Name Prof. Dr. Hans-Burkhard Horlacher
Current position and field of Teaching Professor Emeritus, Dr. Hydraulic Engineering and Hydraulic Structures
Academic carrier Title Institution Time
Dipl.-Ing. in Civil Engineering Technical University of Stuttgart 1964 - 1969

Research assistant and lecturer

Technical University of Stuttgart, Institute for Hydraulic Engineering 1973 - 1980
Senior lecturer, Assistant Professor Technical University of Stuttgart, Institute for Hydraulic Engineering 1980 - 1992
Full Professor for Hydraulic Engineering and Director of the Institute for Hydraulic Engineering and Applied Hydromechanics Technical University of Dresden 1993 - 2009
Job in Private business Graduate engineer Building  Company Hochtief AG,Frankfurt, Germany 1969 - 1972
Research and Development projects of the last 5 years

Prediction of Hydroabrasion on Hydraulic Structures, German Research Foundation (DFG), 2008 –
Development of Textile Reinforced Concrete Multilayer Pipes, AIF, 2005-2009
Investigation on the Effectiveness of Flood Protection Measures in the Free State of Saxony, financed by the government of Saxony, 2003 – 2008
Analysis of Dike Breaks of the River Mulde after the Flood 2002, Dam Authority of the Free State of Saxony, 2004 - 2008 

Study on the Sediment Transport in the River Joint of the City of Leipzig, Dam Authority of the Free State of Saxony, 2000 - 2007 
Cooperation with Industry in the last 5 years Water Supply Authority of Baden-Württemberg, (Landeswasserversorgung), hydraulic consultant, since 1980

State of Baden Württemberg, hydraulic consultant for crude oil pipelines, since 1983

Patents and trademark rights  
Publications

Multicriteria Stability Analysis on River Embankments Based on Past Experience, Proceedings of the 1st European Congress of IAHR, Edinburgh, UK, 2010
Mechanisms and Prediction of Hydroabrasion on Hydraulic Structures, Proc. of the 1st European Congress of IAHR, Edinburgh, UK, 2010
Approaches for Dam Overtopping Probability Evaluation, Proc. of the 33th IAHR congress, Vancouver, Canada, 2009
Monitoring of River Engineering Works Near the City of Wittenberg (Elbe River), Proc. of the Int. conference on fluvial hydraulics, River Flow 2008, Izmir, Turkey
Dam Risk and Safety Analysis – Comparison of Probabilistic Methods,
Proc. of the 76th ICOLD annual meeting,  Sofia, Bulgaria, 2008

Pressure Wave Propagation in Buried HD-PE Pipelines, 10th Int. Conference on Pressure Surges, Edinburgh, UK , 2008
Activity in Professional Organizations during the last 5 years Organizations Function Time period

German Water Association

Member of the executive board

2003 - 2011

Head of committee on hydraulic engineering and waterpower

2003 - 2011

Head on the working group on sealing systems

2002

Member of the committee on hydraulics for dams

2002

International Commission on Large Dams (ICLOD)

Head of the sub-committee on environmental hydraulics

2003

German Association for Gas and Water  Supply Head of the working group on waterhammer problems 1988
Duration of teaching work contact  
Overall teaching workload (teaching hour per week) 6 hour/weekly
Teaching workload for the master course 3 hour/weekly
Involvement in other study program Master Course on Hydraulic Science and Engineering, Technical University of Dresden