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Dr Paul Heuler

Photo of Paul Heuler Employed: retired (2018-...)
Audi AG, 1998-2018, Head Fatigue Strength of Car Bodies and Vehicles
Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft (IABG - Ottobrunn), 1984-1997, (1984-Project engineer on general fatigue topics, 1987-Senior scientist, fatigue strength, 1990-Head of materials test laboratory, 1996-Dept. head, fatigue and failure analyses
Academia: He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 1983 at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Institute of Steel Construction and Materials Mechanics (by Prof. T. Seeger)

1992-1997: Member of NATO’s AGARD Structures & Materials Panel (AGARD = advisory group for aeronautical research and development, now named RTO)

1990-2017: Member of the Programme Panel of DVM Committee on Structural Fatigue

1999-2016: Lecturer on Fatigue at Technical University of Munich, Germany

1998-2017: Member of the Working Group on Strength of Components of FKM (Research Committee of Mechanical Engineering)

Actual Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures

Reviewer for several other journals (Journal of Fatigue, Journal of Materials and Technology, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, ….)

Deputy Chairman of DVM (Deutscher Verband für Materialforschung und –prüfung e.V., Berlin - German Association for Materials Research and Testing)

More than 90 papers and conference contributions on fatigue and related issues

Prof Milan Růžička

Photo of Milan Růžička 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)
See the full profile of Dr Jan Papuga here

Dr Martin Nesládek

Photo of Martin Nesládek Employed: FME CTU in Prague (2010-...)
Academia: He finished his Ph.D. thesis in 2016 at the FME CTU in Prague.
Focus: Low- and High-cycle fatigue, Fretting, Fatigue in contacts, Thermo-mechanical fatigue, last update: December 12, 2019

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FADOFF Project

FKM Guideline Training

Design and Fatigue of Weldments

Vibration Fatigue Analysis

D&DT for Aircraft Engineers


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