the ISE

Since October 1996, the Institute for Road and Railway Engineering (ISE) has been headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Ralf Roos. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Vortisch is currently acting head of ISE. The departments of Road Design and Operation(Dr.-Ing. Matthias Zimmermann), Road Engineering(Dr.-Ing. Plamena Plachkova-Dzhurova) and Railway Engineering as well as the Road Laboratory(Dr.-Ing. Plamena Plachkova-Dzhurova) currently employ about 25 staff members.

On behalf of federal ministries, the Federal Highway Research Institute, the Federal Environmental Agency, the Federation of Industrial Research Associations, Deutsche Bahn AG and numerous other clients, the ISE carries out research work in its various departments. For this purpose, it has modern and versatile equipment at its disposal.

Furthermore, with the help of the Otto-Ammann-Foundation, the ISE supports stays abroad of students and young scientists for professional and cultural education.