Dr Frank Adam

Head of Department Windengineering, GICON Group and Research Group Leader, University of Rostock

Dr. Frank Adam was born in 1985 and has been working for GICON Group and its companies and for the University of Rostock since 2015. After studying mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Dresden and successfully completing his graduate degree, he received his doctorate in structural dynamics in 2015 from the TU Bergakademie Freiberg on the topic of “Investigations into the dynamic behavior of floating offshore foundations” (summa cum laude). As a head of the Department “Windengineering” (GICON) and research group leader (UROS), he is now working in Rostock.

Dr. Adam’s primary areas are offshore wind energy use and floating substructures. His main focus is on logistical concepts, coupled simulations, the use of novel materials for maritime constructions, and intelligent decommissioning concepts for offshore wind turbines.