Experimental and Computational Micro-Characterization Techniques in Wood Mechanics

T. Christian Gasser

Position. University Lector (bitr.) of Solid Mechanics with emphasize on vascular tissue biomechanics at the Department of Solid Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden.

Education. Graduation and PhD from Graz University of Technology, Austria; docent degree from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden.

Research topics. Finite strain continuum mechanics; analytic and experimental biomechanics with emphasize on vascular tissue; constitutive modeling of anisotropic solids at finite strains, localization of strain softening materials, Medical image reconstruction.

Publications. 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference presentations and about 70 presentations at national and international conferences.