Joseph Schwartz has been Professor for Structural Design at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, since February 2008. He obtained his diploma in civil engineering from ETH Zurich in 1981 and his doctoral degree in 1989. His dissertation on the subject of non linear stability of masonry walls and reinforced concrete columns was awarded the ETH Silver Medal. Between 1989 and 1999 he lectured at several universities in Switzerland. From 2001 to 2008 he was Professor at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland. Since 2002 he is owner of a civil engineering office in Zug which is involved in the design of building structures in close cooperation with several leading Swiss architects. In addition, he is Chairman of the Swiss Structural Masonry Code Committee. Joseph Schwartz joined the NCCR Digital Fabrication in 2016 as an associated investigator. Since 2018 he is a principal investigator.
Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication: Principal Investigator
Affiliation: Chair of Structural Design, ETH Zurich
Email: Prof. Dr. Joseph Schwartz
PhD students: Davide Tanadini