Urs Meier is the former director of Empa’s Dübendorf site. Through his research and developments, he has contributed significantly to the realisation of carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP) in the construction industry. He turned 80 on 8 January – we congratulate Urs Meier warmly and thank him for his tireless commitment.


Read more about his achievements, his awards and where he is still actively involved today.


CFRP pioneer Urs Meier (right) received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 18th European Bridge Conference 2022 in Edinburgh. The award was presented by Lord Provost Robert Aldridge (Empa)