Assoc.-Prof. DI Dr.
Bernhard Gems 

Associate Professor
Unit of Hydraulic Engineering
University of Innsbruck

Room 313
Technikerstraße 13, 6020 Innsbruck
  +43 512 507 62203
  +43 676 8725 69160

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Consultation hours by appointment

Professional Experience

  • from 04/2017
    University of Innsbruck, Unit of Hydraulic Engineering
    Associate Professor
  • 10/2011 - 04/2017
    University of Innsbruck, Unit of Hydraulic Engineering
    Post-Doc, Assistant Professor
  • 03/2006 - 10/2011
    University of Innsbruck, Unit of Hydraulic Engineering
    Research Assistant

  • 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
    ILF Consulting Engineers GmbH
    Project Collaborator
  • 2002
    Structural Engineering Office Ing. Dander
    Project Collaborator

Academic Qualification (University of Innsbruck (UIBK), Unit of Hydraulic Engineering)

  • 04/2017
    Habilitation, Venia Docendi for "Hydraulic Engineering, Torrent Science and Protection Technology"
  • 04/2007 -10/2011
    Postgraduate Studies in Engineering Sciences
  • 03/2000 - 11/2006
    Diploma Studies in Civil Engineering
Research Interests (listed in alphabetical order)
  • Cascade natural hazard effects
  • Flood protection, fluvial hazard processes, river engineering
  • Hydraulic scale models
  • Morphodynamic numerical modelling
  • Sediment transport
  • Torrent hazards and protection

Current Teaching Activities (regularly organized and given courses at UIBK) 

Bachelor Program "Civil and Environmental Engineering"

Master Program "Environmental Engineering"

Master Program "Environmental Management of Mountain Areas"

Doctoral Program "Engineering Sciences"

Doctoral Program “Natural Hazards in Mountain Regions”

Elective Module "Sustainability"

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