Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Schinke

Civil engineer

Research associate
Research area: Environmental Risks in Urban and Regional Development

Phone +49 351 4679 295
R.Schinke[im]ioer.de

Research interest

Analyses of damage to buildings caused by floods, groundwater inundation, and further climate change-induced impacts; Estimation the effects of flood resilient measures; development of damage and risk modelling concepts

Professional Development

since 2007
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER), Dresden, Germany
Research associate in civil engineering and project manager

2011
University of Western-Ontario, Faculty of Engineering, London, Ontario, Canada
Research grant of the German Academic Exchange Service, 3 month

1997-2007
Dresden Groundwater research institute (GFI GmbH Dresden), Germany
Research associate and project engineer

1997-2006
Dresden Groundwater Research Centre (DGFZ e.V.), Germany
Research associate

Education

2008
Doctorate at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (Germany), Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering

1991-1996
Study of civil engineering at the Technische Universität Dresden (Germany), main focus on structural engineering

Current Projects

2017-2020
STRIMA-II:"Cross-border cooperation in flood risk management of the Czech Republic and the Free State of Saxony – II" EU - European Union. Europäischer Fonds für regionale Entwicklung, Interreg V A

2017-2019
HUeBro: House Lifting in flood plain areas – Example of the village Brockwitz at the Elbe River", Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Funding for actions to climate change adaptation, priority: municipal lighthouse projects

2016-2018
HWS-Info I/II: HWS-Info I/II: "Transfer of flood damage information", State capital Dresden Development of database as a basis for the transfer of key results from the EU-Ziel3 research project STRIMA; State capital Dresden

2016-2018
SCHAD-Thue: "Fundamentals for implementing synthetic depth-damage function in damage modelling of the Free State of Thuringia", TLUG - Thuringian State Agency of Environment and Geology

Completed Projects

2017
HWS-FFO2: "Improvement of flood control in Frankfurt (Oder), Section riverside promenade" – Cost-Benefit Analysis; iKD GmbH, LfU – State Office for Environment, Brandenburg

2017
GIS-ImmoRisk: "Analysis of selected, qualitative and quantitative methods to estimate the consequences of heat, heavy rain, hail, and earthquake on buildings and their uses", BBSR Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development

2015-2016
HWS-Pleiße: "Determination of flood damage to buildings in Thuringia – the example of sparsely settled areas along the Pleisze River", TLUG - Thuringian State Agency of Environment and Geology

2015-2016
HWS-Greiz: "Determination of flood damage potentials for the evaluation of technical flood protection measures - pilot application in the study area Greiz (Thuringia) ", TLUG - Thuringian State Agency of Environment and Geology

2015-2016
HWS-FFO: "Cost-benefit-analysis of flood protection measures in Frankfurt Oder - Buschmuehlenweg", LfU - State Office of Environment (Brandenburg), 2015-2016

2015
StatisNWG: "Obtaining statistical findings about non-domestic buildings to be built and their technical equipment", BBSR - Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, 2014-2015

2013-2014
"STRIMA, Cross-border cooperation in flood risk management of the Czech Republic and the Free State of Saxony", EU-Ziel 3 joint project,

    

Work package STRIMA-DD: "Application and verification of a modular damage information system at local level – the case study Dresden", State capital Dresden, 2013-2014

    

Work package STRIMA-SN: "Development of methods to determine flood damage to residential and non-residential buildings as well as selected infrastructure types as an input for a modular damage information system", LfULG - Saxon State Agency of Environment, Agriculture and Geology, 2013-2014

2013-2014
SCHAD-SYS: "Determination of depth-damage functions for residential and non-residential buildings as data base of a modular damage information system", LfULG - Saxon State Agency of Environment, Agriculture and Geology, 2013-2014

2012 - 2013
SCHADE 2: "Completion of synthetic depth-damage-functions for buildings in flood prone urban areas of Saxony", State Reservoir Administration of Saxony, 2010-2013

2010-2013
SMARTeST: "Smart Resilience Technology Systems and Tools", EU-FP7 joint project, 2010-2013

2008
VERIS Elbe: "Changes and management of risks of extreme flood events in large river basins- the example of the Elbe River' – Topic: 'Effects of flood precaution on depth-damage functions", joint project, BMBF research activity: "Risk Management of Extreme Flood Events" (RIMAX), 2005-2008


2007-2010
MULTISURE: "Development of Multi-Sequential Mitigation Strategies for Urbanised Areas Prone to High Groundwater Level"; Work package: "Damage estimation of subterranean building constructions due to high groundwater level" (IÖR Dresden); joint project, BMBF research activity: "Risk Management of Extreme Flood Events" (RIMAX), 2006-2010

Memberships and Functions

Cooperation in the BWK - Working group: High groundwater level
BWK - Association of Engineers for Water Management, Waste Management and Land Improvement e.V. 

Award

Research grant of the German Academic Exchange Service 2011
University of Western-Ontario, Faculty of Engineering, London, Ontario, Canada