Leon Mishnaevsky

Leon Mishnaevsky

Senior Scientist

Frederiksborgvej 399

Building: 228, S34

4000 Roskilde


Phone: 46775729

Fax: 45 4677 5758

Leon Mishnaevsky Jr, is a Senior Scientist at the Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark. Author of 3 monographs and more than 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, organizer/chairman of three international workshops and guest editors of two special issues of the Journal of Wind Engineering. L.M. has been a Principal Investigator in a number of projects, including the EU FP7 Project "Virtual Nanotitanium", Sino-Danish project “ High reliability of large wind turbines via computational micromechanics " , Danish-Nepali project “ Development of wind energy technologies in Nepal on the basis of natural materials”, Sino-Danish project " 3D virtual testing of composites for wind energy applications”, German Research Council project “Optimization of materials at the mesolevel” etc, and is the Leader of Work Package “Nano/Micromechanics” in "Danish Centre for Composite Structures and Materials for Wind Turbines”. He has held visiting professor/visiting scholar positions at M.I.T.  and Rutgers (USA), University of Tokyo (Japan) and Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Arts et Metiers (France). Prior to joining Risø, he worked as a Heisenberg Fellow (”portable associate professorship” of German Research Council) at the University of Stuttgart, and at the Darmstadt University of Technology. He received his doctorate from the USSR Academy of Sciences, and his Dr. - Habil. degree in Mechanics from the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany.

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Since 2005 -DTU, Risø National Laboratory/Risø Campus, Senior Scientist; 2003-2005 - Darmstadt University of Technology, Heisenberg Fellow (“portable associate professorship” of German Scientific Council, DFG); 1996-2005- University of Stuttgart (Germany), Materials Testing Institute (MPA) (03-05-  Heisenberg Fellow, 98-02 -  Rsch Associate, 96-98 –Humboldt Rsch Fellow); 1996 - 99 - Max-Planck Institute for Metal Research (Germany), Research Scientist;  1994 – 95- Vienna University of Technology (Austria), Institute of Mechanics, Postdoc;  1981 – 94- Inst. Superhard Materials (Ukrainian Acad. Sci, Kiev). Rsch Scientist, Engineer, Technician



2004- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. Materials Science & Engnrng, Visiting Scholar; 2003- Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et Metiers (ENSAM, Paris, France), Invited Professor ; 2002 -Rutgers University, Dept. Mechan & Aerospace Engnrng (USA). Visiting Research Professor; 2001 - Science University of Tokyo, Computational Mechanics Lab, Visiting Scholar;  2000 - University of Tokyo, Dept. Aeronautics & Astronautics, Visiting Scientist; 2000 - Synergy Ceramics Lab, Natl Industrial Research Inst. Nagoya (Japan). Visiting Scientist

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  • Computational Materials Science

    ISSNs: 0927-0256, 0927-0256

    Elsevier BV, Netherlands

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): 1.037 1.307

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  • Composites Science and Technology

    ISSNs: 0266-3538, 0266-3538

    Pergamon, United Kingdom

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2015): 1.512 1.907

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  • International Journal of Solids and Structures

    ISSNs: 0020-7683, 0020-7683

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1879-2146

    Pergamon, United Kingdom

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2015): 1.597 1.764

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