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Sebastian Thöns
Dr. sc. ETH Zurich
Research Field SAFEINFRA: Risk and Safety of Infrastructures and Wind Turbines

Phone: +49 30 8104-3477
Email: sebastian.thoens [at] bam.de

Division 7.2: Buildings and Structures
BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
Unter den Eichen 87
12205 Berlin
Germany

Research Interests

Risk and reliability analyses for engineering structures

Risk and safety of wind turbines

Structural integrity management of infrastructures

Life cycle assessment and optimisation

Planning and design of inspections and monitoring systems

Research Projects

07/2013 – 06/2016: Risk analysis for tunnel structures (Funded by the BAM Idea Competition 2012)

09/2012 – 08/2015: Operational Expenditure Optimization utilizing Condition Monitoring for Wind Parks (Funded by the Institute for Energy & Environment, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK)

11/2012 – 04/2014: Intelligent Structures - Prototype for the Condition Assessment and Damage Development Prognosis for Elements of the Bridge Model (Contract research for the German Federal Highway Authority)

08/2011 – 11/2012: Intelligent Structures – Reliability based Condition Assessment for Bridges utilizing Inspection and Maintenance Data (Contract research for the German Federal Highway Authority)

07/2010 – 03/2012: IRISOW – Integrated Risk Reduction System for Offshore Wind Turbines (Joint industrial research cooperation with offshore wind industry partners)

05/2010 – 10/2013: RiMiWARN – Risk Minimisation for Infrastructures (BAM Innovation Project)

10/2008 – 03/2012: IRIS – European Integrated Risk Reduction System (EU Seventh Framework Programme, CP-IP 213968-2)

02/2006 – 05/2009: IMO-WIND – Development of an Integral Monitoring and Assessment System for Offshore Wind Energy Converters (Project within the Innovation Network of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology)

11/2002 – 07/2005: Shear Connectors for Higher-Strength Materials (HOCHTIEF-R&D)

Publications

PhD. thesis: Monitoring Based Condition Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures, Chair of Risk and Safety, Prof. Dr. M.H. Faber, ETH Zurich, March 2011

BAM publication database

Awards

2011: IRIS Prize of Excellence

1999 – 2000: Erasmus Scholarship for University of Manchester

Curriculum Professio e Studiorum

08/2011: Responsible for new founded Research Field SAFEINFRA, Division 7.2: Buildings and Structures, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin

04/2007 – 07/2011: External research staff member, Chair of Risk and Safety, Prof. Dr. M.H. Faber, ETH Zurich

02/2006 – 08/2011: Research staff member and project manager, Division 7.2 Buildings and Structures, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin

11/2003 – 01/2006: Design engineer / Construction manager, HOCHTIEF Consult IKS Energy / HOCHTIEF Energy Europe

10/1996 – 06/2003: Dipl.-Ing. in Civil Engineering, Technische Universität Berlin and MSc. in Structural Engineering, University of Manchester

Geschrieben von Sebastian Thöns

01.07.2011 um 13:38

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