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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Ehlers

Principal investigator in A01

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Ehlers
Institut für Mechanik
Pfaffenwaldring 7
70569 Stuttgart

Phone: +49 (0) 711 685-66345
E-mail: Wolfgang.Ehlers@mechbau.uni-stuttgart.de



1972 – 1979 Dipl.-Ing., Civil Engineering, University of Hannover, Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alf Pflüger

Scientific degrees

1989 Dr.-Ing. habil., Mechanics, University of Duisburg Essen, Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reint de Boer

1983 Dr.-Ing., Mechanics, University of Duisburg Essen, Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reint de Boer

Work experience

1995 – current Professor (C4/W3) of Mechanics, Institute of Applied Mechanics (Bauwesen), University of Stuttgart

1991 – 1995 Professor (C3) of Mechanics, Institute of Applied Mechanics, TU Darmstadt

1990 – 1991 Lecturer, Institute of Mechanics, University of Duisburg-Essen

1979 – 1990 Scientific employee, Institute of Applied Mechanics, University of Duisburg-Essen


2012 – current Elected member of DFG review board 410 ›Construction Engineering and Architecture‹

2014 – current President of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM)

2013 – current President, International Society of Porous Media (InterPore)

2010 – current Vice Coordinator, International Research Training Group “Non-linearities and upscaling in porous media” (IRTG 1398 NUPUS) in cooperation with the Dutch universities of Delft, Eindhoven and Utrecht, and the Norwegian University of Bergen

2007 – current Executive Director of the “Stuttgart Research Centre for Simulation Technology” (SRC SimTech) and Coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence in Simulation Technology (SimTech)

2003 – current Initiator and Conductor of the GAMM Activity Group Biomechanics

2002 – 2008 Elected member of the Senate and the Joint Committee of the DFG

2003 – 2006 Vice Rector for Organisation, University of Stuttgart

2000 – 2006 Member of the Executive Board of the Collaborative Research Centre ” Multifield Problems in Continuum Mechanics” (SFB 404)

2000 – 2004 DFG Expert Peer Reviewer of Applied Mechanics

2000 – 2003 Elected member, Academic Senate, Uni of Stuttgart

1998 – 2000 Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Stuttgart

1994 – 1995 Dean, Department of Mechanics, TU of Darmstadt

1990 Gottschalk-Diederich-Baedeker Award (habilitation thesis)

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