Honorary Member

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang A. Wall

Wolfgang A. Wall is founding director of the Institute for Computational Mechanics at the Technische Universität München. He also is co-founder of the company AdCo EngineeringGW. His research interests can be described as “application motivated fundamental research” in a broad range of areas in computational mechanics, including both computational solid and fluid mechanics. His current focus is on multifield and multiscale problems in all fields of engineering and the applied sciences as well as on computational biomedical engineering.

Address Institute for Computational Mechanics
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
85747 Garching near Munich
Contact Wolfgang A. Wall
Phone: +49 (0)89 289 153 02
Fax: +49 (0)89 289 153 01

Professional career and current position

Professional career, employment history

  • 1983-1984
    Engineer in engineering consulting office, Salzburg (A)
  • 1990
    Visiting researcher, Princeton University (USA)
  • 1992-1994
    University assistant, Institute of Mechanics, University of Innsbruck (A)
  • 1994-1997
    DFG doctoral scholar –GK “Modeling and discretization methods for continua and fluids”, University of Stuttgart
  • 1997-1999
    Research assistant and team leader, Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart
  • 1999-2003
    Vice head of Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart
  • 2003
    Full Professor (Ordinarius) for Computational Mechanics, Founding Director of Institute for Computational Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, TU München
  • 2010-2012
    Founding Director of Munich School of Engineering
  • 2011
    Co-Founder of companyAdCoEngineeringGWGmbH
  • 2012
    Founding Director of Center for ComputationalBiomedical Engineering, CBME


More than 250 publications with around 50% of them in peer-reviewed international journals and others in (often also peer-reviewed) proceedings, reports etc.

  • Scopus lists around 140 documents with an h-index of 22
  • ISI currently lists around 140 publications with an h-index of 20
  • Google scholar lists an h-index of 35 and an i10-index of 82

Co-Author of textbook series on Engineering Mechanics (available in German and in English; the German version (now in its’ 12thedition) is the best selling (across all disciplines/publishers) technical textbook series in German language.