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Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Research Profile

General research topics at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering:

  • Resource-efficient building, development of new construction methods and materials
  • Infrastructure planning, planning and construction in metropolitan areas

Research focus (including third-party funding research activities):

  • Building and room acoustics / staircase construction
    (Department of Architecture, Construction Physics Laboratory, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Kanz, Dipl.-Ing. Mario Miscioscia)
  • Structural inspection and construction research
    (Department of Architecture: Laboratory for Structural Inspection and Construction Research, LfB, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rohn)
  • Solid construction materials technology and solid construction preservation
    (Department of Civil Engineering, Solid Construction Laboratory, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Heese)
  • Flowing water, flood safety
    (Department of Civil Engineering, Water Engineering Laboratory, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ruiz Rodriguez)
  • Task force "Spate and Flashfloods" (Department of Civil Engineering, Water Engineering Laboratory, Prof. Dr.-Ing. E. Ruiz Rodriguez in collaboration with the Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie, HLUG)
  • MPA Wiesbaden (Wiesbaden Construction Materials Testing Center)
    (Construction Materials Testing Center for Civil Engineering  MPA Wiesbaden, Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Heese)
  • Timber engineering, timber-concrete composite constructions and timber-steel bonds
    (Department of Civil Engineering: Timber Engineering Laboratory, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bathon)

In addition, there are numerous small-scale research activities going on in the specific laboratories.