Prof. Dr. Peter Augat

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Peter Augat


Current position

Professor for Biomechanics at the Paracelus Medical Private University Salzburg in Austria

director of the Institute for Biomechanics at the BGU Murnau

Course of studies

Physics and Mathematics at the University of Ulm

Further education

1991 diploma in physics

1995 conferral of doctoral in human biology

2002 postdoctoral qualification in experimental surgery

Occupational history

Post Doc, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco

Assistant Professor, Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco

Head of Research, Institute for biomechanics, Ulm

Scientific interests

biomechanics and fracture healing

Functions in scientific associations

President German Association for Biomechanics

President International Society for Fracture Repair

Chairman Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care Foundation


Gerhard K√ľntscher Prize 1997

ASTRA Award for the best scientific presentation of the ISFR 1992