P.C. (Christian) Louter P.C. (Christian) Louter


Christian Louter is Professor of Structural Design & Building Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences at TU Delft. Christian holds a PhD degree from TU Delft on the topic of Structural Glass and has worked at EPFL, TU Delft and TU Dresden before re-joining TU Delft in 2022.

Next to his research and teaching activities, Christian is an Organiser of the international Challenging Glass Conference series, an Editor-in-Chief of the Glass Structures & Engineering journal (Springer), Editorial Board member of the Architecture, Structures and Construction journal (Springer) and member of several international committees.

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The research of Prof. dr. ir. Christian Louter and the group of Structural Design & Building Engineering focuses on the development of novel methods and strategies for the design and construction of safe, smart and sustainable structures. The research includes the following thematic areas:

  • Structural Safety, Resilience & Forensics
  • Digital Design & Production
  • Sustainable Design & Construction

Moreover, Christian has more than 15 years of research experience in the field of glass structures.

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  • 2023-5-25

    #3 Best Teacher Team of the Structural Engineering Track 2023

    Teacher of the Year Elections 2023

  • 2019-2-7

    Aanmoedigingsprijs/ Encouragement Award

    The TU Delft Glass and Transparency group received the Encouragement Glass Award from Bouwend Nederland. The award acknowledges the importance of fundamental academic glass research to develop new solutions for the future. Through the award, Bouwend Nederland wants to support the efforts from educational institutions towards glass innovations. The TU Delft Glass & Transparency research group consists of researchers from BK Bouwkunde and the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences.
    Glas Award 2019

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