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Univ.Prof. Dr.Ing. Wei Wu

Head: Institute of Geotechnical Engineering
Feistmantelstraße 4, 1180 Wien
wei.wu(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-87311

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Curr. Vitae

2001 - 2003 Electrowatt Infra AG, Zürich, Switzerland
1993 - 2001 Lahmeyer International GmbH, Transportation Division, Frankfurt, Germany
1986 - 1993 Institute of Soil & Rock Mechanics, Karlsruhe University, Germany/ Major: Soil mechanics & Foundation Engineering/ Title: Dr.-Ing. (cum laude)
1982 - 1986 Xian University of Technology, Xian, China/ Major: Geotechnical Engineering/ Title: Master of Science (MSc)
1978 - 1982 Wuhan University, Wuhan, China/ Major: Structural Engineering/ Title: Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Statistik Austria, science classification

computer-aided simulation; seismology; geotechnics; rock mechanics; theory of strength; foundation; road construction; civil engineering; hydro power plant construction; tunnel construction; environmental protection;

Expertise

Ground investigation; Numerical simulation; Geotechnical expertise; Geotechnical design; Geohazard;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2007 - German Geotechnical Society
member
2007 -
member
2006 - International Society for Soil Macinics and Geotechnical Engineering
scientific advisor
2005 -2007 Austrian Geomechanical Society
advisor
2003 -2007 Otto Pregl Foudation for Geotechnical Research
advisor

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2008 - SPRINGER SERIES IN GEOMECHANICS AND GEOENGINEERING:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2008 - Contemporary Engineering Sciences:
Editorial Board Member
2006 - Acta Geotechnica: Founding editor
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2006 - Forest Snow and Landscape Research:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2008 - Journal of Engineering Mechanics
2008 - Rheologica Acta
2008 - Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems
2006 -2007 Geomechanics and Geoengineering - An international journal
2006 - Materials and Structures
2006 - IRAN J SCI TECHNOL
2006 -2007 Acta Geotechnica
2004 -2007 Granular Matter
2003 - Engineering Structures
2003 -2007 International Journal For Numerical and analytical Methods in Geomechanics

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2007 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: McMaster University, Canada Tenure and Promotion
2003 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: University of Innsbruck

Reviewer/Expert organization

2006 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
2006 Niederösterreichische Landesregierung
2006 Stadt Wien
2005 Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2007 International Symposium 2007 on Challenging Tunnel Construction
organiser
2007 Austria-China Tunnel Symposium
member of the organisation committee
2007 6. Österreichische Geotechniktagung
scientific member of the advisory board
2006 Geotechnik und Naturgefahren - Balanceakt zwischen Kostendruck und Notwendigkeit
member of the organisation committee
2006 8th international conference on geosynthetics
scientific member of the advisory board
2005 Modern Trends in Geomechanics
organiser
2005 Das erste Expertensymposium über Unterwassertunnelbau
member of the organisation committee
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