Welcome at SLA
The Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design (SLA) at RWTH Aachen University has been researching and teaching in the field of lightweight construction for more than sixty years. During this time, the institute has developed its comprehensive expertise in the fields of design, dimensioning and qualification of aerospace structures. With Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai-Uwe Schröder as head of the institute, the SLA brings its know-how to all areas of work in which lightweight construction plays an essential role.