Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Felix Fritzen

Participating Researcher, Heisenberg Professor for Data Analytics in Engineering
Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE)


+49 711 685- 66283


Pfaffenwaldring 7
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 3.137 (PWR 9)


  • Computational mechanics of materials
  • Development of nonlinear model order reduction methods
  • High performance simulation of multiscale problems
  • Material and microstructure modelling


since 03/2015
Head of DFG Emmy-Noether-Group EMMA-Efficient Methods for Mechanical Analysis at the University of Stuttgart, Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE)

03/2012 - 02/2015
Head of KIT YIG Computer Aided Material Modelling (YIG-CAMM)

06/2010 - 10/2010
Research stays at Centre des Materiaux

02/2012 - 04/2012
Ecole des Mines, Mines ParisTech, France

09/2006 - 02/2012
scientific employee at the Institute of Engineering Mechanics Section Continuum Mechanics, KIT


Academic education

09/2006 - 05/2011
Phd at KIT, title: "Microstructural modelling and homogenization of the physically linear and nonlinear constitutive behaviour of micro-heterogenous materials"
Reviewers: T. Böhlke (KIT), S. Forest (Ecole des Marines, Paris), M.Geers (TU Eindhoven)
Degree: Dr. Ing. (summa cum laude/with distinction)

04/2004 - 03/2007
studies of Technical Mathematics at KIT
Degree: Dipl.-Math.techn. (1,5)

10/2001 - 08/2006
studies of Mechanical Engineering at KIT
Degree: Dipl.-Ing. (with distinction 1,0)

Nominator for and participations at the Global Young Scentist Summit (GYSS@one-north), Singapore

Nomination for the ECCOMAS Phd Award, participation at YIC 2012 in Aveiro (Portugal)

Nomination as GAMM Junior

KIT-Phd. Award in the domain "Materie und Materialien"


Member of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)
Head of the GAMM activity group Data-driven modelling and simulation of microstructured materials
Member of the GAMM activity group Microstructures
Member of the previous GAMM activity group Multiscale Material Modelling
GAMM Junior (2012-2014); spokesperson 2012
Member of the German Association for Computational Mechanics (GACM)
Member of the Computational Structural Mechanics Association (CSMA)
Member of the European Network for Model Reduction (EU-MORNET)
Alumni of KIT Young Investigator Network (YIN-membership: 2012-2015)

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