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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Gerhard A. HOLZAPFEL Full Professor and Chair of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology; Adjunct Full Professor and Chair of Biomechanics, Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm; Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Graz

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1985 MSc. Civil Engineering (with distinction), Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Austria 1986-1987 National Service at Red Cross 1987-1997 Assistant and Docent at the Institute of Strength of Materials, TU Graz 1990 PhD in Mechanical Engineering (with distinction), TU Graz 1991 Visiting Scholar at University of Shenyang, P.R. China 1993-1995 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Division of Applied Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University; with late Prof. JC Simo 1996 Habilitation in "Mechanics" Vienna University of Technology 1998-2004 Associate Professor and Head of the Research Group "Computational Biomechanics", Institute of Structural Analysis, TU Graz 2003 Visiting Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Barcelona, Spain 2003 Offer of a Chair (C4) in Continuum Mechanics, University of Kassel, Germany (not accepted) 2004-2007 Full Professor and Chair of Biomechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden 2007 Visiting Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain since 2007 Full Professor and Chair of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology; Adjunct Full Professor and Chair of Biomechanics, Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm since 2009 Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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