After his study in civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Thomas Kohlhammer studied architecture and graduated as well at the University of Stuttgart. During his studies, he simultaneously was involved in several research projects. After his studies, he worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Structural Design of ETH Zurich. As of 2000, Thomas gained practical experiences as part-time employee in several offices in Stuttgart and Zurich. Since 2009 he is a lecturer in structural design at the Department of Architecture at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In 2013 he obtained his doctorate at ETH Zurich from the Chair of Structural Design lead by Prof. Dr. Joseph Schwartz. Since 2013, Thomas Kohlhammer works as a postdoctoral researcher on the project “Complex Timber Structures” at the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication of ETH Zurich and since 2016 on the project “Design and Robotic Assembly of Complex Lightweight structures” within the NCCR Digital Fabrication.
Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication: Associated postdoctoral researcher
Email: Thomas Kohlhammer