Christoph Schlopschnat is a Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, where his research focusses on advanced material simulations of fiber composites and its manufacturing process.

He holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in architecture from University of Innsbruck, Austria and was awarded the Dean’s Award of the Faculty of Architecture for his thesis on textile-reinforced, 3d-printed concrete structures. Prior to joining the ICD, Christoph gained professional experience as a researcher and collaborator in the field of robotic fabrication at international universities and companies.