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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Ralf Roos

Ordinarius and Director
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Room: 202 | "altes Bau-Ing. Geb." (10.81)
Phone: +49 721 608 - 42240
Fax: +49 721 608 - 45329
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Otto-Ammann-Platz 1
76131 Karlsruhe


Curriculum vitae

1957 Born in Eltville / Rhine, Germany  


Education

 


1976 Secondary-school final exams at the humanistic Dilthey-School in Wiesbaden
1976 - 1977 Military Service
1977 - 1979 Studies of drama sciences, german and italian philology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
1979 - 1985  Studies of civil engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt, final examination diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) 


Professional Experience
1985 - 1988  Research associate at the section road design and maintenance at the Technical University of Darmstadt 
1989  Graduation (Dr.-Ing.) 
1989 - 1990  Product manager of the Ing. Alfred Schmidt GmbH (St. Blasien) 
Since 1990  Managing partner of the Durth Roos Consulting GmbH (Darmstadt) 
Since 1996 Managing director of the Institute of Highway and Railroad Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

 


Committee of the academic administration at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Since 1998  Member of the commission for the studies of civil engineering of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences 
Since 1998  Member of the commission of the national graduate support law of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences 
1999 - 2000  Dean of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences
1999 - 2000  Member of the Senate

2000 - 2002  Vice-Dean and member of the board of directors of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences 
Since 2002  Member of the commission for advanced study examination for civil engineers of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences
2004 - 2012  Member of the faculty board of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences
Since 2005  Speaker of pillar III "Infrastructure and Environment" of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences
2007  - 2010 Member of the commission postgraduate studies of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences

2008 - 2010

Managing chairman of the appointments committee W3-Professorship "Transportation"

2009 - 2012 Member of the appointments committee W3-Professorship "Technology and Management in Construction"
2010 - 2012 Member of the appointments committee W1-Professorship "driver-vehicle-interaction"
2014 - 2015 Member of the appointments committee W1-Professorship "risk-oriented regional development"
Since 2014 Member of the commission "programme evaluation of the academic education at KIT (KIT-PLUS)"
Since 2015 Member of the KIT-Senate
Since 2015 Member of the KIT-Faculty board of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences  
   

Awards and Honours

 


1999  Award for teaching of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg for the University of Karlsruhe (TH) 
2002  Honouring doctor of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Sofia, Bulgaria 
2015 Award for teaching of the KIT-faculty of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences 

 



Voluntary Activities
Since 1987  Member of the Association for Road and Traffic Engineers in Hessia (VSVI) 
1991 - 2001  Member of the working group "Road maintenance" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 1996  Chairman of the board of trustees of the Otto-Ammann-Stiftung
1997 - 2006  Member of the scientific committee of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV); conductor from 2003 to 2006
1998 - 2006  Member of the commission "Road maintenance, Road operation and Winter maintenance" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 1999  Member of the commission "Quality Management" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV); conductor from 2003 to 2010
1999 - 2006  Member of the working group "Design of new Roads" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
2001 - 2018
Member of the commission "Dimensioning" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 2002  Representative of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV) at the scientific board of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations "Otto von Guerike" e.V. (AiF)
Since 2003  Member of the coordinating committee for road building of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 2003  Member of the coordinating committee for traffic of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 2003  Member of the board of directors of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 2003 

Member of the board of trustees of the Max-Erich-Feuchtinger / Bruno-Wehner-Stiftung; chairman since 2010

2004 - 2006  Member of the structural commission of the board of directors of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
Since 2006  Member of the commission "winter maintenance" of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)


Stays Abroad   
Sept. 1994  Vilnius, Lithuania: consultancy agreement with the Lithuanian Road Administration 
July 1999  Sofia, Bulgaria: co-operation contract with the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy
Oct. 1999  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Member of the German Government Delegation at the 21. World Road Congress
March 2000  Shanghai, China: lecture course at Tongji University
April 2003  Melbourne, Australia: sabbatical (april - august) at Monash University 
Oct. 2003  Durban, South Africa: member of the German Government Delegation at the 22. World Road Congress
Sept. 2007  Paris, France: member of the German Government Delegation at the 23. World Road Congress
 Sept. 2011
Mexico City, Mexico: member of the German Government Delegation at the 24. World Road Congress

Curriculum Vitae