Lehre an der Universität des Saarlandes

Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren I (seit 2009)

Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren II (seit 2009)

NDT Praktikum I (seit 2009)

NDT Praktikum II (seit 2009)

Materialermüdung (seit 2011)

Structural Health Monitoring (seit 2014)


Lehre an der Sheffield University/UK

Seminar 'Aircraft Structural Integrity' (12 – 15 hrs. per academic year) as visiting professor from 2000 to 2003

Courses taught since 2003: 

ACS172            Introduction to Aerospace (partially since 2007)

MEC210           Business Skills for the Engineer (2005 - 2006)

MEC282           Aerostructures (2000 – 2004)

MEC305           Engineering Management (2004)

MEC307           Group Design Project (2004)

MEC385           Aerospace Group Design Project (since 2004)

MEC402           Advanced Principles of Structural Integrity (2004)

MEC413           Aerospace Systems and Structures (since 2006)


Lehre an der Dresden International University (DIU)

Scientific director of the two years double degree NDT master course

Fatigue & Fracture (since 2014)

Sound and Vibration (since 2014)



Lecure Series ‘SHM in Action’ held once or twice annually for 2 to 5 days together with A. Güemes (coordinator), S. Fassois, C.-P. Fritzen, M. McGugan, W. Ostachowicz and A. Suleman since 2006 worldwide.


Smart Structures Course (1993 to 1995) held at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow/Scotland; in charge of lecturing 'Aerospace Requirements for Smart Structures'


AGARD Lecture Series 205 entitled 'Smart Structures and Materials Implications for Military Aircraft of New Generation'; 2 days lecture series held during the 4th quarter of 1996 in the USA, France and the Netherlands; served as the lecture series director and gave lectures 'Introduction to Smart Structures  and Materials', 'Fundamentals of Structure Health Monitoring' and 'Shape Memory Alloys'.


Workshop on 'Structural Health Monitoring', along the Internat. Conf. on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, Bangalore/India, July 7, 1999


Seminars held on different topics at the following universities and institutions:

Cathol. University Leuven/Belgium; Kyushu Inst. of Technology Kokura/Japan; Nagoya University Nagoya/Japan; National Research Inst. for Metals Tokyo/Japan; Osaka City Univ./Japan; Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo/Japan; Yamaguchi University Ube/Japan; Techn. Universität Hamburg-Harburg; Techn. Universität München; Universität Stuttgart; VDI-TZ Düsseldorf; TU Darmstadt/Germany; TU Clausthal-Zellerfeld/Germany.