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Bernhard Schrefler

Bernhard Schrefler

Professore emerito di Scienza delle Costruzioni dell'UniversitÓ di Padova

- s.c.r. 20 maggio 2003, s.e. 30 maggio 2012

EDUCATION:
University of Padua, Dott. Ing. (BS+MS), Civil Engineering (110/110 summa cum laude), 1967
University of Wales, Swansea Ph.D. 1984
University of Wales, Swansea D.Sc. 1992

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITONS:
Assistant Professor, University of Padua, Faculty of Engineering, 1969-1980
Lecturer, University of Padua, Faculty of Engineering, 1973-1980
Professor, University of Padua, Faculty of Engineering, 1980-2013
Head of Institute, University of Padua, Institute for Constructions, Bridges and Roads, 1984-1986
Head of Institute, University of Padua, Institute for Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics, 1988-1996
Head of Department, University of Padua, Department of Constructions and Transportation, 1996-2000
Professor Emeritus, University of Padua, 2014-present
Hans Fischer Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Technical University of Munich, 2016-present

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Deputy Director, Management Committee of the European Centre for Pollution Research, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, 1990-1994;
Secretary General, International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, 2001-present
Affiliated Scientist, Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute, 2012-present

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:
National (Italian) Academy of Sciences (dei XL)
Galileian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti
Corresponding Member Istituto Lombardo
Fellow, International Association of Computational Mechanics (IACM)
Member: R?union Internationale des Laboratoires d’Essais et de Recherches sur les Mat?riaux et les Constructions (RILEM); Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA); International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM); Italian Geotechnical Association (AGI); Gesellschaft f?r angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM); American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); American Association for the Advancement of Science(AAAS).

PRESENT AND PAST PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY AND MAJOR GOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEES, EDITORIAL BOARDS, AND CONFERENCES ORGANIZED/CHAIRED:
Societies/Committees
Member, Scientific Council, International Network of Centres for Computer Applications, (INCCA ) UNESCO
Member, Scientific Council, Institut M?diterran?en de Technologie (Marseille)
Member, Managing Council, European Community of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS)
Member, Bureau, European Community of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS)
Member, Scientific Council, International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering, (CIMNE) Barcelona
Coordinator, Italian Group for Computational Mechanics (GIMC)
Member, General Council International Association of Computational Mechanics (IACM)
Member, Executive Council International Association of Computational Mechanics (IACM)
Member, EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Congress Committee
Chairman, EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Congress Committee
Secretary General, EUROMECH
Member, EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Prize Committee
Member, Hill Prize Committee, International Union for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)
Member, IUTAM Congress Committee
Member, IUTAM Executive Committee of Congress Committee
Member, IUTAM Bureau
Member, Panel PE8 Process and Products Engineering, Advanced Grants, European Research Council
Chairman, Panel PE8 Advanced Grants, European Research Council
Chairman, Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering University of Technology of Eindhoven
Chairman, Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering University of Twente
Expert, Scientific Committee, Commissariat de l’Energie Atomique (CEA) France
Member, Executive Council, Network for Mathematics, Computing and Simulation for Industry (MACSI-net)
Member, Conseil d’Enseignement et de Recherche, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Member, Scientific Council, Coordination Committee for Studies of Structural Engineering, Italian research Council (CNR)
Member, Consulting Committee for Structural Engineering, Italian Research Council (CNR)
Member, Advisory Board, EUROMECH

Editorial Boards/Editorships
Associate Editor International Journal of Environment and Pollution 1991-1994
Associate Editor European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids 1995-2001
Associate Editor Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics & Engineering 2001-2005
Regional Editor Mechanics Research Communications, 2003-present
Corresponding Editor Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 2008-2011
Co-editor Asia-Pacific Journal of Computational Engineering, 2014-present.

Editorial Boards
Int. Journal of Communications in Applied Numerical Methods; Meccanica, (1987-1994) Int. Journal of Computer Applications in Technology; Int. Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering; Int. Journal M?todos Num?ricos para C?lculo y Diseno en Ingenieria; Journal of Marine Systems (1990-2002); International Journal for Engineering Modelling; Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures; Engineering Analysis and Design; Computers and Structures, Int. Journal for Computational Civil and Structural Engineering, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics ZAMM, Engineering Computation, Transport in Porous Media, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, Computers in Concrete, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics: an International Journal, Computers, Materials and Continua; Int. Journal of Medical Nano Research, Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
Member, Evaluation Committee, Deutsche Exzellenz Initiative
Member, Evaluation Committee, Ecole Centrale, Paris
Member, Evaluation Committee, Laboratory LMT, Ecole Normal Superieure, Cachan
Member, Evaluation Committee, CIMNE, UPC Barcelona
Member, Committee of Hydrogen Simulation Research, Fukuoka, Japan
Visiting Professor: CIMNE, Barcelona; University of Technology of Lodz (Poland); Gdansk University of Technology; Conservatoire National des Arts et des Metiers (CNAM), Paris; Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS), Cachan; Univesity of Marne la Vall?e, France; Universiti Teknologi (UTM) Malesia; Birla Center, Hyderabad, India; Dalian University of Technology, Cina; Chuo University, Tokyo; Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (EPFL); ACES, University of Texas, Austin; Health Science Center, University of Texas, Houston; University of New South Wales, Sydney; Univesit? Cergy Pontoise, France; Ecole Centrale, Nantes, France; Ecole Nationale Superieure Travaux Publics ENTPE, Yaounde, Cameroon.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
1996??? Elected Corresponding Member of the Galileian Academy
1998??? Fellow, International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
2000??? Elected Member of the Galileian Academy
2000??? Doctorate honoris causa, St. Petersburg State Technical University
2001??? Honorary Visiting Professor, Dalian University of Technology, Cina
2002??? Doctorate honoris causa, University of Technology of Lodz
2002??? Computational Mechanics Award, (IACM)
2002??? Elected Corresponding Member of the Istituto Veneto
2002??? Highly Commended Paper Award, Emerald Press, Engineering Computations (Co-authors H.W. Zhang, R. de Borst, O.M. Heeres).
2005??? Honorary Fellow, University of Wales, Swansea
2005??? Elected Corresponding Member of Istituto Lombardo di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti.
2006??? Honorary Doctorate in Engineering, Leibniz University Hanover
2006??? Chevalier de l’ordre des Palmes Acad?miques, France
2006??? IACM Award, International Association for Computational Mechanics
2007??? Honorary Professor, Dalian University of Technology, Cina
2007??? Elected Member of the National (Italian) Academy of Sciences (“dei XL”)
2008??? Doctorate honoris causa, Russian Academy of Sciences
2009??? Maurice A. Biot Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE
2010??? Doctorate honoris causa, Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan
2010??? Euler Medal, European Community for Computational Methods in Applied Sciences
2011??? Olgierd A.Zienkiewicz Medal, Polish Association of Computational Mechanics
2012??? Lifetime Achievements Award, International Conference on Computational &????? Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES)
2012??? Elected Member of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti
2012??? Elected Bureau Member, International Union for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
2012??? Bytes and Science, A book dedicated to Bernhard A. Schrefler, (eds., G. Zavarise and D. P. Boso), CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain
2016 Hans-Fischer-Senior Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, Technical University of Munich
2016 Gauss-Newton Medal (IACM Congress Medal)
2017 Interpore Lifetime Honorary Membership Award, Interpore - The International Society for Porous Media
2017 “75 Jahre Prof. Bernhard Schrefler” Meeting celebrating the 75th birthday of Bernhard A. Schrefler, UNIBZ, Freie Universit?t Bozen – Libera Universit? di Bolzano, October 4th, 2017.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Applied and computational mechanics and diverse applications to problems of practical interest: structural and materials mechanics, technology for controlled thermonuclear fusion, porous media mechanics, mechanics in medicine. His current research focuses on tumor growth modeling, transport of nanoparticles in diseased microvasculature and hydraulic fracturing.

 


 
 
 



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