Prof. Dr.-Eng. Danièle Waldmann-Diederich

Danièle Waldmann-Diederich heads the Institute of Concrete Structures at TU Darmstadt, which is integrated into the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Research focuses on structural analysis as well as the sustainable and economical use of resources of all kinds, with a particular focus on intelligent buildings and structures, demountable constructions and circular economy. The overarching goal is to ensure knowledge transfer to society for the technological needs of industrial and public stakeholders.


  • since 2022: Ord. professor and head of the Institute for Solid Structures at TU Darmstadt.
  • 2020–22: Ord. Professor of Concrete and Composite Structures at the University of Luxembourg.
  • 2003–19: Associate Professor of Concrete and Composite Structures at the University of Luxembourg.
  • 2000–03: Research and Development Engineer at Eurobeton S.A. in Luxembourg in the fields of structural engineering and concrete technology.
  • 2000: Doctorate in engineering (Dr.-Ing.) at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern (subject of the dissertation: “Shear bearing behavior of point-supported slab bridges”).
  • 1989–96: Studies of civil engineering at the TU Kaiserslautern.

committees, memberships

  • German Committee for Reinforced Concrete (DAfStb), Technical Subcommittee for Steel Fiber Concrete (CEN/TC 250/SC2/WG1/TG2)
  • Fédération internationale du béton (fib)
  • International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), Vorstand der Luxembourg Group
  • Regroupement Francophone pour la Recherche et la Formation sur le Béton (RF)2B
  • RENAT.BAU – Ressourcenmanagement für nachhaltiges Bauen der Materialforschungs- und -prüfanstalt an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (MFPA), Mitglied Wiss. Beirat
  • VDI/VDE-Gesellschaft Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik (GMA), Fachausschüsse 2.11 (Elektrische Messverfahren; DMS-Messtechnik) und 2.12 (Strukturanalyse und -überwachung in der Bautechnik)

Essays, Contributions and Publications

A current overview of Danièle Waldmann-Diederich’s publications can be found on the ORBilu platform of the University of Luxembourg.

Contact data

Prof. Dr.-Eng. Danièle Waldmann-Diederich

E-Mail: waldmann[at]

Technische Universität Darmstadt
Fachbereich Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften
Institut für Massivbau
Gebäude L5|06
Franziska-Braun-Straße 3
64287 Darmstadt

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