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Robert Klar

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Klar

Robert Klar studied Civil Engineering with focus on Hydraulic Engineering and Tunnel Construction at the University of Innsbruck. Then he worked four years at Schönherr Consulting Engineers (Austria) in the field of hydraulic engineering, flood protection and ski-slope design. This was followed by two years’ experience at INTALES GmbH Engineering Solutions (Austria) specializing in the application of nonlinear analyses for complex lightweight structures and software development for the aerospace industry (FACC, ASTRIUM). In the year 2009 he joined the team of Prof. Aufleger at the University of Innsbruck, Unit of Hydraulic Engineering as scientific assistant and PhD candidate.

Markus Aufleger

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Markus Aufleger

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Markus Aufleger is full Professor and Head of the Unit of Hydraulic Engineering at the University of Innsbruck, Austria since 2007. He achieved his doctorate and his postdoctoral lecture qualification at the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany. Between 2000 and 2007, Markus Aufleger has managed the Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering of TUM. Currently his area of research includes dam engineering, river engineering, hydropower and water resources engineering. He has experience in coordination of large research projects, e.g. Alpine Airborne Hydromapping (Comet K Project funded by the Austrian Research Foundation, 2013-2016). He was winner of the i2b Businessplan-contest in 2010.
Markus Aufleger is an active member of several professional organizations. Among others he is board member of the German National Committee on Large Dams and expert in the Austrian Dam Safety Committee. He has published various papers in conference proceedings, technical reports and international journals.

Günter Scheide

Dipl.-Geogr. Günter Scheide

Günter Scheide realised an apprenticeship as joiner and worked in this field for a couple of years before he started to study in Tübingen, Stuttgart and Sydney. He finished his studies in Geography, Town Planning and Political Sciences 2001. He then worked as technology transfer specialist in the EU funded Enterprise Europe Network. For more than 10 years he supported especially small and medium sized companies in the internationalization and in the management of innovation and R&D projects. In 2013 he joined the team of transidee, the knowledge and technology transfer facility of the University of Innsbruck and supports academics and entrepreneurs in the development of cooperation projects.

Simon Lumassegger

DI Simon Lumassegger

Simon Lumassegger studied Civil Engineering with focus on Hydraulic Engineering and Transport and Infrastructure at the University of Innsbruck. In course of his Master Thesis he supervised a physical model test at the Gurgler Ache River and joined the team of Prof. Markus Aufleger as project staff and PhD candidate in 2012.