Helena Heuser


Helena Heuser

Chair and Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design


Building: 1320

Room: 414/415

Wüllnerstraße 7

52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80-96834

Office Hours

by appointment.


  • Analysis and manipulation of failure mechanisms in fiber-plastic composites by intraply hybridization.
  • Development of a phenomenological fatigue model for fiber-plastic composites for service life prediction

About Ms. Heuser

Helena Heuser studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and TU Delft, majoring in automotive engineering and transportation. Since completing her master's degree in 2020, she has been working as a research assistant at the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Structures (SLA). As part of her work at SLA, she is focusing on the fatigue behavior of fiber-plastic composites.


Student theses

BA/MA: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) bei Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden - Untersuchung des Schädigungsverhaltens

BA/MA: Auslegung von hybriden Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden - Gezielte Beeinflussung des Schädigungsverhaltens

BA: Berechnung der Schädigung von Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden - Erstellung eines schichtweisen Ermüdungsmodells

MA: Modellierung der Ermüdung von Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden - FEM-Simulation des Schädigungsverhaltens