Dipl.-Ing. Josef-A. Patron

General manager

Degree

Dipl.-Ing. (civil engineering)

Core Competencies

  • Geotechnical and soil mechanical explorations and investigations
  • Exploration and documentation of foundations of historic buildings
  • Founding strengthening/replacement pile foundations
  • Building in stock/underpinning/fuses of existing building fabric
  • Planning of foundations and basic building
  • Earth-static calculations
  • Soil and foundation expertise
  • Geotechnical consulting
  • Exploration and assessment of the ground conditions for route construction Federal motorways and long-distance railway including certain structures (bridges, dams)
  • Quality assurance supervision of special foundation works

Professional experience

seit 1990 GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH in Berlin
chief engineer, authorized signatory since 2012
1985 – 1989 Research assistant at the Chair of Foundation Engineering and Soil Mechanics of the TU Berlin
Research and teaching; focus: subsoil dynamics, vibration propagation, dynamic behavior of half-space embedded structures
1983 - 1984 Research project of the German Research Society
„Dynamic behavior of bridge abutments under seismic loading“
1983 Degree as Dipl.-Ing. (TU Berlin)
Studied Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering, specialization: foundation engineering and soil mechanics

Expert opinions

  • Approved test expert for earthworks and foundation engineering according to BauPrüfV

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik e. V. (DGGT)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik (DGEB)
  • Participation in conferences, meetings, symposia and colloquia with lectures