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

Code Committees (excerpts)

• 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


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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