Univ. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-Ing.
Philipp Dietsch

Leiter des Arbeitsbereich für Holzbau

Philip Dietsch


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Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften, Raum 201, 2. Stock

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Work Experience

March 2020:
Professor for Timber Engineering, University of Innsbruck

Oct. 2012 – Feb. 2020:
Team Leader “Timber Structures” (tenured), Chair of Timber Structures and Building Construction, Technical University of Munich

April 2005 – Sep. 2012:
Research Associate, Chair of Timber Structures and Building Construction, Technical University of Munich

Since Aug. 2005:
Independent Professional Activities (expert opinion reviews on structural safety, structural design and checking of structural designs, partly including site supervision)

Feb. 2002 – Aug 2004:
Graduate Assistant, Chair of Structural Analysis and Chair of Timber Structures

March 2000 – Aug. 2002:
Several internships in construction industry


Sep. 2012
Dr.-Ing. (summa cum laude), Technical University of Munich

Oct 1999 - April 2005
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.), Civil Engineer, Technical University of Munich

Oct. 2004 – April 2005
Diploma thesis, UBC, Vancouver/Kanada   

Sep. 2002 – May 2003   
Academic Exchange, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Research Networks: INTER (Chairman), COST (Chairman FP1402, German Delegate FP1101, E55), RILEM (Secretary RTE 245)

Standardization: CEN (Chairman TC 250/SC 5/WG 7), DIN (Mirror Committees ”EC 0“ and ”EC 5“), DIBt (SVA “Holzbau”)

Supervision of young scientists


Matthias Arnold, Mechanical Properties of Diagonal Laminated Timber (DLT) with Respect to Point-Supported Floor Systems, ongoin

Markus Lechner, Holzbewehrtes Holz (veneer-reinforced wood), ongoing

Martin Danzer, Verstärkte und unverstärkte Durchbrüche in Bauteilen aus Brettschichtholz (unreinforced and reinforced holes in glulam beams), ongoing

Yuan Jiang, Entwicklung eines additiven Klimamodells zur Vorhersage der sich in Nutzgebäuden in Holzbauweise einstellenden Klimabedingungen (Development of an additive climate model to predict the climate in timber buildings), ongoing  


Sabina Huč, Moisture-Induced Strains and Stresses in Wood, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2019

Haris Stamatopoulos, Withdrawal Properties of Threaded Rods Embedded in

Glued-Laminated Timber Elements, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 2016


Maximilian Westermeyer, Optimized 3-D timber truss systems, Technical University of Munich, ongoing

Ani Khaolian Sarnaghi, Numerical modelling of the time dependent behavior of glulam beams, Technical University of Munich, 2020


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