Dipl.-Ing. Nadine Fuhrmann-Nelles

Research Assistant 

Institute of General Mechanics
Templergraben 64
52062 Aachen

1. OG, Room 109

Research Interests

  • Numerical modeling of artificial and biological soft tissue by principles of nonlinear Finite Element Methods.
  • Development of a knee testing bench including a bioreactor environment.


  • Mechanic I for Mechanical engineering: WS 2014/2015
  • Mechanic II for Mechanical engineering: SS 2014
  • Mechanic I for Mechanical engineering: WS 2013/2014
  • Mechanic III for Engineering management: WS 2012/2013
  • Mechanic II for Engineering management: SS 2011
  • Mechanic I for Engineering management: WS 2010/2011

Supervised theses

  • Evaluation of the mechanical characteristics of the nearest substitute for acellular cartilage in comparison to human hyaline cartilage as well as the assessment of the the practicability. (Degree thesis, 2013)

Curriculum vitae

Since 08.2010

Research Associate at RWTH Aachen, Institute of General Mechanics Topic: Development of a bioreactor (knee testing bench) and numerical modeling for assessment of the effects of defined load conditions on the Remodelling-Effect of substitute for cartilage for hyaline cartilage.

10.2009 - 04.2010

Degree thesis at Porsche, Stuttgart
Topic:Development of a method for calculation of trajectories of local acceleration signals of overall vehicle testing or simulation using rigid body mechanics for creating the boundary conditions on equivalent models.

2003 - 2010Study of Computational Engineering Science (CES) at RWTH-Aachen University.