Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management

Prof. Dr. Robert Jüpner

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Room 482
67663 Kaiserslautern

Phone: +49 631 205 3805
Fax: +49 631 205 3904
E-mail: robert.juepner(at)bauing.uni-kl.de

Professional Vitae


Studies of Hydraulic engineering at Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany; Dipl.-Ing.


Postgraduate studies in Geography; Research fellow, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany


Ph. D. Thesis "Dr. rer. nat.", Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany


Head of IHU Geologie & Analytik Güstrow branch, Germany


German Institute for Standardisation (DIN), Berlin, Germany


Professor for Hydraulic Engineering at the Department of Water Management, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Head of the Institute for Water Management and Ecotechnology (IWO), Magdeburg, Germany

July-Dec 2003

Visiting professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA


Visiting professor at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA

since Feb. 1, 2007

Full professor; Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, Germany


Head of Kaiserslautern Institute for Flood Management and River Engineering (KLIFF)

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Visiting 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, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern

Feb 2014 - May 2017

Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern

June 2017-May 2018

Vice Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern

Research foci

  • Resilience in flood risk management
  • Flood risk management and flood protection
  • Flood forecasting
  • Building prevention
  • Emergency management during flood disasters
  • Rainwater and floodwater harvesting
  • Integrated water resources management


    Lectures are given for Civil Engineering students with final degree bachelor or master and related study courses such as Environmental Planning and Biology.



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