Peter Augat

Peter Augat

Professor of Biomechanics at Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria and Director Institute of Biomechanics Trauma Center Murnau, Germany


Peter Augat is a Professor of Biomechanics at Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria and the Director of the Institute of Biomechanics at Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Murnau, Germany.  He received his MSc in physics from the University of Ulm in 1990 and obtained his Ph.D. in biology in 1995.  His previous positions include Head of the Osteoporosis and Fracture Healing Research Group at the Institute of Orthopaedic Research at the University of Ulm and Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco.  Peter is Past President of the International Society for Fracture Repair (ISFR), Past President of the German Society of Biomechanics (DGfB), and Member of several societies in the area of musculoskeletal research including ESB, ORS and IBMS.  He is on the editorial board of several orthopaedic journals including Biomedical Engineering, AOTS, JOT, EJTS and also reviewer for most major musculoskeletal journals. Peter’s research is focused on biomechanics of fracture repair and on the clinical translation of orthopaedic research. He published more than 200 scientific articles and supervised more than 80 doctoral theses.

All sessions

Balnked Wood

  • 16 July, 2018
  • 11:00 - 16:30
  • Times Complex