Visiting Scientists

Prof. Ronaldo Borja, Stanford University, USA

works in the fields of theoretical and computational solid mechanics, geomechanics, and geosciences. At Stanford University, he teaches an undergraduate course in geotechnical engineering, a graduate course in mechanics and the finite element method, and two doctoral level courses in computational plasticity and computational poromechanics. Read more

Prof. Kolumban Hutter, ETHZ, Switzerland

received a diploma in civil engineering in 1964 from ETH Zurich and a M. Sc. & Ph. D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York in 1973. He has held the position of Professor of Mechanics at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany from 1987-2006 and is presently a guest scientist at the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology, ETH Zurich and at Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Read more

Prof. Hans Bernd Mühlhaus, University of Queensland, Australia

has the Chair of Computational Earth Systems Mechanics at ESSCC and is the Director of Research for ESSCC. He received Dr. Ing. in 1980 and Higher Doctorate (Habilitation) in Geomechanics in 1987 from Universitat Karlsruhe. Read more