Professor Walter Federle

Fellow, Director of Studies in Natural Sciences (Biological Part IA)
University Positions
Professor of Comparative Biomechanics
Specialising in

Walter Federle is a Professor of Comparative Biomechanics, studying mechanical adaptations of animals and plants.

Academic interests

Walter Federle's academic interests include:

  • Functional morphology, biomechanics, and evolutionary ecology of animals and plants 
  • Insect-plant interactions, bio-adhesion, functional surfaces of organisms.

Degrees obtained

  • Diploma Music (Violin), Musikhochschule Würzburg, 1995.
  • Diploma Biology, Universität Würzburg, 1994.
  • PhD, Zoology, Universität Würzburg, 1998.
  • Habilitation, Zoology, Universität Würzburg, 2004.

Awards and prizes

  • Fellow of the ‘Young Academy’ at the BBAW and Leopoldina (Germany).
  • ‘Emmy Noether’ Award of the DFG.

Other interests

Music (violin), hill walking, travelling, games, family.

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Publications, links and resources

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