MEET THE EXPERT – Dr. Christian Meinhardt, Director, TMD Systems, GERB Vibration Control Systems
Topic: Supplementary Damping for High Rise Buildings
Date: 25 February 2021
Time: 3:30 PM (Bangkok time)
About the Speaker
Born in 1975, Christian Meinhardt studied structural engineering at the Technical University Berlin and specialized in structural and soil dynamics. His first contact with Tuned Mass Dampers (TMDs) was during an undergraduate research internship at the KATRI and the Kobori Institute in Japan. After he received his degree in 2001, he worked in the fields of structural dynamics at the Federal Research Institute of Material Research and Testing. In 2006, he joined GERB Vibration Control Systems and was in charge of the realization of several Large Scale TMD applications for towers and tall buildings worldwide.