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PD Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Becker

       Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
       Technical University Kaiserslautern
       D-67663 Kaiserslautern

       Building 14, Room 409

       Tel.: +49 631 205-3222
       E-Mail: andreas.becker[at]bauing.uni-kl.de



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1981 - 1989Civil engineering studies at the University of Kaiserslautern; area of specialisation: structural engineering, degree: Diploma

Employment History

1989 - 1993Research Associate, Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
since 1993Senior Lecturer, Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern (permanent position)

Academic Degrees

2001Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
2017Habilitation (Dr.-Ing. habil.) in the field of Applied Soil Mechanics at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Additional Qualification

03/1997Registered member of the Engineering Chamber of Rhineland-Palatinate
03/2004Award of the Designation of European Engineer (EUR-ING) by FEANI
05/2008Publicly Appointed and Sworn Expert for Subsurface Investigation and Foundation
Damages by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Palatinate

Research Interests

Novel methods of mechanical and chemical ground improvement; mechanical behaviour and experimental investigation of unsaturated soils; field testing of soils; numerical methods for deep excavations and slopes; deformation and strength properties of geomaterials; advanced laboratory testing of soils; prediction of cyclic settlements; vibration protection; dynamic responce of foundations; creep of frozen soils; marine geotechnics; terramechanics; extraterrestrial soil mechanics


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Invited Lectures

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Membership in Committees

NA 005-05-09 AA "Ground; field tests"

Working Group 1.6 of the German Geotechnical Society on "Numerical Methods in Geotechnics" (guest)

ASCE Technical committee "Regolith Operations Mobility & Robotics (ROMR)"

Editoral Activities

Reviewer for journals: geotechnik, Acta Geotechnica