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Dr Zuheir Barsoum

Photo of Zuheir Barsoum Zuheir Barsoum has been at the Department of Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, for more than 15 years where he serves as director of studies. His research interests cover fatigue and fracture of welded structures and he have authored and co-authored more than 100 articles in international journals and conferences. Dr. Barsoum is also an expert member of IIW (International Institute of Welding) within CXIII (Fatigue behaviour of welded structures and components). He is serving as an IIW chairman. A particular feature of Dr. Barsoum´s research has been in extensive collaboration with the industry, Volvo Group, SSAB, Arcelor Mittal among many others. Dr. Barsoum is also a frequently engaged consultant in welding/joining and structural integrity within the industry in Sweden and internationally.
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Prof Milan Růžička

Photo of Jan Papuga Employed: FME CTU in Prague (1983-...) - Head of Dept. of Mechanics, Biomechanics and Mechatronics (2015-...)
Academia: He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 1984 at the FME CTU in Prague, habilitation 1999 (Doc.), 2005 (Prof.).
Focus: Fatigue in notches, fatigue of welded structures, composite structures, fatigue in composites, use of optical fibres, structural health monitoring
Other: Secretary of the Czech Society for Mechanics, program director of WCFA&PUM meetings

Dr Jan Papuga

Photo of Jan Papuga Employed: FME CTU in Prague (2007-...)
Evektor, spol. s r.o. (2006-...)
Fatigue Analysis RI s.r.o. (2016-2017)
Academia: He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 2006 at the FME CTU in Prague.
Focus: Multiaxial fatigue, fatigue in notches, fatigue computation methods
Other: Developer of PragTic fatigue freeware, chairman of WCFA&PUM meetings, secretary of DTMA 2011 workshop, leader of FADOFF (Fatigue Analysis Documentation Office) project (2011-2014)
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Dr Josef Jurenka

Photo of Josef Jurenka Employed: FME CTU in Prague (2008-...)
Academia: He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 2012 at the FME CTU in Prague.
Focus: Low and High cycle fatigue, Fatigue of welded structures, Fatigue crack propagation, Fracture mechanics
Other:, last update: November 19, 2017

Czech Society for Mechanics

FME   CTU in Prague





Workshop on FKM Guideline on Strength Assessment

Vibration Fatigue Analysis

D&DT for Aircraft Engineers


FADOFF Project

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