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Bldg. 14
Room 482
Phone: +49 631 205 3805
Fax: +49 631 205 3904
E-mail: robert.juepner[at]bauing.uni-kl.de

Academic background:

1985-1990Civil engineering studies, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Scientific career:

1990-1993Postgraduate studies in Geography; Research fellow, Free University Berlin, Germany
1993Ph. D. Thesis "Dr. rer. nat.", Free University Berlin, Germany
1993-1996Head of IHU Geologie & Analytik Güstrow branch, Germany
1996-1998German Institute for Standardisation (DIN), Berlin, Germany
1998-2007Professor of Hydraulic Engineering at the Department of Water Management, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
2002-2007Head of the Institute for Water Management and Ecotechnology (IWO), Magdeburg, Germany
July-Dec 2003Visiting professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
2006-2009Visiting professor at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA
since Feb. 1, 2007Full professor; Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
2009-2013Head of Kaiserslautern Institute for Flood Management and River Engineering (KLIFF)
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012Visiting professor at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Nairobi, Kenya (supported by the advisory program of the German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD)
since 2012 Temporary stays as visiting professor at the University of Namibia, Ongwediva Campus, Namibia (supported by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH)
Oct 2012 - Feb 2014 Vice Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Kaiserslautern
Feb 2014 - May 2017 Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Kaiserslautern
since 2017 Vice Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Kaiserslautern

Teaching (selection):


  • Hydraulic engineering: flowing water, control structures, nature-orientated engineering, waterway engineering and hydropower

  • Engineering hydrology

  • Floods and flood risk management

  • Water management in Europe





Research and Projects:

  • Preventive and operational flood protection
  • Use of unmanned aerial vehicles in flood risk management
  • Local flood management
  • Renaturalization of streams and rivers (with respect to the EU-Water Framework Directive)
  • Sustainable Water Management (Cooperation with the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology in Indianapolis, USA)




Committees and panels (overview):