Michael Andre, M.Sc.

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Curriculum vitae

since 2012 Research Associate at the Chair of Structural Analysis, Prof. Dr.-Ing. K.-U. Bletzinger
2010-2012 MSc Computational Mechanics, Technische Universität München
2010 Internship at Institut für Produktionstechnik, Zwickau
2008-2009 Internship at ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
2007 Summer Student at EnCana
2005-2010 BSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary


  • Wind engineering
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Adjoint sensitivity analysis


  • Theory of Shells
  • Supervising of Theses



  • Warnakulasuriya, Suneth; Andre, Michael; Wüchner, Roland; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: Stabilization of a time-dependent discrete adjoint solver for chaotic incompressible flows. 89th GAMM Annual Meeting, 2018 more… BibTeX


  • Andre, M.; Wüchner, R.; Bletzinger, K.-U.: Numerical simulation of the torsional stall flutter of a parabolic trough solar collector. 7th European-African Conference on Wind Engineering (EACWE 2017), 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Andre, Michael; Péntek, Máté; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe; Wüchner, Roland: Aeroelastic simulation of the wind-excited torsional vibration of a parabolic trough solar collector. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 165, 2017, 67-78 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • J. Cotela-Dalmau; P. Bucher; A. Ghantasala; M. Andre, A. Winterstein (geb. Mini); R. Rossi; R. Wüchner: Implementation of mapping strategies in a distributed memory environment. VII International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Kodakkal, A.; Ghantasala, A.; Andre M.; Wüchner, R.; Bletzinger, K.-U.: Two Step Uncertainty Quantification Using Gradient Enhanced Stochastic Collocation for Geometric Uncertainties in FSI Problems. Frontiers of Uncertainty Quantification in Engineering, 2017, 2017 more… BibTeX


  • Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe; Wüchner, Roland; Andre, Michael; Péntek, Máté; Michalski, Alexander: Der numerische Windkanal im Bauwesen - Potentiale und Herausforderungen am Beispiel flexibler Tragwerke. 20. Dresdner Baustatik-Seminar: Realität - Modellierung - Tragwerksplanung, 2016, 5-18 more… BibTeX


  • Andre, Michael; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe; Wüchner, Roland: A complementary study of analytical and computational fluid-structure interaction. Computational Mechanics 55, 2015, 345--357 more… BibTeX
  • Andre, Michael; Hanzlicek, Ivan; Wüchner, Roland; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: Performance of a weakly coupled fluid-structure interaction solver. Conference Proceedings of the YIC GACM 2015, Publication Server of RWTH Aachen University, 2015 more… BibTeX
  • Andre, Michael; Karaiskou, Maria; Wüchner, Roland; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: An inlet generator library for the estimation of structural design wind loads using large eddy simulation. 14. Dreiländertagung der Windtechnologischen Gesellschaft e.V., Braunschweig, Windtechnologische Gesellschaft e.V., 2015 more… BibTeX
  • Andre, Michael; Mier-Torrecilla, Monica; Wüchner, Roland: Numerical simulation of wind loads on a parabolic trough solar collector using lattice Boltzmann and finite element methods. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 146, 2015, 185--194 more… BibTeX


  • Andre, Michael; Mier-Torrecilla, Monica; Wüchner, Roland; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: A comparative study of finite element and lattice Boltzmann methods for estimation of dynamic wind loads. 6th International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering, Hamburg, 2014 more… BibTeX