Hanns U. Baumann, S.E.
|As a consulting structural engineer in Southern
California since1961, Hanns U. Baumann has been personally involved in the
development of more than 30 new construction products, mainly relating to
reinforced concrete construction. An inventor of construction products
himself, he has been granted 7 U.S. patents and is co-inventor on 2
additional patents. Beginning in 1960 his Gascon fiber reinforced
lightweight polymer concrete system has been used to construct homes in 10
countries. As co-founder of Conspray Construction System, Inc. in 1970, he
has pioneered the development of wet shotcrete technology. In 1992 he won
the Construction Innovation Forum’s Nova Award for his invention of the
BauGrid® Construction System (B/GCS).
BauTech, Inc., founded by Baumann, has been developing and marketing his
inventions under exclusive license since 1987. B/GCS was a finalist for
the 1996 Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF) Charles Pankow Award
of the American Society Civil Engineers.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the Construction Innovation
Forum, the Corporate Advisory Board of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation, and
the Strategic Development Council of ACI International. He is Chairman of ACI
439G Reinforcing Steel Committee, Welded Reinforcement Grids Subcommittee.
Hanns can be reached at (949) 361-0888 or