Bazant receives Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art


Photos from the ceremony in Hofburg, in the Hall of Austrian Empress Maria-Theresa (who also was Czech Queen – on the portrait). On the photos: President Heinz Fischer, Herbert Mang (Past President of Austrian Academy of Sciences, white hair, tall), Josef Eberhardsteiner (Dean of Civil Engrg. at TU Wien, bald), Christian Helmich, Prof. and Head of Institute of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, the tallest), and Bernhard Pichler, Prof. and Head of Laboratories. Also Mang’s wife, Barbara.