Prof Dr Gerhard Sedlacek
Lehrstuhl für Stahlbau und Leichtmetallbau, RWTH Aachen

1939     Born in Rheinhausen, NRW, Germany
1964     Dipl.-Ing. in Civil Engineering (TH Karlsruhe)
1964 - 1969     Assistant to Prof Roik at the Institute of Steel Structures (TU Berlin)
1967     Promotion Dr.-Ing.
1969 - 1971     Bridge engineer at Fa. MAN-Gustavsburg (Department of Bridge Construction)
1971 - 1976     Chief manager of the bridge construction department of Krupp-Rheinhausen
1976 - 2005     Professor of steel structures and Director of the Institute for Steel-, Composite, Aluminium-, FRP-, Glass-structures, Wind engineering and Housing-technics, RWTH Aachen
since 2005     Prof Em. at Institute for Steel and Light Metal Structures, RWTH Aachen (Prof Dr.-Ing. M. Feldmann)

Other professional activities:

Since 1976     Proof-Engineer for steel- and steel-concrete composite structures
Since 1990     Partner of PSP GmbH - Consulting Engineers (Berlin and Aachen) and PSP GmbH - New Technologies (Aachen)
1989 - 2006     President of the Institute for glass in structural applications (Gelsenkirchen)