Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Carsten Könke


Institute of Structural Mechanics-
Structural Analysis and Component Strength
Bauhaus-University Weimar
Marienstrasse 15
99423 Weimar

Room 105


+49 (0)3643 / 584501


+49 (0)3643 / 584514


carsten.koenke at


Academic CV


1983 - 1988

civil engineering studies at TU München

1988 - 1992

scientific coworker at Institute for Theory of Structures, Ruhr-University Bochum


Doctoral thesis "Coupling of a micromechanically based void-growth  model and a macro crack model for the simulation of damage evolution in ductile materials"

1992 - 1998

senior engineer at the Institute of Statics and Dynamics, Ruhr-University Bochum


Habilitation thesis " Schädigungssimulationsverfahren zur Lebensdauerabschätzung von Tragwerken"

1998 - 2000

senior engineer at the Institute of Structural Statics and Dynamics, University of Technology Aachen

2001 - today

Professor for Statics of Structures at the Institute of Structural Mechanics at Bauhaus-University Weimar


 Research Interests

  • Computational Mechanics with special emphasis on material and multiscale models.
    see following projects
  • Damage and Fracture Mechanics.
    see following projects
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.
    see following projects
  • Biomechanics
    see following projects