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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers (Speaker)

TRR 141 Speaker
Principal investigator in A03, A04, A06 & A07

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers
Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Tragkonstruktionen und Konstruktives Entwerfen
Keplerstraße 11
D-70174 Stuttgart

Phone: +49 (0) 711 685-83280
E-mail: info@itke.uni-stuttgart.de

Knippers

Education

1983 – 1989 Dipl.-Ing., Civil Engineering, TU Berlin

Scientific degrees

1992 Dr.-Ing., Civil Engineering, Technical University of Berlin

Work experience

2002 – current Vice Dean (finances), Faculty for Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Stuttgart

2001 – current Partner in Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering, Stuttgart, New York

2000 – current Professor (C4) and head of institute, University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning

1993 – 2000 Schlaich Bergermann and Partner, Stuttgart

Miscellaneous

Representative of Stuttgart University in the Competence Network Biomimetics Baden Württemberg

Member of VDI-research group VDI Richtlinie 6226: Bionik – Architektur, Industriedesign und Ingenieurbau

Member of ›Bau-Überwachungsverein (BÜV) Tragende Kunststoffbauteile‹

Member of Eurocode: Structural use of FRP (WG4 in CEN/TC250)

Elected member of DFG review board 410 ›Construction Engineering and Architecture‹ (2012-2015)

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