Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto von Estorff

Current Research: Discretization Methods (FEM, BEM, Meshless Approaches), Fluid/Structure Interaction, Acoustics,Soil/Structure Interaction, Wave Propagation

Since 2012 President of Northern Institute of Technology Management, Hamburg

2010 - 2013 President of the German Acoustical Society

Since 2008 Coordinator of the TUHH Research Center Aeronautics

Since 2005 Deputy Head of the Research Training Group "Harbours for Container Ships of Future Generations"

2005 - 2010 Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College, UK

Since 2003 Founder and CEO of Novicos GmbH, Hamburg

Since 2003 Head of the Institute of Modelling and Computation, Hamburg University of Technology

Since 2001 Member of the Steering Committee of the Acoustics Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Science

2001 - 2005 Vice-President Research of the Hamburg University of Technology

2000 - 2001 Dean of Mechanical Engineering, Hamburg University of Technology

1999 - 2004 Head of the Research Training Group "Ocean Engineering Structures"

Since 1997 Professor for Mechanics, Hamburg University of Technology

1996 - 1997 Head of the Department "CAE-Services" at IABG

1992 - 1996 Head of the Section "Acoustics, Wave propagation and Scientific Software" at IABG

1989 - 1992 Research Associate at IABG mbH, Ottobrunn

January 1988 - February 1989 Research Associate and Visiting Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Department of Civil Engineering), Cambridge, USA. Research Topic: Coupling of FEM and BEM

1987 - 1989 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Dr. H. Antes, Ruhr-University Bochum (Grant by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

18.11.1986 Doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing., equivalent Ph.D.), Thesis Title: "On the calculation of the dynamical interaction between structures and their environment using transient boundary integrals", Ruhr-University Bochum

1983 - 1987 Research Fellow with Prof. Dr. H. Antes, Ruhr-University Bochum

25.08.1983 Diploma degree (Dipl.-Ing., equivalent M.Sc.)

1980 - 1983 Research Assistant with Prof. Dr. G. Schmid, Ruhr-University Bochum

1978 - 1983 Undergraduate studies in civil engineering,
Ruhr-University Bochum

Since 1983 More than 300 publications in the above mentioned research areas

Member of several national and international societies.