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mechanics educator , researcher

Kolumban Hutter, mechanics educator, researcher. Registered professional engineer, Switzerland. Recipient Max-Planck-Forschungs-Preis, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and Max Planck Society, 1994, A.V. Humbold Prize Foundation Polish Sciences, Poland, 1998; postdoctoral research fellow Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1974.

Background

Hutter, Kolumban was born on January 22, 1941. Son of Johann Jakob and Agnes Paula (Gmür) Hutter.

Education

Diploma, Ing. Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1964. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1973.

Habilitation, University Vienna, Austria, 1976. Habilitation, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1983.

Career

Research scientist Laboratory Hydraulics Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1973-1975, senior research scientist, 1975-1978, head physical limnology group, 1978-1983, director research, 1983-1987. Professor mechanics Darmstadt University of Technology, Federal Republic Germany, since 1987. Visiting professor Technology University, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1976, 78, University Arizona, Tucson, 1979-1980, University Glasgow, 1984, University Arizona, Tucson, 1985, 85.

Visiting scientist University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1984, Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, 1988-1991, Lausanne, 1995, Institute Fund Technology Research Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1999-2000.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Switzerland.

Membership

Member International Glaciological Society (vice president 1996-2001), International Society Limnology, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Gesellschaft Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Anna Barbara Faivre, September 4, 1940. Children: Bettina, Katja.

father:
Johann Jakob Hutter

mother:
Agnes Paula (Gmür) Hutter

spouse:
Anna Barbara Faivre

children:
Bettina Hutter

Katja Hutter