Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Odenbreit

Christoph Odenbreit

Professor in Steel and Composite Structure
ArcelorMittal Chair of Steel and Façade Engineering

Research Topics Constructions métalliques et Constructions mixtes, Techniques de soudure, Dynamique de la construction
Faculty or Centre Faculté des Sciences, de la Technologie et de la Communication
Research Unit Ingénierie
Postal Address Campus Kirchberg, Université du Luxembourg
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg
Campus Office A09
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5282
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 35282

Professional Career

Since Apr 2011: Grant holder, ArcelorMittal Chair of Façade Engineering

Since Apr 2002: Adjunct Professor at „Schule für Architekur Saar, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes (HTW Saarland)

Since 2006:  Professor in Civil Engineering. University of Luxembourg, Laboratory of Steel and Composite Structures

Since Sep 2003:  Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering, University of Luxembourg, Laboratory of Steel and Composite Structures

May 2000 - Jul 2003: Project Engineer, Geber & Müller Consulting Engineers and Checking Engineers, St. Wendel, Germany

Jan 2000 - May 2000: Project Engineer, Ove Arup & Partners, Germany and UK

Feb 1996 - Dec 1999: PhD Candidate, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Department of Steel and Composite Structure

Sep 1993 - Jan 1996: Project Engineer, Ove Arup & Partners, Germany and UK

Oct 1987 - Aug 1993: Civil Engineering Studies, TU Kaiserslautern, Track “Structural Engineering”

Additional activities and qualifications

Since Oct 2004: Member of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)

Since Jan 2004: National Delegate of Luxembourg at the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) in CEN/TC 250/SC4 (Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures)

Since Jan 2004: National Delegate of Luxembourg at the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) in CEN/TC 250/SC3 (Design of Steel Structures)

Mai 1997 – Feb 1998: Schweißfachingenieur / European Welding Engineer (SLV Saarland)

Awards

Mar 1992: Schinkel-Preis, Architekten- und Ingenieurverein (AIV), Entwurf & Konstruktion eines Sportstadions

Oct 1992: Preis der Bauhütte der Pfalz

Last updated on: Tuesday, 28 February 2012

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2017

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See detailDevelopment of an innovative type of shear connectiondedicated to the composite columns application
Chrzanowski, Maciej; Odenbreit, Christoph; Bogdan, Theodora

Poster (2017, September 13)

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See detailExperimental investigations on semi-continuous encased composite joints
Duarte Da Costa, Job; Obiala, Renata; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Eurosteel 2017 (2017, September 13)

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See detailDevelopment of a new push test for Eurocode 4
Hicks, Stephen; Ciutina, Adrian; Odenbreit, Christoph

in 8th International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete (2017, July 30)

See detailShear Connections in Composite Flexural Members of Steel and Concrete
Leskelä, M.; Aribert, J-M.; Ciutina, A.; Hjiaj, M.; Johnson, R.P.; Kuhlmann, U.; Lam, D.; Lebet, J-P.; Mangerig, I.; Neves, L.C.; Obiala, Renata; Odenbreit, Christoph; Peltonen, S.; Valente, M.I.B.

Report (2017)

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See detailShort-span composite beam tests to evaluate stud resistances
Nellinger, Sebastian; Eggert, Florian; Kuhlmann, Ulrike; Odenbreit, Christoph; Obiala, Renata

in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Structures and Buildings (2017)

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See detailInfluence of transverse loading onto push-out tests with deep steel decking
Nellinger, Sebastian; Odenbreit, Christoph; Obiala, Renata; Lawson, Marc

in Journal of Constructional Steel Research (2017), 128

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See detailMechanical Model to Predict the Resistance of the Shear Connection in Composite Beams with Deep Steel Decking
Odenbreit, Christoph; Nellinger, Sebastian

in Eurosteel 2017 (2017, September 13)

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See detailMechanical model to predict the resistance of the shear connection in composite beams with deep steel decking
Odenbreit, Christoph; Nellinger, Sebastian

in Steel Construction (2017), 10(3), 248-253

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See detailSilicone sealants: A Finite Fracture Mechanics failure model for non-linear materials
Rosendahl, Philipp L.; Staudt, Yves; Odenbreit, Christoph; Schneider, Jens; Becker, Wilfried

in 14th International Conference on Fracture (ICF 14) (2017, June)

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2016

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See detailMultiCoSteel – Structural Behaviour of Heavy Composite Columns with Multiple Encased Steel Profiles for High Rise Buildings
Bogdan, T.; Chrzanowski, Maciej; Odenbreit, Christoph

Conference given outside the academic context (2016)

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See detailDesign of single span beams in SLS and ULS using semi-continuous beam-to-column joints - Part 1: Beams with constant bending stiffness and joints according to EN 1993-1-8
Braun, Matthias Volker; Duarte Da Costa, Job; Obiala, Renata; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Steel Construction (2016), 9(1), 1-15

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See detailInvestigation of hybrid steel-glass beams with adhesive silicone shear connection
Odenbreit, Christoph; Dias, Vincent

in Steel Construction (2016), 9(3), 207-221

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See detailNumerical simulation and Identification of the Failure Criterion for Structural Silicone
Staudt, Yves; Odenbreit, Christoph; Schneider, Jens

Speeches/Talks (2016)

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See detailInvestigation of Bonded Connections with Silicone under Shear Loading
Staudt, Yves; Odenbreit, Christoph; Schneider, Jens

in Bos, Freek; Louter, Christian; Belis, Jan (Eds.) Challenging Glass 5 - Conference on Architectural and Structural Applications of Glass, Ghent, 16 & 17 June 2016 (2016, June 16)

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2015

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See detailAnalyses of the loadbearing behaviour of deep-embedded concrete dowels, CoSFB
Braun, Matthias; Obiala, Renata; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Steel Construction (2015), 8(3), 167-173

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See detailEarly-Stage Assessment for Office Buildings concerning thermal comfort , energy efficiency amd sustainabilty
Degens, Anja; Scholzen, Frank; Odenbreit, Christoph

in 14th International Building Simulation Conference BS 2015 (2015, December)

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See detailDevelopment of an early-stage assessment tool for office buildings concerning comfort, energy efficiency and sustainability
Degens, Anja; Scholzen, Frank; Odenbreit, Christoph

in CISBAT 2015 - International Conference on Future Buildings & Districts Sustainability - from Nano to Urban Scale (2015, September)

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See detailInfluence of Semi-Continuous Composite Joints on the Natural Frequency and Deflection of Composite Beams
Duarte Da Costa, Job; Braun, Matthias; Odenbreit, Christoph

in ICASS'2015 International conference series on Advances in Steel Structures & IJSSD 2015 Symposium on Progress in Structural Stability and Dynamics (2015, July)

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See detailThe stress peak at the borehole of point-fitted IGU with undercut anchors
Tibolt, Mike; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Journal of Facade Design and Engineering (2015), 2(1-2), 33-66

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2014

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See detailCoSFB – Design and Application of a New Generation of Slim-Floor Construction
Braun, Mathias; Obiala, Renata; Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver

in 7th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (Eurosteel) (2014)

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See detailDevelopment of a constitutive hyperelastic material law for numerical simulations of adhesive steel–glass connections using structural silicone
Dias, Vincent; Odenbreit, Christoph; Scholzen, Frank; Hechler, Oliver; Ben Zineb, Tarak

in International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives (2014), 48

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See detailPush-out tests with modern deck sheeting to evaluate shear connector resistances
Eggert, Florian; Nellinger, Sebastian; Kuhlmann, Ulrike; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Eurosteel 2008, 7th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (2014)

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See detailPush-out tests with modern deck sheeting and realistic transverse loading
Nellinger, Sebastian; Odenbreit, Christoph; Lawson, Mark

in 12th International Conference on Steel, Space & Composite Structures (2014, May)

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See detailInvestigation of the material behaviour of bonded connections with silicone
Staudt, Yves; Schneider, Jens; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Schneider, Jens; Weller, Bernhard (Eds.) engineered transparency. International Conference at glasstec - Glass | Facade | Energy (2014)

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See detailAnalytical extension of a climate load model for undercut point fitted IGU
Tibolt, Mike; Hechler, Oliver; Odenbreit, Christoph

in Louter, Christian; Bos, Freek; Belis, Jan; Lebet, Jean-Paul (Eds.) Challenging Glass 4 & COST Action TU0905 Final Conference (2014)

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2013

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See detailDetermination of the material properties of an epoxy and MS-polymer for adhesive point-fixings
Dispersyn, Jonas; Belis, Jan; Dias, Vincent; Odenbreit, Christoph

in COST Action TU0905 book (2013, April)

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Odenbreit, Christoph

Presentation (2013, November 27)

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See detailInnovative conception and design of structural systems for flexible floor spaces
Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver; Braun, Matthias

in ICSA2013 - Conference book (2013, July)

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See detailAnalyses of the rotational capacity of composite connections for plastic design
Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre

in CSSC VII - book (2013, July)

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See detailExperimental investigations and numerical modeling of point-fitted glass panes
Tibolt, Mike; Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver

in ICSA2013 - Conference book (2013, July)

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See detailNumerical investigation of insulation glass units with undercut point fittings
Tibolt, Mike; Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver

in European COST Action TU0905 - Book (2013, April)

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2012

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See detailEnergy performance assessment of an existing double-skin façade: measurements and simulation
Carton, Julien; Scholzen, Frank; Thomas, Sébastien; Odenbreit, Christoph; Maas, Stefan

in Energy Forum - Solar Building Skins, 06 - 07 December 2012, Italy (2012, December)

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See detailDetermination of Adhesives Properties for Non-linear Numerical Simulation of Structural Steel-Glass Connections
Dias, Vincent; Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver

in Bos, Louter, Nijsse, Veer (Ed.) Handbook of the Challenging Glass 3 conference (2012, June)

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See detailDevelopment of material law for silicone to simulate structural adhesive connections
Dias, Vincent; Odenbreit, Christoph; Hechler, Oliver; Scholzen, Frank; Ben Zineb, Tarak

in Jens Schneider, Bernhard Weller (Ed.) Engineered Transparency Handbook (2012, October)

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See detailDesign concept for point fitting of insulation glass units
Hechler, Oliver; Tibolt, Mike; Odenbreit, Christoph; Zilian, Andreas; Dias, Vincent

in VI International Congress on Architectural Envelopes - Book (2012, June)

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2011

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See detailInvestigations into the Safety Level of Marine Steel Sheet Pile Structures with Consideration of Corrosion
Odenbreit, Christoph; Osório, Paulo; Van Baars, Stefan; Vrouwenvelder, Ton

in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference 2011 and the 13th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference 2011 (2011, October)

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2009

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See detailUntersuchungen über das Trag-und Dehnungsverhalten des Betongurtes bei Verbundanschlüssen
Odenbreit, Christoph; Jaspart, J. P.; Hahn, Ch

in Stahlbau (2009), 78(1), 35-41

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See detailUntersuchungen über das Trag-und Dehnungsverhalten des Betongurtes bei Verbundanschlüssen
Odenbreit, Christoph; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre; Hahn, Christoph

in Stahlbau (2009), 78(1), 35-41

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