Dr. Karl Broich


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Technical University of Munich

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

Education

  • 1995 – 1997 | Universität der Bundeswehr München UniBwM | Doctorate (magna cum laude): Computergestützte Analyse des des Dammerosionsbruchs
  • 1994 – 1995 | Danish Hydraulic Institute DHI | Scholarship Human Capital Mobility: Numerical Modelling of Inundation due to Dam-break using an Erosion Model as Internal Boundary
  • 1984 – 1988 | Diplom at Tu München
  • 1980 – 1984 | Vordiplom at RWTH Aachen

Professional Career

  • 10/2014 | Independent Project Engineer | Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt GmbH, Hydraulic calculations for the hydropower plant GKI at the upper Inn, Hydrological studies for 9 planned small hydropower plants in Indonesia, Hydrological study for a planned small hydropower plant in Uganda, hydraulic simulation Schwaigwaller Bach
  • 12/2012 – 12/2013 | Project Engineer | INROS Lackner AG, Hydraulic simulation for flood protection in Bavaria, Hydrologische Modelling for an iron ore mine in Africa
  • 2009 | Managing Director & Development Manager | Ingenieurbüro Dr. Karl Broich IBB, Munich, consulting for hydraulic and morphological Simulation, flood protection concepts, dam fracture investigations, GIS, renewable energy from Hydropower, heavy rain and flash floods, distribution of own software, operation of information portal www.hydrosim.de, Development of the parallelized 2d-numeric HD simulation model P_Flood incl. setup, evaluation and network preparation tool, highly dynamic flow processes via any shaped terrain under consideration of different hydraulic constructions with temporal events that can be controlled, further development of the DEICH programme, development of a process for the calculation of hydropower potentials WPOT, provision of the Iller Early Warning System at the WWA Kempten, Development of the wizard P_Flood_Setup, P_Flood_Control and P_Flood_Constructor
  • 2005 – 12/2008 | Deputy Managing Director | Institut für Hydrotechnik IFH, Eching a.A., Preparation of expert opinions, Preparation of HWS and other professional concepts, office presenter at local, discussion, court hearings, etc., Guidance / Supervision of work
  • 04/2003 – 12/2005 | Visiting lecturer | University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich UniBwM, Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydrology, Lecture on the subject of flood protection, student support
  • 11/2002 – 11/2004 | Researcher | University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich UniBwM, Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydrology, Research in the framework of the EU project IMPACT, reports, lectures, publications, project management
  • 09/2001 – 2005 | Freelance employee | Institute for Hydrotechnology IFH, Eching a.A., data collection / data testing, execution of 1d/2d- hydraulic calculations, investigation of planning variants, graphical evaluation / map making
  • 08/1999 – 08/2001 | Research Assistant | University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich UniBwM, Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydrology, Collaboration in the development of the models FLOODSIM and MORPHSIM, hydraulic engineering model of the Entahmebauwerk Polder Untermaiselstein an der Iller, accompanying numerical simulation, Successful preparation of the EU project IMPACT, management of the numerics group, construction and construction of the Linux rest cluster "Hägar", high-performance computing HPC under MPI and PVM, Lectures on the topic of HPC
  • 1998 – 1999 | Researcher | University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich UniBwM, Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydrology, Research within the framework of the EU project CADAM, reports, lectures, cooperation Workshop- Preparation/Organization
  • 1996 – 1997 | Self-employed activity
  • 1994 – 1995 | Program support | Nemetschek Programmsystem GmbH, Munich, program development and support, Team Statik, ALLplus, quality assurance, supervision of foundation engineering, soil mechanics and groundwater programs, Hotline Support / Customer Care
  • 1988 | Field engineer | Soil investigation Dr. Stadtbäumler, Munich, performance of measurements, drillings and soundings
  • 1988 – 1993 | Research Assistant | University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich UniBwM, Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydrology, Supervision of diploma students, teaching, experimentation with 2d-numerical methods, Development of the DEICH dam break program, hydraulic model tests for dam erosion, Preparation of the dissertation