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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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ORCID: 0000-0002-0286-0720

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

2015 - International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering; Member of Technical Committee TC104 "Physical modelling"
advisory board member
2015 - International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering; Member of Technical Committee TC105 "Geomechanics"
advisory board member
2007 - International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
member
2007 - German Geotechnical Society
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

2020 - Canadian Geotechnical Journal:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2015 - Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions:
Editorial Board Member
2008 - SPRINGER SERIES IN GEOMECHANICS AND GEOENGINEERING:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2008 - Contemporary Engineering Sciences:
Editorial Board Member
2006 - Forest Snow and Landscape Research:
Editorial Board Member
2006 - Acta Geotechnica: Founding editor
Top level ( Editor in Chief)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 - Proceedings of the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
2015 - Geotechnique
2012 - International Journal For Numerical and analytical Methods in Geomechanics
2010 - Computers and Geotechnics
2008 - Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems
2008 - Rheologica Acta
2008 - Journal of Engineering Mechanics
2006 - Materials and Structures
2006 -2007 Geomechanics and Geoengineering - An international journal
2006 -2007 Acta Geotechnica
2006 - IRAN J SCI TECHNOL
2004 -2007 Granular Matter
2003 -2007 International Journal For Numerical and analytical Methods in Geomechanics
2003 - Engineering Structures

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2021 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
2020 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Hongkong University of Science and Technology
2019 Externe Habilitation: Gutachter: Qinghua University
2018 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: University of Hongkong
2016 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Nottingham University
2007 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: McMaster University, Canada Tenure and Promotion
2003 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: University of Innsbruck

Reviewer/Expert organization

2020 Research Council, Hongkong
2019 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
2018 Foundation for Polish Science
2015 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK
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

2019 International Symposium on Point Based Numerical Methods
Organiser
2018 China Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering
Organiser
2017 Summer school on geohazards
Organiser
2017 Annual meeting with workshop on rehabilitation of built environment
Organiser
2016 Symposium on numerical simulation of the effect of vegetation on slope stability
Organiser
2016 Modern trends in geomechanics
Member of the Organisation Committee
2015 Workshop on multiscale modelling of landslide and debris flow
Organiser
2014 Summer school on slope stability analysis
Organiser
2010 Training on DEM simulation for industrial and scientific applications
Organiser
2007 Austria-China Tunnel Symposium
Member of the Organisation Committee
2007 International Symposium 2007 on Challenging Tunnel Construction
Organiser
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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