June 2020

40 Years GuD

This year, GuD looks back proudly and gratefully on its 40th anniversary! With quality, innovation, competence and continuity, we are setting standards in environmental and geotechnical engineering as well as soil and structural dynamics, and are constantly working intensively on improving them.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our employees, business partners, as well as friends and colleagues from administrations, departments and universities for their constructive and pleasant cooperation!

Mai 2020

GuD donates to charity organisations

In connection with the 40th anniversary of GuD this year, a total amount of € 10,000.00 was made available for charitable institutions. The institutions were selected with the participation of the employees. The following institutions are supported by us this year: Die Arche e.V., Die Stadtmission e.V., Die Tafel e.V., and corrective gGmbH.

20th-21th February 2020

Messen in der Geotechnik, TU Braunschweig

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Nikolaus Schneider

Title: Ausführungsbegleitende Überwachung von Schlitzwandfugen mit dem Fugeninspektor

January 2020

GuD is sponsoring the E-youth team of FC Concordia Wilhelmsruh 1895 e.V

Since the 2019/2020 season, GuD has been sponsoring the E-youth team (born in 2010) of FC Concordia Wilhelmsruh 1895 e.V. (

The team was able to secure the championship in their relay in the first round and recently the children have been enjoying the new jerseys, with which the first tournament victory could be celebrated in the hall.


Juni 2019

Foundation of branch office Frankfurt am Main

A branch of GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH was founded in Frankfurt am Main in order to respond to the increasing demand of our customers in the Rhine/Main region. GuD is pleased to be able to offer its geotechnical and dynamic services here as well.  This office is managed by Dipl.-Ing. Florian Böhm.

Juli 2019

Silke Appel partner and managing director

Dr.-Ing. Silke Appel has become a partner in the GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik GmbH and has been appointed as shareholder.

26th - 27th September 2019

16th D-A-CH Tagung Erdbebeningenieurwesen & Baudynamik, Innsbruck

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Alexander Tributsch
Title: Baudynamische Begleitung der Einrichtung eines Fitnessstudios in einem schwingungsanfälligen Altbau

22th - 26th September 2019

29th European Safety and Reliability Conference - ESREL 2019, Leibnitz Universität, Hannover

Presentation: Dr.-Ing. Patrick Arnold, Dr.- Ing. Fabian Kirsch, M.Sc. Gianluca Zorzi

Title: A reliability-based design and optimization procedure for offshore monopile foundations

17th September 2019

15th Hans Lorenz Symposium at the TU Berlin

Hans Lorenz Lecture: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt-Michael Borchert
Title: Innerstädtische Gründungen über und neben bestehenden Verkehrsanlagen

Presentation: Dr.-Ing. Winfried Schepers, Dr.-Ing. Silke Appel
Title: Die statische Auslegung von Erschütterungsschutzmatten in der Praxis unter Berücksichtigung der Boden-Bauwerks-Interaktion

Presentation: Hannes Benke, M.Sc, Dr.-Ing. Ralf Glasenapp, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Rackwitz,
Dr.-Ing. Patrick Arnold

Title: Das Tiefeneinmischverfahren bei Sanden mit organischen Beimengungen

1st - 6th September 2019

The XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Reykjavik, Iceland

Presentation: M.Sc. Gianluca Zorzi, Dr.-Ing. Fabian Kirsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing Thomas Richter
Title: Validation of explicit method to predict accumulation of strain during single and multistage cyclic loading

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Nikolaus Schneider
Title: New Aspects of Quality Control for Jet Grouting

10. August 2019

Alpencup 2019

The GuD-Soccer-Team took part again this year in the 16th Alpencup organized by kappes ipg GmbH and was successful: the team made it to the finals and finished second.

B2-Run Berlin 2019

16 GuD runners enjoyed the final spurt into the Olympic Stadium at the B2-Run in Berlin this year.

26 June 2019

3rd INFRASTAR Implementation Day

The 3rd Implementation Day is organised jointly with COWI in Copenhagen, Denmark



June 4, 2019

Baukammer Berlin

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Almuth Große
Title: Anwendung von Homogenbereichen

22. Mai 2019

Companies Run Berlin 2019

GuD started with a team of eight runners. The distance of 5.5 km led through the city center of Berlin with the homestretch towards the Brandenburger Tor.


February 18, 2019

Workshop "Stahlbetonschlitzwände im Kaimauerbau" - Hamburg Port Authority

Workshop at the Hamburg Port Authority

Presentation: Dr.-Ing. Olaf Stahlhut, Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Nikolaus Schneider

April 25, 2019

34th Christian Veder Kolloquium, Graz

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Nikolaus Schneider
Title: Stand der Technik und neue Entwicklungen zur online Bohrlochvermessung

12th - 13th March 2019

Erd- und Grundbautagung 2019, Potsdam

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Deterding
Title: BAB A100, 16. BA: Ein neuer Autobahnabschnitt vom AD Neukölln bis zum Treptower Park in Berlin

13th - 14th February 2019

12th Tiefbaufachtagung VDEI in Dresden

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Deterding
Title: ABS Oldenburg-Wilhelmshaven – Ausgewählte geotechnische Maßnahmen

January 24, 2019

Bauingenieur-Kolloquium WS 2018/19, TU Kaiserslautern

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Josef-A. Patron
Title: Gründungsertüchtigungen / Neugründungen im historischen sensitiven Gefüge des Pergamonmuseums auf der Museumsinsel in Berlin-Mitte

November 9, 2018

China Shanghai 2018 Urban Underground Complex Forum

Presentation: M.Sc. Emmanuel Paraire
Title: Effects of underground urban rail traffic on buildings: Case studies in Beijing, China

Presentation: Univ. -Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stavros Savidis
Title: Geotechnical and Environmental Considerations in Planning and Construction of the Transportation Infrastructure in the Centre of Berlin


November 8, 2018

2018 Sino-Euro Modern Tram Innovation Dialogue, Shanghai

Presentation: Univ. -Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stavros Savidis, M.Sc. Emmanuel Paraire
Title: Vibration and secondary airborne noise immissions due to tram traffic

October 12, 2018

2. Implementation Day, Forschungsvorhaben INFRASTAR

In October 2018 the 2nd Implementation Day of the INFRASTAR research project took place at Eiffage in Paris, France. GuD was represented by the research fellow Gianluca Zorzi and his technical director Dr. Fabian Kirsch. Within the scope of the research project, new methods for the evaluation of fatigue and deformation accumulation of cyclically and dynamically loaded structures are being researched. The project is funded by the EU with approx. 3 Mio € and has a duration of 3 years.

October 10, 2018

14th Hans Lorenz Symposium at the TU Berlin

Presentation: Dr.-Ing. Silke Appel und Dr.-Ing. Winfried Schepers
Title: Transferability of measured vibrations to a base stimulus at the bottom of the construction pit

26th - 28th September 2018

35. Subsoil Conference, Stuttgart

GuD Consult and BBI were represented with their own stand and presentations at this year’s Subsoil Conference.

September 1, 2018

Alpencup 2018

The GuD football team took fourth place in the Alpencup match, organised by kappes ipg GmbH.

August 16, 2018

B2 Run 2018

GuD participated with seven runners in the B2 Run in Berlin. The team really enjoyed the magical entrance into the Berlin Olympic Stadium.

June 2018

GuD sponsors BR Volleys and Handball Club Oranienburg

GuD extended their sponsorship of the BR Volleys (1st men team) for another year as well as for the Oranienburg handball club (1st women’s and 1st men’s team)

June 22, 2018

Office trip to Görlitz

Off-site appointments and business travel are actually the norm in the professional life of GuD employees. But once a year we have a very special engagement. Then, on a Friday morning, a bus will be parked in front of the door, ready for our joint company excursion.

This year we went to Görlitz. But before that we made a stopover on the Neiße, by Rothenburg. This is where the boats were docked that were to take us down the river... Read more

6th - 8th June 2018

International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement, Rome, Italy

Urbanisation and infrastructure development: Future Challenges

Lecture: Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Nikolaus Schneider
Title: Vibration measurements with pulse probe

May 30, 2018

Company Run Berlin 2018

This year GuD started with a team of 15 runners.
Some were faster, some slower, but all did pass the finish line!

April 17 - 18, 2018

6. VDI conference on structural dynamics, Würzburg, Germany

GuD presentations:
Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stavros Savidis
Title: New edition of the Work Group Recommendations 1.4 "Subsoil dynamics" of the German Society for Geotechnics or DGGT

Dr.-Ing. Silke Appel
Title: Impact of equipment design on vibration spread when working on subsoil improvements with below- and above-ground vibrators

Dr.-Ing. Winfried Schepers
Title: Natural vibration frequency of floating screed in practical vibration protection

March 20, 2018

DIG2018 - Digital Infrastructure & Geotechnical Engineering, Hamburg, Germany

Technical University of Hamburg, Institute for Geotechnical Engineering and Construction

Presentation: Dr.-Ing. habil. Sascha Henke, Henrieke Lerch 
Title: Three-dimensional subsoil modelling in the BIM process

March 01 - 02, 2018

14. Earthworks Professional Symposium, Leipzig, Germany

Building Academy, State of Saxony, Leipzig

Presentation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt-M. Borchert 
Title: Groundwater-friendly construction pits

January 16 - 17, 2018

11. Colloquium on Construction in Soil and Rock

Technical Academy Esslingen, reg. assoc., Ostfildern Stuttgart

Presentation: Dipl.-Ing. Almuth Große
Title: Homogeneous areas in Part C of the VOB / Construction Tendering and Contract Regulations, Germany

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Alexander Tributsch
Impact of static and dynamic equivalent stiffness of the substrates on the effect of an elastic building support