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Gerrit Gottlieb, M.Sc.


Appelstr. 9A

30167 Hannover

Raum 432


Tel.:      +49-511-762-3108

Fax:      +49-511-762-2236


E-mail: g.gottliebisd.uni-hannover.de


Consultation hours:

Friday 11:00 till 12:00, as well as by appointment

Teaching Activities

Supervision of student works:

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

Tutorial lessons:

Research Focus

  • Fibre reinforced composites
  • Material modeling
  • Multiscale simulation

Research Projects

DFG-Project  - Development and validation of a virtual process chain for composite structural components considering imperfections with application to a rotor blade component

Journal Papers

C. Gerendt, A. Dean, T. Mahrholz, R. Rolfes (2019): On the progressive failure simulation and experimental validation of fiber metal laminate bolted joints, Composite Structures, Volume 229, 1 December 2019, 111368
DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111368


C. Gerendt, N. Englisch, E. Jansen, R. Rolfes (2018): Energy based fatigue damage analysis of CFRP-GFRP hybrid laminates, ICFC 7 - the 7th International Conference on Fatigue of Composites, Vicenza, Italy (2018)

C. Gerendt, E. Jansen, R. Rolfes (2017): A FATIGUE DAMAGE MODEL FOR FIBER METAL LAMINATES INCLUDING FIBER/MATRIX DEGRADATION, 6th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites (COMPOSITES 2017), Eindhoven, Netherlands

Ehrmann, Andreas; Gerendt, Christian; Rolfes, Raimund (2015): Model Calibration for the Soil-Structure-Interaction of an Offshore Wind Turbine Substructure with Suction Buckets, Extended Abstract in Proceedings of 11th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe, Stuttgart


M. Brod, C. Gerendt, A. Dean, R. Rolfes (2019): Modeling and Simulation of Fatigue Damage behavior in Carbon Composites under Tension-Compression Load Reversals, CCeV-Thementag „Ermüdung und strukturelle Integrität von Composites“, St. Valentin, Austria

A. Dean, H. Madhusoodanan, C. Gerendt, M. Brod, E. Jansen & R. Rolfes (2018) (2018): Applications of a physically based fatigue damage model for composite and hybrid structures., FULLCOMP Workshop 2018, Bordeaux, France

C. Gerendt, R. Rolfes (2018): Fatigue Damage Modelling of Composites: Application to FML Joints, IRTG PhD Winter School 2018, Bad Herrenalb (Germany)

R. Unger, C. Gerendt, B. Daum, E. Jansen, R. Rolfes, C. Ueing, N. Englisch, F. Sayer, W. Exner, T. Mahrholz, P. Lorsch, P. Wierach (2017): Lebensdauererhöhung und Leichtbauoptimierung durch nanomodifizierte und hybride Werkstoffsysteme im Rotorblatt, Hannover Messe, Forum Industrial Supply, 28. April 2017

Alexander D. Meurer, Christian Gerendt and Raimund Rolfes (2016): Identification of Essential Imperfection Patterns for Axially Compressed Composite Cylindrical Shells, ECCOMAS Congress 2016


  • since 2017: Research associate at the Institute of Structural Analysis
    (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
  • 2015 – 2017: Project engineer at KREBS + KIEFER Ingenieure GmbH
    (structural engineering and constructional testing)
  • 2012 – 2015: Master’s programme „Structural Engineering“
    Leibniz Universität Hannover), master thesis “Fatique Assessment of High Strength, Hot-Dip Galvanized Bolts Based on Local Strains”  (Institute for Steel Construction)
  • 2009 – 2012: Bachelor’s programme „Civil and Environmental Engineering“
    Leibniz Universität Hannover), bachelor thesis “Static Analysis and Structural Design of a Flat Slab” (Institute for Concrete Structures)