Structural Mechanics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Müller

  • Structural dynamics and vibroacoustics
  • Dynamic soil structure interaction,
  • Dynamics of buildings, sound radiation and sound fields generated by vibrations in buildings and vehicles

Building Physics

Prof. Dr. Klaus Sedlbauer

  • Hygrothermics and Life Cycle Assessments
  • Big data analysis and forecasting of energy consumption and renovation costs in buildings
  • Building Physics Design of Urban Surfaces
  • Climate-Culture-Building

Construction Management

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Konrad Nübel

  • Integrated process-oriented realization of construction projects
  • Digitization of processes and process data streams (Digital Twins for Production Processes)
  • Simulation (KI), Lean Management (Scrum) and legal aspects (Contract Management)

Computational Modeling and Simulation

Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Borrmann

  • Methods for Building Information Modeling
  • Robot based construction methods
  • Computational Design
  • Processing of point clouds
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Simulation of flow of people 

Energy Efficient and Sustainable Design and Building

Prof. Dr. Werner Lang

  • Energy-efficient building
  • Reduce buildings’ fossil fuel requirements
  • Use of renewable sources of energy 
  • Sustainable residential and urban structures

Geothermal Technologies

Prof. Dr. Michael C. Drews

  • Deep geothermal energy
  • Stress conditions for hydroelectric exploration and deep drilling planning
  • Minimization of drilling, exploration and production related risks of deep geothermal energy projects

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Rock Mechanics and Tunneling

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roberto Cudmani​​​​​​

  • Earthworks, quality assurance, geosynthetics
  • Special heavy construction
  • Behaviour of partially saturated soils
  • Material flow management


Prof. Dr. Michael Krautblatter

  • Natural hazards, landslides and permafrost systems
  • Permafrost in unstable rock and soil slopes
  • Magnitude, frequency and interconnectivity of landslides

Timber Structures and Building Construction

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winter

  • Timber construction
  • Fire safety in timber buildings
  • Multi-story timber structures
  • Energy-efficient timber construction
  • Building modernization 


Prof. Dr. Florian Einsiedl

  • Groundwater ecosystem
  • Investigation of hydraulic issues and new biogeochemical processes in shallow and deep groundwater systems
  • Stable isotope technique

Hydrology and River Basin Management

Prof. Dr. Markus Disse

  • Analysis of hydrological data and processes
  • Hydrological models for the sustainable management of water resources
  • Prediction and management of hydrological extremes
  • Water resources management
  • Hydrological digitization


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Manhart

  • Turbulent and porous media flow
  • Turbulent flow over periodic hills
  • Numerical river hydraulics and GIS
  • Mass transfer at interfaces to nonaqueous phases

Real Estate Development

Prof. Dr. Bing Zhu

  • Market mechanisms
  • Development methods
  • Implementation models

Engineering Geology

Prof. Dr. Kurosch Thuro

  • Tunnel construction and underground excavation
  • Slope movements / landslides in mountain regions
  • Characterization of rock and soil properties

Concrete Structures

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Oliver Fischer

  • High-performance and traditional materials of structural civil engineering
  • Engineering models and design questions in civil engineering, bridge and tunnel construction
  • Construction in existing structures and the reinforcement of load-bearing structures
  • Development of numerical methods and measurement technology in concrete structures
  • Special load cases, such as fire and earthquakes

Metal Structures

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Mensinger

  • Steel, light metal and composite construction
  • Steel and composite bridge construction
  • Assessment of historical steel structures
  • Fire protection of steel and composite structures

Engineering Risk Analysis

Prof. Dr. Daniel Straub

  • Risk and reliability analysis of technical and anthropogenic systems
  • Probabilistic modeling and statistical methods in engineering
  • Stochastic simulation methods for uncertainty and reliability analysis
  • Engineering decisions based on uncertainty
  • Natural Hazards

Urban Water Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr. Jörg E. Drewes

  • Development of sustainable urban water systems
  • Energy recovery from waste streams
  • Membrane hybrid processes
  • Engineered natural treatment systems, in particular groundwater recharge
  • Water recycling and the fate and transport of emerging trace organic chemicals in the aqueous environment

Structural Analysis

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai-Uwe Bletzinger

  • Computational Mechanics for the static-dynamic analysis
  • Numerical analysis of the interactions of mechanical components and structures
  • Structural geometry (shape optimization)

Road, Railway and Airfield Construction

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Freudenstein

  • Vehicle-Track interaction
  • Rail and road superstructure
  • Aviation surfaces
  • In-situ measurements

Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Prof. Dr. phil. Nils Rüther

  • Hydraulic engineering technologies and water management
  • Water power
  • Flood prevention
  • Flow morphology issues
  • Environmental hydraulics

Department CEE Associated

Honorary Professorships

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Günther Grambow
  • Prof. Dr. Torsten Grothmann
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Heinzelmann
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Hertle 
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Stefan Lutzenberger
  • Prof. Dr. Iris Oberhauser
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heide Schuster
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Willberg
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Wüst

Adjunct Professorships

  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Thomas Baumann
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Mehmet Coelhan
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jochen Fillibeck
  • Prof. habil. Hans Albert Gilg
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Brigitte Helmreich
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Arnd Hartlieb
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Konrad Koch

Private Lecturer

  • Dr. Ing. Minh Duc Bui
  • Dr.-Ing. habil. Uwe Hübner
  • Dr.-Ing. habil. Stefan Kollmannsberger
  • Dr.-Ing. habil. Roland Niedermeier
  • Dr.-Ing. Iason Papaioannou
  • Dr. rer. nat. habil. Arno Rein
  • Dr.-Ing. habil. Roland Wüchner