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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Christian Hente, M.Sc.


Appelstr. 9A

30167 Hannover

Room 432


Tel.:       +49-511 762-3108

Fax.:      +49-511 762-2236


E-mail:   c.henteisd.uni-hannover.de


Consultation hours: by appointment

Teaching Activities

Supervision of student works:

  • Project (B.Sc.) & bachelor theses, seminar (M.Sc.) and master theses are welcome by arrangement.

Tutorial Lesson:

Research Focus

  • Dynamics of structures
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Multi body systems
  • Numerical methods
  • Wind energy plants

Research Projects

Journal Papers

C. G. Gebhardt, B. Hofmeister, C. Hente, R. Rolfes (2019): Nonlinear dynamics of slender structures: a new object-oriented framework, Computational Mechanics (2019), Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 219–252
DOI: 10.1007/s00466-018-1592-7

Eilering, S., Hente C.  (2008): Zur Stabilisierung von parallelgurtigen Vollwandträgern im Holzbau, Bauingenieur – Ausgabe 6-2008, S.288-296


Benedikt Hofmeister, Cristian Guillermo Gebhardt, Christian Hente, Raimund Rolfes (2018): Sparsity pattern extraction for assembly of KKT-like matrices in multibody dynamics

C. Hente, C. G. Gebhardt, B. Hofmeister, R. Rolfes (2018): On the modal analysis of flexible multibody systems with singular mass and stiffness matrices, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 89th GAMM Annual Meeting (2018)


  • since 2017: Research associate at institute of Structural Analysis
    (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
  • 2015 2016: Project engineer at Dr.-Ing. Veenker Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
    (Statical and dynamic assessment of gas high pressure pipelines, static analysis of HDD components, static analysis oil- and gas transport pipes, technical assessment of defect welded joints.)
  • 2014 2015: Research associate at institute of static und dynamic
    (Ruhr Universität Bochum)
  • 2011 2014: Project engineer at HochTief Solutions AG (Technical Department Offshore) (Fatigue analyses and ultimate limit state calculations of detail constructions of offshore foundation structures, research project „Calculation of real turbine loads, wind loads and wave loads acting on offshore wind energy plants, modelling of an installation barge.)
  • 2008 – 2011: Master in civil engineering „Computational Mechanics“
    (Ruhr Universität Bochum), master thesis „ Numerical investigation of a stable Particle Finite Element Method for Newton and non-Newton fluids.“
  • 2004 – 2008: Diploma in civil engineering (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), diploma thesis „Calculation of the exact side loads of wood roof constructions using the Finite Element Method“