Dr.-Ing. Thomas-Peter Fries


Dr.-Ing. Thomas-Peter Fries
Chair for Computational Analysis of
   Technical Systems (CATS)
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
52062 Aachen

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Phone: +49 (0)241 80 99930
Fax: +49 (0)241 80 92910
E-mail: fries@cats.rwth-aachen.de


Thomas-Peter Fries studied at the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany under supervision of Prof. Hermann G. Matthies. In his dissertation, he develops a coupled meshfree/meshbased method for complex fluid-structure interaction problems. Dr. Fries was a post-doctoral fellow at the Northwestern University in Chicago, USA, in the research group of Prof. Ted Belytschko. Since October 2006, Dr. Fries is head of an independent junior research group with the title "Numerical methods for discontinuities in continuum mechanics". The project is funded by the Emmy-Noether program of the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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Thomas-Peter Fries (fries@tugraz.at)