Even though broadband expansion is progressing in Germany, there is still a great need for acceleration. As part of the new BIMBreitband project, the Chair of Computing in Engineering is working with other project partners on digital models to significantly improve the supply of high-speed internet.
This year's Annual Academic Celebration will take place on 19 January 2024. The invitations have already been sent out - registration via the link provided is absolutely necessary! We are already looking forward to a wonderful, atmospheric celebration with you.
Monica Akyeampong from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and Fernando Fogliatti from the National Technological University - Regional Faculty of Santa Fe, Argentina, are currently completing a three-month internship at the Chair of Tunneling and Construction Management as part of the IAESTE organisation. The stay is supported by the Collaborative Research Centre 837.
Six researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum have been identified as the most frequently cited researchers worldwide - including Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martina Flörke, Head of the Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Management. This is according to the current list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2023" from 15 November 2023.
Whether as a building material or as fuel - wood is more in demand than ever as a resource. In the 3sat television programme "Makro", the "greed for wood" is contrasted with the limited wood stocks in the forests. In the documentary, experts explain why and how wood should be used - including Prof. Annette Hafner, Head of the Chair of Resource-Efficient Building.
Due to climate change, extreme weather events are occurring more frequently and more intensively. Ammanuel Bekele Tilahun, a doctoral student at the Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management, is investigating what impact this has on the water quality of rivers. As a doctoral student, he is also part of the EU-wide training network "inventWater".
As part of the project "reCYCL:ING", an initiative of the PR team and the Dean's Office of the Faculty B+U in cooperation with the RUB Sustainability Office and the Botanical Garden, Faculty members are redesigning old concrete buckets on the paths of the I-row into their new favourite places. Together, we want to contribute to an RUB campus that is even greener and a bit more sustainable. If you would like to join in or find out more about the project, click here to go to the project website.