Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Wackerfuß

Address Mönchebergstraße 7
34109 Kassel
Building: Mönchebergstraße 7
Room 3511
Telephone +49 561 804-3475
Telefax +49 561 804-7602
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Curriculum Vitae

Study Program:

Universität Kassel:
      Professor für Baustatik


seit 2014

University of California, Berkeley (USA):
      Postdoc


2007-2008

Technische Universität Darmstadt:
      Leiter einer Emmy-Noether Nachwuchsgruppe
      Oberingenieur
      Postdoc
      Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

 

seit 2010
2008-2010
2005-2006
2000-2005

Ingenieurgem. Mann & Bernhardt, Darmstadt:
      Projektleiter

 


1997-2000

Dr.-Ing. (Bauingenieurwesen)
      Technische Universität Darmstadt


2005

Dipl.-Ing. (Bauingenieurwesen)
      Technische Universität Darmstadt


1997

Research Specialisations

  • Computational mechanics
  • Nonlinear finite element method
  • Multiscale methods
  • Structural analysis (inelasticity, large deformations)
  • Localized failure, strong discontinuities
  • Nano mechanics, atomistic simulations
  • Graphene-based materials
  • Software development

Honor and Awards

  • 2010: Emmy Noether Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2010
  • 2009: Zienkiewicz Medal and Prize 2008, London (UK)
  • 2008: Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Darmstadt (Germany)
  • 2007: Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Berkeley (USA)

Current Courses

Bachelor courses:
  • Structural Analysis I
  • Structural Analysis II
  • Modeling and programmable methods in structural analysis
Master courses:
  • Structural Analysis III
  • Structural Analysis of Shell Structures
  • Nonlinear Structural Analysis
  • Finite Element Method
  • Application of the FEM in engineering practice
  • Multiscale Methods

Publications