Stefanie Reese

Person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

Stefanie Reese

Universitätsprofessorin
Institute of Applied Mechanics

Address

Building: 2130

Room: 110

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80-25000
Fax Fax: +49 241 80-22001
 

Curriculum vitae

08/1975 - 06/1984

Viktoria-Luise-Gymnasium Hameln, degree: Abitur

10/1984 - 12/1990

Studies of Civil Engineering at the University of Hannover

10/1986 - 07/1989

Student Assistant at the Institute of Structural and Computational Mechanics (Professor Stein) of the University of Hannover

12/1990

Diploma with distinction

02/1991 - 09/1995

Scientific Coworker at the Institute of Mechanics (Professor Wriggers) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt

12/1994

PhD degree with distinction, topic: Theory and Numerics of the Stability Behaviour of Hyperelastic Solids

10/1995 - 09/1996

Research stay at the University of California at Berkeley, USA (cooperation with Professor Govindjee)

10/1996 - 10/1998

Assistant Professor (C1) at the Institute of Mechanics of the Technische Universität Darmstadt

08/1997 - 09/1997

Research stay at the University of Capetown, South Africa (cooperation with Professor Reddy)

11/1998 - 01/1999

Assistant Professor (C1) at the Institute of Structural and Computational Mechanics of the University of Hannover

02/1999 - 03/2000

Assistant Professor and Chief Engineer (C2) at the same institute

07/1999

Research stay at the University of Rome, Italy (cooperation with Professor dell'Isola)

01/2000

Habilitation for Mechanics, topic: Thermomechanical Modelling of Rubber-like Polymer Structures

04/2000 - 09/2005

Associate Professor (C3) at the Ruhr University Bochum, Department of Civil Engineering, Computational Mechanics and Simulation Technology

10/2005 - 10/2009

Full Professor (W3) at the Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina at Braunschweig, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Solid Mechanics

11/2009 - today

Full Professor (W3) at the RWTH Aachen University, Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Applied Mechanics

11/2009

Offer for a professorship of Mechanics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

09/2015

Offer for the Manufacturing Centre of Technology/Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Modelling and Simulation of Complex Systems at the University of Birmingham (UK)

 

Awards

10/1987 - 10/1990

Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

10/1995 - 09/1996

Research grant of the German Research Foundation

11/1995

Award of the Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität Darmstadt for excellent scientific achievements

11/1999

Walter Kalkhof-Rose memorial award of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und Literatur Mainz for excellent scientific achievements

05/2006

Award of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, donated by the publisher de Gruyter

12/2009 - today

Corresponding Member of the Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

03/2010

2010 ASME Best Paper Award in Materials and Material Systems for the publication D. Christ, S. Reese, "A finite element model for shape memory alloys considering thermomechanical couplings at large strains", International Journal of Solids and Structures 46 (2009) 3694–3709 (ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

07/2010 - today

Fellow of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)

09/2011

Elected to one of the 25 most influential female engineers in Germany (election coordinated by the deutsche ingenieurinnenbund e.V.)

04/2013 - today

Ordinary member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts

12/2014 - today

Ordinary Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

 

Special positions

10/2002 - 08/2005

Managing Director of the Institute of Mechanics at the Ruhr University Bochum

08/2003 - 09/2005

Coordinator of the international masters programme Computational Engineering at the Ruhr University Bochum

02/2004 - 03/2007

Member of different selection committees of the German National Academic Foundation

01/2007 - 12/2012

Member of the steering committee of the Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

04/2007 - 10/2009

Representative (professor) of the German National Academic Foundation at the Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina at Braunschweig

08/2008 - 07/2014

Member of the senate and the Hauptausschuss of the German Science Foundation (DFG)

11/2008 - 06/2013

Associate Editor of Mechanics Research Communications

12/2008 - today

Member of the Editorial Board of Archive of Applied Mechanics (previously Ingenieurarchiv)

07/2009 - 06/2015

Member of the General Council of the International Association of Computational Mechanics

10/2010 - 07/2014

Member of the DFG Committee of Inquiry on Allegations of Scientific Misconduct

01/2011 - today

Member of the Editorial Board of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

05/2011 - 11/2017

Member of the Strategy Board of RWTH Aachen University

10/2011 - 09/2017

Representative (professor) of the German National Academic Foundation at RWTH Aachen University

11/2011 - today

Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Material Forming

04/2013 - today

Member of the Council of the European Mechanics Society

07/2013 - today

Associate Editor of Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences (newly founded open access journal)

07/2014 – today

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS) at the Ruhr University Bochum (Germany)

01/2015 - 12/2017

Member of the Scientific Commission of the Einstein Foundation Berlin

04/2015 - today

Treasurer of the European Mechanics Society (Euromech)

04/2016 – today

Member of the Review Panel "Mechanics and Constructive Mechanical Engineering" of the German Science Foundation (DFG)

07/2016 – today

Member of the Interdisciplinary Review Panel "Medical Technology" of the German Science Foundation (DFG)