Sigrid Adriaenssens

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Website: http://www.princeton.edu/cee/people/display_person/?netid=sadriaen

Office: E-Quad, E332

Phone: 609-258-4661

Research interests: Bridges: new structural (mobile) typologies; pre-stressed tension structures: splines and membranes; shells: textile reinforced shells, adaptable formwork, shape optimization; historic structures: restoration and upgrading methodologies; durability: life-cycle design of new infrastructure; efficiency: form-finding techniques, structural optimization, with applications in energy efficiency and human health.

News

  • Foam board with a pinned grasshopper specimen, with wings extended, and four rows with different colors and shapes of synthetic wings under investigation for flying robots.

    Innovation funds support research in robotics, machine learning, climate resilience and more

  • Masonry arch exhibited in Venice

    Renaissance algorithm meets augmented reality at Venice Biennale

  • A structure of looping ribbons

    A new twist on a classic math formula speeds work with looping structures

  • Episode 6: Dance Me to the End. "Composers & Computers" logo. The ampersand is a treble clef. There is a sound wave illustration

    Episode 6: Dance Me to the End

  • Robot show from within an arch made of glass blocks

    Building bots could brave harsh environments, create new types of structures

  • shapes made with ribbon-like strips

    Technique inspired by lace making could someday weave structures in space

Research

  • Art, Architecture, and Multimedia

  • Robotics

  • Cities and the Future Metropolis

Affiliations

  • Three students look closely at a model of an architectural structure.

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Princeton campus and Guyot Hall

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute