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Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rieger

Technical University of Munich

Place of employment

Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management (Prof. Disse )

Augustenstr. 44_46(2903)/II
80333 München


Date and place of birth: 27.03.1980, Kaufbeuren


Doctorate in engineering at the Universität der Bundeswehr München, Dissertation title: „Process-oriented modeling of decentralized flood protection measures”
2002 – 2006 Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology studies at the Universität der Bundeswehr Munich, specialization in Water Management and Environmental Technology, Degree: Diploma
1999 – 2002 Training as military officer at the Offizierschule des Heeres in Dresden and at the Pionierschule und Fachschule des Heeres für Bautechnik in Munich
1999 A-Levels


since 9/2013
Academic Councilor at the Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management at the TU Munich
2013 Project manager for hydraulic engineering and water management at Steinbacher-Consult Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
2012 Lecturer at the Fernlehrinstitut Dr. Eckert in Regenstauf
2011 - 2013 Lecturer at the Geography Institute of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Master module ‚”Catchment area and land management”
2010 - 2013 Subject teacher and professional consultant in the study fields Technical Environment Protection, Hazardous Materials and mathematical-scientific basics at the Fachschule des Heeres für Bautechnik in Ingolstadt
2007 - 2010 2010Research Associate at the professorship water management and resources protection at the Universität der Bundeswehr München
2006 - 2007 Platoonleader and trainer at the Mountain Engineer Battalion 8 in Brannenburg



- Experimental determination of soil hydraulic properties (field, and laboratory)

- Measurement and model based recording of snow hydrological processes

- Process-oriented water balance modeling of mesoscale catchments

- Decentralized flood prevention measures