Austrian Group of IABSE


Prof. Dr. Alfred Strauss
Peter Jordan Strasse 82 1190 Wien AUSTRIA


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Announcement of New Chair - Prof. Alfred Strauss
At this year's annual meeting on 19. Nov.2019 Prof. Alfred Strauss was elected as the new Chair of the Austrian Group of IABSE and Alois Vorwagner as his deputy. Prof. Alfred Straus is working at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences at the Institute of Structural Engineering, where he is responsible for the Life Cycle Analysis and Structural Assessment research area. Mr. Alois Vorwagner (PHD-in Civil Engineering) heads the research group Structural Dynamics and Assessment at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology focusing transport infrastructure. The committee is supported by Roman Geier (PHD-Civil in Engineering), Managing Director of Schimetta Consult ZT GmbH, who has been active in various IABSE groups and commissions for many years and is Vice-Chair in IABSE Fundation.

As a national platform, IABSE Austria Group aims to promote international exchange of and in the coming years priority will be given above all to the training of young engineers, life cycle management of buildings and infrastructures and the integration of the environment in the planning and construction of engineering structures. The new committee would like to thank Prof. Maydl for his decades of leadership of the group, which currently has 65 members.

5th Young Engineers Colloquium
April 13-14, 2018 - The 5th Young Engineers Colloquium organized by both the German and Austrian group of IABSE took place at Bundeswehr University in Munich. The presenters from Algeria, Austria, England, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Norway, Poland and Germany showed the results of their work from research and practice in oral sessions as well as poster sessions accompanied by elevator pitches. A total of 28 papers were presented. A variety of topics were covered, from basic principles of mechanics through innovative bridge or building engineering to digital and parametric design. On the second day of the event the technical walks on two construction sites took place. One on the almost finished new Bavaria Towers in Munich and the other to the huge motorway project A94. If you are interested in next year’s Colloquium please contact the organizing committee via Further information can be found here..