Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Extraord. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Becker


Gebäude 14 , Raum 409
67663 Kaiserslautern


Tel.: +49 631 205-3222


1981 - 1989  Civil engineering studies at the University of Kaiserslautern; area of specialisation: structural engineering, degree: Diploma


Employment History

1989 - 1993  Research Associate, Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
since 1993  Senior Lecturer, Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern (permanent position)                
2017 - 2020Privatdozent at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern
since 2020Extraordinary Professor (apl. Prof.) at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern


Academic Degrees

2001             Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern                                
2017Habilitation (Dr.-Ing. habil.) in the field of Applied Soil Mechanics at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern
2020Extraordinary Professor (apl. Prof.)


Additional Qualification

03/1997        Registered member of the Engineering Chamber of Rhineland-Palatinate
03/2004Award of the Designation of European Engineer (EUR-ING) by FEANI
05/2008Publicly Appointed and Sworn Expert for Subsurface Investigation and Foundation
Damages by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Palatinate   

Membership in Committees

NA 005-05-09 AA "Ground; field tests"

NA 005-05-06 AA "Untersuchungen von Böden und Fels"

Working Group 1.6 of the German Geotechnical Society on "Numerical Methods in Geotechnics"

ASCE Technical committees "Regolith Operations Mobility & Robotics (ROMR)", "Space Engineering & Construction (SEC)"

Applied Vehicle Technology Panel (AVT) of the Science and Technology Organisation (STO) of NATO (Technical Team Member, AVT-341)


Editoral Activities

Reviewer for journals: geotechnik, Acta Geotechnica

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