Former member

Renate Sachse

Vita

  • 1989 : Born in Stuttgart
  • 2008 : Abitur at the Hegel-Gymnasium, Stuttgart
  • 20082011: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart
  • 20092010: Working student at Werner Sobek Stuttgart
  • 2011 : Internship at Foster & Partners, London
  • 2012 : Study abroad semester at the École Spéciale des Travaux Publics, du bâtiment et de l'industrie (ESTP), Paris
  • 20122014: Master's degree in civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart, funded by the Deutschlandstipendium (scholarship)
  • 20122013: Working student at Werner Sobek Stuttgart
  • 2014 : Emil-Mörsch prize for an outstanding study performance
  • 20152020: Scientific staff at the Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart
  • since 01/2021: Scientific staff at the Institute for Computational Mechanics (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang A. Wall), Technical University of Munich

Articles in journals

  1. Sachse, R., & Bischoff, M. (2021). A variational formulation for motion design of adaptive compliant structures. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 122, 972–1000. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.6570
  2. Sachse, R., Geiger, F., & Bischoff, M. (2021). Constrained motion design with distinct actuators and motion stabilization. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 122(11), 2712–2732. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.6638
  3. Sachse, R., Westermeier, A., Mylo, M., Nadasdi, J., Bischoff, M., Speck, T., & Poppinga, S. (2020). Snapping mechanics of the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 117, 16035–16042. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2002707117
  4. Körner, A., Born, L., Mader, A., Sachse, R., Saffarian, S., Westermeier, A. S., Poppinga, S., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G. T., Milwich, M., Speck, T., & Knippers, J. (2018). Flectofold - a biomimetic compliant shading device for complex free form facades. Smart Materials and Structures, 27. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aa9c2f
  5. Westermeier, A. S., Sachse, R., Poppinga, S., Vögele, P., Adamec, L., Speck, T., & Bischoff, M. (2018). How the carnivorous waterwheel plant (Aldrovanda vesiculosa) snaps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.0012
  6. Oesterle, B., Sachse, R., Ramm, E., & Bischoff, M. (2017). Hierarchic isogeometric large rotation shell elements including linearized transverse shear parametrization. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 321, 383–405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2017.03.031

Articles in proceedings

  1. Tahouni, Y., Cheng, T., Wood, D., Sachse, R., Thierer, R., Bischoff, M., & Menges, A. (2020). Self-shaping Curved Folding:: A 4D-printing method for fabrication of self-folding curved crease structures. Proceedings of SCF ’20: Symposium on Computational Fabrication, November 2020. https://doi.org/10.1145/3424630.3425416
  2. Oesterle, B., Bieber, S., Sachse, R., Ramm, E., & Bischoff, M. (2018). Intrinsically locking-free formulations for isogeometric beam, plate and shell analysis. Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., 18. https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201800399
  3. Bischoff, M., Sachse, R., Körner, A., Westermeier, A., Born, L., Poppinga, S., Gresser, G., Speck, T., & Knippers, J. (2017). Modeling and analysis of the trapping mechanism of Aldrovanda vesiculosa as biomimetic inspiration for façade elements. Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017. Annette Bögle, Manfred Grohmann (eds.) “Interfaces: architecture.engineering.science”. 25-28th September, 2017, Hamburg, Germany, 2017.
  4. Born, L., Körner, A., Schieber, G., Westermeier, A. S., Poppinga, S., Sachse, R., Bergmann, P., Betz, O., Bischoff, M., Speck, T., Knippers, J., Milwich, M., & Gresser, G. T. (2017). Fiber-reinforced plastics with locally adapted stiffness for bio-inspired hingeless, deployable architectural systems. Proceedings of the 21th Symposium on Composites, Bremen, Germany.
  5. Oesterle, B., Sachse, R., Bieber, S., Ramm, E., & Bischoff, M. (2017). Isogeometric analysis with hierarchic shell elements – intrinsically free from locking by alternative parametrizations. Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017. Annette Bögle, Manfred Grohmann (eds.) “Interfaces: architecture.engineering.science”. 25-28th September, 2017, Hamburg, Germany.
  6. Westermeier, A., Poppinga, S., Körner, A., Born, L., Sachse, R., Saffarian, S., Knippers, J., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G., & Speck, T. (2017). Keine Gelenkbeschwerden – Wie Pflanzen sich bewegen und die Technik inspirieren. J. Knippers, U. Schmid & T. Speck (eds.), Baubionik – Biologie beflügelt Architektur, 30 – 39. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie C, Band 82, Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart.

Chapters in collections

  1. Poppinga, S., Körner, A., Sachse, R., Born, L., Westermeier, A., Hesse, L., Knippers, J., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G. T., & Speck, T. (2016). Compliant Mechanisms in Plants and Architecture. In Jan Knippers, Klaus G. Nickel, Thomas Speck (Eds.). Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction. Volume 8 of the series Biologically-Inspired Systems. Springer (pp. 169–193). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46374-2_9

Doctoral Thesis

    Presentations

    Renate Sachse, Manfred Bischoff. A variational formulation for motion design of adaptive structures. GAMM 2019, 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Vienna, Austria, February 20–24, 2019.

    Renate Sachse, Axel Körner, Anna Westermeier, Larissa Born, Simon Poppinga, Götz Gresser, Thomas Speck, Jan Knippers, Manfred Bischoff. Biological Design and Integrative Structures - Simulation in der Biomimetik. Forschungskolloquium FE im Schnee, Hirschegg, Austria, March 25–28, 2018.

    Renate Sachse, Manfred Bischoff. A variational formulation for motion design of adaptive structures. 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM - ECFD 2018), Glasgow, UK, 11–15 June 2018.

    Renate Sachse, Bastian Oesterle, Ekkehard Ramm, Manfred Bischoff. Hierarchic isogeometric large rotation shell elements including linearized transverse shear parametrization. 7th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics, Stuttgart, Germany, October 11–13, 2017.

    Renate Sachse, Axel Körner, Anna Westermeier, Larissa Born, Simon Poppinga, Götz Gresser, Thomas Speck, Manfred Bischoff, Jan Knippers. Design process of a biomimetic facade element inspired by the carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa. 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS), Crete, Greece, June 5–10, 2016.

    Further Activities in the Scientific Community

    • 2020: Mini Symposium Adaptive Engineering Structures, 14th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (WCCM XIV) and 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2020), July 19–24, 2020, Paris, France (Mini Symposium Organizer)
    • 2017: Mini Symposium Computational Mechanics and Biomimetics at the 7th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry (GACM 2017), 11–13 October 2017, Stuttgart, Germany (Mini Symposium Organizer)

    Teaching

    • Baustatik und Baudynamik I (M.Sc.), summer terms 2015, 2016
    • Baustatik und Baudynamik II (M.Sc.), winter term 2015/2016
    • Nichtlineare finite Elemente (M.Sc.), winter term 2016/2017

    Supervision of Theses

    1. Dorothee Sommer. Formoptimierung für den Bewegungsentwurf flexibler Strukturen (20/06). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2020.
    2. Lukas Hennings. Bewegungsentwurf für adaptive Strukturen mit diskreten Aktorelementen (19/04). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse und Florian Geiger. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2019.
    3. Laurin Schäfer. Entwicklung und Implementierung eines isogeometrischen Seil- und Membranelements zur Strukturanalyse mit Kangaroo2 (19/23). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse (IBB), Anna Bauer (Lehrstuhl für Statik, TU München) und Philipp Längst (str.ucture GmbH). Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2019.
    4. Philipp Schäfer. Inverse Probleme und Parameteridentifikation (18/11). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Jan Gade und Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2018.
    5. Eric Stehle. Finite-Elemente-Berechnung eines Anschlagpunktes mit Volumenelementen (18/15). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse und Martina Matzen (bdde). Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2018.
    6. Pascoe Scholle. Load Control Algorithms for Adaptive Structures (18/17). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse und Steffen Roth. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2018.
    7. Anika Strauß. Entwurf von mehrdimensionalen Bewegungen für adaptive Strukturen (18/36). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2018.
    8. Ting-How Huang. Innendruck als verformungsabhängige Last bei FE-Berechnungen von pneumatischen Schalenstrukturen. Master Thesis. Supervisor: Tobias Willmann und Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2018.
    9. Yuan Song. Coupling of onedimensional elements with isogeometric shell elements (17/01). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse & Bastian Oesterle. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2017.
    10. Alexander Müller. Bending deformation of non-developable shells (17/30). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Simon Bieber und Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2017.
    11. Tina Bauer. Abstraktion und Modellierung von Bewegunsmechanismen unterschiedlicher Pflanzen (16/15). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2016.
    12. Andreas Ohse. Analyse gekrümmter Pflanzenflächen mit isogeometrischen Kontinuumsschalenelementen (15/25). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Lehmann, Bastian Oesterle. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2015.
    13. Charlotte Bofinger. Adaptive Kontrollmethoden für den Entwurf von Bewegungen (15/31). Master Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Lehmann und Steffen Roth. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2015.
    1. Leonie Zeller. Formfindung mit numerischen Hängemodellen (20/07). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2020.
    2. Anne Kucera. Berechnung von Krümmungsmaßen für Schalen (17/07). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2017.
    3. Lukas Hennings. Analyse des Bewegungsmechanismus der Orchideenblüte Pterostylis (17/10). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2017.
    4. Jan Haschke. Modellierung der fleischfressenden Pflanze Aldrovanda und eines bionischen Fassadenelements (16/09). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2016.
    5. Lei Zhang. FE-Simulation der Venusfliegenfalle (16/29). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Sachse. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2016.
    6. Moritz Brombacher. Simulation des Schließmechanismus der Venusfliegenfalle (15/24). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: Renate Lehmann. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2015.
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