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February 2024

19.02.2024: Register now: Tandem.MINT in the Summer Semester 2024

The tandem language learning program Tandem.MINT offers students of all STEM disciplines an individualized and specialized approach to expand their foreign language skills. Working together with a tandem partner from a similar field of study, they can advance their language proficiency and improve their skills in intercultural communication.

16.02.2024: Girls' Day 2024: Registration has started

On 25 April 2024, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites interested schoolgirls to take part in an exciting hands-on programme about the construction of the future as part of this year's Girls' Day.

05.02.2024: BreakING: Chimney Talk with Dr. techn. Petra Drucker

On 25 January 2024, mentees, mentors and other guests met for the BreakING fireside evening in the bentonite laboratory of the Chair of Tunnelling, Pipeline Construction and Construction Management, during which geotechnical engineer Dr Petra Drucker (CDM Smith, Munich) offered personal insights into her successful career path.

 
January 2024

29.01.2024: Review: Academic Annual Celebration 2023

On 19 January 2024, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering hosted its annual Academic Anniversary Celebration at the RUB Event Centre. The event was presented by Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Marc Wichern, Dean of the Faculty, and Maren Störmann, a student on the Environmental Engineering programme.

17.01.2024: Prof. Annette Hafner in an interview with WDR 5

The Cradle", the first office building in timber hybrid construction in Düsseldorf, is being built in Düsseldorf's Media Harbour. In the business magazine programme on radio station WDR 5, Prof. Annette Hafner talks about building with wood, prejudices and, in particular, its opportunities in terms of climate protection.

08.01.2024: Study Orientation Weeks

From 13 January 2024 to 9 February 2024, the "Weeks of Study Orientation", an offer from universities and employment agencies in NRW, will take place. As part of AllesING!, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering is participating in the RUB programme.

02.01.2024: UI Plenary Meeting 2024

On 18 January 2024, the Environmental Engineering Student Council will hold its annual plenary meeting at 5 pm. The main item on the agenda is the election of the new student council. Anyone interested in joining the student council and gaining a deeper insight into the university structures is cordially invited to attend. The event will take place in the common room IC 03/173. Catering will be provided.

 
December 2023

13.12.2023: COP28: UN Climate Change Conference with RUB participation

Husam Sameer Al-Baghdadi, postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Management, was invited by the World Green Building Council to participate in the workshops and events at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference 2023 (COP28), which took place in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023.

12.12.2023: Protective ice jacket in tunnelling

PhD student Rodolfo Javier Williams Moises from the Department of Statics and Dynamics explains why it is advantageous to deep-freeze a tunnel construction site for a short period of time in the current issue of the science magazine Rubin.

04.12.2023: "Timber construction GIS" project wins Humboldtⁿ Award

With the municipal timber construction information system - "Holzbau-GIS" for short - Prof. Annette Hafner and her colleagues at the Chair of Resource-Efficient Construction have developed a tool that can be used to calculate additional greenhouse gas reduction potential that can be achieved by building with wood. On 4 December 2023, the "Holzbau-GIS" project was awarded the Humboldtⁿ Initiative Sustainability Prize.