Dr.-Ing. Claus Erichsen

After studying civil engineering at the Technical University of Hannover Dr.-Ing. Claus Erichsen completed his doctorate as research assistant for Prof. Wittke at the RWTH Aachen. After he finished his doctoral thesis he worked as a senior engineer at the Institute for Foundation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics and Waterway Engineering at the RWTH Aachen, before joining the WBI team in 1989 and becoming the director of the Stuttgart office.

In 1995 Dr. Claus Erichsen switched as a managing partner to Aachen. Since 2000 Dr. Claus Erichsen is acknowledged expert and review engineer of the Federal Railway Authority.

Since 1991 he has been Head of the section Rock Mechanics of the German Geotechnical Society (DGGT) and is Vice President of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) since 2003.

Dr. Erichsen is the author or coauthor of more than 90 publications in national and international journals and conference proceedings.