Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

Manfred Bischoff

Principal Investigator (EXC), Fellow (SC), Coordinator PN 3
Institute for Structural Mechanics
Professor for Structural Mechanics (Baustatik und Baudynamik) and Director of the Institute for Structural Mechanics

Contact

+49 711 685-66123

Website

Pfaffenwaldring 7
70550 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 1.004

Subject

  • Non-linear computational structural mechanics
  • Theory of shells, modeling and analysis of shells with finite elements
  • Finite element technology, isogeometric finite elements
  • Non-linear stability analysis, path following methods
  • Structural optimization
  • Multifield and multiscale problems
  • Contact problems
  • Biomimetics
  • Adaptive structures

Selected Publications

  1. C. Wilking and M. Bischoff. “Alternative Integration Algorithms for Three-Dimensional Mortar Contact”. In: Computational Mechanics 59.2 (2017), pp. 203–218.
  2. M. Matzen and M. Bischoff. “A weighted point-based formulation for isogeometric contact”. In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 308 (2016), pp. 73–95.
  3. B. Oesterle, E. Ramm, and M. Bischoff. “A shear deformable, rotation-free isogeometric shell formulation”. In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 307 (2016), pp. 235–255.
  4. R. Echter, B. Oesterle, and M. Bischoff. “A hierarchic family of isogeometric shell finite elements”. In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 254 (2013), pp. 170–180.
  5. A. Tkachuk, B. I. Wohlmuth, and M. Bischoff. “Hybrid-mixed discretization of elasto-dynamic contact problems using consistent singular mass matrices”. In: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 94.5 (2013), pp. 473–493.
  6. A. Tkachuk and M. Bischoff. “Variational Methods for Selective Mass Scaling”. In: Computational Mechanics 52.3 (2013), pp. 563–570.
  7. R. Echter and M. Bischoff. “Numerical efficiency, locking and unlocking of NURBS finite elements”. In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 199.5–8 (2010), pp. 374–382.
  8. M. Bischoff, K.-U. Bletzinger, W. A. Wall, and E. Ramm. “Models and Finite Elements for Thin-Walled Structures”. In: Encyclopedia of Computational Mechanics. Vol. 2. 2004. Chap. 3, pp. 59–137.
  9. K.-U. Bletzinger, M. Bischoff, and E. Ramm. “A Unified Approach for Shear-Locking-Free Triangular and Rectangular Shell Finite Elements”. In: Computers & Structures 75.3 (2000), pp. 321–334.
  10. M. Bischoff and E. Ramm. “Shear Deformable Shell Elements for Large Strains and Rotations”. In: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 40.23 (1997), pp. 4427–4449.

1968
born in Freudenstadt, Black Forest

1987
Abitur at the Kepler-Gymnasium in Freudenstadt

1987 - 1988
Military Service at Panzerbrigade 14 in Neustadt and Stadtallendorf

1988 - 1993
Student of Civil Engineering, University of Stuttgart

1993
Diploma in Civil Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.)

1993 - 1999
Research Associate at the Institute of Structural Mechanics (Institut für Baustatik), Prof. Dr.-Ing. E. Ramm, University of Stuttgart

1999
Doctoral Degree from University of Stuttgart (Dr.-Ing.)

Nov 1999 - Oct 2000
Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley under a Grant of the German National Science Foundation ("Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft")

Nov 2000 - Mar 2001
Post-Doc at the Institute of Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart

Apr 2001 - Mar 2006
Research Associate and Deputy Head of "Lehrstuhl für Statik", Technische Universität München, Prof. Dr.-Ing. K.-U. Bletzinger

Mar 2005
Habilitation (venia legendi for "Statik")

Since April 2006
Full professor and director of the Institute of Structural Mechanics (Institut für Baustatik und Baudynamik), University of Stuttgart

 

  • 2000 EUROMECH European Young Scientist Award
  • 2008 IACM Award for Young Scientists
  • 2012 Fellow Award of IACM
  • 2015 Highly commended paper award (Engineering Computations, Emerald Literati Network)
  • 2012 Fellow Award of IACM
  • Since 2006  Member of the admission committee for inspection engineers for building construction in the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • 2008 - 2012  Member of the Executive Council of GACM
  • Since 2013  Member of the General Council of IACM
  • Since 2014  Member of the directorate of the collaborative research center "Biological Design and Integrative Structures" (SFB TRR 141)
  • Since 2106  Member of the Review Board of Architecture and Civil Engineering of the DFG FK-410
  • Since 2017  Member of the directorate of the collaborative research center "Adaptive Hüllen und Strukturen für die gebaute Umwelt von morgen" (SFB 1244)
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