Vita

Personal

  • Berend Bohlmann, born 31.07.61, married, 2 children

Professional education

  • Until 1982: during school casual worker in the harbours of Bremen and Bremerhaven, at a diving and blast company, ship cleaning...
  • 1980 to 1982 shipbuilder apprenticeship at “Weser” AG Seebeckwerft, Bremerhaven
  • 1984 to 1990 shipbuilding studies at the University of Hamburg, Institute for Shipbuilding
  • 1995 PhD at the University of Hamburg, thesis: vibration resistance of welded pipeline branches

Employment

  • 1982 to 1984 Shipbuilder at the “Weser” AG Seebeckwerft in Bremerhaven
  • 1990 to 1994 Scientist at the University of Hamburg. Focus on structural design and analysis of ships.
  • 1995 to 2007 at Flensburg Shipyard. Basic Design
    • responsible for structural analysis in ship design and related research and development
    • from 2001 manager of the dept., responsible for advanced engineering in ship design and related research and development in structural analysis, hydrodynamics, mechanical engineering, software development
  • Since 7/2007 associate professor for steel structural engineering at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense
  • Since 9/2008 Professor for ship structural design and engineering at the University of Applied Sciences, Kiel
  • ing at the University of Applied Sciences, Kiel