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Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Hanaa Dahy

BioMat Department Director


+49 711 685-83274

Keplerstraße 11
70174 Stuttgart

  1. 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.
  2. 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), 3278.
  3. 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.
  4. Dahy, H., Petrs, jan, & 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.
  5. Sippach, T., Petrs, J., & Dahy, H. (n.d.). Soft_XR – Soft Robotic Explorer Unit. Proceedings of the 1st Conference of Design Computing 2018.
  6. Dahy, H., Petrs, J., Bos, D. H., Baszynski, P., Habraken, P. H. W., & Teuffel, P. M. (2019). 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.
  7. Petrs, J., Dahy, H., & Florian, M. (2019). From MoleMOD to MoleSTRING. Design of self-assembly structures actuated by shareable soft robots. Proceedings of ECAADe 37 / SIGraDi Conference.
  8. Duque Estrada, R., Wyller, M., & Dahy, H. (2019). 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
  9. 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), 64.
  10. 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.
  11. Dahy, H. (2019). Natural Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites (NFRP) Fabricated from Lignocellulosic Fibres for Future Sustainable Architectural Applications, Case Studies: Segmented-Shell Construction, Acoustic Panels, and Furniture (No. 3). Sensors. 10.3390/s19030738
  12. Dahy, H. (2019). So soll Deutschland in Zukunft bauen. In So baut Deutschland: Chancen und Perspektiven. Europäischer Wirtschaftsverlag.
  13. Knippers, J., Menges, A., Dahy, H., Früh, N., Körner, A., Rinderspacher, K., Saffarian, S., Slabbinck, EvyL. M., Solly, J., Vasey, L., & Wood, D. (2018). The ITECH approach: Building(s) to learn. Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2018.
  14. Petrs, J., Dahy, H., & Florian, M. (2018). Soft Robotics in Architectural Context. Proceedings of the 1st Conference of Design Computing 2018.
  15. 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.
  16. Dahy, H. (2017). Biocomposite materials based on annual natural fibres and biopolymers – Design, fabrication and costumized applications in architecture. Construction and Building Materials, 147, 212 – 220.
  17. 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.
  18. 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
  19. Dahy, H. (2016). Biocomposites and biofoams for innovative sustainable architectural applications. JEC- World Composites Show.
  20. Dahy, H. (2016). Biocomposites for architectural applications based on the second generation of natural annual renewable resource. SBE 16- Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016.
  21. Dahy, H. (2015). Flexible HDF-Platte aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen (No. 28). Haute innovation; Zukunftsagentur für Material und Technologie.
  22. Dahy, H. (2015). Towards more innovative recycling and reuse Applications in Architecture and Urban Contexts. Ecocity World Summit. Innovation Track.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Dahy, H. (2014). Natural fibres as flame-retardants? Bioplastics Magazine, 02, 18–20.
  26. 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.
  27. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2013). Agricultural residues applications in contemporary building industry. ICSA 2013- Structures and Architecture.
  28. Dahy, H. (2013). Towards More Agro-Fibers Applications. Interior Designs- Composites Week@Leuven And Texcomp-11 Conference.
  29. Dahy, H. (2013). Influence of the 3Rs on Modern Approaches in Sustainable Architecture. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 8(Issue 4), 43–53.
  30. Dahy, H., & Knippers, J. (2012). Rice Straw Fiber Biocomposites Potentials in Contemporary Architecture. ICONARCH-I (International Congress of Architecture-I).
  31. Dahy, H. (2012). Cereal Crop Residues Biocomposites Applications in Building Industry. Naro.Tech 9. Internationales Symposium „Werkstoffe Aus Nachwachsenden Rohstoffen".
  32. 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.
  33. 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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