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Hans-Jürgen Niemann

Hans-Jürgen Niemann, German civil engineering educator, consultant. Recipient Humboldt-South African Research award, 1997. Presbyter Evag. Church Westfalen, Bochum, 1987-1992. Member German Engineering Society, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, International Vereinigung Brückenbau und Hochbau, Structural Engineering Research Society (vice chairman 1984-1991), Wind Engineering Society (chairman 1991).

Background

  • Niemann, Hans-Jürgen was born on October 14, 1935 in Lüneburg, Germany. Son of Herrmann and Magdalene (Blomeier) Niemann.

  • Education

    • Diploma in engineering, Technology University Hannover, Germany, 1962. Doctor Engineering, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1971. Lecturer, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1976.

    Career

    • Design engineer Seglitz & Triebold Consultant, Bremen, Germany, 1962-1964. Research assistant Tech University Hannover, 1965-1967. Head Laboratory for Experimental Stress Analysis Ruhr University, 1968-1976, head Wind Tunnel Laboratory, 1977-1981, professor civil engineering, since 1981.

      Speaker Structural Dynamics Research Center, Bochum, since 1983. Advisory professor Shanghai University of Technology, 1987.

    Works

    • Author, co-editor: Structural Dynamics, 1990, Dynamics of Civil Engineering, 1996. Co-editor Konstruktiver Ingenieurbau, 1970-1983.

    Membership

    Presbyter Evag. Church Westfalen, Bochum, 1987-1992. Member German Engineering Society, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, International Vereinigung Brückenbau und Hochbau, Structural Engineering Research Society (vice chairman 1984-1991), Wind Engineering Society (chairman 1991).

    Connections

    • Married Christina Reppin, July 12, 1961. Children: Katharina, Juergen, Nils.
    • father: Herrmann Niemann
    • mother: Magdalene (Blomeier) Niemann
    • spouse: Christina Reppin
    • children: Katharina Niemann
    • Juergen Niemann
    • Nils Niemann
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    Born October 14, 1935
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    • 1962
      Technology University Hannover
    • 1971
      Ruhr University
    • 1976
      Ruhr University
    • 1962 - 1964
      Design engineer, Seglitz & Triebold Consultant
      Bremen, Germany, Germany
    • 1965 - 1967
      research assistant, Tech University Hannover

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