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Walter Karl Wittke

Walter Karl Wittke, German geotechnical engineer. Member American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (rock mechanical award 1977), Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Geotechnik (president), Acadmeia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales.

Background

  • Wittke, Walter Karl was born on March 28, 1934 in Hamburg, Germany.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Technology University Hanover, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Karlsruhe, 1962. Doctor in Engineering, University Hannover, 1998.

    Career

    • Head institute for geotechnology engineering University Aachen, Germany, unitl 1999. Professor W. Wittke Geotechnical Consultant Ltd., since 1980. Visiting professor rock Mechanics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1971, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1983.

    Works

    • Author: Rock Mechanics: Basics for Economic Construction in Rock, 1984, Stability Analysis for Tunnels, Fundamentals, 2000, Verlag Glückauf, Essen. Editor: Geotechnik in Forschung und Praxis-WBI-Print, Verlag, Glückauf, Essen.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (rock mechanical award 1977), Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Geotechnik (president), Acadmeia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales.
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    Born March 28, 1934
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    • 1959
      Technology University Hanover
    • 1962
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1998
      University Hannover
    • 1980
      professor, W. Wittke Geotech. Consultant Limited