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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katharina Klemt-Albert
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30167 Hannover
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katharina Klemt-Albert
Professors
Address
Appelstraße 9a
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
519

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katharina Klemt-Albert leads the Institute for Construction Management and Digital Engineering at Leibniz University Hanover since 2016. Her focus in research and teaching is on digital transformation and digitalization of the building and construction industry.

She started her academic career studying civil engineering at Ruhr University Bochum. In 2001 she received her doctorate with distinction from Technical University of Darmstadt in cooperation with Northwestern University/USA.

Professor Klemt-Albert is an experienced leader and manager of mega projects in Germany and worldwide. For 14 years, she held positions of high responsibility at Deutsche Bahn AG, most recently as Member of the Board of an international engineering company with 1,500 employees. Her personal interest has always been the development and implementation of technical innovations. Her work focuses on the integration of science and practice.

Major research topics at her institute are GreenBIM, Digital Methodologies in AEC, Digital Construction and Major Projects. Professor Klemt-Albert is honored as one of Germany‘s Top 25 most influential women in engineering. She won the prize for excellence in teaching of Leibniz University Hanover. She initiated several BIM networks such as the BIM Cluster Lower Saxony, a statewide association of government, industry and academia. Furthermore, Professor Klemt-Albert is founder and CEO of albert.ing GmbH, which offers engineering services and consulting in digital construction.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING FOCUS

  • Digitization and Digital Transformation
  • Digital methods in planning, construction and operation
  • GreenBIM and digital life cycle assessment
  • Project and contract management in megaprojects
  • Methods of collaboration
Overview of the Institute's research projects
Overview of the Institute's Publications