Welcome to the Homepage of the Braunschweig Pavement Engineering Centre (ISBS)
The Braunschweig Pavement Engineering Centre (ISBS) at the Technische Universität Braunschweig is a teaching and research institute with an integrated testing laboratory. The prime objective of ISBS is to improve the design, construction and management of road infrastructure in the field of transportation engineering. The research focuses particularly on highly stressed pavements for highway and airport infrastructures requiring flexible asphalt pavements.
05.08.2022 ISBS library On 12.08.2022 the ISBS library is closed.
22.07.2022 KEMNA Prize 2021 Award On 07.07.2022, Rieka Herzog received the KEMNA Prize 2021 for her outstanding master thesis "Einsatz von BIOMEREN als viskositätsverändernde Zusätze im Bitumen".
21.06.2022 Guest lecture Dr. Weninger-Vycudil On July 19, 2022 there will be a guest lecture by Dr. Weninger-Vycudil from the University of Applied Sciences Campus Vienna with the title "Life Cycle Management of Road Construction Projects". All interested persons are invited to attend the lecture! Further Information
24.05.2022 Timetable summer semester 2022 (Updated) The timetable for the summer semester 2022 is available for download.
16.05.2022 Matthäi Prize 2020 Award After several postponements, the Matthäi Prize 2020 was awarded last Friday to our colleague Tess Sigwarth for her outstanding master thesis on "Visualization of rheological bitumen data with the 2S2P1D model". The ceremonial presentation was made by the CEO of Matthäi Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Afflerbach.
21.04.2022 Traffic excursion 2022 - 06.06. to 11.06.22 Registration for the traffic excursion to Berlin, Halle/Leipzig, Dresden possible from April 25, 2022. more information
10.03.2022 Exam dates summer semester 2022 The exam dates for the summer semester 2022 are now available for download.
02.03.2022 Incorporation Bitumenkompetenzzentrum (BKZ) Together with Prof. Wistuba, Dr.-Ing. Johannes Büchner established a technology transfer center called Bitumenkompetenzzentrum (BKZ) in the Innovationsgesellschaft Technische Universität Braunschweig mbH (iTUBS). This enables commercial knowledge and technology transfer between industry and science for any issues relating to bituminous binders. More Infos
25.02.2022 Dr.-Ing. Goshtasp Cheraghian among the world’s top 2% of scientists Dr.-Ing. Goshtasp Cheraghian has made it onto the prestigious list of the top 2% of scientists globally! Stanford University and Elsevier publication annually released its World’s Top 2% Scientists list, based on 22 major fields and 176 subfields, and presents the ranking of the world’s top researchers and those who are among the top 2% of more than eight million scientists worldwide. More Infos
24.02.2022 Award from Stiftung der Ingenieurkammer Niedersachsen Johannes Büchner's dissertation, entitled "Asphalt Mastic Testing in Dynamic Shear Rheometer", completed in February 2021, was awarded with the 2022 Stiftungspreis by the Stiftung der Ingenieurkammer Niedersachsen. The prize is awarded annually in recognition of excellent scientific theses from engineering science and technology completed at university locations in Lower Saxony. More Infos
03.11.2021 2nd Interlaboratory Study using the 4 mm geometry in the DSR The final report is now available under the following link.
16.09.2021 Timetable winter semester 2021/22 The timetable for the winter semester 2021/22 is available for download.
18.10.2021 Exam dates winter semester 2021/22 The exam dates for the winter semester 2021/2022 are now available for download.
15.07.2021 New publication Scientific Series Johannes Büchner's dissertation, "Asphalt Mastic Testing in the Dynamic Shear Rheometer", has been published as issue 38 of the Scientific Series.
03.06.2021 Exam dates summer semester The exam dates for the summer semester 2021 are available for download. All exams are done online (EvaExam).
18.05.2021 Scientific Reviewer Award for Goshtasp Cheraghian Braunschweig Pavement Engineering Centre is privileged to congratulate team member Goshtasp Cheraghian on achieving the first rank in scientific reviewing of 2020-2021 of Germany, and was nominated No. 1 referee in Germany (among 38616 German researchers). Moreover, based on WOS* and Clarivate* results, Goshtasp Cheraghian was listed among the world's top 100 referees of the year (among more than 2 million researchers worldwide).
* Web of Science (WOS) and Clarivate (the largest and most prestigious academic research databases in the world)
12.04.2021 ISBS-Paper in the top 100 of Nature‘s Scientifc Reports 2020 Nature Publishing Group’s Scientific Reports announced that the paper of Eminent Scholars of TU Braunschweig, Goshtasp Cheraghian, and Prof. Michael P. Wistuba "Ultraviolet aging study on bitumen modified by a composite of clay and fumed silica nanoparticles" selected as TOP 100 in materials science in the high-profile journal, Nature’s Scientific Reports in 2020. Scientific Reports’ annual list of the top materials science papers recognizes “authors from around the world” whose papers “feature valuable research from an international community”. The Chief Editor congratulated Goshtasp Cheraghian and Prof. Michael Wistuba for their “extraordinary achievement”. Dr Richard White, Chief Editor of Nature’s Scientific Reports, said: “A position in the TOP 100 is an extraordinary achievement - your science is of real value to the research community.” Goshtasp Cheraghian and Michael P. Wistuba are awarded the official TOP 100 badge of the prestigious Nature’s Scientific Reports journal.
12.04.2021 new lecture series in the summer semester 2021 There will be a new online lecture - Sustainability in Civil Engineering - every tuesday from 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. starting 4/13/2021 for both Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering/Constrction bachelor students! more infos
23.03.2021 Timetable summer semester 2021 The timetable for the summer semester 2021 is available for download.
02.02.2021 Information for students regarding exams Due to the pandemic situation in WS 2020/21, there will be no face-to-face or online examinations at ISBS. Instead, the exam of the respective module will be based on a online format. Further information can be found here (only in german).
07.01.2021 New publication Scientific Series Reinhard Lohmann-Pichlers dissertation, "Zum Schichtenverbund in Asphaltstraßen und zu dessen Berücksichtigung in der Straßenerhaltungsplanung der ASFINAG", has been published as issue 37 of the Scientific Series.