Prof. (em.) Dr.-Ing. Bernd Hillemeier

Prof. (em.) Dr.-Ing. Bernd Hillemeier

University of Technology Berlin (TU Berlin), Consultant on prestigious construction projects

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Hillemeier, born 1941, got his civil engineering degrees at the University of Karlsruhe (TH).
From 1978 to 1990 he is the Quality Assurance Manager with the contractor HOCHTIEF. Since 1990 until 2009 he is a University Professor in materials science at the Technische Universität Berlin.
Since 1992 until 2009 he is also leading the institute of rehabilitation and modernization of buildings (IEMB). From 2002 until 2008 he is chairman of the advisory board of the German Energy Agency (dena). In 2006 he received the
Innovation prize Berlin-Brandenburg for the magnetic examinations of prestressing tendons in prestressed concrete structures.
He is founder and member of acatech (German Academy of Science and Engineering) and member of the Executive Board of BBAW (Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften). In acatech he was the convener of the working group Energy and Resources. From 07/2010 until 11/2017 he was CEO of the „Society of Friends of the Technische Universität Berlin e.V.“

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Taffe

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Taffe

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW)

1991 - 1996 Civil Engineering studies at the RWTH Aachen University;
Subjects: solid construction, statics, building material science

Professional Activities:

1996 – 2002 Colleague and later Director of the Berlin office of the
Civil Engineer Aachen; Processing of all service phases from damage diagnosis to monitoring the repair of concrete structures

2002 - 2007 Research Associate in the Department 8.2
"Non-destructive damage diagnosis and environmental measurement methods” at the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

2007 - 2013 Head of the team: ”Combination and Automation
non-destructive building investigations” and specialist for building inspections

2008 Dissertation "For the validation of quantitative non-destructive test method in reinforced concrete construction using the example of runtime measurement "

Since 01.10.2013 Professor at the HTW Berlin (University of Applied Sciences)
Economics) in the field of building material science, building diagnosis and non-destructive testing

additional qualifications and memberships:

Memberships: Member of the German Committee for Reinforced Concrete DAfStb,
in the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing

Committees: since 2012 chairman of the expert committee "ZfP im Construction "at the DGZfP, HABA working group DBV

Teaching: HTW Berlin, TU Berlin, Engineering Academy West, Engineering Chamber Saxony, Construction Academy Hesse and Thuringia, Bavarian Building Academy, EIPOS, Construction Inspectorate