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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Alfred Strauss

Institute of Structural Engineering
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
alfred.strauss(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-87511

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ORCID: 0000-0002-1674-7083

Curr. Vitae

2017 - Visiting Prof., Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, ATLSS Center, USA
2016 - Deputy Chair, Institute of Structural Engineering
2015 - Visiting Prof., University Gent, Gent
2013 - 2016 Director, Institute of Structural Engineering
2010 - Chairmanship, Institute of Structural Engineering
2009 - Assoc. Prof., Univeristy of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2009 - Research Representative, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Natural Hazards
2009 - Visiting Researcher, Lehigh University, ATLSS Center, USA
2007 - Habilitation "Struktural Mechanics" Adjunct. Prof., University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
2007 - Chairmanship, Structural Mechanics at the Institut
2006 - 2008 Postdoc, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, ATLSS Center, USA
2005 - Consulting Engineer Civil Engineering
2004 - 2009 Teaching Representative Dept. of Civil Engineering and Natural Hazards, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2003 - Visiting Scientists, Technical University Brno, Czeck
2002 - 2004 Visiting Scientists, Technical University Bologna, Italy
2001 - 2004 Ph.D, University of Natural Ressources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1990 - 1996 Civil Engineering/Structural Engineering, Technical University Vienna, Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

Continuum mechanics; bridge construction; theory of strength; structural engineering; building statics; Technical statistics;

Expertise

Statistics and Probability in Mechanical Engineering ; Computational methods in applied science and engineering; Structural Safety & Reliability; Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure;

Awards

2015 NÖ Innovation Award 2015 Hydraulisch aktive Hochwasserschutzsysteme verliehen von Tecnet equity & accent Gründerservice
2012 WIRTSCHAFTSKAMMERPREIS 2012 "Lebenszyklusbewertung von Stahlbeton-Strukturen" Abteilung für Bildungspolitik und Berufsausbildung; Wirtschaftskammer Wien, Rudolf-Sallinger-Platz 1 | 1030 Wien
2011 HOUSKAPREIS of B&C Privatstiftung; Nominated with "Monitoring based software tools for the lifetime assessemnt of fatigue endangered structures" http://www.houskapreis.at/78-projekte/98-houska-preis-2011-nominierte-projekte
2011 STAATSPREIS CONSULTING 2011 - Ingenieurconsulting; Nominated with " Erdbeben im Wiener Becken, Beurteilung, Gefährdung, Standortrisiko"
2011 ÖSTERREICHISCHE BAU-PREIS of Immobilien Privatstiftung; Nominated with the research project "Seismische Systemidentifikation für das Wiener Becken, SEISMID"
2003 KlAUS FISCHER Innovationspreis für Technik und Umwelt for the Ph.D Thesis "Stochastic modeling and reliability assessment of engineering structures"

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - EUROSTRUCT EU QUALITY SPECIFICATIONS FOR ROADWAY BRIDGES AND STRUCTURES
founder member
2017 - IABSE, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering; TG 1.4 "Structural Performance, Safety and Analysis - Non Linear Finite Element Analyses Techniques"
chairman
2017 - fib, International Federation for Structural Concrete; AG9 Structural Health Monitoring & Testing
chairman
2017 - CEN/TC 250/WG 6 Robustness
member
2016 - EU-AdMaS-Center (Advanced Materials, Structures and Technologies) of the Technical University Brno
scientific advisor
2015 -2019 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology TUD COST Action TU1406; Quality specifications for roadway bridges, standardization at a European level (BridgeSpec); WG1 Performance indicators, Chair
member of the managing board
2015 - fib, International Federation for Structural Concrete; COM3 TG3.3 "Assessment/evaluation procedures for existing structures"
chairman
2014 - fib, International Federation for Structural Concrete; COM8 T8.1 "Model technical specification for repairs and interventions" (2010); COM8 T8.4 “Life Cycle Cost (LCC) - Design life and/or replacement cycle" (2014);
elected member
2013 -2013 DAfStb, Deutscher Ausschuss für Stahlbeton; 54. Forschungskolloquium
scientific advisor
2013 - IASSAR, International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability; TC4 "Life-Cycle Performance, Cost and Optimization"
advisory board member
2011 - IABSE, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering; WC1 "Structural Performance, Safety and Analysis"
elected member
2009 - ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers; TG2 "Technical Council on Life-Cycle Performance, Safety, Reliability, and Risk of Structural Systems" (2009)
member
2009 - IABMAS, International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
scientific advisor
2007 - IALCCE, International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
full member
2007 - INTERPRAEVENT, Interdisziplinäre Forschung zum Schutz des Lebensraums
member
2005 - austrian standard institut: ONK014, "Brückenbau" (2012); ASI-AG 014 06, "Zuverlässigkeit und Qualitätssicherung im Brückenbau" (2014); ONK256, "Schutz vor Naturgefahren" (2006); ASI-AG 256 01, "Wildbachschutzbauwerke" (2008)
full member
2004 -2008 MOEL-Plus promotion program of the Austrian Research Foundation on the Institute of Mechanics, Technical University of Brno, CZ
member
2004 - AICO, Associazione Italiana Compositi fibrosi per l'industria delle costruzioni ( Italian Fibers Composites Association for Building Industry)
member
2003 - fib, International Federation for Structural Concrete; COM2 T2.8 "Safety and performance concepts" (2003); COM3 T3.3 "Assessment/evaluation procedures for existing structures" (2008)
advisory board member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2017 -2017 Structure and Infrastructure Engineering:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2017 - Journal of Civil Engineering and Management: Advisory Member
Editorial Board Member
2016 -2016 Structure and Infrastructure Engineering:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2014 -2014 Structure and Infrastructure Engineering:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2013 - Beton- und Stahlbetonbau:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2007 -2007 Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Guest Editor
Guest Editor (special issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2017 - Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science
2017 - Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
2017 - Structural Engineering International
2017 - The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering
2012 - Journal of Materials Science
2011 - Construction and Building Materials
2011 - Structural Concrete
2009 - Journal of Civil Engineering and Management
2008 - Journal of Bridge Engineering
2008 - Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
2008 - Structure and Infrastructure Engineering
2007 - Engineering Structures
2002 - Beton- und Stahlbetonbau

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2018 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Universität für Bodenkultur Institut für Angewandte Geologie-Innovative Monitoring & Scan-Verfahren
2018 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden Ausland Baudynamik
2017 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden
2011 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur, Wien Montain Risk Engineering
2010 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur, Wien Biobased Fibre Materials
2008 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Universität für Bodenkultur Wien Risikoforschung

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2016 - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Canada
2012 - Swiss National Science Foundation - Switzerland
2010 - Fonds National de la Recherche - Luxembourg
2010 - FWO Research Foundation Flanders - Belgium
2005 - GARC - Tschechischer Forschungsförderungsfonds - Czech Republic

Reviewer/Expert organization

2016 Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Evaluation of Construction and civil engineering field study programmes in Lithuania
2016 AdMaS - Advanced Materials, Structures and Technologies
Progress and Activities of the Admas Center

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2020 IABMAS '20 The 10th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management Minisimposia "Innovative Monitoring Techniques"
organiser
2020 IABMAS '20 The 10th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management
scientific member of the advisory board
2020 15th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components
scientific member of the advisory board
2020 IABSE Congress Christchurch
scientific member of the advisory board
2020 IALCCE 2020, Seventh International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
scientific member of the advisory board
2019 17th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW17)
scientific member of the advisory board
2019 IABSE Conference Guimaraes
scientific member of the advisory board
2019 COST TU1406 Quality specifications for roadway bridges, standardization at a European level (BridgeSpec)
member of the organisation committee
2019 ATCZ190 "SAFEBRIDGE" Trainingschool
organiser
2019 IABSE Conference Guimaraes - Young Engineers Award
reviewer
2019 The fib's 2019 Symposium - Concrete: Innovations in materials, design and structures
reviewer
2019 37th International JVE Conference
scientific member of the advisory board
2019 SMSS 2019 - Sustainable Materials, System and Structures
Chair (session)
2018 IABMAS '18 The 9th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; "Novel techniques regarding the assessment and monitoring of bridges"
organiser
2018 Concrete 5th International fib Congress
reviewer
2018 IALCCE 2018, Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
scientific member of the advisory board
2018 16th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW16)
organiser
2018 IABMAS '18 The 9th international conference on International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
scientific member of the advisory board
2018 2018 IABSE Symposium Nantes
scientific member of the advisory board
2017 Building up Efficient and Sustainable Transport Infrastructure (BESTInfra 2017)
scientific member of the advisory board
2017 15th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW15)
scientific member of the advisory board
2017 COST TU1406 Winterschool
organiser
2016 IABMAS '16 The 8th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; "MS6 – Novel techniques regarding the assessment and monitoring of bridges"
member of the organisation committee
2016 IALCCE 2016, Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering;
scientific member of the advisory board
2016 IABMAS '16 The 8th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management
scientific member of the advisory board
2016 14th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW14)
scientific member of the advisory board
2016 Istanbul Bridge Conference 2016
scientific member of the advisory board
2016 IABMAS '16 The 8th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; "SS3 – Assessment and decision-making procedures for the life-cycle management of existing concrete bridges"
member of the organisation committee
2015 IABSE 2015 Conference entitled "Structural Engineering - Providing Solutions to Global Challenges; S: "Nonlinear structural analyses tools and safety formats"
member of the organisation committee
2014 12th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW12)
scientific member of the advisory board
2014 Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure and Protection Systems
organiser
2014 IALCCE 2014, Fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; MS9: Probabilistic Modeling for the Assessment, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Aging Infrastructures
organiser
2014 IALCCE 2014, Fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; MS2: Integrative Monitoring for the Life-cycle Performance of Engineering Structures
organiser
2014 IALCCE 2014, Fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; MS10: New Trends in Infrastructure Management Systems
organiser
2014 IABMAS '14 The 7th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; MS 4 "Bridge Performance Assessment and Prediction using Monitoring"
organiser
2013 EMI 2013 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference; MS 10.9 Structural Health Monitoring
organiser
2013 11th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW11)
scientific member of the advisory board
2012 IALCCE 2012, Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; MS Monitoring and assessment of bridges using novel techniques
member of the organisation committee
2012 IALCCE 2012, Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
scientific member of the advisory board
2012 IABMAS '12 The sixth international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; MS 8 "Monitoring and assessment of bridges using novel techniques"
organiser
2012 10th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW10)
scientific member of the advisory board
2012 IABMAS '12 The sixth international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; MS 9 "Inverse reliabilty analysis techniques for the life time assessment of bridges"
member of the organisation committee
2011 9th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW9)
scientific member of the advisory board
2010 IALCCE 2010, Second International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; MS4: Monitoring and Identification Techniques for the Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Structures
member of the organisation committee
2010 IABMAS '10 The fith international conference on bridge maintenance, safety, and management; MS 2 "Monitoring and assessment of bridges using novel techniques"
member of the organisation committee
2010 8th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW8)
member of the organisation committee
2010 IALCCE 2010, Second International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering; OS: Life Cycle Assessment of Engineering Structures: Modeling of Limit States and Durability
member of the organisation committee
2009 7th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW7)
scientific member of the advisory board
2009 ICOSSAR 2009 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability; MS Monitoring Performance under Uncertainty
organiser
2008 6th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW6)
member of the organisation committee
2008 IABMAS '08 Fourth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management; OS "Monitoring and assessment of bridges using novel techniques"
organiser
2007 5th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW5)
scientific member of the advisory board
2006 4th International Probabilistic Symposium (IPW4)
scientific member of the advisory board
2005 3rd Probabilistic Workshop (IPW3)
member of the organisation committee
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