Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH)

Key expertise for BEGIN

The TUHH can contribute to BEGIN because of their expertise in:

  • Quantification of the effect of blue green infrastructure utilizing modelling tools
  • Analysis for the blue green infrastructure utilizing the lab setup (Rain simulator, City modelling)
  • Supporting the stakeholder involvement process

Partner background

The TUHH is founded in 1978 and accounts for 7400 students and 675 academic staff. The University has international Master Programs including the Joint European Masters in Environmental Studies, Cities and Sustainability.

An interesting contribution to the BEGIN program is their Institute of River & Coastal Engineering. The institute was founded in 1998 by Prof. Erik Pasche (1955-2010) and currently led by Prof. Peter Fröhle (2012-). The institute contains 16 researchers and provides a broad research expertise in hydrodynamic modelling, urban hydrology, flood risk assessment and management.