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Tim Ricken

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Head of Department
Institute of Structural Mechanics and Dynamics in Aerospace Engineering

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+49 711 685 63612
+49 711 685 63706

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Pfaffenwaldring 27
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 00.048

Subject

Research interest:  
Topics: Mechanical description and numerical simulation
 
  • Coupled and nonlinear structural mechanics
  • Dynamics and wave propagation
  • Multifield problems
  • Multiscale problems
  • Porous Media
  • Growth, remodelling and optimization
  • Biomechanics
Tools:  
 
  • Continuum mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Finite Element Method
  • Numerical solution methods
  • Materials science
  • Theory of Porous Media
   
Research projects
 
 
   
Industry contacts:

 

INTES:  
 
  • Simulation of the corrosion processes of polymeric materials
DMT:  
 
  • Simulation of microbial and geochemical reaction processes in subsoil, specifically in pit water.
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe:  
 
  • Material description of steel
  • Process simulation of steel production and finishing
  • Simulations in welding and forming technology
  • Simulation of a continuous casting plant
Salzgitter AG:  
 
  • Material description of steel
  • Plasticity
  • Life cycle analysis of hollow steel profiles
  • Modelling of weld seam
AG Ruhr:  
 
  • Simulation of landfill sites
  • Methane oxidation
   
Miscalleneous:  
Providing of expertise:
  • International Journal of Solids and Structures
  • Mechanics Research Communications
  • Acta Mechanica
  • Archive of Applied Mechanics
  • Transport in Porous Media
  • Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology

 

  1. 2024

    1. Seyedpour, S. M., Azhdari, M., Lambers, L., Ricken, T., & Rezazadeh, G. (2024). One-dimensional thermomechanical bio-heating analysis of viscoelastic tissue to laser radiation shapes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 218, 124747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2023.124747
    2. Lambers, L., Waschinsky, N., Schleicher, J., König, M., Tautenhahn, H.-M., Albadry, M., Dahmen, U., & Ricken, T. (2024). Quantifying fat zonation in liver lobules: an integrated multiscale in silico model combining disturbed microperfusion and fat metabolism via a continuum biomechanical bi-scale, tri-phasic approach. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-023-01797-0
  2. 2023

    1. Mandl, L., Mielke, A., Seyedpour, S. M., & Ricken, T. (2023). Affine transformations accelerate the training of physics-informed neural networks of a one-dimensional consolidation problem. Scientific Reports, 13(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-42141-x
    2. Trivedi, Z., Gehweiler, D., Wychowaniec, J. K., Ricken, T., Gueorguiev-Rüegg, B., Wagner, A., & Röhrle, O. (2023). Analysing the bone cement flow in the injection apparatus during vertebroplasty. PAMM, 23(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202200295
    3. Suditsch, M., Ricken, T., & Wagner, A. (2023). Patient--specific simulation of brain tumour growth and regression. PAMM, 23(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202200213
    4. Seyedpour, S. M., Henning, C., Kirmizakis, P., Herbrandt, S., Ickstadt, K., Doherty, R., & Ricken, T. (2023). Uncertainty with Varying Subsurface Permeabilities Reduced Using Coupled Random Field and Extended Theory of Porous Media Contaminant Transport Models. Water, 15(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.3390/w15010159
    5. Azhdari, M., Seyedpour, S. M., Ricken, T., & Rezazadeh, G. (2023). On the thermo-vibrational response of multi-layer viscoelastic skin tissue to laser irradiation. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 187, 108160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2023.108160
    6. Völter, J.-S. L., Ricken, T., & Röhrle, O. (2023). About the applicability of the theory of porous media for the modelling of non--isothermal material injection into porous structures. PAMM, 23(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202200070
    7. Trivedi, Z., Gehweiler, D., Wychowaniec, J. K., Ricken, T., Gueorguiev, B., Wagner, A., & Röhrle, O. (2023). A continuum mechanical porous media model for vertebroplasty: Numerical simulations and experimental validation. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 22(4), Article 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-023-01715-4
  3. 2022

    1. Arasteh-Khoshbin, O., Seyedpour, S., & Ricken, T. (2022). The effect of Caspian Sea water on mechanical properties and durability of concrete containing rice husk ash, nano SiO2, and nano Al2O3. Scientific Reports, 12, 20202. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-24304-4
    2. Seyedpour, S. M., Nafisi, S., Nabati, M., Pierce, D. M., Reichenbach, J. R., & Ricken, T. (2022). Magnetic Resonance Imaging--based biomechanical simulation of cartilage: A systematic review. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 126, 104963. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104963
    3. Bertrand, F., Brodbeck, M., & Ricken, T. (2022). On robust discretization methods for poroelastic problems: Numerical examples and counter-examples. Examples and Counterexamples, 2, 100087. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exco.2022.100087
    4. Armiti-Juber, A., & Ricken, T. (2022). Model order reduction for deformable porous materials in thin domains via asymptotic analysis. Archive of Applied Mechanics, 92(2), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00419-021-01907-3
  4. 2021

    1. Trivedi, Z., Bleiler, C., Gehweiler, D., Gueorguiev-Rüegg, B., Ricken, T., Wagner, A., & Röhrle, O. (2021). Simulating vertebroplasty: A biomechanical challenge. PAMM, 20(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202000313
    2. Egli, F. S., Straube, R. C., Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2021). Surrogate Modeling of a Nonlinear, Biphasic Model of Articular Cartilage with Artificial Neural Networks. PAMM, 21(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202100188
    3. Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2021). Finite element analysis of a 2D cantilever on a noisy intermediate-scale quantum computer. PAMM, 21(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202100246
    4. Lambers, L., Suditsch, M., Wagner, A., & Ricken, T. (2021). A Multiscale and Multiphase Model of Function--Perfusion Growth Processes in the Human Liver. PAMM, 20(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202000290
    5. Bertrand, F., Lambers, L., & Ricken, T. (2021). Least Squares Finite Element Method for Hepatic Sinusoidal Blood Flow. PAMM, 20(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202000306
    6. Pi Savall, B., Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2021). Data--Driven Stress Prediction for Thermoplastic Materials. PAMM, 21(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202100225
    7. Seyedpour, S. M., Valizadeh, I., Kirmizakis, P., Doherty, R., & Ricken, T. (2021). Optimization of the Groundwater Remediation Process Using a Coupled Genetic Algorithm-Finite Difference Method. Water, 13(3), Article 3. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13030383
    8. Suditsch, M., Lambers, L., Ricken, T., & Wagner, A. (2021). Application of a continuum--mechanical tumour model to brain tissue. PAMM, 21(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202100204
    9. Suditsch, M., Schröder, P., Lambers, L., Ricken, T., Ehlers, W., & Wagner, A. (2021). Modelling basal--cell carcinoma behaviour in avascular skin. PAMM, 20(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202000283
    10. Christ, B., Collatz, M., Dahmen, U., Herrmann, K.-H., Höpfl, S., König, M., Lambers, L., Marz, M., Meyer, D., Radde, N., Reichenbach, J. R., Ricken, T., & Tautenhahn, H.-M. (2021). Hepatectomy-Induced Alterations in Hepatic Perfusion and Function - Toward Multi-Scale Computational Modeling for a Better Prediction of Post-hepatectomy Liver Function. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, 579. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.733868
    11. Seyedpour, S. M., Nabati, M., Lambers, L., Nafisi, S., Tautenhahn, H.-M., Sack, I., Reichenbach, J. R., & Ricken, T. (2021). Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Liver Biomechanics: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, 733393. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.733393
    12. Lambers, L., Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2021). Semi--automated Data--driven FE Mesh Generation and Inverse Parameter Identification for a Multiscale and Multiphase Model of Function--Perfusion Processes in the Liver. PAMM, 21(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.202100190
  5. 2020

    1. Hopkins, G., Skatulla, S., Moj, L., Ricken, T., Ntusi, N., & Meintjes, E. (2020). A biphasic model for full cycle simulation of the human heart aimed at rheumatic heart disease. Computers & Structures, 232, 105920. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2018.02.012
  6. 2019

    1. Nisters, C., Schröder, J., Niekamp, R., & Ricken, T. (2019). The Taylor-least-squares time integrator scheme applied to tracer equations of a sea ice model. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900473
    2. Thom, A., & Ricken, T. (2019). Towards a physical model of Antarctic sea ice microstructure including biogeochemical processes using the extended Theory of Porous Media. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900285
    3. Lambers, L., Ricken, T., & König, M. (2019). Model Order Reduction (MOR) of Function--Perfusion--Growth Simulation in the Human Fatty Liver via Artificial Neural Network (ANN). PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900429
    4. Lambers, L., Ricken, T., & König, M. (2019). A multiscale and multiphase model for the description of function-perfusion processes in the human liver. Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2019), September 2-4, 2019, Cape Town, South Africa, 304.
    5. Egli, F., & Ricken, T. (2019). On Osmotic Pressure in Hyperelastic Biphasic Fiber--Reinforced Articular Cartilage. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900355
    6. Keller, K., Wallmersperger, T., & Ricken, T. (2019). An Overview of Simulated Hydrogel Behaviour under Various Kinds of Stimulation. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900487
    7. Henning, C., & Ricken, T. (2019). Polymorphic Uncertainty Quantification of Computational Soil and Earth Structure Simulations via the Variational Sensitivity Analysis. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900289
    8. Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2019). Evaluating Artificial Neural Networks and Quantum Computing for Solving Mechanical Boundary Value Problems. In Zingoni, A (Ed.), Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications (pp. 537–542). CRC Press-Balkema.
    9. Ricken, T., & Lambers, L. (2019). On computational approaches of liver lobule function and perfusion simulation. GAMM-Mitteilungen, 42(4), Article 4. https://doi.org/10.1002/gamm.201900016
    10. Bartel, F., Ricken, T., Schröder, J., & Bluhm, J. (2019). Application of Artificial Neural Network accelerating a porous media FE2 homogenization scheme. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900381
    11. Mielke, A., & Ricken, T. (2019). Evaluating Artificial Neural Networks and Quantum Computing for Mechanics. PAMM, 19(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201900470
  7. 2018

    1. Lambers, L., Waschinsky, N., & Ricken, T. (2018). On a Multi-Scale and Multi-Phase Model of Paracetamol-induced Hepatotoxicity for Human Liver. PAMM, 18(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201800454
  8. 2015

    1. Moj, L., Ricken, T., & Steinbach, I. (2015). A continuum mechanical, bi-phasic, two-scale model for thermal driven phase transition during solidification. PAMM, 15(1), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201510195
  9. 2010

    1. Bluhm, J., Ricken, T., & Bloßfeld, W. M. (2010). Simulation of freeze--thaw--cycles in liquid--and gas saturated porous media. PAMM, 10(1), Article 1.
    2. Ricken, T., Dahmen, U., & Dirsch, O. (2010). A biphasic model for sinusoidal liver perfusion remodeling after outflow obstruction. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 9(4), Article 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-009-0186-x
  10. 2003

    1. Ricken, T., & de Boer, R. (2003). Multiphase flow in a capillary porous medium. Computational Materials Science, 28(3–4), Article 3–4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2003.08.032
  11. 1994

    1. de Boer, R., Bluhm, J., Waehling, M., Ricken, T., & Essen Univ.. Fachbereich 10-Bauwesen. (1994). Phase transition in porous media.

Introduction to Strength of Materials (Aerospace Engineering)

Applied Mechanics I

Applied Mechanics II

Exercise to Applied Mechanics II

Seminar Exercise to Applied Mechanics II

Applied Mechanics III

Statics

Introduction to the Finite Element Method

Statics III (Introduction to Linear Contiuum Mechanics)

Simulation of coupled problems with the Finite Element Method

Machine Learning Methods in Mechanics

Experimental stress analysis & strain analysis

FEM with FeniCS

Personal Information:  
Ricken, Tim Born: March 8, 1971
Education:  
2002 PhD Graduation (Dr.-Ing.):
Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
1998 Master degree (Dipl.-Ing.):
Faculty of Engineering, University of Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
Current Position:  
   
08/2017 - now Director of the Institute of Mechanics, Structural Analysis and Dynamics of Aerospace Structures
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Previous Positions:  
2011 - 7/2017 Full Professor for „Mechanics, Structural Analysis, and Dynamics“
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, TU Dortmund University, Germany
4/2011–9/2011
Acting Professor for „Mechanics and Structural Analysis”
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, TU Dortmund University, Germany
2009 - 2011 Associate Professor (JP after peer Evaluation) in "Computational Mechanics"
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
2009 Visiting Professor (Biomechanics)
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory (MBL), Columbia University, USA
2006 - 2011 Assistant Professor (Junior Professor) for “Computational Mechanics”
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
2002 - 2006 Postdoctoral research fellow
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
1998 - 2002 Research fellow
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
Supervision of Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows  
2011 - now 7 PhD and 17 Master Students
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, TU Dortmund University, Germany
2006 - 2011 4 PhD and 11 Master Students
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics, Germany
Institutional Responsibilities:  
2021 - now Vice-Dean of Study of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy, University of Stuttgart
2021 - now Member of the Senate Committee on Teaching and Continuing Education, University of Stuttgart
2012 - 2017 Member of University Council (Senat), TU Dortmund University, Germany
2012 - 2017 Member of Faculty Board (Fakultätsrat), TU Dortmund University, Germany
2006 - 2011 Course Director of Master-Program &quo;Computational Mechanics&quot,, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics,
Germany
Teaching Activities:  
1998 - now Lecture & Exercises: Engineering Mechanics I-IV, Structural Analysis I-II, Finite Continuum Mechanics, Dynamics, Tensor calculus, Non-linear
Theory of Materials, Multiphase Materials, Numerical Methods, Finite Element Method for Non-Linear Problems, Coupled Problems, Plate and Shell Structures
ISD, University of Stuttgart,
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, TU Dortmund University and Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Mechanics,
Germany
Organization of Scientific Meetings:  
2014 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM 2014), Spain, Section Multiscale Liver Simulation
2014/13/09 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM), Sections Biomechanics (2014), Material modelling in solid
mechanics (2003), Biomechanics (2009)
2014 - 2006 Annual Young Researchers Workshop on Biomechanics, Austria-Switzerland-Germany
2013 Graduate School SiMiDe (Simulation-based Microstructure Design of Materials), Topic: Multiscale Formulation in Porous Media, Germany
2011/09/07 Annual Meeting of the German Association of Computational Mechanics (GACM), Sections Soft Tissue Mechanics (2011, 2009, 2007), Germany 
2010
IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 2010), Section Coupled Problems in Porous Media Mechanics, France
Tabellenende
Commissions of Trust:  
2012 - now Reviewer for DFG (German Research Foundation), Germany
2012 - now Reviewer for FWO (Research Foundation Flanders), Belgium
2012 - now Reviewer for DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Germany 
2006 – now Reviewer for several scientific peer review journals: Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, International Journal for Numerical Methods
in Biomedical Engineering, Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, BioSystems, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Journal of
Visualized Experiments, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Mechanics Research Communications, Archive
of Applied Mechanics, Acta Mechanica, Transport in Porous Media, Chemical Engineering Communications, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, International
Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
Memberships of Scientific Societies:  
2006 - now Membership in the German Association of Biomechanics (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomechanik, DGfB)
2002 - now Membership in the German Association of Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM)
Activity Groups: Multifield Problems, Multiscale Material Modeling, Phase Field Modeling, Computer Science and Engineering
Major Collaborations:  
  Gerhard A. Holzapfel, Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  Gerard A. Ateshian, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory (MBL), Columbia University, USA
  Jörg Schröder, Institute of Mechanics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  Uta Dahmen, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Jena, Germany
  Olaf Dirsch, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Jena, Germany
  H. G. Holzhütter, Institute of Biochemistry, University Medicine Charité Berlin, Germany
  Jan Hengstler, Leibniz Research
Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors IfA, Dortmund, Germany
Memberships:  
  Mitglied der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)
  Mitglied der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomechanik
  Mitglied im Deutschen Hochschulverband
  Gamm-Fachausschuss: Mehrfeldprobleme
  Gamm-Fachausschuss: Multiscale Material Modetdng and Simulation
Gutachterliche Tätigkeiten:  
  International Journal of Solids and Structures
  Mechanics Research Communications
  Acta Mechanica
  Archive of Apptded Mechanics
  Transport in Porous Media
  Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
International experience:  
06/2009 - 09/2009 Columbia University, New York, Prof. Gerard A. Ateshian
   

 

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