term of four years. The technical scientific council serves as the main body for maintaining contact with organizations outside HZG,…

Kei Müller, Jonas Biehler, and Karl-Robert Wichmann together with Prof. Wolfgang A. Wall, who also acts as mentor of the team, have successfully secured a large startup grant of the highly prestigious programme "EXIST-Forschungstransfer“ of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs…

At the yearly commencement day, the "Tag der Fakultät Maschinenwesen", Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Roth was awarded the Rudolf Schmidt-Burkhardt award for his thesis entitled "Multi-dimensional Coupled Computational Modeling in Respiratory Biomechanics". The RSB-award is the highest award…

Wolfgang A. Wall, director of the Institute for Computational Mechanics, received the "Solid Mechanics Fellow" award of EUROMECH, the European Mechanics Society. This award, one of the highest awards for Mechanics in Europe, is given to only one scientist per year from the huge…

Dr.-Ing. Jonas Biehler received the ZD.B Prize for the best interdisciplinary Ph.D. Thesis for his excellent Ph.D. Thesis “Efficient Uncertainty Quantification for Large-Scale Biomechanical Models Using a Bayesian Multi-Fidelity Approach”. The prize is awarded to particularly…

Alexander Popp, who received his PhD from LNM / TUM in 2012 and then was Postdoc at LNM until end of 2017, who is now Full Professor of Computer-Based Simulation at the University of the Bundeswehr Munich, received the prestigious Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz Award for Young Scientists…

Congratulations to Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Roth who has been selected as the awardee of the Klee-Award of the German Society of Biomedical Engineering of the VDE and the Klee family Foundation. The award honors his excellent thesis entitled "Multi-dimensional Coupled Computational…

Dr. Sudhakar Yogaraj, who has completed his PhD at LNM in 2015, has secured a faculty position at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Goa. Since April 2018 he is an Assistant Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Goa. After his time at LNM and prior to…

On March 1st, 2018 Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Cyron was appointed as a full Professor (W3) of Continuum and Materials Mechanics at Hamburg University of Technology. Previously, Dr. Cyron had worked for many years at the Institute of Computational Mechanics of TUM, first as a teaching…

Dr. Alexander Popp, former member of LNM between 2007 an 2017, has accepted an offer from the University of the Bundeswehr Munich to join the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences. Since January 2018, he is Full Professor of Computer-Based Simulation and leads…