The Institute’s Director

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Peter Sedlbauer

Biography

1965

Born in Tegernsee

1986 – 1992

Studied physics at Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Munich

1992 – 1994

Research scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Stuttgart

1994 – 1997

Head of the Building Component Development working group of the Gips-Schüle Department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Stuttgart

1997 – 1999

Head of the Hygrothermal Software Development working group of the Department of Hygrothermics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Holzkirchen

2000 – 2003

Deputy Head of the Departments of Hygrothermics and Heat Technology at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Holzkirchen

2000 – 2003

Deputy Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Holzkirchen

2001 Graduation at the Univerity Stuttgart
Title of the doctorate's thesis: „Vorhersage von Schimmelpilzbildung auf und in Bauteilen“
2003

Professor of Building Physics and Building Technology at the University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim
Offered (and declined) a full professorship in the Faculty of Building Physics and Wood Construction at the University of Hannover

2003 –
2014

Professor and Chair of Building Physics at the University of Stuttgart

since
2003
Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP
2006

Offered (and declined) positions at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Dübendorf

2007 - 2014 Co-opted member of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Stuttgart
since 2007

Managing partner of WSGreentechnologies, Stuttgart

since 2008

Spokesperson of the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance (16 Fraunhofer Institutes)
Spokesperson of the Research Alliance for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (FALKE)

since 2014
Professor of Building Physics in the Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Professional bodies and associations

  • Member of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB)
  • Deputy Head of the Mold Working Group of the International Association for Science and Technology of Building Maintenance and the Preservation of Monuments (WTA)
  • Involvement in Technical Committees run by the German Institute for Building Technology (DIBt)
  • Involvement in CEN and DIN standardization committees
  • Member of the Indoor Air Hygiene Commission of the German Federal Environment Agency
  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the Bundesverband für Schimmelpilzsanierung e.V. (German federal association of mold remediation)
  • Co-founder of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB)
  • Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)
  • Member of the board of trustees of the Steinbeis-Stiftung für Wirtschaftsförderung (StW)

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