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PICHLER,Bernhard
Assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.
Bernhard PICHLER
Position Title:
Associate Professor & Scientific Head of the Laboratory for Macroscopic Material Testing
Phone:
+43 1 58801-20224
Fax:
+43 1 58801-920224
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University Assistant  & Scientific Head of the Laboratory for Macroscopic Material Testing

Teaching (TISS)

 

Research Activities

Nonlinear static stability analysis of shell structures Parameter identification via back analysis based on soft computing (neural networks and genetic algorithms)
Pipeline engineering: experimental and numerical study of protection strategies considering (i) rockfall loading and (ii) wear of the outer anti-corrosion coating Impact engineering: experimental and semi-analytical analysis of rockfall onto gravel layers
Continuum micromechanics of cracked brittle materials     

 

Current Research Projects

Project
Optimierte Bemessungsregeln für dauerhafte bewehrte Betongelenkte
Friction tests on tyre samples at the Linear Friction Tester
Micromechanical Analysis of Blended Cement-Based Composites
Optimierte Bemessung starrer Aufbauten von Straßen

 

 

Closed Research Projects

Project
TUNCONSTRUCT - Technology Innovation in Underground Construction
Computational Model for Assessment of Protection Systems for Buried Steel Pipelines Endangered by Rockfall

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name:

Bernhard PICHLER

Academic degrees:

Associate Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.

Date of birth:

September 4, 1974

Place of birth:

Vienna/Austria

Nationality:

Austrian

Marital status:

Married [Mag. Christina Pichler (Burger), since 2004]

 

Education, Military Service, and University Studies at Vienna University of Technology

09/1984 - 06/1992:

Secondary school (humanistic branch: Latin, Ancient-Greek)

07/1992 - 02/1993:

Military service at the Austrian Army

03/1993 - 04/1999:

Diploma studies (Civil Engineering)

08/1995:

1st diploma examination (graduation with distinction)

04/1999:

2nd diploma examination (graduation with distinction)

05/1999 - 11/2003:

Doctoral studies at the Institute for Strength of Materials

11/2003:

06/2009:

Final examination (graduation with distinction)

Habilitation: Venia docendi for "Festigkeitslehre und Baustatik [Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis]"

since 10/2010:Head of Laboratory for Macroscopic Material Testing at IMWS/TU Wien
since 10/2011:Associate Professor at TU Wien

 

Work Experience at Vienna University of Technology

05/1999 - 03/2000:

Research Assistant (Institute for Strength of Materials)

04/2000 - 09/2004:

University Assistant (Institute for Strength of Materials)

10/2004 - 08/2005:

University Assistant (Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures [formerly: Institute for Strength of Materials])

09/2005 - 05/2006:

on leave from Vienna University of Technology (see 'Activities Abroad')

06/2006 -

09/2007:

University Assistant (Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures [formerly: Institute for Strength of Materials])

10/2007 -

06/2008:

on leave from Vienna University of Technology (see 'Activities Abroad')

07/2008 -

03/2011:

University Assistant at IMWS/TU Wien

04/2011 -

09/2011:

Assistant Professor at IMWS/TU Wien
since 10/2011:Associate Professor at IMWS/TU Wien

 

Activities Abroad (on leave from Vienna University of Technology)

09/2005 - 03/2006:

'Professeur invité de l'Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC)' (Invited Professor at the National School of Civil Engineering), Paris Institute of Technology (Paris Tech), Marne-la-Vallée, France

04/2006 - 05/2006: 

Postdoctoral Researcher at the 'Laboratoire des Matériaux et des Structures du Génie Civil' (Laboratory for Materials and Structures in Civil Engineering), ENPC, Paris Tech, Marne-la-Vallée, France

10/2007 -

01/2008:

Scholarship holder of the city of Paris at the Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC), Paris

02/2008 -

06/2008:

Invited Guest Researcher at LMSGC/ENPC/ParisTech

 

Awards

1995 - 1998:

Four times award for excellent performance as a student, granted by the Department of Civil Engineering of Vienna University of Technology

2013:Outstanding Reviewer of ASCE's Journal of Engineering Mechanics

 

Languages

German

(mother tongue)

English

(fluent)

French

(basic knowledge)

 

Attendance of advanced schools

1996:

Attendance of the CEEPUS Summer School 'Analysis of elastomers and flow and creep of glass and metals - computer modeling', August 19-30, 1996, Zilina, Slovak Republic

2003:

Attendance of the CISM Advanced School 'Parameter Identification of Materials and Structures', October 6-10, 2003, Udine, Italy

2004:

Attendance of the CISM Advanced School 'Applied Micromechanics of Porous Materials', July 19-23, 2004, Udine, Italy

 

Organization of scientific events

2001:

Organization of the '13th Inter Institute Seminar for Young Researchers from the Technical Universities of Budapest, Cracow and Vienna', October 26-28, 2001, Vienna, Austria

2002:

Co-organization of the exhibition 'G.W. Leibniz: Philosoph, Mathematiker, Physiker, Techniker' (G.W. Leibniz: Philosopher, Mathematician, Physicist, Technician), July 10 - October 4, 2002, Main Building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

2002:

Assistance in organizing the 'Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics', July 7-12, 2002, Vienna, Austria

2006:Assistance to the organization of the "Thirteenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICS-13)", July 2-6, 2016, Vienna, Austria
2007:Organization of the "16th Inter Institute Seminar for Young Researchers from the Technical Universities of Budapest, Cracow and Vienna", May 17-20, 2007, Vienna, Austria
2007:Asstistance to the organization of the "ECCOMAS Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling (EURO:TUN 2007)", August 27-29, 2007, Vienna, Austria
2012:Assistance to the organization of the "European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineeing", September 10-14, 2012, Vienna, Austria
2012:Assistance to the organization of the "24th Full Meeting of the NANOCEM Consortium", November 6-8, 2012, Vienna, Austria
2012/13:Co-chariman of the "5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics", July 10-12, 2013, Vienna, Austria
2014/15:Co-chariman of the "CONCREEP 10 on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures", September 21-23, 2015, Vienna, Austria
2016/18:Co-chairman of the "EURO-C 2018 on Computational Modelling of Concrete and Concrete Structures"

 

Research Activities  

  • Nonlinear static stability analysis of shell structures Parameter identification via back analysis based on soft computing (neural networks and genetic algorithms)
  • Pipeline engineering: experimental and numerical study of protection strategies considering (i) rockfall loading and (ii) wear of the outer anti-corrosion coating
  • Impact engineering: experimental and semi-analytical analysis of rockfall onto gravel layers
  • Continuum micromechanics of cracked brittle materials