Dr Karin Baeppler

Traffic Tunnelling Group
Herrenknecht AG, Germany

Head of Business Development and Geotechnics & Consulting
Traffic Tunnelling Group
Herrenknecht AG, Germany

Karin graduated as a civil engineer from Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany (today KIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and completed post graduate studies with her PhD at the Colorado School of Mines, USA. She joined Herrenknecht in 1997 and since then has specialized in geotechnology, research and development. Since 2008 Karin has managed the Geotechnical and Consulting department for the Traffic Tunnelling Division at Herrenknecht’s head office in Schwanau, Germany and is responsible also for Business Development.

She is an invited lecturer for postgraduate degrees at Universities in France, Germany, Italy and the USA on the topic of Tunnelling and Tunnel Boring Machines.

Presentation Title: Metro Doha 111 Kilometres of New Metro Tunnel in 26 Months