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Institute of Hydraulic Engineering
and Water Resources Management
Babette Scheres, M.Sc. RWTH

Scientific staff

Tel.: +49(0)241 80 25923
Fax.: +49(0)241 80 25750
E-Mail: scheres@iww.rwth-aachen.de
Adr.: Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 17
52074 Aachen
Room: 315

General assignments

  • Organisation of the International Symposium on Hydraulic Engineering Aachen (IWASA)

Research areas

  • Coastal Engineering

Teaching activities

  • Tutoring Coastal Engineering
  • Tutoring Environmental Engineering Workshop
  • Organisation of the extended field trip
  • Supervision of student theses

Awards

  • 2015: Otto Intze Preis of the Friends association of the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management at RWTH Aachen

Current research topics

  • ConDyke - Einfluss von konkaven und konvexen Knicken im Deichlängsprofil auf die Freibordermittlung von See- und Ästuardeichen (BMBF-funded)

Conference proceedings

Scheres, B., Grimm, C., Schüttrumpf, H. (2014): Wave run-up and wave overtopping 3D. 7th Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, Hannover.

Bornschein, A., Pohl, R., Wolf, V., Schüttrumpf, H., Scheres, B., Troch, P., Riha, J., Spano, M., van der Meer, J. (2014): Wave run-up and wave overtopping under very oblique wave attack (CornerDike-Project). In: Proceedings of the HYDRALAB IV Joint User Meeting, Lissabon, Portugal.

Scheres, B., Lorke, S., Pohl, R., van der Meer, J.W., Schüttrumpf, H. (2013): The effect of very oblique waves on wave overtopping at a convex formed sea dike. In: Proceedings of 6th International Short Course/Conference on Applied Coastal Research (SCACR), Lissabon, Portugal.

Lorke, S., Scheres, B., Schüttrumpf, H., Bornschein, A., Pohl, R. (2012): Physical model tests on wave overtopping and flow processes on dike crests influenced by wave-current interaction. In: Proceedings of 33rd Conference on Coastal Engineering, Santander, Spanien.

Other publications

Bornschein, A., Pohl, R., Scheres, B., Wolf, V., Spano, M. (2014): Effect of very oblique Waves on Wave Run-Up and Wave Overtopping, CORNERDIKE (HYIV-DHI-05). Selbstverlag Technische Universität Dresden, Institut für Wasserbau und Technische Hydromechanik (Dresdner Wasserbauliche Mitteilungen; H. 52), ISBN 978-3-86780-392-2.

Diploma or Master Thesis

Scheres, B. (2014): Effect of very oblique waves on wave overtopping. Master Thesis, RWTH Aachen University.