Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management

On our homepage, you will find information about research, lectures, publications and events at the ihwb. We thank you for your interest and hope you will find what you are looking for. The Chair of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management is held by Prof. Dr. Britta Schmalz since 2016 and is part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the TU Darmstadt.

Research focus:

Our research activities include the following:

  • Catchment hydrology
  • Analysis of hydrological processes in the low mountain range
  • Analysis of meteorological and hydrological data
  • Measurement and modelling of water and transport cycles
  • Soil erosion, sediment transport – measurement and modelling
  • Heavy rainfall analysis and modelling
  • Drought and low flow analysis
  • Integrated eco-hydrological modelling of aquatic ecosystems
  • Impact of climate and land use changes on hydrology
  • Management concepts adapted to climate change
  • Integrated river basin management and water management