Prof. Dr.-Ing. Henning Wessels

Academic education with a degree

2013 | Mechanical Engineering, Leibniz University Hanover, Bachelor of Science

2016 | Mechanical Engineering, Leibniz University Hanover, Master of Science

Scientific degrees

2019 | PhD, mechanical engineering, Leibniz Universität Hannover, supervisor: Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. habil. dr hc multi. Dr.-Ing. Hey Peter Wriggers


Since 2021 | Junior professor (Tenure Track) for data-driven modeling and simulation of mechanical systems, Institute for Computational Modeling in Civil Engineering, Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences.

2016 – 2021 | Scientific coworker, Institute for Continuum Mechanics, Leibniz University Hannover.


2020 | Feodor-Lynen scholarship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (did not start due to the pandemic).

2019 | PhD awarded with distinction.

2017 | Fulbright fellowship for a 6-month research stay in the group of Prof. Tarek Zohdi, UC Berkeley.

2016 | Master of Science awarded with distinction

2015 | Scholarship „Niedersachsenstipendium“

2014-2015 | Erasmus scholarship for a study semester at Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece.

2014 | Scholarship „Deutschlandstipendium“.

2006-2007 | Scholarship in the course of the Voltaire program of the German-Franco Youth Office.