Hans Pacejka

Hans Pacejka

1934 Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands 1946-1951 Highschools in Rotterdam and Bandung (Indonesia) 1959 MSc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at TU-Delft 1966 Ph.D. degree at the Delft University of Technology Thesis on the Wheel Shimmy Phenomenon Advisers: Prof. De Pater and Prof. Van Eldik Thieme !966-1996 Professor of Vehicle System Engineering Delft University of Technology 1971 Visiting professor at HSRI (UMTRI), University of Michigan !972-1989 Editor in Chief of journal Vehicle System Dynamics 1977-1989 Secretary General of the International Association for Vehicle System Dynamics (IAVSD) !989 Honorary Doctorate Stockholm Royal Institute of Technology 1993-2006 Consultant TNO-Automotive, The Netherlands 1994-2000 President of IAVSD 2002- 2012 Author of book (1st, 2nd ,3d editions) ‘Tire and Vehicle Dynamics’ Hans' areas of expertise include theoretical and experimental research on the dynamics of road vehicles and on the mechanical behaviour of pneumatic tires, and Bond graph modeling of dynamic systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Vehicle Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. Editor in Chief of the journal Vehicle System Dynamics. Secretary General and President of the International Association for Vehicle System Engineering. Consultant TNO Automotive.