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Dr.-Ing. Götz Vollmann

Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150 - Building IC 6/131
44780 Bochum

Phone: +49 (234) 3226 - 104

FKZ: 13N14447

RUB-TLB – Ruhr University Bochum, Institute for Tunnelling and Construction Management 

The Ruhr University Bochum is one of the leading German research universities, ranking among the top ten universities in Germany according to the number of special research areas funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The Institute for Tunnelling and Construction Management, under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes, deals with a wide range of practical questions in the field of tunnelling and construction in the context of research. These include problems related to:

  • Tunneling and construction
  • Operation of underground infrastructure
  • Life-cycle-oriented optimization
  • Tunnel safety ans security

In the past, the Institute for Tunnelling and Construction Management has been able to gain valuable and long-term experience in the field of tunnel safety and security as wall as life cycle accounting through projects such as SKRIBT, SKRIBT+ and SOLIT². In the course of U-THREAT, RUB-TLB contributes its expertise significantly in the development of an assessment methodology for the analysis of vulnerability as well as in structural analysis and life cycle analysis.