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Sigrid Adriaenssens
Sigrid Adriaenssens

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., Centre for lightweight structures, University of Bath, 2000
M.Phil., Centre for lightweight structures, University of Bath, 1997
B.Eng., Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath, 1995

Room: E332 Engineering Quad
Phone: 609-258-4661

Webpage: Structural Form-Finding Lab

Curriculum Vitae

Concurrent University Appointments

  • Associated Faculty, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)


  • CEE205 Mechanics of Solids


Research Areas

  • Mechanics, Materials & Structures
  • Structures and Structural Art
  • Sustainability

Research Interests

Durability:   life cycle design of new infrastructure
Efficiency:   form-finding techniques, structural optimization
Bridges:   new structural (mobile) typologies
Pre-stressed tension structures:  splines and membranes
Shells:   textile reinforced shells, adaptable formwork, shape optimization
Historic structures:  restoration and upgrading methodologies

Updated: August 10, 2017