M.Sc. Carlos Hernández

Research Assistant 

Institute of General Mechanics
Templergraben 64
52062 Aachen

1. OG, Room 124a

Research Interests

  • Damage and fracture mechanics, Cristal plasticity, Super-alloys


  • Mechanik I: Exercise sessions summer semester
  • Mechanik II: Exercise sessions winter semester

Supervised theses

  • Stress and fracture mechanics analysis of combustion chamber components (B.S. - German)
  • Development of a design concept for the lifetime assestment of steeple lugs of a steam turbine under consideration of fracture mechanics (Dipl. German)

Prizes, awards and invitations

  • 2013 M. Sc. Distinction, Swansea University

Curriculum vitae

Seit 2013Scientific Assistant at the Institute for General Mechanics
2011-2013M. Sc. Computational Mechanics – Swansea University (GB) – Universität Stuttgart
2011Sr. Technical Development Engineer – Auma (Bocar Group)
2008–2010Product Engineer / Designer – Chrysler de Mexico
2006–2007Designer Nissan Mexicana
2001–2005B. S. Mechanical Engineer – Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey