Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Bach

Professor, Foreign representative
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Bach
Area:
Civil Engineering
Room:
3/311A
Office hours:
by arrangement
Phone:
+49 711 8926 2692
Field

Water Resources Management and Engineering

Vita
  • since 2019

    Professor for Water Resources Management and Engineering, HFT Stuttgart

  • 2015

    Sabbatical, South America and Southern Africa trip

  • 2012 – 2018

    Freelancer, Chief engineer, Team leader, SYDRO Consult GmbH

  • 2012 – 2014

    Senior lecturer, Section of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management, TU Darmstadt

  • 2010 – 2011

    Word trip

  • 2010

    Doctorate (Dr.-Ing./ PhD), TU Darmstadt

  • 2004 – 2010

    Research Associate, Section of Engineering Hydrology and Water Management, TU Darmstadt

  • scince 2004

    Independent Consultant, rivulet-consult

  • 2003 – 2004

    Research Associate, Section of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, Universität Kassel

  • 2002 – 2003

    Project Enginner, Zentrum für integrierte Verkehrs­systeme GmbH

  • 2002

    Research Associate, Section of Fluid Dynamics, TU Darmstadt

  • 1999 – 2000

    Studies and M.Sc. Thesis, KTH Stockholm, Schweden

  • 1995 – 2002

    Studies of Civil Engineering, TU Darmstadt (Diplom-Ingenieur)

University Projects
  • since 2020

    Waterblog ⇒ http://hft-stuttgart.de/wasserblog/ 

  • since 2019

    Model Development ⇒ http://bluemodel.org/

Research
  • Selection

  • since 2008

    Development BlueM.Wave: Tool for managing, visualizing and analyzing time series ⇒ http://bluemodel.org/

  • since 2004

    Model development BlueM.Sim: Software package for integrated river basin management ⇒ http://bluemodel.org/

  • 2018 – 2019

    TASK: Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Dams and Reservoirs

  • 2014 – 2017

    ENERWA: Energy optimization of entire water supply chains from reservoirs to rivers

  • 2008 – 2010

    Modification of the "Guideline on the identification of critical pollution in water bodies through waste water impacts, Hesse" – Development of a simulation based method for analysis and planning

  • 2005 – 2010

    HSG Guideline Document for "Modeling Integrated Urban Waste water Systems"

  • 2005 – 2007

    Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive: Water quality modeling for the Upper Modau

  • 2004 – 2010

    IMCOP: Integrated immission based modeling and management of discharge and nutrient flux for catchments with complex land use (IMCOP)

  • 2004 – 2005

    Implementation of the EU WFD: Water quality modeling for the Upper Modau

  • 2003 – 2004

    FLOODSCAPE: Creating new landscapes for flood risk management

  • 1999 – 2000

    Scour mechanism downstream of a spillway with a plate protection

Publications
  • 2018

    Hubert Lohr, Michael Bach, Jedrzej Baryla, Felix Froehlich, Sandra Richter: ROPES - RESERVOIR OPERATION SIMULATOR FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY; ICOLD 2018; 26th Congress – 86th Annual Meeting; Vienna; Austria; 2018.

  • 2017

    Wolf Merkel et al.: ENERWA - ENERGETISCHE OPTIMIERUNG DES WASSER­WIRTSCHAFTLICHEN GESAMT­SYSTEMS TALSPERREN, FLIESSGEWÄSSER, TRINK­WASSER­AUFBEREITUNG, TRANSPORT-SPEICHERUNG-VERTEILUNG (Enerwa - Energetic Optimization Of The Water Management System Dams, Watercourses, Drinking Water Treatment, Transport-Storage-Distribution); Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung; 2017.

  • 2017

    Michael Kissel, Tobias Rosskopf, Michael Bach, Steffen Heusch, Britta Schmalz: STAND UND ENTWICKLUNG DES INTEGRIERTEN FLUSS­EINZUGS­GEBIETSMODELLS BLUEM ((State and development of the integrated river basis model BlueM); Den Wandel messen – Wie gehen wir mit Nichtstationarität in der Hydrologie um?; Beiträge zum Tag der Hydrologie 2017; Germany; 2017.

  • 2017

    Michael Bach & Michael Kissel: BLUEM - EIN SOFTWARE­PAKET ZUR INTEGRIERTEN FLUSS­EINZUGS­GEBIETS­MODELLIERUNG (BlueM – A software package for integrated river basin modelling); Darmstädter Wasserbau- und Wasser­wirtschaft­liches Kolloquium (DAWAKO); Germany; 2017.

  • 2016

    Hubert Lohr & Michael Bach: ALTERNATIVE UND ANGEPASSTE WASSER­WIRT­SCHAFTLICHE KONZEPTE UND METHODEN – EIN REVIEW AUS DER PRAXIS IN THAILAND (Alternative and tailor-made concepts and methods for water resources management - a praxis review from Thailand); Darmstädter Wasserbau- und Wasser­wirt­schaftliches Kolloquium (DAWAKO); Germany; 2016.

  • 2013

    Michael Bach: BlueM – INTEGRATED MODELLING OF CATCHMENTS WITH COMPLEX LAND USE; IWA, 16th International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication; Beijing, China; 2013.

  • 2013

    Michael Bach & Manfred W. Ostrowski: ANALYSIS OF INTENSIVELY USED CATCHMENTS BASED ON INTEGRATED MODELLING; Journal of Hydrology; 485 (148 - 161); 2013.

  • 2011

    Michael Bach: INTEGRIERTE MODELLIERUNG FÜR EINZUGS­GEBIETE MIT KOMPLEXER NUTZUNG (Integrated modeling for catchments with complex land use); Dissertation (Ph.D. thesis); Technische Universität Darmstadt; Germany; 2011.

  •   2010

    Manfred W. Ostrowski,  Michael Bach, Valentin Gamerith, Stefano De Simone: ANALYSIS OF THE TIME-STEP DEPENDENCY OF PARAMETERS IN CONCEPTUAL HYDROLOGICAL MODELS; Technische Universität Darmstadt; Germany; https://tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/id/eprint/2099; 2010.

  • 2010

    HSGSim: LEITFADEN FÜR INTEGRALE MODELLIERUNG URBANER ABWASSER­SYSTEME DER HOCH­SCHUL­GRUPPE SIMULATION (The HSG Procedure for Modelling Integrated Urban Wastewater Systems); Gewässerschutz, Wasser, Abwasser; Aachen, Germany; ISBN: 978-3-938996-26-3; 2010.

  • 2009

    Frank Reußner, Jens Alex, Michael Bach, Manfred Schütze, Dirk Muschalla: BASIN-WIDE INTEGRATED MODELLING VIA OPENMI CONSIDERING MULTIPLE URBAN CATCHMENTS; Water Science and Technology, 60:5 (1241-1248); 2009.

  • 2009

    Michael Bach, Felix Froehlich, Steffen Heusch, Christoph Hübner, Dirk Muschalla, Frank Reußner, Manfred W. Ostrowski: BLUEM - A FREE SOFTWARE PACKAGE FOR INTEGRATED RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT; Hydrologische Systeme im Wandel; Beiträge zum Tag der Hydrologie 2009; Fachgemeinschaft Hydrologische Wissenschaften in der DWA; Hennef, Germany; Issue 26.09 (109-115), ISBN: 978-3-941089-54-9; 2009.

  • 2009

    Dirk Muschalla, Manfred Schütze, Kai Schroeder, Michael Bach, Frank Blumensaat, Guenter Gruber, Kai Klepiszewski, Michael Pabst, Alexander Pressl, Nora Schindler, Anne-Marie Solvi, Jürgen Wiese: THE HSG PROCEDURE FOR MODELLING INTEGRATED URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEMS; Water Science and Technology, 60:8 (2065-2075); 2009.

  • 2008

    HSGSim: LEITFADEN: INTEGRIERTE MODELLIERUNG VON KANALNETZ, KLÄRANLAGE UND GEWÄSSER (The HSG Procedure for Modelling Integrated Urban Wastewater Systems); Hochschul­gruppe „Erfahrungsaustausch Dynamische Simulation in der Siedlungs­wasser­wirtschaft" (HSGSim); http://hsgsim.org/; 2008.

  • 2008

    Frank Reußner, Dirk Muschalla, Michael Bach, Manfred Schütze, Jens Alex: OPENMI BASED BASIN WIDE INTEGRATED MODELLING CONSIDERING MULTIPLE URBAN AREAS; 11th International conference on urban drainage (ICUD); Edinburgh, UK, 2008.

  • 2008

    Dirk Muschalla, Manfred Schütze, Kai Schroeder, Michael Bach, Frank Blumensaat, Kai Klepiszewski, Michael Pabst, Alexander Pressl, Nora Schindler, Jürgen Wiese, Guenter Gruber: THE HSG GUIDELINE DOCUMENT FOR MODELLING INTEGRATED URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEMS; 11th International conference on urban drainage (ICUD); Edinburgh, UK, 2008.

  • 2008

    Michael Bach & Manfred W. Ostrowski: INTEGRIERTE MODELLIERUNG VON ABFLUSS UND STOFF­STRÖMEN FÜR EINZUGS­GEBIETE MIT KOMPLEXER NUTZUNG (Integrated modeling of discharge and nutrient fluxes for catchments with complex land use); Hochwasser, Wassermangel, Gewässerverschmutzung - Problemlösung mit modernen hydrologischen Methoden; Beiträge zum Tag der Hydrologie 2008; Fachgemeinschaft Hydrologische Wissenschaften in der DWA; Hennef, Germany; Issue 23.08 (196-203), ISBN: 978-3-940173-96-6; 2008.

  • 2007

    Michael Bach & Manfred W. Ostrowski: INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MODELLING: DIFFUSE SOURCES FROM RURAL AREAS AND POINT SOURCES FROM MULTIPLE URBAN AREAS; 11th International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and the 1st Joint Meeting of the IWA Diffuse Pollution and Urban Drainage Specialist Groups; Belo Horizonte-MG, Brazil; 2007.

  • 2007

    Michael Bach, Dirk Muschalla, Kai Schröter, Manfred W. Ostrowski: INTEGRATED MODEL APPROACHES FOR URBAN WASTE WATER SYSTEMS AND DIFFUSE SOURCES; 6th international conference on sustainable techniques and strategies in urban water management (Novatech); Lyon, France; 2007.

  • 2006

    Michael Bach, Kai Schröter, Manfred W. Ostrowski: POSSIBILITIES OF WATER QUALITY MODELS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EU WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE; 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics; Nice, France; 2006.

  • 2006

    Dirk Muschalla, Michael Bach, Manfred W. Ostrowski: INTEGRIERTE MODELLIERUNG ALS WERKZEUG ZUR BEURTEILUNG VON MISCHWASSER­ENTLASTUNGEN (Integrated modeling as tool for the assessment of combined sewer overflows); Fachtagung zu Abflusssteuerung - Schwallspülung - Gewässerschutz; Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU); Osnabrück, Germany; 2006.

  • 2004

    Michael Bach: KOSTEN-NUTZEN-ANALYSE GROSSRÄUMIGER WASSER­WIRTSCHAFT­LICHER PLANUNGEN AM BEISPIEL DES HOCHWASSER­RISIKO­MANAGEMENTES (Cost-benefit analysis of large-scale water management planning on the example of flood risk management); 6. JuWi-Treffen, Treffen junger Wissenschaftler der wasserbaulichen Institute deutschsprachiger Hochschulen und Universitäten; Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany; 2004.

  • 2002

    Michael Bach: SYMMETRIEN DER EIN-PUNKT-KORRELATIONS­GLEICHUNGEN EINER TURBULENTEN STRÖMUNG IN EINEM AXIAL ROTIERENDEN KREISROHR (Lie group analysis of turbulent flow in an axially rotating pipe); Diploma thesis; Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany; 2002.

  • 2000

    Michael Bach: SCOUR MECHANISM DOWNSTREAM OF A SPILLWAY WITH A PLATE PROTECTION; Master of Science Thesis; Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan; Stockholm, Schweden; 2000.

Misc.

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