Sven Klinkel Copyright: © RWTH

Person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.

Sven Klinkel

Universitätsprofessor
Chair and Institute of Structural Analysis and Dynamics

Dekan

Address

Building: Sammelbau Bauingenieurwesen

Room: 624a

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 1

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 25088
Fax Fax: +49 241 80-22303
 

Courses

  • Structural analysis I
  • Structural analysis II
  • Plates and Shells
  • Nonlinear Structural Analysis
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Non-linear finite element method in Civil Engineering

Publications

Overview of publications

Presentations

Overview of presentations

Curriculum vitale

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Education
2007

Habilitation (habil.) in the field of structural analysis at Karlsruhe University Reviewer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Wagner, Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Schweizerhof, Prof. Dr.-Ing. J. Schröder.

2000

Doctoral thesis (Dr.-Ing.) in the field of structural analysis at Karlsruhe University Reviewer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Wagner, Prof. Dr.-Ing. F. Gruttmann.

1989-1995

Diplom thesis in Civil Engineering at Hannover University.

Professional Career
2023 –

Dean, faculty for civil engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2022 – 2023

Vice Dean, faculty for civil engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2016 – 2022

Vice Dean in charge of studies, faculty for civil engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2012 –

Professor (W3) Chair of Structural Analysis and Dynamics at RWTH Aachen University, during this time a call for the Chair of Structural Analysis at KIT.

2009 – 2012

Professor (W3) Chair of Statics and Dynamics of Structures at TU Kaiserslautern, during this time a call for the Chair of Mechanics, Statics & Dynamics at TU Dortmund

2008 Visiting professor at ETH Zürich, Institute for Mechanical Systems, Switzerland
2002 – 2008 Akademischer Oberrat (Senior lecturer) at Institute for Structural Analysis, Karlsruhe University, Germany
2001 – 2002 Research fellow at University of California, Berkeley, USA
1995 – 2001 Scientific employee at Institute for Structural Analysis, Karlsruhe University, Germany
1996 – 2001 Freelancer in the engineering offices: Vogel und Partner, Ingenieurbüro für Baustatik, Wagner und Partner, Ingenieurbüro für Bauwesen, Karlsruhe
Awards and Distinctions
2020 Teaching Award in the “Instructor” Category, RWTH Aachen
2003 Young Researcher Fellowship Award for exemplary research in computational mechanics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
2001/02 Scholarship of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2000 Dissertation with distinction
Memberships
2022 – Head of research association Baustatik & Baupraxis
2013 – Member of the board and treasurer of German Association of Computational Mechanics (GACM)
European Mechanics (EUROMECH)
German Association for Seismic Engineering (DGEB)
Association for Applied Mathematics und Mechanics (GAMM)
International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
Member of scientific board World Congress of Computational Mechanics (WCCM2016, WCCM2022)