Davorin KoliÄ‡, PhD, MSc, BSc, CE, PE (Croatia, Austria)
Born in Zagreb in 1961, earned PhD level from Faculty for Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb. Three times winner of the Rector's Award of the University of Zagreb. Since 1990 active in underground projects as design manager, project leader or checking engineer on different tunnelling, subway or underground space structures in Paris, Lille, Seattle, Puerto Rico, Munich, Vienna, Budapest, New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore as well as on several underground projects in Northwestern China. Member of the winning team that was awarded first price in 2000 as the most successful international consulting company in Austria for the Wanjiazhai Yellow River Diversion Project in China. Davorin KoliÄ‡ is author of more than 95 scientific and technical papers, co-author of 3 guidelines on design and construction of underground structures in Austria and EU, co-author of 1 book, editor of 3 books on tunnelling. He is the president of the Croatian association for tunnelling and underground construction ITA Croatia.