Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Dr. E.h. Dr. h.c. Werner Sobek
Chairman of the Advisory Board

Fritz Leonhardt Award

Honorary PhD (Dr. h.c.) of the Technical University Graz
Member of the Board of Directors of the IZKT (International Center for Culture and Technology Research)

Member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University
President of the Stuttgart Institute of Sustainability (SIS)

Visiting professor at the National University of Singapore
Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development

Exhibition ‘Werner Sobek and the ILEK’, Moscow Architecture Biennale

Honorary doctorate of the Technical University Dresden/Germany
Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects
Exhibition ‘Sketches for the Future’, Ringturm Gallery Vienna/Austria

2008 – 2014
Mies van der Rohe Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago/IL

since 2008
Member of the supervisory board of the Federal Foundation for Building Design

2007 – 2008
Visiting professor at Harvard University, Cambridge/Massachusetts, and at the aac, Hamburg/Germany

2007 – 2013
Member of the supervisory board of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) (2008 – 2010 president)

2006 – 2010
Member of the Council on Research and Technology of the University of Graz/Austria
President of the Academic Council of the HafenCity University, Hamburg/Germany

Exhibition “show me the future – engineering and design by werner sobek” in the Pinakothek der Moderne museum, Munich/Germany

Licensed Peer Review Engineer in Chicago, IL

Architectural License for Germany
Honorary member of the Association of German Architects
Member of the German Academy for Urban Development and Environmental Planning

Structural Engineering License for the State of Illinois

2000 – 2001
Visiting professor at the University of Graz/Austria

Founded the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK)
Shanghai Engineering License/China

since 1998
Proof engineer for all types of structures and materials in Baden-Württemberg

1998 – 2006
Member of the board of the Chamber of Engineers of Baden-Württemberg

since 1994
Professor at the University of Stuttgart/Germany

Founded the Werner Sobek Group

1991 – 1994
Professor at the University of Hanover/Germany

1980 – 1987
PhD in Structural Engineering

1974 – 1980
Studied Civil Engineering and Architecture at the University of Stuttgart/Germany

Born in Aalen/Germany