Hamburg University of Technology

The Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) was founded in 1978 as a research university.

Institute of Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Management

With the appointment of  Dr.-Ing. J├╝rgen Grabe as a professor in 1998 the section 'Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Management' was founded and renamed in 'Institute for Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Management' in 2006. Research and education are focused on Geotechnical Engineering in general and Marine Geotechnics in particular. The main field of research activities is the optimization of geotechnical techniques and constructions by means of mathematical optimization and numerical simulation.