Julian Kochmann, M. Sc.


Office Location

Room 108a
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1
52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 (0) 241 80 25014
Fax: +49 (0) 241 80 22001
Email: julian.kochmann@rwth-aachen.de

Curriculum vitae

10/2008 - 03/2012 Bachelor studies of Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum
10/2009 - 04/2013 Research Assistant at the Chair of Mechanics and Theory of Materials, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
08/2011 - 10/2011 Internship at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe, Duisburg
09/2011 - 04/2013 Scholar of the Rheinstahl foundation
04/2012 - 08/2013 Master studies of Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum
04/2012 - 06/2012 Exchange student at Drexel University, Philadelphia (USA)
05/2013 - 08/2013 Research Visiting Scholar at University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley (USA)
08/2013 Graduation (Master of Science) with distinction
09/2013 - today Scientific co-worker at the Institute of Applied Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University
08/2015 - 09/2015 Research Visiting Associate at the University of Pennsylvania (Prof. Ponte Castañeda), Philadelphia (USA)
12/2015  Appointed member of the GAMM-Junior association


SFB/TRR-136: 'Process signatures - Function-oriented production based on characteristic process signatures'



SS 2014 Non-linear Finite Element Methods for Solids
WS 2014/2015 Mechanics 1
WS 2015/2016 Mechanics 1
SS 2017 Continuum mechanics

Supervision of student works

2015 Bachelor thesis by Timo Rückert,
'Numerische Untersuchung verschiedener FFT-Algorithmen und homogener Referenzmaterialien bei heterogenen Mikrostrukturen'

Mini thesis by Shashidharan Tharani,
'Thermo-mechanically coupled phase-field modeling of martensitic phase transformations in polycrystalline materials based on fast Fourier transforms'
2016 Bachelor thesis by Greta Kloppenburg,
"Implementation of an FFT-solver at finite strains for the prediction of the local and effective response of heterogeneous microstructures"

Master thesis by Sebastian Felder,
"Multiscale FE-FFT-based thermo-mechanically coupled modeling of microstructural modifications of viscoplastic polycrystalline materials"
2017 Bachelor thesis by Stefan Berning,
"FFT-based prediction of the local and effective material behavior of elasto-viscoplastic polycrystals at finite strains"  

Master thesis by Jaeyong Jung,
"Two-scale modeling of the elasto-brittle mechanical behavior of heterogeneous materials"
2018 Master thesis by Kiran Manjunatha,
"Model order reduction techniques for Fourier spectral-based computational homogenization problems"