Klaus Berner's 70th Birthday
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Berner turned 70 on July 23rd. After studying civil engineering at the TH Karlsruhe and working for several years in the free economy, he began working as a research assistant in 1974 at the Institute for Statics and Steel Construction of Darmstadt Technical University where he found his true calling.
His doctoral adviser, Professor Otto Jungbluth, formerly chairman of the Hoesch Siegerland factory was doing intensive research at the time on the structural behaviour and the manufacturing of sandwich elements in continuous production.
Book recommendation: Planen und Bauen mit Trapezprofilen und Sandwichelementen