Germany, European Union

Prof Peter EberhardProf. Dr.-Ing. Prof. E.h  Peter Eberhard is the head of the Institute of Engineering and Computational Mechanics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

 

Professional Career

  • March 15, 1966  born in Stuttgart
  • 1991                   Graduation in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Stuttgart
  • 1991 - 2000        Fully Funded Research Associate at the Institute B of Mechanics, University of Stuttgart (since 1996 C1-level corresponding to Assistant Professor)
  • 1995                   Visiting Scientist at the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
  • January 1996     Doctoral Degree (Dr.-Ing.), University of Stuttgart, thesis about ‘Optimization of Multibody Systems’
  • 1996 - 1997        Visiting Scientist at the University of California, UC Berkeley, USA
  • January 2000     Habilitation Degree (Dr.-Ing. habil.), University of Stuttgart, thesis about ‘Contact Investigations using Hybrid Multibody/Finite Element Simulations’
  • 2000 - 2002        Full Professor (C3) of Mechanics and System Dynamics at the Institute of Applied Mechanics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • since 2002          Director and Full Professor (C4, W3) at the Institute of Engineering and Computational Mechanics (until 2005: Institute B of Mechanics), University of Stuttgart

 

Internal and External Positions

  • since 2012          Treasurer, Member of the Bureau, General Assembly Member of IUTAM
  • 2006 - 2012        elected German representative in the General Assembly
  • since 2016          Coordinator Priority Programme SPP1897 ‘Calm, Smooth, and Smart – Novel Approaches for Influencing Vibrations by Means of Deliberately Introduced Dissipation’ funded by the German Research Foundation
  • 2012 - 2014        Chairman of DEKOMECH (Deutsches Komitee für Mechanik)
  • 2014 - 2016        Vice-Chairman of DEKOMECH (Deutsches Komitee für Mechanik)
  • 2012 - 2014        Chairman of IMSD (Int. Association of Multibody System Dynamics)
  • 2014 - 2016        Vice-Chairman of IMSD (Int. Association of Multibody System Dynamics)
  • 2010 - 2016        Member of the Board (Vorstandsrat) of the GAMM (Society of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics)
  • since 2019          elected Member of the Senate of the University of Stuttgart
  • since 2014          Member of the University Committee for Scientific Misconduct at the University of Stuttgart
  • since 2011          Member of the Senate Committee for Research/Structure at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2010-2016          Chairman of the Doctoral Examination Committee of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Stuttgart
  • since 2007          Founding Member of the Stuttgart Research Centre "Simulation Technology (SimTech)" (Exzellenzcluster SimTech)
  • since 2005          Guest Member and former elected member of the ASME Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics
  • 2002 - 2006        Dean of Studies ''Mechatronics''

Member of GAMM, EUROMECH, IMSD, ISSMO (Int. Society of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization)

 

Member of Editorial Boards

  • Co-Editor "Lecture Notes Applied and Computational Mechanics", Springer book series
  • Associate Editor of the journal ' Mechanics Research Communications'
  • Associate Editor of the journal 'Archive of Mechanical Engineering'
  • former Associate Editor of the "European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids"
  • former Contributing Editor of the "International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics"
  • Member of the Editorial Board “Computational Particle Mechanics”
  • Member of the Editorial Board "Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization"
  • Member of the Advisory Board "Multibody System Dynamics"
  • Member of the Editorial Board "Advances in Applied Mechanics"
  • Member of the Editorial Board "ZAMM"
  • former Member of the Editorial Board "Acta Mechanica Sinica"
  • Member of the Editorial Board "International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (IJAMM)"
  • Member of the Editorial Board "Lecture Notes in Applied Mathematics und Mechanics"

 

Conference Organization as Chairman

  • Chairman: EUROMECH Colloquium 442Computer-Aided-Optimization of Mechanical Systems, 2003
  • Chairman: IUTAM Symposium: Multiscale Problems in Multibody System Contacts, 2006
  • Chairman:IMSD Conference 2012 International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics

 

Professional Offers, Awards and Recognitions

  • 2000                   Richard-von-Mises Award GAMM (Ges. für Ang. Mathematik und Mechanik)
  • 2002                   Offer of a Full Professorship (C4) at the University of Karlsruhe
  • 2002                   Offer of a Full Professorship (C4) at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2011                   Offer of a Full Professorship (W3) at the Technical University of Munich
  • Nov. 2007           Honorary Professorship from the Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, PR China
  • since 2010          Guest Professor Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, PR China

 

Books and Publications

 

More Details as of June 11, 2020

  • founder of the ‘Competence Center for Laser-Doppler- Vibrometry in Biomechanics’ 2013
  • about 57 completed supervised doctoral theses (about 30 more are already admitted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering but not yet finished)
  • more than 530 supervised student theses in mechanics since Oct 2002
  • reviews for about 70 different journals as well as many scientific organizations, universities and companies

Fully funded projects with about 60 different companies in Germany, China, Norway, Switzerland and Japan.