Bernhard Schrefler

Short CV

Bernhard A. Schrefler holds a ME degree from the University of Padua (summa cum laude), a PhD and a DSc from the Swansea University, Wales. He is Professor Emeritus of the University of Padua, Senior Affiliate Member of the Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston TX, Hans Fischer Senior Fellow, awarded by the TÜV SÜD Foundation, at the Institute for Advanced Study, Technical University of Munich; Secretary General of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Regional Editor of Mechanics Research Communications, Co-editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Computational Engineering, and Associate Editor of Biomedical Microdevices. He has written over 430 papers, 46 book chapters, authored 5 and edited 37 books. Dr. Schrefler is member of the National (Italian) Academy of Sciences (XL), of the Accademia Galileiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, and of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti.

The fellowship of Bernhard Schrefler was awarded by the TÜV SÜD Foundation.

Selected Awards

2016 Gauss-Newton-Medal, International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)

2010 Euler Medal, European Community for Computational Methods in Applied Sciences

2010 Doctorate honoris causa, Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan, France

2009 Maurice A. Biot Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE

2008 Doctorate honoris causa, Russian Academy of Sciences

2007 Honorary Professor, Dalian University of Technology, Cina

2006 Chevalier de l’ordre des Palmes Académiques, France

2006 Honorary Doctorate in Engineering, Leibniz University Hanover

2005 Honorary Fellow, University of Wales, Swansea

2002 Doctorate honoris causa, University of Technology of Lodz

2000 Doctorate honoris causa, St. Petersburg State Technical University

Research Interests

Structural mechanics, Multiphysics in porous media, controlled thermonuclear fusion technology and mechanics in medicine

Selected Publications

  • Santagiuliana, R.; Ferrari, M.; Schrefler, B.A.: Simulation of angiogenesis in a multiphase tumor growth model. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 304, 2016, 197-216 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Milanese, Enrico; Yılmaz, Okan; Molinari, Jean-François; Schrefler, Bernhard: Avalanches in dry and saturated disordered media at fracture. Physical Review E 93 (4), 2016 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Sciumè, G; Santagiuliana, R; Ferrari, M; Decuzzi, P; Schrefler, B A: A tumor growth model with deformable ECM. Phys. Biol. 11 (6), 2014, 065004 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Simoni, Luciano; Schrefler, Bernhard A.: Multi Field Simulation of Fracture. In: Advances in Applied Mechanics. Elsevier BV, 2014 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Sciumè, G.; Gray, W. G.; Hussain, F.; Ferrari, M.; Decuzzi, P.; Schrefler, B. A.: Three phase flow dynamics in tumor growth. Computational Mechanics 53 (3), 2013, 465-484 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Sciumè, G; Shelton, S; Gray, W G; Miller, C T; Hussain, F; Ferrari, M; Decuzzi, P; Schrefler, B A: A multiphase model for three-dimensional tumor growth. New Journal of Physics 15 (1), 2013, 015005 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Secchi, S.; Schrefler, B. A.: A method for 3-D hydraulic fracturing simulation. Int J Fract 178 (1-2), 2012, 245-258 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • G. Gray, William; A. Schrefler, Bernhard: Analysis of the solid phase stress tensor in multiphase porous media. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech. 31 (4), 2007, 541-581 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gawin, Dariusz; Pesavento, Francesco; Schrefler, Bernhard A.: Hygro-thermo-chemo-mechanical modelling of concrete at early ages and beyond. Part I: hydration and hygro-thermal phenomena. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 67 (3), 2006, 299-331 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gawin, D.; Pesavento, F.; Schrefler, B.A.: Modelling of hygro-thermal behaviour of concrete at high temperature with thermo-chemical and mechanical material degradation. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 192 (13-14), 2003, 1731-1771 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )