Bernhard Sill Assistant Professor Clemson University School of Architecture 162 Lee Hall Clemson, SC 29634-0503 firstname.lastname@example.org Civil Engineer with a strong Profile in Structural Design and an interdisciplinary profile – trained in Civil Engineering and Architecture from University Stuttgart/Germany. Professional practice in Structural Engineering Offices in Paris/France and Chur/Switzerland. Teaching experience at Clemson University School of Architecture, SC/USA and Technical University Berlin/Germany, Department of Architecture. EDUCATION 1992 – 1999 Diplom-Ingenieur (equivalent to Master) of Civil Engineering, University Stuttgart/Germany, Specializing on Structural Engineering. 1997 – 1999 Studies of Architecture, University Stuttgart/Germany. TEACHING 2008 – present Assistant Professor with tenure track, Clemson University, SC, School of Architecture, College of Architecture, Arts & Humanities. Undergraduate and graduate design studios, graduate courses in structures. 2003 – 2008 Lecturer, Technical University Berlin, Germany, Department of Architecture, Chair of Structure and Design, Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Rückert. Undergraduate courses in Theory of Structures and graduate design studios. RESEARCH 2004 – present Research on “Convertible Structures” under the supervision of Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Rückert, Technical University Berlin. PhD.-Thesis anticipated in 2008. 1997 – 1998 Student Project “Glass Arch”, IL Institute of Lightweight Structures, University Stuttgart/ Germany, Professor Dr.-Ing. Werner Sobek. Design and construction of a prototype in structural glass. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2002 – 2003 Structural Engineer, Conzett Bronzini Gartmann, Chur/Switzerland. Structural design and analysis for building and bridge projects. 1999 – 2001 Structural Engineer, RFR (Peter Rice, Martin Francis, Ian Ritchie), Paris/France. Structural design and analysis for building and bridge projects. 1995 – 1998 Teaching Assistant, chair of Professor Dr.-Ing. Jörg Schlaich, University Stuttgart/Germany, Department of Civil Engineering. 1994 – 1995 Trainee, structural engineering office of building contractor Ed. Züblin AG, Stuttgart/Germany. Collaboration in execution planning. 1996 Trainee, Geoengineering office ZETAS Earth Technology Corp., Istanbul/Turkey. Assisted in soil and foundation engineering and geotechnical reports. ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS Software Skills: Static Analysis: GSA (Oasys); PCAE; Statik, Cedrus and Fagus (Cubus); ALGOR. Computer Aided Design: AutoCad. Memberships: IASS International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures. IABSE International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering. VDI Association of German Engineers. IACES International Association of Civil Engineering Students, Alumnus. Languages: German, English, French, Romanian. Bernhard Sill Assistant Professor Clemson University School of Architecture Teaching Technical University Berlin/Germany, Lecturer, Technical University Berlin, Germany, Department of Architecture Department of Architecture, Chair of Structure and Design, Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Rückert. Undergraduate courses in Theory of Structures and graduate design studios. Undergraduate courses: 2004/05, “Theory of Structures 1”, undergraduate course. 2005, “Theory of Structures 2”, undergraduate course. 2005/06, “Theory of Structures 3”, undergraduate course. Undergraduate Synthesis Design Studio: 2006, “Urban Fields”, multi-stored building, design studio integrating Architecture & Structures (Guest-Prof. Marianne Müller & Prof. Klaus Rückert). Graduate Synthesis Design Studios 2007/08, “Globe Playhouse Berlin” (Prof. Jean-Philippe Vassal & Prof. Klaus Rückert), Awarded design by: Stephanie Larassati, Badamkhand Bayar recommended for realization by the client: The Shakespeare Company Berlin. 2007, “High Density Housing Buildings” (Prof. Finn Geipel & Prof. Klaus Rückert). 2006, “Outlook Tower for Hamburg” (Prof. Rainer Hascher & Prof. Klaus Rückert). 2005, “Soft & Solid, Membrane Design” (Prof. Finn Geipel & Prof. Klaus Rückert). 2004/05, “Footbridges in the Park”, (Prof. Dorothée Sack & Prof. Klaus Rückert & Prof. Joachim Lindner). Awarded 1st Place at Student Award “Schinkelpreis 2005” & “Travel Fellowship of Hans-Joachim-Pysall Foundation”: Jan Zapletal, Andreas Zeese, Philip Köper, Ansgar Pott. 2004, “Saint Gobain Glass Pavillon” (Prof. Rainer Hascher & Prof. Klaus Rückert). 2004, “Students Build in Mexiko” (Prof. Ingrid Götz & Prof. Klaus Rückert). 2003/04, “Skating-Arena Berlin” (Prof. Rainer Hascher & Prof. Klaus Rückert). Awarded: Honorable Mention “Student Award of German Steel Construction 2004”: Johanna Kuna and Anke Müller. Bernhard Sill Assistant Professor Clemson University School of Architecture Lectures “Bridging the Gap”, Friday October 31, 2008, lecture integrated in ARCH 251 second year design studio and part of the Architecture Lecture Series at the Clemson School of Architecture. “Vertical Structures”, Monday October 27, 2008, invited lecture in ARCH 351 Chicago Studio – Vertical Farm Prototype of Professors Dough Hecker/Martha Skinner at Clemson University School of Architecture. “The Contribution of Structures to Architecture”, March 4, 2008, Presentation during the candidature for the Position as an Assistant Professor at Clemson University School of Architecture. “Spectacle and Structure”, “Mobile and Convertible”, internal lectures, Berlin Institute of Technology, design studio “Globe Playhouse”of Prof. Jean-Philippe Vassal & Prof. Klaus Rückert, 1st and 15th November 2007. “On Convertible Structures: Two Design Proposals for a Retractable Roof”, presentation at the International Conference On Adaptable Building Structures: Adaptables2006, Technical University Eindhoven/The Netherlands, 3 July 2006. “The Dream of the Tower” and “Constructing Towers”, invited lectures, Berlin Institute of Technology, design studio “Outlook tower for Hamburg” of Prof. Rainer Hascher & Prof. Klaus Rückert, 9th and 16th November 2006. “Considerations on Towers”, invited lecture, UdK University of Arts Berlin/Germany, design studio “Special Topics of Structural Engineering” of Prof. Eddy Widjaja, 23 November 2005. “Structures for Bridges”, internal lecture, Berlin Institute of Technology, design studio “Footbridges in the park” of Prof. Dorothée Sack & Prof. Klaus Rückert, 4 November 2004. “Design of Structural Glass”, invited lecture, Berlin Institute of Technology, design studio “Pavillon for Saint Gobain Glass” of Prof. Rainer Hascher & Prof. Klaus Rückert, 13 Mai 2004. Mai 1998, invited lecture at the International Colloquium: “Building with Glass”, IL Institute of Lightweight Structures, University Stuttgart/Germany. Presentation of the prototype “Glass Arch” to international experts in structural glass.