IAM - Institute of General Mechanics


Head of the Institute

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Markert

Fields of Study

Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and 15 further fields of Study

Main Focus

Statics, Resistance of Materials, Dynamics, Structural Mechanics, Biomechanics, Limit Analysis, Smart Structures, Composites

Research Focus

  • Limit states of materials and structures,
  • Mechanics of biological structures, especially of soft tissues and bone remodeling
  • Thin-walled structures with focus on modeling, finite element simulation and experimental studies in non-linear structural dynamics and smart structures.
  • Modelling of heterogeneous media, homogenisation.


IAM - Institute of General Mechanics
Templergraben 64
52056 Aachen

Phone: +49 241 80-94600
Fax: +49 241 80-92231

Homepage IAM