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Materials scientist , researcher

André Zimmermann, German materials scientist, researcher. Achievements include modeling of materials reliability. Recipient Hans Walter Hennicke prize, German Ceramic Society, 1997, Research prize, Ernst-Ludwigs-Hochschulgesellschaft, 2001; scholar, German National Scholarship Foundation, 1994-1996, German Academic Exchange Service, 1998. Member of Association German Engineers, German Society Materials Research.

Background

Zimmermann, André was born on May 4, 1971 in Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Johannes and Gertrud (Schwappach) Zimmermann.

Education

Diploma in Materials Science with honors, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science with honors, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 1999.

Career

Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, 1995—1996. Scientist Darmstadt University of Technology, 1996—1998, 1998—1999. Research scholar National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1998.

Group leader Max-Planck-Institute Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany, 1999—2002. Manager Robert Bosch GmbH, Waiblingen, Germany, since 2002. Advisory board Institute Dynamic Materials Testing, Ulm, Swabia, Germany, 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include modeling of materials reliability.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Residual Stresses, Microcracking, and Failure in Ceramics and Composites.

Membership

Member of Association German Engineers, German Society Materials Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, organ, painting.

Connections

father:
Johannes Zimmermann

mother:
Gertrud (Schwappach) Zimmermann