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News of the year 2019

15.10.2019: Studis on Tour 2019 @ Wirtschaftsbetriebe Duisburg
08.10.2019: The Chair of Computing in Engineering is a partner in the new project "BIM Contracts"
In a new joint project, the Chair of Computing in Engineering, together with other partners from research and industry, is developing an automatic payment management system for the construction industry.
08.10.2019: Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Management develops AI solutions for farmers and weather services
Dr. Benjamin Mewes and Dr. Henning Oppel from the Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management counter climatic changes within the framework of their joint project "Okeanos" with artificial intelligence.
04.10.2019: The Faculty invited small researchers into its laboratories on this year's “The Mouse” Open Day
Children's wondering eyes, busy little hands, here and there an unbelieving "wow": Science can be so exciting. For the first time, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering opened its laboratory and workshop doors to young researchers – with overwhelming response.
29.07.2019: Mouse Open Day 2019
On October 3, 2019, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering will be inviting the public for the first time to the Mouse Open Day, offering young Mouse fans entertaining insights into everyday engineering life with many exciting opportunities to ask questions, try things out and do them yourself.
27.09.2019: Introduction for first semester students
The winter semester is just around the corner and we look forward to welcoming the new students! As every year, the faculty, in cooperation with the student council, welcomes the new students on Monday, 7th October 2019 with a comprehensive introductory program. A preliminary overview of the planned events can be found here:
12.09.2019: BIMSWARM HACKATHON - Apply now!
The Chair of Computing in Engineering invites within the research project BIMSWARM from 17.10.2019 to 19.10.2019 to the first Hackathon. The participants can look forward to prizes worth over 5,000 euros.
01.01.2001: CrossING 2019: The career event for students
From application checks and application photos to business etiquette and professional networking to reports from engineers and companies - the CrossING event offers master students comprehensive preparation for the start of their careers after graduation. The registration phase for CrossING 2019 is now running.
01.01.2001: women&work organizes free virtual "Summer Academy"
The organisers of women&work, Europe's largest trade fair congress for women, are offering a virtual free "Summer Academy" on Saturday, 21 September 2019. Four webinars will provide insights and further impulses on key competences, value-oriented leadership, successful positioning and personal strengths.
01.01.2001: Tandem.MINT: Language tandem program for engineering students
Tandem.MINT offers students of engineering courses the opportunity to test themselves in linguistic and cultural exchange with an international student with advanced knowledge of their target language and thus improve their foreign language skills and intercultural communication skills - in return, they support their tandem ...
01.01.2001: LabExchange: Next Application Deadline for Funding
Students can apply for the LabExchange programme until 15.09.2019 to receive funding for their research stays abroad. Students from partner institutions can also apply for support for their research stay at the RUB. Here the application is made by the accepting faculty member. The application deadline is valid for stays ...
12.08.2019: Microplastics - Challenges and Solutions for Urban Water Management
For the retention of microplastics, the facilities of urban water management are the only end-of-pipe solution that can prevent the small particles from entering the water bodies and our nutrient cycle. The 37th Bochum Workshop on Urban Water Management, which will take place at the RUB on 5 September 2019, will provide more ...
06.09.2019: 10,000 Kilometres Back and Forth – VGU Workshop at the RUB
Over 10 years ago, the Computational Engineering course was established at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) in Ho Chi Minh City. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, a joint workshop took place at the Ruhr-University Bochum.
02.09.2019: Dr.-Ing. Roland Leucker awarded the title of honorary professor
For his achievements in teaching as well as his professional and scientific performances, the Ruhr-University Bochum has awarded Roland Leucker the title of honorary professor today. For many years, Professor Leucker has taught the course "Facility Management of Underground Transportation Systems", which teaches students about ...
02.07.2019: Tiny House Project Presentations on July, 20, 2019
The Tiny House lecture series is entering its final round. The highlights of the project were two excursions taking place last weekend - on Saturday to the Tiny House joinery Diekmann in Hamm and on Sunday to Vereniging Aardehuis (Earthships Community) in Olst, NL.
01.01.2001: Hitchhiker's guide to the virtual construction site: BIM Innovation Day at Bochum University of Applied Sciences
On a regular basis, the "Kompetenzzentrum Planen und Bauen" (Competence Center Planning and Building) at the Ruhr-University Bochum, which is embedded in the project "Mittelstand 4.0" (Small and Medium Businesses 4.0)offers afternoon workshops on the topic Building Information Modelling (BIM). On 23rd June 2019 a full day ...
01.01.2001: Chair of Computing in Engineering cooperates with Elite University in China
For two years there has been close cooperation between the Chair of Computing in Engineering and the School of Management Science and Real Estate of the Chinese elite university Chongqing University (CQU). The cooperation includes both teaching and research on topics such as digital construction and logistic processes on the construction site.
01.01.2001: Summer School: Digitization and Entrepreneurship
Engineering students can register for the Summer School with the topic "Digitization and Entrepreneurship" until July 22, 2019. The Summer School, in which aspects of starting a business are treated in an interdisciplinary way, will take place from 28 August to 3 September 2019.
01.01.2001: Study bridge: Prospective students visiting the asphalt laboratory
As part of the study bridge project 36 prospective high school graduates from abroad, who are preparing to study in Germany, were given an exciting insight into the engineering sciences at the RUB.
01.01.2001: Project "Campus Gardening": Official opening of the first garden area
Between the University Library, the University Administration and the HZO building, campus visitors can now enjoy a newly planted garden area. As part of the "Campus Gardening" project, students and RUB staff worked together to prepare the soil and plant and design the new bed. A mixture of berry bushes, herbs, vegetable ...
01.01.2001: Pentecost Field Trip 2019 - A UNIQUE TYPE OF ROAD TRIP
From 11.06.2019 to 14.06.2019, 27 students of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering visited exciting large-scale projects near Kassel, Stuttgart and Frankfurt as part of this year's Pentecost field trip and personally experienced the variety of the engineering occupation. The trip was organised by the Chairs of ...
01.01.2001: Women's Assembly of the Faculty - Stand Up for Gender Equality
All female professors, employees and students are officially invited to the Women's Assembly of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11 a.m. in room IC 03-610.
01.01.2001: RUB Underground Space Day
On July 10, 2019 the annual "RUB Underground Space Day" takes place, which is organized by the Research Department "Subsurface Modeling and Engineering" and the Collaborative Research Center SFB 837 "Interaction Models for Mechanical Tunnelling". Registrations are possible until June 30, 2019.
01.01.2001: Engineering Live: High school "Waldstraße" invited to the RUB
In the course of their project days, 14 pupils of the Hattinger high school "Waldstraße" received an exciting insight into the diverse fields of work of the engineering sciences at the RUB on 8 July and 9 July 2019.
01.01.2001: BIM Center of Competence: Prof. Dr.-Ing Markus König is deputy manager
Prof. Dr.-Ing Markus König, Head of the RUB Chair of Computing in Engineering, takes the role of deputy manager of the BIM Center of Competence. The goal of the project is to offer comptrehensive digital services to contracting authorities and performing companies to support them in initiating and coordinating large-scale building projects.
01.01.2001: School workshop Heinrich von Kleist Schule 2019
The last days before the summer break - the perfect chance for teachers and pupils to spread their wings and gain some practice insights. Around 20 pupils of a crafts, design and technology course of the Heinrich-von-Kleist School in Bochum visited the faculty to get a glipmse of the many facets the work of a civil engineer has to offer.
01.01.2001: Artificial Intelligence Innovation Competition: Funding for "AI meets BIM"
As part of the AI Innovation Competition of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Chair of Computing in Engineering of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus König and its partners of the "AI meets BIM" consortium were convincing with their concept idea and received funding for the development and establishment of AI ...
01.01.2001: Project Office Annual Report 2018
The Project Office of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers students comprehensive support with writing their theses. Students who are writing a project or final thesis may apply for a well-equipped computer workstation and, upon request, they may obtain individualized support that is especially tailored ...
01.01.2001: Studis on Tour @ Wirtschaftsbetriebe Duisburg Is Entering Its Second Round
The Wirtschaftsbetriebe Duisburg invites all engineering students to the event "Studis on Tour @ Wirtschaftsbetriebe Duisburg" on June 26, 2019. You will have the opportunity to get some insights into the projects and activities of the enterprise and to get in contact with experienced engineers.
01.01.2001: "Lecture Hall City": Digital planning and buidling construction with AI
On 12 June 2019, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus König will give interested guests a direct insight into current AI developments in the construction industry as part of the series of events "Lecture Hall City: Artificial Intelligence" in Blue Square. Admission to the lecture is free.
01.01.2001: Joint Workshop on Mechanized Tunneling in Soft Ground
As part of the WTC 2019 in Naples, a joint workshop on "Mechanized Tunneling in Soft Ground" took place on May 4, 2019 with over 45 participants from 9 nations. The workshop was organized by Dr. Britta Schößer, Project Manager in the Collaborative Research Center 837 Interaction Modelling for Mechanized Tunnelling, among others.
01.01.2001: Career Day Construction Industry
On 5 June 2019, students, doctoral candidates and PostDocs can get to know companies from the construction industry directly at the Career Day Construction Industry North Rhine-Westphalia. Up to 400 registered participants are expected in Wuppertal.
01.01.2001: Elections for Senate and Department Councils
On June 4, 2019, all students can vote for the respective students to represent them in the Senate and the different Department Councils. The polling location of our faculty is open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm on the given date and can be found on level IC 04 next to the library at the marketplace.
01.01.2001: New research college: Sustainable energy systems in the district
From January 2019 to June 2022, a cross-university and cross-disciplinary consortium of 12 doctoral students, including Simon Slabik, M.Sc. from the Chair of Resource Efficient Building, has been working at the Research College "Sustainable energy systems in the district". The aim is to develop technical, economic and social ...
01.01.2001: Review: Master's Open Day 2019
Last Friday, 24th May, students informed themselves extensively about the Master's programmes in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management and Computational Engineering during a Master's information event. Graduates, chair and student representatives were also present to answer questions about the Master's programme.
01.01.2001: MasterPlan: Master Open Day
On 24.05.2019, students will be able to obtain detailed information about the Master's programmes in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management as well as Computational Engineering and at the same time attend the obligatory counselling interview for the Master's programme.
01.01.2001: Silver Doctoral Jubilee 2019
On 24 May 2019, the RUB alumni service invited doctoral alumni to celebrate the Silver Doctoral Jubilee, the 25th anniversary of their doctoral degree. Four Silver Doctoral Students from the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering also received their certificates during the ceremony.
01.01.2001: High attendance of the VGU at the RUB
On Friday, May 10, 2019, the Faculty received an important visit from Dr. Hà Thúc Viên (Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs) of the Vietnamese-German University (VGU).
01.01.2001: Going abroad!
On 16 April 2019 and 21 May 2019, the International Office will provide information on internships, study opportunities and dissertations abroad as well as on scholarships and funding opportunities for stays abroad. Experience reports are also part of the programme.
01.01.2001: "Deutschlandstipendium" - Apply now!
The RUB supports students with outstanding academic achievements and special social commitment with the scholarship "Deutschlandstipendium". Students who are interested in funding in the winter semester 2019/2020 can apply online from now until 16 May 2019.
01.01.2001: LabExchange: Apply for funding until 15th of May
LabExchange is a program to promote research stays for master's and advanced bachelor's students. RUB students can apply for a research stay abroad (2 weeks to 4 months), students from partner institutions for a research stay at the RUB as well as researchers and lecturers at the RUB within the scope of an initiative grant for ...
01.01.2001: stellenwerk Career Fair – Go for Your Ideas!
The stellenwerk career fair will take place for the second time after last year’s success. On May 14 and 15, 2019, more than 100 exhibitors from different sectors will present themselves at their own booths, in various themed presentations and inform guests about current vacancies – at the Ruhr-University’s own Audimax.
01.01.2001: CHE-RANKING: Top rating for civil engineering
The Center for Higher Education (CHE) published the new CHE University Ranking 2019/2020 on May 7, 2019. The course Civil Engineering is one of the best rated in six categories.
01.01.2001: women&work on May 4 in Frankfurt: For Women Pursuing Successful Careers
Whether being a student, graduate, experienced specialist, returnee, executive or just ambitious - at women&work in Frankfurt on May 4, 2019, you will meet more than 250 exhibitors, including more than 100 top employers.
01.01.2001: SFB 837 Workshop: Mechanized Tunneling in Soft Ground
Since 2011, the SFB 837 has established a continuous collaboration "Recent Advances in Tunneling and Underground Space Research" with various international academic partners. Among other research institutions, this includes the IKC Cambridge, UK; the Tongji University Shanghai, China; the ACTUE-Group, Austria; the Colorado ...
01.01.2001: Pentecost Field Trip 2019: Only 10 places left
Register now for the last places at the Pentecost Field Trip from Tuesday, 11 June to Friday, 14 June 2019, which is organized by the Chairs of Tunneling and Construction Management (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes), Building Materials Technology (Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Breitenbücher) and Statics & Dynamics (Prof. Dr. techn. Günther Meschke).
01.01.2001: New professor at the faculty: Interview with Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Torsten Wichtmann
Since 01.04.2019 Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Torsten Wichtmann (formerly Bauhaus-Universität Weimar) is head of the chair for Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering and Environmental Geotechnics. At the start of his work, he answered questions from the faculty's PR team about his research areas, his motivation for studying ...
01.01.2001: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Vogel and B. Sc. Jose Pinzon Escobar win eLearning competition 5x5000
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Vogel and B. Sc. Jose Pinzon Escobar, members of the working group High Performance Computing in the Engineering Sciences, are delighted to win a prize of 5,000 euros for their eLearning concept "CodeRunner for student software development for high-performance computers". The RUB's eLearning team honored ...
01.01.2001: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Andreas Schumann was awarded with Hydrology Price
For about 20 years, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Schumann, holder of the Chair of Hydrology and Water Management, is concerned with the prevention of floods along with his team - a topic that carries high social relevance.
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01.01.2001: Interdisciplinary Lecture Series "Sustainable Construction and Housing using Tiny House as an Example"
Last Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the lecture series "Sustainable Construction and Housing using Tiny House as an Example" started in the Uniforum Ost - UFO 0/01. You will have the chance to listen to exciting lectures every week all around the topic of sustainable construction and housing.
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01.01.2001: SFB 837 Short Course 2019 - Visit at Filderportal, Stuttgart
As part of this year's SFB Short Course, scientists from the SFB 837 visited the Filderportal construction site in Stuttgart on 27 and 28 March 2019. In the course of the Stuttgart 21 project, the 9.5 km long Filder Tunnel is constructed by using mechanical tunnelling. This allowed the scientists to take a closer look at the ...
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01.01.2001: Open Day 2019
On Friday, 22.03.2019 between 11:00 a.m. and 15:30 p.m., the three engineering faculties will open their doors again for interested visitors, organized by "Alles ING!".
01.01.2001: New professor at the faculty: Interview with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martina Flörke
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martina Flörke (formerly University of Kassel) succeeds Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Andreas H. Schumann and now heads the Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management. At the start, she answered questions from the PR team about her research areas, her motivation and her plans for the future.
01.01.2001: TANDEM.MINT: Registration until 15 March for language exchange
In the language tandem programme "TANDEM.MINT", students of engineering and natural sciences can not only improve their foreign language skills with a native speaker (or with students with advanced language skills), but also develop their intercultural skills. The registration deadline for the summer semester is 15 March 2019.
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01.01.2001: Career opportunities after the Master's degree
The two events "Ways to Dr.-Ing." and "Direct entry into the company with a Master's degree" offer prospective Master graduates in engineering orientation for conscious career planning. In addition to a wide range of information, there is also the opportunity to exchange ideas with alumni and current doctoral candidates.
01.01.2001: Annual “Deutscher Bautechnik-Tag” in Stuttgart
On the 7th and 8th of March, representatives of the Chair of Building Materials Technology, the Chair of Statics and Dynamics and the SFB 837 took part in the “Deutscher Bautechnik-Tag” at the ICS Stuttgart, which was organized by the German Concrete and Construction Engineering Association (DBV - Deutscher Beton- und ...
01.01.2001: 50th anniversary of the service of Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. mult. Bernhard Maidl
On Thursday, 14 February, the President of Ruhr University Bochum, Prof. Dr. Axel Schölmerich, together with SFB 837 Vice-Coordinator Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes honoured Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. mult. Bernhard Maidl for his 50th anniversary of service. Worldwide, Prof. Bernhard Maidl is one of the leading experts in tunnel construction.
01.01.2001: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Geistefeldt again in expert interview on the subject of permanent congestion
With 486,000 kilometres of traffic jams last year, NRW is number one in Germany-wide comparison. In an interview with the "WAZ", Prof. Dr.-Ing. Justin Geistefeldt of the chair of transport - planning and management explains that permanent congestion on the motorways in NRW will not decrease. Instead, traffic will continue to ...
01.01.2001: Meeting on the digital building application using building models (BIM)
Digital building permit procedures are currently being introduced in Germany. A new project aims to speed up the approval procedure for building applications by incorporating digital 3D building models. The scientific partner is the team led by Prof. Dr. Markus König from the Chair of Computer Science in Engineering, which ...
01.01.2001: New Student Representatives elected
On 04.02.2019 the Student Council of Civil Engineering invited to this year's plenary meeting. After the last year of the student body and the cash balance were reported, the new student body council was introduced and elected. Afterwards the evening ended in a cosy round.
01.01.2001: Plenary Assembly of the Civil Engineering Student Council
On Monday, 04.02.2019 at 16:00 p.m. the plenary assembly of the student representative council civil engineering takes place in the "Komm" room (03/173).
01.01.2001: Career fair "Car-connects" in Bochum on 7 February 2019
During the Car-connects, the largest German career fair for the automotive industry, on February 7, 2019, students and graduates of engineering courses can make valuable contacts for their professional future. More than 100 exhibitors are expected.
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english teasertextNeue Daten über Staulängen in Nordrhein-Westfalen heizen aktuell wieder die Diskussionen über Dauer-Staus an. Die Opposition hielt der Landesregierung „verkehrspolitisches Versagen“ am vergangenem Donnerstag vor. Für Prof. Dr.-Ing. Justin Geistefeldt vom Lehrstuhl für Verkehrswesen - Planung und ...
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01.01.2001: Bauing Kickerturnier 2019
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01.01.2001: BIM ist die Zukunft: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus König im Interview
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01.01.2001: Successes in the extension of NRW Research Colleges