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Professor Amir Horr

Professor Amir Horr


Senior Scientist


Low-Emission Transport

Competence Unit

Light Metals Technologies Ranshofen




+43 50550 6918


Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna


Field: High performance material

Main Research: Computational Mechanics - Simulation


Professor Amir Horr has graduated with a BSc degree from IUT (Iran) in 1989, MEngSc degree from New South Wales (Australia) in 1992 and PhD degree from Wollongong University (Australia) in 1995. He has more than twenty five years’ experience of multi-physical and multi-scale interaction simulation, mathematical modeling, fluid, thermal and mechanical analyses. He also has nine years of teaching experience in the undergraduate and postgraduate courses and thirteen years of full time industrial research experience for international institutions\companies. He has also been awarded two research prizes for best researcher in 2001 and 2002 (publication includes more than 90 international journal and conference papers during last 18 years http://scholar.google.co.uk/scholar?q=AM+Horr&hl=en&lr=). During his academic years (1994 to 2003) he was teaching and supervising students in undergraduate and postgraduate (Master and PhD) courses.
Working in the industrial research as a part-time (1995 -2003) and full-time (2003-present) gave him a deep insight into the scientific challenges of today’s industries. With his experience of both academia and industrial research worlds in the last two decades, he is a competent senior scientist/researcher who can tackle the challenging scientific and practical problems facing by industries

  • 1992-1996: Research Assistant - Part-time lecturer
    Wollongong University - Australia / New South Wales - Australia
  • 1996-2003: Assistant\Associate Professor - Course leader, Lecturer, Researcher
    IK International University / Iran
  • 2003-2003: Visiting Professor - Senior Researcher
    Surrey University / Guildford, Surrey, UK
  • 2003-2012: Associate Director - Adavanced Engineering Group, Research & Development
    Gifford\Ramboll UK / Southampton, UK
  • 2012-2018: ICE Computational mechnaicd Journal
  • 2010-2018: ICE Structures & Building Journal
  • 2017-2018: ICE Infrastructure journal
  • 2017-2018: Mechanical Science journal - Elsvier
  • 2016-2018: Machines Journal -MDPI
  • 2012-2018: ICE Bridge Journal
  • 2001: Best Researcher
  • 2002: Best Researcher\Designer

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