Homepage Rene Steiger

Professional education:

  • Civil Engineer, PhD


Field of activity:

  • Reliability of structures and structural elements (esp. focused on timber structures) in terms of robustness, structural safety, serviceability and durability
  • Further development of codes and standards for the design and the assessment of timber structures
  • Service contracts, expert’s opinions and continuing education of professionals, lectures at ETH Zürich

Professional affiliations:

  • Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects SIA
  • Schweizer Gesellschaft für Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik SGEB
  • Member and Co-Chair of the Standards Committee SIA 265 − Timber Structures
  • Technical Committee CEN/TC250/SC5 Eurocode 5 − Design of Timber Structures
  • International Network on Timber Engineering Research INTER (former CIB-W18)