Experimental and Computational Micro-Characterization Techniques in Wood Mechanics

Curriculum Vitae


Education/Professional Career

1971:

Doctor degree PhD (Physics)

1971-1975

Research Assistant, University of Vienna, Physics Department

1977:

Teaching qualification “Mag.rer.nat.” (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry)

1975-1982:

Assistant Professor, University of Vienna, Physics Department

1980-1981:

Visiting Associate Professor, M.I.T. Cambridge, USA

1982:

Research member, Brown Boveri, Baden, CH

1982:

Habilitation - “Dozent” (Experimental Solid State Physics); University of Vienna

1982-1989:

Associate Professor, University of Vienna, Physics Department

1983-1984:

Scientific Guest ETH Zürich, CH

1987:

tit. Ao.Univ.-Prof. University of Vienna

since 1989:

Professor of Physics, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU)

1996-1998:

Head of Institute of Meteorology and Physics (BOKU)

1999-2006:

Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Fundamentals of Wood Machining

2004-2007:

Head of Department of Materials Science and Process Engineering

2004-2008:

Head of Institute of Physics and Materials Science

Others

1977:

Theodor Körner Award

1983:

Kardinal Innitzer Award

1984:

Best paper of ASTM Conference on Basic Questions in Fatigue, Oct. 22-23, 1984, Dallas, Texas

2004-2008:

Coordinator of COST Action E35 on Microstructure, Micromechanics, Fracture, Surface and Machining of wood

2006:

Tammann Medal of DFG (German Association of Material Scientists)

Research Projects (relevant to Action)

  • Structure, mechanical and fracture mechanical properties of natural and bio-inspired materials, especially wood.

  • Development and application of material testing methods.

Selected Publications (relevant to Action)

Stanzl-Tschegg S.E. and Navi P.: Fracture behavior of wood and its composites (COST Action E35: Wood machining micromechnics and fracture), Holzforschung, 2008, 62, DOI 10.515

Navi P. and Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: Micromechnics of creep and relaxation of wood, (COST Action E35: Wood machining micromechnics and fracture), Holzforschung, 2009, 63 

Salmen L., Possler H., Stevanic J.S. and Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: Analysis ofxthermally treated wood samples using dynamic FT-IR spectroscopy, Holzforschung, 2008, 62, 676-678,  

Burgert I, Frühmann K., Keckes J., Fratzl P. and Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: Structure- function- relationships of four compression wood types – Micromechanical properties on the tissue and fibre level, Trees, 18, 2004, 489-495

Keckes J, Burgert I, Frühmann K., Müller M., Kölln K., Hamilton M., Burghammer M., Roth St.V., Stanzl-Tschegg S.E. and Fratzl P.: Cell-wall recovery after irreversible deformation - When mechanical behaviour of wood resembles that of metal, Nature Materials, 2, 811, 2003; publ. online: 16 Nov. 2003; doi:10.1038/nmat1019

Frühmann K., Burgert I., Stanzl-Tschegg S.E. and Tschegg E.K.: Mode I Fracture Behaviour on the Growth Ring Scale and Cellular Level of Spruce (Picea abies [L.] Karst.) and beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Loaded in the TR Crack Propagation SystemHolzforschung, 57, 2003, 653-660

Burgert I, Frühmann K., Keckes J., Fratzl P. and Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: Microtensile Testing of Wood Fibers Combined with Video Extensometry for Efficient Strain Detection Holzforschung, 57, 2003, 661-664

Reiterer A., Lichtenegger H., Fratzl P. and  Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: Deformation and Energy Absorption of Wood Cell Walls with different Nanostructure under Tensile LoadingJ. of Mat. Sci., 36, 2001, 4681-4686

Gindl M., Sinn G., Reiterer A., Gindl W. and Stanzl-Tschegg S.E.: A Comparison of Different Methods to Calculate the Surface  Free Energy of Wood using Contact Angle Measurements, Coll. and Surf., 181, 2001, 279-287

S.E. Stanzl-Tschegg, D.M. Tan, E.K. Tschegg: New Splitting Test Method for Wood - Development and Experiences, Wood Science and Technology, 29, 1995, 31-50