Prof. Dr. Karsten Moritz

Modules Structural Design and Concept (Dimensioning), Pneumatic Structures
Moritz

Personal Data

1963

born in Hannover, Germany

Education/Professional Experience

1982

Abitur, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

1992

Graduate Structural Engineer (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Hannover, Germany

1997

Graduate Architect (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Hannover, Germany

2007

Doctoral Examination (Dr.-Ing.), Thesis: ETFE-Foil as Structural Element, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Professional Activities and Research

1992-1997

Project Manager, OBERMEYER PLANEN + BERATEN GmbH, planning and consulting company for buildings, environment, traffic and technical equipment, department of architecture and building construction, Hannover, Germany

1997-1999

Structural Designer and Construction Engineer, Deputy Head of Engineering Department, KOCH MEMBRANE STRUCTURES GmbH (later: SKYSPAN EUROPE GmbH), Company for planning and building in the field of membrane structures, Rimsting, Germany; 10/1998: Secondment to TENSYS Ltd., Office for structural design and engineering in the field of lightweight Structures, Bath, U.K.

2000-2005

Assistant Professor, Research in the field of lightweight Structures, Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Architecture, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel, Munich, Germany

2000-2007

Structural Engineer and Co-Owner, ENGINEERING + DESIGN Linke and Moritz GbR, Engineering Office for lightweight and Membrane Structures, Rosenheim, Germany

2007-2013

Director of Research & Development (R&D) incl. Test Laboratory, seele cover GmbH, Obing, Germany

2013-2016

Technical Director, seele cover GmbH, Obing, Germany

since 2016

Director of Research & Development (R&D), Taiyo Europe GmbH, Sauerlach, Germany

since 2011

Professor (hon.), Membrane Structures and Materials, University of Appplied Sciences, FH Anhalt, Dessau, Masterstudy of Membrane Structures, Lectureships: Structural Design Concepts (mandatory module, since 2006), Pneumatic Structures (optional module, since 2009), Dessau, Germany

since 2013

Reviewer for ETFE-foils, Specialist Journal: Construction & Buiding Materials, Elsevier Publishing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

since 2013

Member of Scientific Board, CIMNE, International Conference “Structural Membranes”, Munich 2013, Barcelona 2015, Munich 2017, Germany/Spain