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Stand: May 24, 2023

Dr.-Ing. Holger Eggemann

Programme Director
Engineering Sciences 1

E-Mail: Holger.Eggemann@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2655
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

410-01   Architecture, Building and Construction History, Construction Research, Sustainable Building Technology
410-03   Construction Material Sciences, Chemistry, Building Physics
410-04   Structural Engineering, Building Informatics and Construction Operation
410-05   Applied Mechanics, Statics and Dynamics
410-06   Geotechnics, Hydraulic Engineering

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

402-04   Acoustics
410-02   Urbanism, Spatial Planning, Transportation and Infrastructure Planning, Landscape Planning

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1748 Reliable Simulation Techniques in Solid Mechanics. Development of Non-standard Discretization Methods, Mechanical and Mathematical Analysis
1886 Polymorphic uncertainty modelling for the numerical design of structures
2005 Opus Fluidum Futurum - Rheology of reactive, multiscale, multiphase construction materials
2020 Cyclic deterioration of High-Performance Concrete in an experimental-virtual lab
2187 Adaptive modularized constructions made in a flux: precise and rapid building
2388 Hundred plus - Extending the Lifetime of Complex Engineering Structures through Intelligent Digitalization

Research Units

2363 Evaluation of building design variants in early phases on the basis of adaptive detailing strategies
2825 Concrete Damage Assessment by Coda Waves (CoDA)

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


277 Additive Manufacturing in Construction (AMC) - The Challenge of Large Scale
280 Design Strategies for Material-Minimised Carbon Reinforced Concrete Structures—Principles of a New Approach to Construction
339 Digital twin of the road system – Physical-informational representation of the future road system

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2120 Integrative Computational Design and Construction for Architecture

Collaborative Research Centres

1244 Adaptive Hüllen und Strukturen für die gebaute Umwelt von morgen
1463 Integrated Design and Operation Methodology for Offshore Megastructures

Research Training Groups

2075 Modelling the constitutional evolution of building materials and structures with respect to aging
2250 Mineral-bonded composites for enhanced structural impact safety
2462 Processes in natural and technical Particle-Fluid-Systems (PintPFS)