Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schneider

Professor for Structural Analysis


Building with Paper

Energy Technologies in Civil Engineering and Architecture (ECTEA)

Glass and Polymers in Construction Engineering


Regenerative energies

Stuctural Analysis I

Stuctural Analysis II

Stuctural Analysis III

Stuctural Analysis IV

Structural analysis of cable and membrane structures


Glass Structures and Façades
Joining of Glass Elements
Glass and Solar Applications
Structural Elements of Transparent Plastics

Curriculum Vitae

since April 2009 appointment as a professor at Darmstadt University of Technology, department of civil engineering and surveying, institute of materials and mechanics in civil engineering
September 2007 – March 2009 appointment as a professor at University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt a.M., institute for structural engineering and structural mechanics
since September 2008 lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule für Technik (HfT) Stuttgart) for Glass Structures in a planned Master-course Construction Engineering
since 2008 member Scientific Committee of Glass Processing Days (GPD), Tampere, Finland
since 2006 authorized sworn expert for glass structures at IHK Offenbach
since 2006 member structural glazing committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
since 2006 member Verein Deutsche Ingenieure (VDI)
since November 2005 engineering consultancy Goldschmidt Fischer und Partner
since 2004 member in expert committee (Sachverständigenausschuss (SVA)) for glass in civil engineering at Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt)
since 2003 member in standard commitee DIN 18008: Glas im Bauwesen: Bemessungs- und Konstruktionsregeln, Glass in Building – Design and construction rules –
since 2003 member Vereinigung der Freunde der TU Darmstadt
May 2001 – November 2005 engineering consultancy Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, Stuttgart
September 2001 PhD-degree in structural engineering at Darmstadt University of Technology, department of civil engineering and surveying
since 2000 member International Association for Bridge and Struc¬tural Engineering (IABSE), since 2007 member of the Working Group Structural Glass
April 1997 – March 2001 scientific assistant at Darmstadt University of Technology, Institute for Structural Analysis
May 1996 – August 1996 assistant project manager at Treuhand Osteuropa Beratungsgesellschaft mbH for a privatization project
October 1995, October 1996 language teacher for groups of 20 foreign exchange students of the Erasmus-Program for a language- and integration course
July 1993 – February 1997 civil Engineering studies at Darmstadt University of Technology
October 1992 – June 1993 studies at Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal with an Erasmus-stipend
October 1990 begin of studies at Darmstadt University of Technology, department of civil engineering
May 1989 diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission or matriculation at Gymnasium am Mosbacher Berg, Wiesbaden
June 1989 – September 1990 military service, support battalion 310, Diez a.d.L.
November 18, 1969 born in Hüttental
married, 4 children  
hobbies: Triathlon, running, mountaineering, skiing, biking, travelling