Externe Lehrbeauftragte

Honorarprofessor Dr.-Ing. Berend van der Wall

Curriculum vitae:

Professional position

  • Associate Editor of the Journal of the AHS
  • Expert for Rotor Aerodynamics and Dynamics
  • Head of DLR/Onera Research Field 5: The Innovative Rotorcraft
  • Head of US/German MoU on Helicopter Aeromechanics
  • Head of Konkuk University / DLR MoU on Helicopter Aeromechanics

Professional qualifications

  • Promotion (Dr.-Ing.) at Technische Universität Braunschweig (1999)
  • Master of Science at University of Maryland, College Park, USA (1991)
  • year abroad at Rotorcraft Center of Excellence of the University of Maryland, College Park, USA (1990-1991)
  • Dipl.-Ing. at Technische Universität Braunschweig (1986)


  • EREA Best Paper Award 2016
  • AHS Best Test & Evaluation Session Paper 2016
  • AHS Bernard Lindenbaum Award for the Best History Session Paper 2016
  • AHS AgustaWestland International Helicopter Friendship Award 2012 as Head of the HART II International Workshop Team
  • DLR Senior Scientist 2011
  • nominated for the German Future Prize 2009 (German  Federal President's Award for Technology and Innovation)  
  • AHS Howard Hughes Award 2004 as Head of HART II Team
  • AHS Gruppo Agusta Award 1996 as Member in HART I Team


  • Member of AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
  • Member of the German Helicopter Museum Bückeburg ·     
  • Member of the Bremer Airbe e.V.
  • Member of the AHS (American Helicopter Society International)
  • Member of the AHS History Committee
  • Member of the AHS Test & Evaluation Technical Committee

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