Lecture of Prof. Vincenzo Gattulli

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Prof. Vincenzo Gattulli (University of L'Aquila) will give a lecture on "What we have learned in the field of computational structural analysis for sustainable reconstruction and seismic risk mitigation after an earthquake".
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May 08, 2015

 

Public lecture given by Ricardo Medina (University of New Hampshire, Durham)

On December 2, 2014 Professor Medina, one of the leading scientists in the field of earthquake engineering, holds a public lecture on "Protecting Lives and the Built Environment Through Research in Earthquake Engineering".
For further information please follow the link.
November 25, 2014

 

Defense of Styliani Tsantaki

On July 2, 2014 Styliani Tsantaki completed her PhD studies with the defense of her dissertation on “A contribution to the assessment of the seismic collapse capacity of basic structures vulnerable to the destabilizing effect of gravity loads”
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July 3, 2014


Defense of Alexander Tributsch

On July 02, 2014 Alexander Tributsch completed his PhD studies with the defense of his dissertation on “Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Structures Based on Vibration Energy Considerations”
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July 3, 2014


Defense of Franz-Josef Falkner

On June 18, 2014 Franz-Josef Falkner completed his PhD studies with the defense of his dissertation on “Numerical simulation of the structural and stability behavior of shells”
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June 30, 2014

   

3rd Summer School on Smart Materials, Structures & Systems

July 21-25, 2014
Trento, Italy

The 3rd Summer School on Smart Materials, Structures & Systems will take place from July 21-25, 2014 in Trento, Italy (read more)
May 26, 2014 



Lecture of Prof. Luis Ibarra

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Prof. Luis Ibarra (University of Utah) will give a lecture on "Collapse Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Frames with High Strength Materials".
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May 26, 2014

 

VIENNA CONGRESS ON RECENT ADVANCES IN EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING AND STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS
August 28 - 30, 2013
Vienna, AUSTRIA
VEESD2013 will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 28 to 30 August 2013. The conference is co-organised by Professor Adam.
For detailed information on the programme, please visit the following website:  VEESD 2013 & 13 D-A-CH Tagung


Lecture of Dr. Dimitrios Vamvatsikos

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Dr. Dimitrios Vamvatsikos (NTU Athens) will give a lecture on "Seismic Hazard, Corrosion, Maintenance and the 100-year bridge concept".
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April 19, 2013


Austrian Ground Engineering Prize 2013

On the occasion of the "Austrian Conference on Geotechnics" on January 24, 2013 the "Austrian Ground Engineering Prize" was awarded to Bernhard Gruber.
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January 29, 2013

 

New Phone Numbers

The Unit of Applied Mechanics got new phone numbers. For detailed information please look on our "Staff"-Website.

November 15, 2012

 

Internship with Bachelor or Master Thesis for students of Mechatronics

The Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC Hydraulicslab) offers an internship with a subsequent Bachelor or Master Thesis. For further information please see the following link (in German) or contact Professor Christoph Adam (e-mail).

July 10, 2012


Lecture of Dr. Katerina Konakli

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Dr. Katerina Konakli (Technical University of Denmark) will give a lecture on "Stochastic Dynamic Analysis of Bridges subjected to Spatially Varying Ground Motions".
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May 10, 2012


Experimental damage tests on a historic railway bridge

The company VCE provided the Unit of Applied Mechanics with a small historic railway bridge for research purposes. In spring 2012 damage tests will be carried out in collaboration with the Technical Laboratory for Research and Testing (TVFA, University of Innsbruck) and the Unit for Steel Construction and Mixed Building Technology (University of Innsbruck), and the Unit of Structural Mechanics and Dynamics (Vienna University of Technology).
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April 4, 2012

 

Lecture of Dr. Flavia de Luca

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Dr. Flavia de Luca (University of Naples Federico II)  will give a lecture on "Hazard analysis and ground motion: PSHA and record selection issues"
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March 20, 2012


Lecture of Professor Isaac Elishakoff

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Prof. Dr. Isaac Elishakoff will give a lecture on "Critical Overview of Safety Factors"
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March 1, 2012


Award of the Austrian Society of Engineers and Architects in Tyrol (ÖIAV) 2011

Mr. Patrick Salcher and Mr. Alexander Tributsch have been awarded for their diploma theses.
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December 9, 2011

 

Nomination for the Austrian National Award for Consulting 2011

The project partner of the Unit of Applied Mechanics, VCE Holding GmbH, has been nominated for the Austrian National Award for Consulting for the project SEISMID, which was supported by the ZIT - the technology promotion agency of the City of Vienna. The certificate was awarded on December 1st, 2011 in the Oktogon of the Bank Austria in Vienna.
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December 6, 2011

 

New publication of the book:
"Erdbeben im Wiener Becken: Beurteilung, Gefährdung, Standortrisiko"
"Earthquakes in Vienna Basin:
Evaluation, Hazard, Location Risk"

In this book, which has been co-written by Professor Adam, are summarized the most important results of the research project SEISMID - Seismic System Identification for Vienna Basin.
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01.12.2011


Public lecture given by Professor Krawinkler (Stanford University)

On May 11, 2011 Professor Krawinkler, Innsbruck-born and one of the leading scientists in the field of earthquake engineering, holds a public lecture on "Collapse prediction in earthquakes".
For further information please follow the link.

April 7, 2011

 

Award for Mr. Lukas Moschen

On April 1st, 2011 Mr. Lukas Moschen was awarded with the FCP Innovationspreis for his diploma thesis on the field of sustainable civil engineering.
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April 7, 2011

 

Lecture of Prof. Antonella Pirrotta

In the course of the Colloquia on recent Advances in the Field of Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials Prof. Antonella Pirrotta will give a lecture on "The De Saint Venant torsion problem: stress field evaluation through a novel line elementless method (LEM)"
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March 11, 2011


Open Positions

The Unit of Applied Mechanics offers two positions for PhD students.
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January 25, 2010


Doctoral Program at the University of Innsbruck

The FWF (Austrian Science Fund) approved for the first time a doctoral program at the University of Innsbruck. Prof. Sabine Schindler from the Institute of Astro- and Particle Physics leads this doctoral progam "Computational Interdisciplinary Modelling". Prof. Christoph Adam from the Unit of Applied Mechanics is responsible for the subproject "Computational Mechanics: Computational Dynamics of Structures and Soils".

December 12, 2009

 

Best Practice Project Award of BRA.IN Bauwirtschaft

The joint research project "IMPULS – Dynamic Compaction of Soils by means of the Rapid Impact Compactor (RIC)" funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) was rewarded the Best Practice Project Award of BRA.IN Bauwirtschaft during the award ceremony on BRA.IN Day at Linz, November 16 2009. (-> read more...)
Project Partners: University of Innsbruck - Unit of Applied Mechanics, TERRA-Mix Bodenstabilisierungs GmbH and Geotechnik Adam ZT GmbH.

November 18, 2009


Job Advertisement - PhD Student Position

Announcement for a PhD student position at the Unit of Applied Mechanics within the joint research project "MIMOSA - Multi Non-Linear Structural Condition Modeling and Assessment".

August 27, 2009


Nomination for the Best Practice Project Award of BRA.IN Bauwirtschaft

The joint research project "IMPULS – Dynamic Compaction of Soils by means of the Rapid Impact Compactor (RIC)" funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is nominated for the Best Practice Project Award of BRA.IN Bauwirtschaft. The award ceremony will be held on BRA.IN Day at Linz, November 16 2009.
Project Partners: University of Innsbruck - Unit of Applied Mechanics, TERRA-Mix Bodenstabilisierungs GmbH and Geotechnik Adam ZT GmbH.

July 29, 2009

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