Josef Füssl

Position:

Head of the Research Unit Structural Simulation and Timber Engineering

Publications:
Business Card

Main Research

  • Multiscale modeling of asphalt
  • Upscaling of strength properties of heterogeneous materials

Closed Research Projects

  • CD-Laboratory for Performance-based Optimization of Flexible Pavements (IMWS … scientific partner)
  • Assessment of the Effects of Increased Heavy Vehicle Traffic Growth on the Austrian Infrastructure in Alpine Regions

Personal Details

Name:

Josef Füssl

Academic degree:

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.

Place of birth:

Vienna, Austria

Date of birth:

August 17, 1980

Nationality:

Austrian

Education

02/06-01/10

Doctoral studies at the Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, TU Wien

10/00-01/06

Diploma studies (Civil engineering) at TU Wien
1st, 2nd and 3rd diploma examination with distinction

10/99-05/00

Military service at the Austrian army

09/94-06/99

HTL u. VA für Hochbau - Camillo Sitte Lehranstalt, Vienna

Work Experience

since 11/10

TU Wien
University assistant at the Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures

02/10-10/10

TU Wien
Research assistant at the Institute of Transportation,
Research Unit Road and Airfield engineering

since 2008

Nimmerrichter Kurse - preparation courses for the qualification examination
building contractor, lecturer for structural analysis and strength of materials

02/06-01/10

TU Wien
Research assistant at the Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures,
Scientific staff at the Christian-Doppler-Laboratory for "Performance Based Optimization of Flexible Pavements"

07/03-08/03

Novotny & Bauer, Civil engineers, Vienna

07/02 - 08/02

Novotny & Bauer, Civil engineers, Vienna

07/01-08/01

Engineer, Metz, site supervision, Tunnel Semmering, Niederösterreich

07/00-10/00

Engineer, Porr Projekt und Hochbau AG, site engineer, Vorarlberg

07/99-09/99

Engineer, Porr Projekt und Hochbau AG, site engineer, Vienna

07/97, 08/98

Trainee, Universale AG, engineering office and site engineer, Vienna

08/96

Trainee, Lang & Menhofer, construction company, Wr. Neustadt

Awards

2011

Gestrata award (granted by the Society for the care of road engineering with asphalt)

2010

FCP award for "Sustainable developments in engineering"

2009

TUtheTOP Absolvent (High Potential Programm der TU Wien)

2006

Würdigungspreis des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung

2005

Scientific scholarship (granted by the Department of Civil Engineering of TU Wien)

2002, 03, 04, 05

Awards for excellent performance as a student (granted by the Department of Civil Engineering of TU Wien)

Projects/Research areas

  • Characterization of Wood Products and Connections - From Mechanical Modeling to Engineering Application (MechWood 2: project leader)
  • Chemisch-physikalische Grundlagen von Bitumenalterung für ökonomisches Aspahltrecycling (Ökophalt: project leader IMWS)
  • Bautechnisch optimierte Oberbauten mit Pflasterdecken unter Einsatz des Einstein-Systems (Einstein: project leader IMWS)
  • Numerische Modellbildung von Porotherm Wandziegeln (Porotherm: project leader)