Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Schwamborn



Prof. Dr.-Ing. B. Schwamborn
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Akademischer Werdegang

1979 – 1985
Studies at the RWTH Aachen in the field of civil engineering; specialization: “Structural Engineering”; degree: diploma
1985 – 1986
Freelance worker at the engineering office Dondorf & Schwamborn, Aachen
1986 – 1993
Research associate at the Institute for Building Research at RWTH Aachen University, ibac in the working group “Plastics I – Plastics on Concrete”
1993 – 1998
Head of the working group “Coatings and Adhesion” at the Institute for Building Research of RWTH Aachen University, ibac
Doctorate with the topic “On the performance of surface protection systems for concrete components”. Supervisors: Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. R. Sasse, RWTH Aachen and Prof. Dr. rer. nat. H. Höcker, RWTH Aachen
1998 – 2003
Employee of the civil engineering partnership Sasse & Fiebrich, Aachen
2003 – 2007
Employee of the Polymer Institute, Research Institute for Polymer Building Materials Dr. R. Stenner GmbH, Flörsheim, Germany
2004 – 2007
Head and Managing Director of the Polymer Institute, Research Institute for Polymer Building Materials Dr. R. Stenner GmbH – Flörsheim
2008 – 2010
Managing Director of Kiwa Polymer Institut GmbH Flörsheim
Since 2010
Employee of the Ingenieurbüro Raupach Bruns Wolff GmbH

  • Member of the subcommittee – DIN 18532 – Part 6: Waterproofing with liquid plastics regarding NA 005-02-96 AA Working Committee Waterproofing Systems on Concrete for Bridges and Other Traffic Areas
  • So far more than 120 national and international publications at scientific congresses, in journals and books
  • Publicly certified and sworn expert for protection and repair of concrete structures, industrial floors, coatings (IHK Aachen)
  • Honorary professor at the Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences in the Department of Civil Engineering – Specialization: Restoration of Buildings
  • Lecturer at the Technische Akademie Südwest e.V. in the advanced training course “Building Damage, Building Defects and Repair Planning (Building in Existing Contexts)
  • Cooperation in the certification course “Expert planner for concrete maintenance” of the BILDUNGSZENTREN DES BAUGEWERBES E. V. (BZB)
  • Member of the Chamber of Engineers for Construction NRW (IK-Bau NRW)
  • Member of the German Committee for Reinforced Concrete (DAfStb)