SFB 837 Joint-Workshop 2020: Mechanized Tunneling in Soft Ground - NEW DATE


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 School of Mines, USA; the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy and the University of Cork, Ireland.

In 2016, 2018 and 2019, a workshop has been organized by SFB 837 combined with the Technical Committee 204 “Underground Construction in Soft Ground” of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) the weekend before the World Tunneling Congresses in San Francisco (USA), Dubai (UAE) and Naples (ITALY). This workshop is the 4th in that line and will be held at the Impiana Hotel, 13 Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, 12th of September, prior to the WTC 2020 venue.

The workshop is organized by Prof. Dr. Adam Bezuijen, Ghent University, Belgium/Deltares, the Netherlands, Dr.-Ing. Britta Schößer, SFB 837 sub-project manager, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany and Dr. Daniela Garroux G. de Oliveira, Tunnelsoft, Germany.


Even if we are not at the RUB, you can still conta...

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be closed on Wednesday, 18 March 2020, until further notice, in or


SFB 837 Guest Lecture by Prof. Francesco Pellicano...

Prof. Francesco Pellicano from the Intermech-MORE Centre, Dept. of Engineering „Enzo Ferrari“, U