Technical University of Darmstadt (TUDa)
Since its foundation in 1877, TU Darmstadt has been characterized by a special pioneering spirit, and it is part of the university’s mission to continue this tradition of innovation.
Through outstanding achievements in research, teaching and transfer, we open up important scientific fields of the future as well as new opportunities for shaping society. This makes TU Darmstadt one of the leading technical universities in Germany with high international visibility and reputation.
TU Darmstadt enters into partnerships with universities, research institutes, and companies both in Germany and abroad in order to combine the outstanding expertise offered by all partners for the pursuit of a common goal. Our intensive transfer of knowledge is a decisive driver of industry and innovative strength in the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main metropolitan region.
Meet Our Team
Prof. Dr. Hauke Zachert
Prof. Dr. Hauke Zachert is the head of the Institute of Geotechnics at the Technical University of Darmstadt. His specialization focuses on dynamic soil-structure interaction, particularly in relation to offshore wind foundation. He has strong background in performing scaled experiments and simulating them with numerical techniques. Apart from his academic position, he also has strong background in working in industry.
Dr. Phil. Mary Antonette Beroya-Eitner
Tonette is leading the GEOLAB project from the TU Darmstadt side. She is an engineering geologist, with formal training and education in Global Change Ecology, as well. Tonette has strong international background, having worked in the Philippines, China, USA, Japan and Germany. She has experience working not only in the academe, but also in the government and international organizations like the United Nations. Her research interests include liquefaction, slope stability, climate change and geo-engineering, unsaturated soils, expansive clays and green infrastructure.