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Steel -, Timber - and Composite Construction
|Name:||Ulrike Kuhlmann, née Berz|
|Date of birth:||10 August 1957; Dortmund, Germany|
|Studies:||1976 – 1981 Study of Structural Engineering at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Diploma degree|
|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|
|Theme:||'Rotationskapazität biegebeanspruchter I-Profile unter Berücksichtigung des plastischen Beulens'|
|1987||Visiting professor at Institut Construction Métallique (Prof. Dr. J.-C. Badoux) at École Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Research theme: Composite structures|
|1988||Heinrich-Kost-Award for the thesis, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum|
|1987 – 1990||Consulting office Dr.-Ing. U. Weyer in Dortmund, design of steel and composite bridges and buildings|
|1991||Johannes Dörnen, steel fabricator in Dortmund, since 1993 head of the technical department at Dörnen|
|1995||Appointment as 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|
|1995||Approval as proof engineer for metal and timber structures|
|1997||Award of the 'IABSE Prize 1997'|
|1998||Partnership in consulting office 'Nellingen -Kuhlmann-Gerold-Eisele- Zipperlen' in Ostfildern, Nellingen|
|1999||Award of 'Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande'|
|1999||Editor of yearly Stahlbaukalender, Publisher Ernst & Sohn|
|2000||Redefinition of professorship from “Steel and Timber Structures to “Steel, Timber and Composite Structures”|
|2001||Approval as proof engineer for structures of the Federal Railway Authority (Eisenbahnbundesamt) in the field of railway bridges and structures|
|2002||Member of DASt Advisory Board and Advisory Committee 'Fb 08' for steel, composite and aluminium structures at DIN, vice chair since 2017|
|2004 - 2012||Elected member of the DFG-Kollegium “Bauwesen + Architektur”, from 2008 chair|
|2006||Evaluator for the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF – Otto von Guericke e.V., Köln)|
|2006||Elected member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW, Berlin, Class of Technical Sciences), since 2008 board member|
|2008 - 2016||Member of the scientific board of the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt)|
|2009 - 2012||Member of the University's Council (University of Stuttgart)|
|2009 - 2022||Chair of CEN/TC250/SC3 “Structural Eurocodes: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures”< /td>|
|2010 - 2012||Temporary Scientific Director of Stuttgart University’s material research laboratory (MPA Universität Stuttgart – Otto-Graf-Institut (FMPA))|
|2011 - 2019||Vice-president of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)|
|2012||Foreign member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg, Sweden|
|2012||Award of Medal of Honors by VDI (German Association of Civil Engineers)|
|2013 - 2017||Dean of Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Stuttgart|
|2014||Member of the scientific board of Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute|
|2015||Member of the scientific board “Infrastructure” of Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing|
|2021||Vice-president of Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities|
|2022||Member of acatech National Academy of Science and Engineering|
Correspondent of the Journal "Structural Engineering International", IABSE Zurich
Member of the editorial board of the Journal "Stahlbau" and “Steel Construction”, Publisher: Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, Berlin
ECCS: Member of TC 8 “Stability”, TWG 8.3 (Chairperson) “Plate Buckling”, TC 6 “Fatigue” TC11 “ Composite Structures”
Member of various German and European standardisation committees:
Committee observer in CEN/TC 250 "Structural Eurocodes"
Convenor of CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 05 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-5 - Plated structures"
Convenor of CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 19 "Evolution of EN 1993-6 - Crane supporting structures"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 01 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-1 - General rules for buildings"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 08 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-8 - Joints and connections"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 09 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-9 - Fatigue"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 10 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-10 - Material toughness and through-thickness properties"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 12 "Evolution of EN 1993-1-12 - High strength steels"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 13 "Evolution of EN 1993-2 - Bridges"
CEN/TC 250/SC 03/WG 18 "Evolution of EN 1993-5 - Piling"
CEN/TC 250/SC 04 "Eurocode 4; Design of composite steel and concrete structures"
CEN/TC 250/SC 04/WG 04 "Evolution of EN 1994 - Eurocode 4; Design of composite steel and concrete structures
Convenor of NA 005-08-01 AA "Crane runways (German mirror committee of CEN/TC 250/SC 3/WG 19)"
Convenor NA 005-08-23 AA "Steel Bridges (German mirror committee of CEN/TC 250/SC 3/WG 13)"
Vice chair of NA 005-08-16 AA "Structural Design” (German mirror committee CEN/TC 250/SC 3, ISO/TC 167/SC 1)"
Vice chair of DASt/NA 005-08 FBR "Steering Committee Division 08 – Steel-, Composite and Aluminium Constructions"
NA 005-08-99 AA "Composite Constructions” (German mirror committee of CEN/TC 250/SC 4)
NA 005-57 FBR "Divisional advisory board KOA 07 - Bridges"
NA 005-08-19 AA "Steel sheet piling and steel piles (German mirror committee of CEN/TC 250/SC 3/WG 18)"
NA 005-04-01-01 AK "DIN EN 1995-1-1 and DIN EN 1995-2"
NA 005-04-01-12 AK "Eurocode 5 – Timber-Concrete-Composite Elements“
NA 005-04-01-13 AK "Eurocode 5 - Cluster"
NA 005-04-01-15 AK "Eurocode 5 – Connections and Fasteners"
NA 005-04-01-16 AK "Eurocode 5 – Timber Bridges“
NA 005-04-01-17 AK "Eurocode 5 – Reinforcements“
NA 005-04-01 AA "Timber Constructions (German mirror committee CEN/TC 124, CEN/TC 250/SC 5, ISO/TC 165)"