Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt-Michael Borchert

Senior partner

Degree

Prof. Dr.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing. (civil engineering)

Core competencies

  • Expert / consultant for geo-technical engineering
  • Planning of construction pits, injections, sealings and foundations of buildings and traffic routes
  • Testing of geo-technical structures and components

Professional experience

since 2015 GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH in Berlin
senior-partner
since 2015 GuD Consult GmbH
senior-partner
1991-2017 GuD Geotechnik und Umweltgeologie GmbH in Leipzig
managing director
1983-2014 GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH in Berlin
partner and managing director
2007-2014 GuD Consult GmbH
partner and managing director
2000 - 2007 GuD Planungsgesellschaft für Ingenieurbau mbH
partner and managing director
1995 – 2007 GuD Ingenieurbüro für Spezialtiefbau GmbH
partner and managing director
1983 TU Berlin
doctorate in Dr.-Ing.
1977 - 1983 Institut für Grundbau und Bodenmechanik an der TU Berlin
assistant professor
1974 - 1977 Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH in Berlin
Member of the technical staff
1974 Abschluss Dipl.-Ing. (TU) Ingenieurakademie für Bauwesen in Berlin
Civil Engineering, Major: Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Expert opinions

  • Recognized expert for soil mechanics and foundations in accordance with the German building law until 2015.
  • Accreditation as EBA-expert (Eisenbahn-Bundesamt)[Federal railroad Authority] for geotechnical engineering for construction projects in railroad construction until 2015
  • officially appointed and sworn expert at the IHK Berlin/Brandenburg for construction pits, injection und sealing technologies

Memberships, Association activities

  • Member of the VBI (Verein Beratender Ingenieure)[Association of Consultant Engineers]
  • Member of the chapter of the Erd- und Grundbau [Soil and Foundations] DGGT (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik) [German Geotechnical Society]
  • Pflichtmitglied der Baukammer [Mandatory Member of the Federal Chamber of Engineers of Germany]
  • Member of the main committee Tiefbau (HAT) im Deutschen Vergabe- und Vertragsausschuss für Bauleistungen (DVA) until 2016
  • Chairman of the expert’s committee Tiefbau/Grundbau - „Injektionen in den Untergrund, vermörtelte Rüttelpfähle, Spezialpfähle - B2“ at the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik [German Instutute of Civil Engineering] untill 2019
  • Full member of the committee 2.4 „Baugruben“ of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik e.V.
  • NABau workshop DIN 4093 (Bemessung von Bodenverfestigungen)[Rating of ground stabilization]
  • Chairman of the working group „Düsenstrahlverfahren“ DIN 18321 (VOB, Teil C)
  • Chairman of the working group „Einpressarbeiten“ DIN 18309 (VOB, Teil C)

Teaching activity

  • since 2003 Honorary professor for the subject soil and ground improvement at the Technische Universität Berlin
  • 1984 – 2016 Associate lecturer at the TU Berlin, lectures on foundation and soil engineering