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Hanaa Dahy

Assoc.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

BioMat Department Director


Keplerstraße 11
70174 Stuttgart

  1. Sippach, T., Dahy, H., Uhlig, K., Grisin, B., Carosella, S., & Middendorf, P. (2021). Structural Optimization through biomimetic-inspired material-specific Application of plant-based Natural Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites (NFRP). Polymers.
  2. Dahy, H., Teuffel, P., & Prösler, M. (2021). Biokomposite in der Architektur. DBZ Deutsche Bauzeitschrift, 56–59.
  3. Dahy, H. (2021). Towards sustainable buildings with free-form geometries: Development and Application of flexible NFRP in load-bearing structures. In M. T. H. Sultan, M. Shuky A. Majid, A. Iskandar A., M. R. M. Jamir, & N. Saba (Eds.), Biocomposite Materials: Design and Mechanical Properties Characterization (pp. 31–43). Springer Nature.
  4. Dahy, H. (2021). Potentiale neuer Technologien und Baustoffe. In E. Möller (Ed.), Atlas Tragwerke: Strukturprinzipien – Spannweiten – Inspirationen (pp. 142–149). Detail Business Information GmbH.
  5. Rihaczek, G., Klammer, M., Basnak, O., Petrs, J., Grisin, B., Dahy, H., Carosella, S., & Middendorf, P. (2020). Curved Foldable Tailored Fiber Reinforcements for Moldless Customized Bio-Composite Structures. Proof of Concept: Biomimetic NFRP Stools. Polymers, 12(9), Article 9.
  6. Costalonga Martins, V. anessa, Cutajar, S., van der Hoven, C., Baszyński, P., & Dahy, H. (2020). FlexFlax Stool: Validation of Moldless Fabrication of Complex Spatial Forms of Natural Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (NFRP) Structures through an Integrative Approach of Tailored Fiber Placement and Coreless Filament Winding Techniques. Applied Sciences, 10(9), Article 9.
  7. Dahy, H., Petrs, J., & Baszynski, P. (2020). Design and Fabrication of two 1:1 Architectural Demonstrators based on Biocomposites from Annually Renewable Resources displaying a Future Vision for Sustainable Architecture. In A. Burry, J. Sabin, B. Sheil, & M. Skavara (Eds.), Making Resilent Architecture - FABRICATE 2020 (pp. 66–73). UCL Press.
  8. Neuhaus, R., Zahiri, N., Petrs, J., Tahouni, Y., Siegert, J., Kolaric, I., Dahy, H., & Bauernhansl, T. (2020). Integrating Ionic Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Sensors into Adaptive Building Skins : Potentials and Limitations. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 95.
  9. Dahy, H., Petrs, J., & Baszynski, P. (2020). Biocomposites from Anually Renewable Resources Displying Vision of Future Sustainable Architecure: Design and fabrication of two 1:1 demonstrators. In J. Burry, J. Sabin, B. Sheil, & M. Skavara (Eds.), Fabricate 2020 (pp. 66–73). UCL Press.
  10. Sippach, T., Petrs, J., & Dahy, H. (n.d.). Soft_XR – Soft Robotic Explorer Unit. Proceedings of the 1st Conference of Design Computing 2018.
  11. Dahy, H., Baszynski, P., & Petrs, J. (2019). Experimental Biocomposite Pavilion: Segmented Shell Construction - Design, Material Development, and Erection. Proceedings of ACADIA 2019: The 39th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture.
  12. Dahy, H., Petrs, J., Bos, D. H., Baszynski, P., Habraken, P. H. W., & Teuffel, P. M. (2019, October). BioMat Pavilion 2018: Development, Fabrication, and Erection of a Double Curved Segmented Shell from Biocomposite Elements. Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposium 2019 – Structural Membranes 2019 Form and Force.
  13. Petrs, J., Dahy, H., & Florian, M. (2019, September). From MoleMOD to MoleSTRING. Design of self-assembly structures actuated by shareable soft robots. Proceedings of ECAADe 37 / SIGraDi Conference.
  14. Duque Estrada, R., Wyller, M., & Dahy, H. (2019, September). Aerochair Integrative design methodologies for lightweight carbon fiber furniture design. ECAADe 37 / SIGraDi Conference (ECAADe: Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe) and (SIGraDi: Sociedad Iberoamericana de Gráfica Digital). Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution”, Porto. 10.5151/proceedings-ecaadesigradi2019_665
  15. Dahy, H. (2019). Materials as a Design Tool’ Design Philosophy Applied in Three Innovative Research Pavilions Out of Sustainable Building Materials with Controlled End-Of-Life Scenarios. Buildings, 9(3), Article 3.
  16. Dahy, H. (2019, February 12). Natural Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites (NFRP) Fabricated from Lignocellulosic Fibres for Future Sustainable Architectural Applications, Case Studies: Segmented-Shell Construction, Acoustic Panels, and Furniture (3). Sensors. 10.3390/s19030738
  17. Dahy, H. (2019). So soll Deutschland in Zukunft bauen. In So baut Deutschland: Chancen und Perspektiven. Europäischer Wirtschaftsverlag.
  18. Knippers, J., Menges, A., Dahy, H., Früh, N., Körner, A., Rinderspacher, K., Saffarian, S., Slabbinck, E. L. M., Solly, J., Vasey, L., & Wood, D. (2018). The ITECH approach: Building(s) to learn. Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2018.
  19. Petrs, J., Dahy, H., & Florian, M. (2018). Soft Robotics in Architectural Context. Proceedings of the 1st Conference of Design Computing 2018.
  20. Horn, R., Dahy, H., Gantner, J., Speck, O., & Leistner, P. (2018). Bio-Inspired Sustainability Assessment for Building Product Development—Concept and Case Study”, Sustainability. Sustainability, Special Issue “Sustainable Construction,” 10(1)(130), Article 130.
  21. Dahy, H. (2017). Biocomposite materials based on annual natural fibres and biopolymers – Design, fabrication and costumized applications in architecture. Construction and Building Materials, 147, Article 147.
  22. Dahy, H. (2017). Efficient fabrication of sustainable building products from annually generated non-wood cellulosic fibres and bioplastics with improved flammability resistance. Waste Biomass Valor, 135/2017, 1–9. 10.1007/s12649-017-0135-3
  23. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2017). Biopolymers and Biocomposites Based on Agricultural Residues. In D. Hebel & F. Heisel (Eds.), Cultivated Building Materials: Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction. (pp. 116 – 123). Birkhäuser.
  24. Dahy, H. (2016, March). Biocomposites for architectural applications based on the second generation of natural annual renewable resource. SBE 16- Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016.
  25. Dahy, H. (2016, March). Biocomposites and biofoams for innovative sustainable architectural applications. JEC- World Composites Show.
  26. Dahy, H. (2015). Agro-fibres Biocomposites Applications and Design Potentials in Contemporary Architecture: Case Study: Rice Straw Biocomposites. In J. Knippers (Ed.), Forschungsberichte aus dem Institut für Tragkonstruktionen und Konstruktives Entwerfen, Universität Stuttgart (Vol. 37). Stuttgart: Institut für Tragkonstruktionen und Konstruktives Entwerfen.
  27. Dahy, H. (2015). Flexible HDF-Platte aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen (28). Haute innovation; Zukunftsagentur für Material und Technologie.
  28. Dahy, H. (2015). Towards more innovative recycling and reuse Applications in Architecture and Urban Contexts. Ecocity World Summit. Innovation Track.
  29. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2014). Natural fibres as ecologic flame retardants in green agro-plastic building products? Internationales Symposium: Naro.Tech Werkstoffe Aus Nachwachsende Rohstoffen.
  30. Dahy, H. (2014). Natural fibres as flame-retardants? Bioplastics Magazine, 02, Article 02.
  31. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2013). Product Design Aspects Of Agro-Fibres Biocomposites For Architectural Applications. SB13 (Sustainable Building Conference)-TU Graz, Conference Proceeding, 730–740.
  32. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2013). Agricultural residues applications in contemporary building industry. ICSA 2013- Structures and Architecture.
  33. Dahy, H. (2013). Towards More Agro-Fibers Applications. Interior Designs- Composites Week@Leuven And Texcomp-11 Conference.
  34. Dahy, H. (2013). Influence of the 3Rs on Modern Approaches in Sustainable Architecture. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 8(Issue 4), Article Issue 4.
  35. Dahy, H. (2012). Cereal Crop Residues Biocomposites Applications in Building Industry. Naro.Tech 9. Internationales Symposium „Werkstoffe Aus Nachwachsenden Rohstoffen".
  36. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2012). Rice Straw Fiber Biocomposites Potentials in Contemporary Architecture. ICONARCH-I (International Congress of Architecture-I).
  37. Dahy, H. (2009). Evaluation of the Current Environmental Codes and their Influence on Modern Approaches of Building and Construction Field. 3rd Conference of the Environmental Services Association.
  38. Dahy, H. (2007). User´s Participation in the Architectural Work – Special Study of Self building Issue. Scientific Bulletin of Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
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