Imperial College London

Dr Anton Köllner

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 6028a.koellner




425Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Research interest

I am active in the following research areas:
- Applied Mechanics,
- Stability Theory,
- Composite Structures, and
- Damage Mechanics.

My research comprises
- structural instability phenomena in lightweight construction with
  particular emphasis on composite (FRP) structures,
- the analysis of the interaction between structural instability and
  material damage,
- theoretical derivations towards efficient modelling approaches
  capable of determining post-buckling paths during damage
  growth, and
- novel hybrid material concepts towards improving specific
  strengths of lattice core sandwich panels.

Prizes / Honours / Grants

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  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (09/2019-08/2021) awarded by the European Commission, project title: DamBuckler
  • Dr.-Klaus-Körper Prize of GAMM 2018 (International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, PhD prize), "In appreciation for an excellent dissertation in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics"
  • Scholarship of the European Society for Composite Materials for the participation at the Summer School on Fatigue and Damage Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2015
  • Full scholarship for the Master of Engineering programme from the Centre for Advanced Composite Materials (CACM), The University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2012

Research collaboration

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  • University of Bath, Materials and Structures Centre (Prof Richard Butler, Dr Andrew Rhead, Dr Mark Nielsen)
  • University of Aberdeen, Centre for Micro- and Nanomechanics (Prof Maria Kashtalyan)
  • Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics (Dr Melanie Todt)