Head of the Institute of Steel Structures
Acting Director of Institute of Preservation of Buildings and Structure
Beethovenstraße 51
38106 Braunschweig
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+49 531 391 3373
+49 531 391 4592


  • Since 2012: Univ.-Prof., Institute for Steel Structures, University of Braunschweig
  • 2002 - 2012: Head of Engineering Department, Max Bögl Stahl- und Anlagenbau GmbH&Co. KG
  • 2001 - 2002: Engineering Department, Max Bögl Stahlund Anlagenbau GmbH&Co. KG
  • 1996 - 2001: Dr. sc. Techn. in Civil Engineering: Earthquake design of RC structural walls – pseudodynamic testing method, ETH Zürich, Prof. Dr. Hugo Bachmann
  • 1994 - 1996: M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Wind engineering and structural dynamics), U of Western Ontario, Canada, Prof. Dr. Alan Davenport
  • 1989 - 1994: Dipl.-Ing. in Civil Engineering, TU Darmstadt, Prof. Dr. Harald Friemann


  • 2013 - 2017 Academic dean of civil engineering of TU Braunschweig
  • Since 2016 Board member of resarch training Group 2075 Modelling the constitutive evolution of building materials and structures with respect to aging (DFG)
  • Since 2012 Speaker of International Doctorate Program with Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Since 2017 Member of deanship of  at TU Braunschweig
  • 2017 Co-founder of Society of Wind and Climate Engineering (SWCE)

Member of standards committee

  • CEN/TC 250/SC 3 Sub-committee Eurocode 3 - Design of Steel Structures, Working group T11
  • ­DIN-Standard Committee Construction, Working Group Towers, Masts and Chimneys
  • ­DIBt Expert Committee “Scaffolds” - B1 – “Working and protective scaffolds”

work priorities and research themes



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