Hydromechanics, Coastal and Ocean Engineering

Hydromechanics, Coastal and Ocean Engineering

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Warft Nordstrandischmoor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Nils Goseberg

Technische Universität Braunschweig
Leichtweiß-Institute for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources
Dept. of Hydromechanics, Coastal and Ocean Engineering
Beethovenstr. 51a
38106 Braunschweig

phone: +49 (0) 531 / 391 - 3930
fax:       +49 (0) 531 / 391 - 8217



Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council for Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nils Goseberg

Floods such as those in the Ahr valley and storm surges in extreme weather conditions are on the increase due to climate change. The deadliest…

Matthäi-Award 2023 for excellent Dissertation by Dr.-Ing. Clemens Krautwald

In a festive setting of the New Year's reception of Faculty 3 on January 18, 2024, the Matthäi Prize 2023 was awarded. The Matthäi Foundation honored…

Successful promotion of León-Carlos Dempwolff

We congratulate Mr. León-Carlos Dempwolff on passing his doctoral examination. The topic of his dissertation was “Coupled numerical modeling of…

New publication on hydrodynamic coefficients of mussel dropper lines

In the study, a novel numerical model to estimate the forces on submerged dynamically moving mussel dropper lines is introduced.

When the storm surge hits the house on the coast

Best Paper Award for Dr.-Ing. Clemens Krautwald from the Leichtweiß Institute for Hydraulic Engineering

Interdisciplinary Junior Research Group - Future Urban Coastlines

TU Braunschweig seeks a research associate and PhD student within the Junior Research Group on Future Urban Coastlines. Interested?

Large scale facility being revamped

Extension of the Large Wave Flume: Worlds biggest wave maker installed

New publication on collapse processes of scaled structures in extreme experimental hydraulics.

Scaled house models were exposed to broken solitary waves in the large wave flume and their collapse processes were investigated.

ShipWave 2023: A workshop on ship-induced wave loads

Together with the BAW, the LWI organizes an interactive workshop in Hamburg from 22.3.-24.3.2023

New publication about low-head pumped hydro storage in the North Sea

A review on civil structure designs, legal and environmental aspects to make its realization feasible in seawater