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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald S. Müller

Head of the Institute
Room: 501
Phone: 43890
Fax: 48400
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Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie (KIT)
MPA Karlsruhe

Gotthard-Franz-Str. 3
76131 Karlsruhe


Position
University:
Full professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT; formerly University of Karlsruhe), Germany; Director of the Institute of Concrete Structures and Building Materials; Director of the Materials Testing and Research Institute (MPA Karlsruhe).

Industry:
Managing partner in the SMP Ingenieure im Bauwesen (Society of Engineers of Constructions Ltd); Karlsruhe, Dresden, Germany;
Expert and consultant for the German Society for Concrete and Construction Technology (DBV) and the German Federal Institute of Construction Technology (DIBt);
Court admitted sworn expert
Immediate Past President of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib)

Vita
Academic Education:
Study of physics and civil engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Diploma Degree in civil engineering (awarded by the Lenz-Prize of the Faculty of Civil and Survey Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe)
Graduation as Doctor-Engineer from the Faculty of Civil and Survey Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (awarded by the Faculty of Civil and Survey Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe with the Ehrensenator-Huber-Prize)

Professional Experience:
1986 – 1989      Chief Engineer at the Institute of Concrete Structures and Building Materials of the University of Karlsruhe
1989 – 1995      Head of the Department of Building Materials at the Federal Institute of Materials Research and Testing (BAM),
                        Berlin
1990                 Appointed Director and Professor
1995 – today     Full professor at the Institute of Concrete Structures and Building Materials of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
                        (KIT);
                        Director of the Materials Testing and Research Institute (MPA Karlsruhe)
2000 - 2013       Dean for training and education in civil engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT);
                        member of the directory board of the faculty

Main Working Areas
- Concrete and concrete structures
- life cycle analysis, life cycle prediction and management of concrete structures
- protection, maintenance, strengthening and repair of buildings and structures
- new types of concrete (e.g. eco-efficient concrete, ultra-high performance concrete)
- mechanical behaviour and constitutive modelling of concrete
- microstructure and durability of building materials
- mortars and masonry made of natural or artificial stones
- testing methods for concrete and masonry (materials and structures)
- temperature and moisture flow in mineral building materials
- German and international standards and guidelines

Publications  
Approx. 420 publications on subjects referring to the main working areas in national and international journals and conference proceedings (status: 2016)

Memberships  
Member in various national and international scientific and technical commissions as well as in associations for standardization, e.g. DIN, CEN, DFG, fib, ACI, RILEM, DAfStb, FGSV,
in particular:
- Immediate Past President of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib)
- Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG)