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Herzlich Willkommen an der Fakultät: Prof. Elyas Ghafoori


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Welcome to the Faculty: Prof. Elyas Ghafoori

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The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science warmly welcomes Prof. Elyas Ghafoori, who has been appointed as the Professor of Steel, Composite and Lightweight Construction at Leibniz University Hannover and has taken over the management of the Institute of Steel Construction.

His main research areas at the LUH are on the steel support structures for wind energy (e.g., offshore wind turbines) and Robotic construction/manufacturing.

Prior to joining the LUH, Elyas Ghafoori was the leader of "Sustainable Metallic Structures (SUMS)" group at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and at the same time a lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich), Zürich, Switzerland.

Elyas Ghafoori has received his master degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). He has then completed his PhD in 2015 in Civil Engineering at ETH Zurich, which was awarded by the ETH-Medal (summa cum laude).


More information and contact:

Website Institute for Steel Construction