Herbert Mang - Curriculum Vitae#

  • 1967: Dipl.-Ing. (Civil Engineering), Vienna University of Technology
  • 1970: Dr. techn., Vienna University of Technology
  • 1974: Ph.D. (Major: Structural Engineering, Minor: Mathematics), Texas Tech University, USA
  • 1977: Habilitation, Vienna University of Technology
  • 1983: Full Professor (Strength of Materials), Vienna University of Technology
  • 1984-2004 Head, Inst. for Strength of Materials, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 1991-1994: Dean (Chairman), Department of Civil Engineering, Vienna University of Technology
  • 1994-1995: Prorector (Vice President), Vienna University of Technology
  • 1995-2003: Secretary General, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2003-2006: President, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 - : Member (2010- : Vice Chairman) of the Austrian Science Council
  • 2008 -2010: Head, Inst. for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vienna University of Technology
  • 2012- : National RPGE Chair Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai

Academic and Professional Activities Abroad:
  • 1971-1973: Fulbright Fellow, Texas Tech University, USA
  • 1975-1976: Max Kade Fellow, Cornell University, USA
  • 1979 (3 months): Visiting Associate Prof., Tokyo University, Japan
  • 1981 (3 months): United Nations Field Expert, Zhengzhou Research Institute for Mechanical Engineering, People’s Republic of China

Scientific Activities:
  • Basic and applied research in mechanics of deformable solids, structural mechanics, computational mechanics, computational acoustics, multi-field analysis, multi-scale analysis
  • 23 books and book editorships, 464 articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings;
  • Co-editor of 2 international journals, member of the editorial board of 42 scientific journals

Activities in Scientific Organizations:
  • 1992-1995: President of the Central European Association for Computational Mechanics (CEACM)
  • 1998-2010: Vice President of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
  • 2005-2009: President of the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences

  • 6 honorary doctorates (Cracow University of Technology, University of Innsbruck, National Technical University of Ukraine in Kiev, Czech Technical University in Prague, University of Mining in Leoben, Technical University of Vilnius), honorary professorship (Tongji University Shanghai)
  • Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Foreign Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw), the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Polish Academy of Sciences and Arts (Cracow), the Slovak Academy of Sciences, the Albanian Academy of Sciences, the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, the German Academy of Sciences and Engineering, the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic, the Slovak Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (Academia Lusitana), the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Brunswick Scientific Society, the New York Academy of Sciences, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg), and the Académie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres (Paris)
  • Fellow of 3 international professional societies, Honorary Member of 3 foreign professional societies
  • 11 (major) national and 12 (major) foreign distinctions (prizes, medals, decorations)
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