Denomination of the professorship

at the Weimar University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (1954 - 1996) and the Bauhaus University Weimar (from 1996):

1955      Chair of Strength of Materials and Steel Construction

1966      Chair of Strength of Materials, Steel and Lightweight Construction

1968      Department of Metal Structures

1974      Department of Metal Structures

1991      Chair of Steel Structure

1992      Professorship of steel structures

2015      Chair of steel and hybrid structures

The Chair of Steel Structures was a founding member of the Institute of Structural Engineering (IKI), which was established in 1994.


1955 – 1969        Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Gustav Batereau

1969 – 1989        Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Peter Hofmann

1989 – 2015        Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Frank Werner

ab 2015                Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Kraus