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Dipl.-Ing. Kai Merz

     Building 14, Room 405
     Tel.: +49 631 205-2929
     E-Mail: kai.merz[at]bauing.uni-kl.de



     Invited Lectures









1990 - 1993Studies of Civil Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern (Vordiplom)
1993 - 1997Studies of Civil Engineering at the University of Dortmund
  • Area of specialization: Structural Engineering
  • Diploma Thesis:
    Deformation of a deep excavation wall due to the installation of percussion-injection piles for the base slab anchoring at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin
  • Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in October 1997

Employment History

11/1997 – 06/2002Engineer, Institut für Geotechnik / Institut für Umwelttechnik 
Geyer · Hettler · Joswig, Karlsruhe
since 07/2002Scientific Associate at the Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering of the Technical University Kaiserslautern

Research topics:
  • Mechanical behaviour of artificially frozen soils
  • Application of electro-osmosis in cohesive soils
  • Geotechnical analysis