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    Timo Schmidt

    Adjunct Associate Professor

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    Phone: 312.567.3230
    Fax: 312.567.5820
    Email: tschmidt@iit.edu
    Web: Werner Sobek Stuttgart

    Expertise

    • Facade Design, Biomaterials, Sustainability

    Education

    • Ph.D. in Human Science, Tuebingen University
    • Master of Architectural Design, Bartlett School of the Built Environment, University College London
    • Architect, Munich University of Applied Sciences

    Curriculum Vitae


    Courses Taught

    Research & Major Accomplishments

    Awards, Scholarships and Exhibitions
    Science2Start, Innovation in Biotechnology Award 2010 (3. Place)

    Biennale (German Pavilion), Tissue Engineering based Architecture, Venice 2008

    Deutsches Architekturmuseum 2009, Shanghai 2009

    Exhibit of ILEK Works Vienna, Austria 2009

    Scholarship for the Master Degree by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Jubilee Award by the Freundes- und Fördervereins der FHM, Munich 2001 

    Invited Lectures and Chairs
    Engineering and Designing Sustainability, German American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago (2009)

    Lightweight Structures and Biopolymers, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden (2009)

    Imaging of Regeneration II, Co-Chair, 3rd World Congress on Regenerative Medicine - New Products for Diagnostics and Therapy, Oct. 18-20, Leipzig (2007)

    Lightweight Structures, Architekturforum Zürich (2006)

    Zellulärer Leichtbau, Eulogy and Lecture for the Stuttgart Lightweight Structure Award Ceremony, Stuttgart  (2006)

    Talks at International Conferences
    T. Schmidt, S. Haußmann, L. Just: Collagen Cell Carrier for cell culture applications – a review, First Viscofan Collagen Symposium, Weinheim (2010)

    M. Synold, T.Schmidt: Vakuumstabilisierte Gebäudehüllen, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI), Cologne (2009)

    T.Schmidt, K. Puller, F. Renk, J. Schlutz, E. Messerschmid, W. Sobek, Institut für Leichtbau Entwerfen und Konstruieren (ILEK), Institut für Raumstationen (IRS): Beyond Lightweight Structures, Lunar Base Symposium Kaiserslautern  (2009)

    L. Just, T. Schmidt, S. Haußmann, H. Becker, F.  Maser: A novel collagen cell carrier for cell culture systems, Freiberg Collagen Symposium (2008)

    T. Schmidt, T. Skutella, W. Sobek, W. Haase, L. Just: Life imaging of mechanical stressed cells, 3rd World Congress on Regenerative Medicine - New Products for Diagnostics and Therapy, Oct. 18-20, Leipzig (2007)

    T. Schmidt, W. Sobek; W. Haase: Vacuum-stabilized, translucent façade systems. In: Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures III, Sept. 17-19, pp. 201-204. 2007, Ed.: E. Oñate, Barcelona (2007)

    M. Synold, T. Schmidt, W. Sobek: Structural Skins: Adaptivity and Vacuumatics, IASS Symposium 2007, Structural Architecture – Toward the Future Looking to the Past, Dec. 3-6, Venezia (2007)

    T. Schmidt,  W. Haase: Adaptive Systeme. In: Bionik im Bauwesen, Darmstadt (2006)

    Posters
    Timo Schmidt, Susanne Haußmann, Andreas Mack, Manfred Rohde, Lothar Just: Analysis of a Collagen based Cell Carrier for Cell Culture Applications. 4th World Congress on Regenerative Medicine - New Products for Diagnostics and Therapy, Oct. 18-20, Leipzig (2009)

    K. Nothelfer, S. Haußmann, T. Schmidt, , Andreas Mack, Manfred Rohde, Florian Obermayr, L. Just:Evaluation of a novel Collagen Cell Carrier for Neural Cells for the Enteric Nervous System. 4th World Congress on Regenerative Medicine - New Products for Diagnostics and Therapy, Oct. 18-20, Leipzig (2009)

    T. Schmidt, S. Haußmann, K. Nothelfer, L. Just: A novel collagen cell carrier for cell culture systems. In: Biostar, 3rd International Congress on Regenerative Biology, Oct. 9-11, Stuttgart (2008)

    T. Schmidt: New collagen biomembrane as a matrix for bone tissue engineering. In: Biostar, 2nd International Congress on Regenerative Biology, Oct. 9-11, 2006, p. 78, Ed.: Society for the Promotion of Biotechnology, Stuttgart (2006)

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    T. Schmidt, C. Lemaitre, W. Haase, W. Sobek: Vacuumatics (Catalog for the German contribution) Updating Germany (2008)

    T. Schmidt: Tissue Engineering based Architecture (Catalog for the German contribution) Updating Germany (2008)

    T. Schmidt, C. Lemaitre, W. Haase, W. Sobek: Vacuumatics - Bauen mit Unterdruck, Detail, Ser. 47, H. 10, S. 1148-1156 (2007)

    T. Schmidt, K. Puller: Lightweight Structures - Leichtbaustrategien für das Bauen im Bestand, Metamorphose, Nov.-Ausg.1 (2007)

    T. Schmidt, W. Sobek: Lightweight Structures. In: Neue Materialien und Technologien an der Schwelle zur Architektur. Ed.: Architekturforum Zürich; 1. Auflage, S. 31-35. Sept. (2006)

    Professional Society Memberships

    Editorial Board Service

    Professional Society Service

    Grants and Fellowships

    Community Service