Structural Analysis and Dynamics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hamid Sadegh-Azar

Building 14
Room 553
Tel: +49 631 205-2931
Fax: +49 631 205-3901
E-Mail: hamid.sadegh-azar(at)bauing.uni-kl.de
Office Hours: on appointment




Professional Career

since Feb. 2020Dean and Senator, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
Oct. 2017 - Jan. 2020Vice-Dean, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
since Aug. 2014Head of the Institue of Structural Analysis and Dynamics at the University of Kaiserslautern
2009 - 2014Head of Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics and Special Projects, HOCHTIEF Solutions AG, Consult IKS Energy, Frankfurt
2009 - 2009Head of Special Projects, HOCHTIEF Construction AG, Consult IKS Energy, Frankfurt
2007 - 2008Senior Design Manager, Department of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, HOCHTIEF Construction AG,Consult IKS Energy, Frankfurt
2006 - 2007Senior Design Manager, Department of Bridges & Civil Structures, HOCHTIEF Construction AG, Consult Infrastructure, Essen
2004 - 2006Design Manager, Department of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, HOCHTIEF Construction AG, Consult IKS Energy, Frankfurt
2002 - 2004Structural Engineer, Department of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, HOCHTIEF Construction AG, Consult IKS Energy, Frankfurt
1997 - 2002Research and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Structural Statics and Dynamics, RWTH Aachen University of Technology
1997M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Tehran University
1994B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Tehran University

Code Committees (excerpts)

• Member of the Accreditation Commission for Study Programmes of ASIIN, Chairmen of Technical Committee 03 (Civil Engineering, Geodesy and Architecture), since June 2021

• Advisory Board Member of International Association for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (IASMiRT)

• Board Member of the German Society of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2003-2011, since Sept. 2019

• Head of German Code Committee “Civil Engineering and Material Testing”, NA 062-07-43, “Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete and Steel Structures in Nuclear Facilities” since 2008

• Member of German Code Committee „Civil Engineering” (NABau), NA 005-51-06 AA „Seismic Design and Earthquake Engineering“ (DIN 4149, NA Eurocode 8), since 2003:

- Head of Workgroup „Simplified Design Regulations“

- National German Delegate for the Eurocode 8

• Member of German Code Committee „Civil Engineering” (NABau), NA 005-51-06-02 AK "Performance Based Design", since 2010

• Member of European Committee for Standardization CEN/TC 250/SC 08 “Eurocode 8; Earthquake resistance design of structures", since 2003

• Member of European Committee for Standardization CEN/TC 340-WG5 “Anti-Seismic Devices”

• Head of German Code Committee “ Civil Engineering and Material Testing”, NA 062-07-43, “Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Components in Nuclear Facilities”, since 2008:

- DIN 25449: Reinforced and prestressed concrete components in nuclear facilities - Safety concept, actions, design and construction

- DIN 25459: Reinforced and prestressed concrete containment for nuclear power plants

• Deputy Member of German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA, Kerntechnischer Ausschuss) – Mechanical Components and Civil Structures, since 2008

• Member of German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA, Kerntechnischer Ausschuss) - Working Group KTA 2201.1: Design of Nuclear Power Plants against Seismic Events; Part 1: Principles, since 2008

• Member of German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA, Kerntechnischer Ausschuss) - Working Group KTA 2201.3: Design of Nuclear Power Plants against Seismic Events; Part 3: Design of Structural Components, since 2008

• Member of German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA, Kerntechnischer Ausschuss) - Working Group KTA 2201.6: Design of Nuclear Power Plants against Seismic Events; Part 6: Post-Seismic Measures, since 2008 

• Member of German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission (KTA, Kerntechnischer Ausschuss) - Working Group KTA 2103: Explosion Protection in Nuclear Power Plants with Light Water Reactors (General and Case-Specific Requirements), since 2008

• National Technical Contact, European Committee for Standardization CEN/TC250/SC8/N, since 2003

• Member of VGB(VGB PowerTech e.V.)- Working Group, “Seismic Design”, since 2008 

• Member of VGB(VGB PowerTech e.V.)- Working Group, “Structural Design of Cooling Towers”, since 2012 

• Member of German Code Committee „Civil Engineering” (NABau), NA 005-51-07 AA „Wind Turbines“

• Member of German Code Committee „Civil Engineering” (NABau), NA 005-51-07-01 AK „Design, Construction and Erection" 

• Member of German Code Committee “ Civil Engineering” (NABau), NA 005-57-02 AA "Structural Bearings"

• Member of the International Advisory Board” of the “European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management”, European Economic Interest Grouping

• Member of the DIN Advisory Board nuclear technology and radiation protection (NA 062-07 FBR)

• Member of the ISO standards committee ISO/TC 85/SC 6, Reactor technology

• Member of the ISO standards committee ISO/TC 85/SC 6/WG 3, Power reactor, siting, design, operation, and decommissioning

• Member of the "Concrete Subgroup" of the OECD/CSNI "Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE)"

• Member of the Advisory Board "Vibration Technology" of the VDI Society for Product and Process Design (VDI-GPP)

• Member of the Advisory Board DIN NA 001-03 FB Department 3 Vibration Technology (NALS FB 3

 

 

 


Academic Awards

• Eugen Pirlet Award, 2002

• “Borchers-Plakette” form the RWTH Aachen University, 2002

• DGEB-Award (German Society of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics), 2003

• Award of the Fritz-Peter-Müller-Stiftung, 2003/2004


Patents

  • EU Patent Nr. EP 2 778 291 A1 Verfahren zur Herstellung einer Erdbebenwirkungen eliminierenden Fundamentplatte für zumindest ein Gebäude, 2014
  • German Patent: 10 2010 037 202.1-25 Beabstandeter Gittermantel zum Schutz von Bauwerken gegen Anpralllasten, 2011
  • German Patent: 10 2010 037 201.3-25 Verbund Schutzmantel, gegebenenfalls mit DUCON zum Schutz von Bauwerken gegen Anpralllasten, 2011
  • U.S. Patent No. PCT/EP01/09430, 2303 “Quick Assessment of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings”, 2001
  • Japanese Patent No. 522368/02, 2303 “Quick Assessment of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings”, 2001
  • EU Patent No. 01108997.6-2303 “Quick Assessment of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings”, 2000

 

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