The Institute of Construction Materials consists of two departments.

Department "Materials and Construction"

Concrete Mixture (c)
Concrete Mixture

Chair: Prof. Harald Garrecht

Research topics:

  • production and processing of concrete
  • mineral bound construction material systems and hybrid structures
  • energy efficient constructing and retrofitting
  • conservation of historic buildings

Research Department "Materials and Construction"

Department Fastening- and Strengthening Methods

Pullout testing in cracked concrete (c)
Pullout testing in cracked concrete

Chair: Prof. Jan Hofmann
Junior Professor: Akanshu Sharma

Research topics

  • Load bearing behavior of anchors and adhesive bonding
  • Bond behavior of reinforcement and anchorage
  • Strengthening methods for reinforced concrete structures
  • Hazard engineering with respect of fastenings and strengthening


Harald Garrecht
Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Harald Garrecht


Jan Hofmann
Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Jan Hofmann

Substitute Director

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