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A press announcement of the Technical University of Munich today, highlights our research on the development of a computational lung model that supports and enables better mechanical ventilation strategies of patients with acute lung failure. See the press announcement here: ... [mehr]

Many scientific disciplines are essential in fighting the Corona virus and reducing the number of fatalities. The Institute for Computational Mechanics & Center for Computational Biomedical Engineering, headed by Prof. Wall, together with the TUM-spinoff company Ebenbuild... [mehr]

Martin R. Pfaller received the Dissertation Award of the Association of German Engineers (VDI). He graduated from TUM / LNM with a Ph.D. in 2019 and is currently a Postdoc at Stanford University. The award is given annually to scientists from the broad field of engineering. Dr.... [mehr]

At the yearly commencement day, the "Tag der Fakultät Maschinenwesen", Dr.-Ing. Philipp Farah was awarded the RENK Antriebstechnik Förderpreis for his thesis entitled "Mortar Methods for Computational Contact Mechanics Including Wear and General Volume Coupled Problems". This... [mehr]

Congratulations to Dr.-Ing. Sophie Hobrack (nee Rausch), who has recently been appointed Professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich in the department for Mechanical, Automotive and Aeronautical Engineering. Dr. Rausch finished her PhD with the title "Computational... [mehr]

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... [mehr]

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... [mehr]

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... [mehr]

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... [mehr]

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... [mehr]