About Us


ABES is a software house specialising on solutions for bridge engineering.

ABES staff are first and foremost engineers seeking to provide assistance with practical engineering applications.



ABES directors hold engineering PhDs and have extensive track records in practical engineering as well as software development and numerical methods.

Martin Pircher has designed bridges, acted as a specialist bridge engineering consultant and has led research projects. Martin has been involved in engineering software development for more than 30 years.

Paul Pieringer originally specialised in the field of computational fluid mechanics, and has subsequently applied his expertise to bridge aeroelasticity. Over more than two decades Paul has been involved in numerous engineering software research and development projects, many of them for various bridge engineering applications.