Helmut Pottmann

Advances in the Rationalization of Architectural Freeform Structures
Fr 08.05.2009 | 19:00h | IKA Vortragsaal R211a, 2.OG

Helmut Pottmann, born 1959, studied mathematics at Vienna University of Technology where he received his PhD in 1983 and the habilitation in geometry in 1986. Between 1988 and 1992 he held faculty positions at the University of Kaiserslautern , Purdue University and the University of Hamburg . Since 1992 he is professor of geometry at Vienna University of Technology and head of the ‘Geometric Modeling and Industrial Geometry’ research group. He has co-authored two books (one on Architectural Geometry) and more than 170 refereed articles. Helmut Pottmann is also Scientific Director of Evolute GmbH.