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Professors (alphabetical)

A

Bryan Adey

Bryan Adey
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBI)

  • Infrastructure management
  • Maintenance management
  • Project management
Georgios Anagnostou

Georgios Anagnostou
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Tunnelling in squeezing and swelling rocks
  • Face stability
  • Geotechnical auxiliary measures
Ioannis Anastasopoulos

Ioannis Anastasopoulos
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Soil dynamics
  • Soil–structure interaction
  • Design against seismic faulting
Ueli Angst

Ueli Angst
SNF Assistant Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfB)

  • Durability of engineering materials
  • Corrosion and corrosion protection
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT)
  • Monitoring and sensors
Kay W. Axhausen

Kay W. Axhausen
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IVT)

  • Behaviour tracing and surveys
  • Agent-based simulation
  • Cost-benefit-analysis
  • Accessibility and land use interaction
  • Demand modelling

B

Robert Boes

Robert Boes
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (VAW)

  • Dam hydraulics
  • Reservoir sedimentation
  • Suspended sediment transport
  • Hydro abrasion
  • Impulse waves
Ingo Burgert

Ingo Burgert
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfB)

  • Wood
  • Bio-inspired materials
  • Functionalization
  • Nanostructural and mechanical characterization
Paolo Burlando

Paolo Burlando
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Hydrological modelling
  • Precipitation
  • Floods
  • Alpine hydrology
  • Fluvial systems

C

Eleni Chatzi
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Smart sensor technology
  • System identification
  • Nonlinear dynamics simulations
  • Multiscale analysis tools

E

Bernhard Elsener

Bernhard Elsener
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfB)

  • Durability of RC structures
  • NDT methods
  • Electrically isolated post-tensioning tendons
  • Sensors
  • Electrochemistry and corrosion

F

Daniel Farinotti

Daniel Farinotti
Assistent-
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (VAW)

  • Hydrology of glacierized catchments
  • Glacier-climate interactions
  • Hydro-glaciological forecasts
  • Estimation of glacier ice thickness
Robert J. Flatt

Robert J. Flatt
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfB)

  • Physical chemistry of building materials
  • Concrete admixtures
  • Cement hydration
  • Material science for the preservation of stone built cultural heritage
  • Durability and corrosion of reinforced concrete
Mario Fontana

Mario Fontana
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Steel construction
  • Timber construction
  • Composite construction
  • Fire safety engineering
Andrea Frangi

Andrea Frangi
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Structural Timber Engineering
  • Timber-concrete composite structures
  • Fire safety engineering
Martin Funk

Martin Funk   
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (VAW)

  • Dynamics of glaciers
  • Glacier hazards
  • Glacier hydrology

G

Alain Geiger

Alain Geiger
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGP)

  • High-precision alignment systems and geoid determination
  • GNSS troposphere and ionosphere sounding
  • GNSS reflectometry
  • Geodynamics by GNSS
  • Optical hazard monitoring and vehicle tracking
Adrienne Grêt-Regamey

Adrienne Grêt-Regamey
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IRL)

  • Sustainable landscape development
  • Participatory land-use modeling
  • 3D visualization and auralization
  • Global change impacts on ecosystem services

H

Guillaume Habert

Guillaume Habert
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBI)

  • Sustainable construction
  • Alternative materials development
  • Resource depletion assessment
  • Material and economic Flow analysis
Willi H. Hager

Willi H. Hager
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (VAW)

  • Impulse waves
  • Sediment abrasion
  • Sediment transport
  • History of hydraulics
Irena Hajnsek

Irena Hajnsek
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Radar Remote Sensing (SAR)
  • Electromagnetic Modelling
  • Bio-/geophysical Inversion Methods
Stefanie Hellweg

Stefanie Hellweg
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Regionalization
  • Prospective Assessment
  • Optimization
Hans Jürgen Herrmann

Hans Jürgen Herrmann
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfB)

  • Computer simulation
  • Granular Matter
  • Wood Mechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Particles in Fluids
Markus Holzner

Markus Holzner
SNF Assistant-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Environmental fluid mechanics
  • Ecohydraulics
  • Biomedical flows
  • Turbulence

Lorenz Hurni
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IKG)

  • Cartographic production technologies
  • Topographic cartography (relief representation)
  • Thematic cartography
  • Interactive web cartography
  • Atlas cartography

K

Walter Kaufmann
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Structural concrete
  • Bridge design
  • Integral bridges
  • Innovative structures
  • Safety assessment of existing structures

L

Pietro Lura

Pietro Lura
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute

  • Concrete technology
  • Concrete shrinkage and cracking
  • Microstructure of cement-based materials
  • Concrete durability
  • Concrete in Fire

M

Max Maurer

Max Maurer
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Water infrastructure management & planning
  • Transition engineering of urban water systems
  • Sustainable urban water management
  • Economic modelling of urban water systems
Monika Menendez

Monica Menendez
Senior Scientist, Group leader

Details
Group
Institute (IVT)

  • Traffic engineering
  • Traffic systems
Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Mojsilovic

Nebojsa Mojsilovic
Senior Scientist, Group Leader

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Deformation capacity of structural masonry
  • Seismic response modification of structural masonry
  • Reliability of structural masonry
Prof. Dr. Peter Molnar

Peter Molnar
Titular-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Hydrology
  • Fluvial Systems
Eberhard Morgenroth

Eberhard Morgenroth
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Process Engineering
  • Urban water management
  • Biofilms
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Drinking water treatment

P

Michael L. Plötze

Michael L. Plötze
Senior Scientist, Group leader

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Clay mineralogy
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • X Ray - powder difractions (XRD)
  • Repositories for waste products
Alexander Puzrin

Alexander Puzrin
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Geohazards
  • Sensors
  • Soil improvement

R

Carlo Rabaiotti

Carlo Rabaiotti
Senior Scientist, Group leader

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Geotechnics for traffic infrastructure

Martin Raubal
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IKG)

  • Mobile GIS & Location based services
  • Spatial cognitive engineering
  • Mobile eye-tracking
  • GIS for renewable energy analysis
  • Spatial cognition and wayfinding
Markus Rothacher

Markus Rothacher
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGP)

  • Small satellite missions
  • Geomonitoring, GNSS seismology and early warning systems
  • GNSS high-precision analyses and reprocessing
  • Reference systems, timing and astrogeodesy
  • Satellite orbit determination

S

Konrad Schindler

Konrad Schindler
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGP)

  • Image-based 3D scene modelling and reconstruction
  • Image and point cloud interpretation, thematic mapping
  • Image metrology for dynamic scenes and flow
  • Algorithms for computer vision and pattern recognition
Bernd Scholl

Bernd Scholl
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IRL)

  • Sustainable land use - internal development before green field development
  • Integrated spatial and infrastructure development
  • Cross-border issues of Spatial Planning and Development
  • Development of Innovative and Practice-Oriented Planning Methods, Instruments and Processes
Sarah M. Springman

Sarah M. Springman
Professor, Rector

Details
Group
Institute (IGT)

  • Soil-structure-interaction (modelling & design)
  • Geotechnical aspects of natural hazards (landslides, mass movements)
  • Alpine permafrost (characterisation, monitoring, modelling)
  • Centrifuge modelling, advanced laboratory testing
Roman Stocker

Roman Stocker
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Fluid mechanics
  • Transport in aquatic and groundwater environments
  • Microbial ecology
  • Biological processes in oceans and lakes
  • Marine microbial ecology

Bozidar Stojadinovic
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Earthquake engineering
  • Structural dynamics
  • Resilience of the built environment and infrastructure systems
  • Hybrid simulation experimental methods

Bruno Sudret
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Structural reliability and Risk analysis
  • Uncertainty Quantification in engineering
  • Surrogate modelling
  • Bayesian inversion and model calibration

V

Thomas Vogel
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IBK)

  • Design for robustness
  • Fatigue of concrete structures
  • Ductile design with brittle materials
  • Acoustic emission analysis
  • NDT methods
  • Rockfall protection

W

Fabian Walter

Fabian Walter
SNF Assistant-Professor

Details
Group
Institute (VAW)

  • Glacier seismology
  • Glacial hazards
  • Englacial fractureing
  • Processes at the glacier bed
Jing Wang

Jing Wang
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IfU)

  • Air quality monitoring and control
  • Instrumentation for nanoparticle measurement and characterization
  • Nanomaterial emission, exposure and toxicity
  • Emission control and abatement by filtration
Ulrich Weidmann

Ulrich Weidmann
Professor, VPPR

Details
Group
Institute (IVT)

  • Decision support for passenger transport systems
  • Capacity and stability of highly loaded railway networks
  • Capacity and quality of pedestrian facilities
  • Stability of track geometry
Andreas Wieser

Andreas Wieser
Professor

Details
Group
Institute (IGP)

  • Geomonitoring
  • Terrestrial Laserscanning
  • Feature-based positioning
  • Atmospheric effects on geodetic measurements
 
 
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27.04.2017
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