Dipl.-Ing. Michael Bruns



Dipl.-Ing. M. Bruns
Tel: 0241 / 94 37 74 08
Fax: 0241 / 94 37 74 16


1993 – 1995
Civil Engineering TU Braunschweig (intermedialte diploma)
1995 – 2000
Civil engineering RWTH Aachen, specialization in structural engineering (statics, solid construction, building materials), degree: diploma
2001 – 2008
Research associate at the Institute for Building Research at RWTH Aachen University, ibac in the working group “Steel and Corrosion”. Own research focus: cathodic corrosion protection of reinforced concrete, anode systems, current distribution, protection mechanisms.
2005 – 2008
Head of the working group “Steel and Corrosion” at the Institute for Building Research of RWTH Aachen University (7-9 employees)
since 2008
Managing partner of the Ingenieurbüro Raupach Bruns Wolff GmbH

  • Member of the DAfStb working group “Rili SIB KKS” of the German Committee for Reinforced Concrete e. V.
  • Member of the Technical Committee for Corrosion Issues (FA Kor) of the Hafentechnische Gesellschaft e.V. (HTG)
  • Lecturer for the area of planning of CCP plants for reinforced concrete in the course of the advanced training courses of the Technical Academy Esslingen for the preparation for the certificate examination according to DIN EN 15257 for reinforced concrete (person qualification for CCP)
  • So far more than 100 national and international publications in research reports, at scientific congresses as well as in journals and books
  • Iffezheim lock bridge – cooperation in the preparation of the repair concepts and the planning of the CCP trial installation, preparation of the planning and tender documents for the CCP installation, preparation of the ZiE, supervision of the execution and commissioning
  • Iffezheim lock bridge – preparation of repair concepts, preparation of planning and tender documents for CCP installation, preparation of ZiE, supervision of execution and commissioning
  • Rendsburg road tunnel – cooperation in the preparation of the rehabilitation concept, consulting of the client in the planning and execution phase, in particular for the area of CCP (project ongoing)
  • Voslapper Groden deep-water jetty in Wilhelmshaven – as-built and laboratory investigations, damage mapping, preparation of component-related repair concepts, planning of trial repairs using, i. a., CCP, monitoring of repair measures
  • Development of a special PPS solution for the pier structures of the Eidersperrwerk – development and planning of the special solution including preparation of tender documents, supervision of execution
  • Repair of the Grenzstraße tunnel in Cologne – condition investigations during construction to determine areas to be repaired (potential field measurements, concrete cover measurements, evaluation of chloride analyses), advice to the client on questions relating to construction materials, monitoring of the CCP measures (Project ongoing)
  • Investigations on stress corrosion cracking of prestressing steels – sampling, laboratory investigations and evaluation of the results according to the instruction stress corrosion cracking of the BMVBS at approx. 30 structures so far
  • Expert monitoring of the planning and execution of numerous CCP repair projects – preparation of expert reports for obtaining the ZiE, evaluation of the layout, random monitoring of execution, monitoring and evaluation of commissioning
  • Expert evaluation of numerous PCC I and PCC II mortars with regard to their suitability as anode embedding and repair mortars for CCP
  • Condition investigations and preparation of repair concepts for numerous structures, especially those exposed to chloride, such as parking garages and underground parking lots, bridges, tunnels, swimming pools, etc.