报告人：Professor Peter Wriggers Vice-President for Research of Leibniz Universit?t Hannover
Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. P. Wriggers studied Civil Engineering from 1970-1976 at the University Hannover, he obtained his Dr.-Ing degree at the University Hannover in 1980 on “Contact-impact problems”. From 1983-84 he was Visiting Scholar at the UC Berkeley, USA. After that he worked as Lecturer at the Institute of Mechanics at the University Hannover where he finished his Habilitation in 1986. In 1990 he was appointed as Full Professor at the Institute of Mechanics at TH Darmstadt. In 1998 Prof. Wriggers changed to the University Hannover where he held the chair for Mechanics in Civil Engineering from 1990 to 2008. Since 2008 he is director of the Institute of Continuum Mechanics in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Leibniz Universit?t Hannover. From 2003 to 2004 he held the position of “Linkage Professor” at the University of Newcastle in NSW, Australia.
Peter Wriggers is member of the “Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft”, the Academy of Science and Literature in Mainz, the German National Academy of Engineering “acatech” and the National Academy of Croatia. He was President of GAMM, President of GACM and Vice-President of IACM. Furthermore, he acts as Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal “Computational Mechanics” and “Computational Particle Mechanics” and is member of 15 Editorial Boards. He was awarded the Fellowship of IACM and received the “Computational Mechanics Award” of IACM, the “Euler Medal” of ECCOMAS and the “IACM Award” of IACM as well as three honorary degrees from the Universities of Poznan, ENS Cachan and TU Darmstadt.