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Ulrike Kuhlmann

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Principal Investigator
Institute of Structural Design (KE)
Cluster of Excellence IntCDC


Pfaffenwaldring 7
70569 Stuttgart

  • 1998 – present Partnership in consulting office “Kuhlmann-Gerold-Eisele” in Ostfildern-Nel- lingen
  • 1995 – present Professor of Steel and Timber Structures at the University of Stuttgart, head of the Institute of Structural Design, since 2000 Professor of Steel, Timber and Composite Structures
  • 1991 – 1995 Johannes Dörnen, steel fabricator in Dortmund, since 1993 head of the technical department
  • 1987 – 1990 Consulting office Dr.-Ing. U. Weyer in Dortmund, design of steel and composite bridges and buildings
  • 1987 Visiting professor at Institut Construction Métallique (Prof. Dr. J.-C. Badoux) at École Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • 1981 – 1986 Scientific co-worker of Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Roik (chair of steel construction at Ruhr- Universität Bochum); research themes: stability of members, rotation capacity of I-profiles, composite structures

Qualification Indicators

  • 2012 Award of Medal of Honors by VDI (German Association of Civil Engineers)
  • Since 2012 Foreign member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Since 2011 Vice President of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
  • Since 2009 Chair of CEN/TC250/SC3 “Structural Eurocodes: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures”
  • Since 2006 Elected member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW, Berlin, Class of Technical Sciences), since 2008 board member
  • 2004 – 2012 Elected member (from 2008 chair) of the DFG review board 410 “Construction Engineering and Architecture” (DFG-Fachkollegium “Bauwesen und Architektur”)
  • Since 1999 Editor of yearly Stahlbaukalender, publisher Ernst & Sohn, and organisation of the corresponding conference
  • 1999 Award of “Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande”
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