By granting us their time and sharing their knowledge with young engineers around the world, our lecturers are the backbone of the Foundation.

Their dedication and availability are behind the success of the Foundation's actions. In addition, some of them have made a donation to the Foundation.

Our lecturers are selected through the ITA-AITES ITA-CET Committee, they come from both the academic and corporate world.

If you would like to participate in our activities as a lecturer, please contact the ITA-CET committee: ita-cet.secretariat@developpement-durable.gouv.fr


There are 136 lecturers


ABU-KRISHNA Ashraf Ahmed Moustafa - Egypt
National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) Tunnelling construction consultant - GM of design dep.

Admiraal Han - Netherlands
Enprodes Management Consultancy BV Managing Director

AMBERG Felix - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering President
ITA treasurer and Tutor WG 21 & ITA COSUF

Anagnostou Georg - Switzerland
ETH Zurich Professor

Assis Andre - Brazil
Univ. Brazilia Full Professor

Babendererde Tim - Germany
Babendererde Engineers CEO

Babendererde Lars - Germany

Baber Jonathan - UK
Institution of Civil Engineers UK Member

Bai Yun - China
Tong Ji University Professor

Balan Alain - France
AFTES Président

Bäppler Karin - Germany
Herrenknecht AG Head of Geotechnics &Consulting Traffic Tunnelling

Berggren Anne-Lise - Norway
Geofrost AS President, Managing Director

Bernard Erik Stefan - Australia
University of Sydney Managing Director
Vice animateur shortcrete

Bettelini Marco - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Specialist Aerodynamics, Ventilation & Safety

Bobylev Nikolai - Russia
Russian Accademy of Sciences Senior Scientist

Boissonnas Yves - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Deputy Director of Tunneling Division, Project Manager

Bosch Johan W. - Netherlands
Delft University of Technology Professor

Bourget Andrew Paul - Switzerland
Egis Tunnels Expert

BOYCE Glenn -
McMillen Jacobs Associates

Bracher Gustav - Switzerland
ETH Zurich - Sika Services Corporate key project manager

Broere Wout - Netherlands
Delft University of Technology Associate Professor
Vice-anim WG 20

BROX Dean - Canada
Dean Brox Consulting Director

BURGER Werner - Germany
Herrenknecht AG Chief Engineer

Carmody John - USA
University of Minnesota Director, CSBR

CELESTINO Tarcisio - Brazil
University of San Paolo Professor
ITA President, Tutor WG 3 & 6

CHIRIOTTI Elena - France
Head of Tunnelling and Earthworks Dep.
Animateur ITA Working Group 2

Chittenden Nick - UAE
BASF MEYCO Project Manager

Cornaro Antonia - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Sales Manager International
Secretary General ITACUS

Dajun Yuan -
Tongji University

dal Negro Enrico - Italy
Mapei S.p.A. UTT division Director

de Mello Franco José Adelmar - Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University Consultant

de Rivaz Benoit - France
Bekaert Global Tunnelling Manager

de Wit J. C. W. M. (Hans) - The Netherlands
Tunnel Engineering Consults (TEC) Managing Director

Deffayet Michel - France
CETU Manager
Vice Chairman ITA-CET Committee

Delpierre Charles-Edouard - France
ENGIE Senior Project Manager

Derek Martin - Canada
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Professor in Geotechnical Engineering

Durville Jean-Louis - France

Elioff Amanda - USA
Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Professional Associate
Vice President & Tutor Itacus

Erdmann Paul - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Project Manager

ESKESEN Soren Degn - Denmark
Past ITA President & Tutor WG 14

Gall Vojtech - USA
GALL ZEIDLER Consultants Principal

GALLER Robert - Austria
Univ. Leoben Full Professor, Head of Chair
ITA-CET Committee Chairman

Garsshol Knut - Sweden
Rock Engineering Ltd

Gérard Michel -

Gjaeringen Gunnar - Norway
Norwegian Public Roads Administration Senior Engineer

Goel R.K. - India
Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research

Golser Johann - Austria
Geoconsult Holding Advisor

GOMES Alexandre - Brazil
ITA Vice President (2016-2019)
ITA Vice President (2016-2019)

Grantz Walter C. - USA
Cornell University Consultant immersed tunnels
WG 11 member

GRASSO Piergiorgio - Italy
Geodata President of Geodata
Former ITA Vice President and Executive Council Member

Grossauer Karl - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Director of Geotechnical Division

GROV Eivind - Norway
Sintef / NTMU Research manager / Profesor
Former ITA ExCo member

Grübl Fritz - Germany
PSP Consulting Engineers GmbH Managing Director
ITA Member of the Executive Council (2003-2006)

Hoj Niels Peter - Switzerland
HOJ Consulting Director

Holst Jorgen - Denmark
COWI Denmark Senior Project Manager
Chairman of NM Denmark

Home Lok - USA
The Robbins Company President

HUMBERT Emmanuel -
CETU Project engineer and researcher
Member of ITA Working Group 2

Iftimie Teodor - Romania
Technical University of Civil Engineering in Bucharest Professor

Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. Vice President
Anim WG 11

Iversen Claus - Denmark
Femern A/S Construction Manager, D&R & Marine Works

Kern Bodo - Saudi Arabia
Herrenknecht Saudi Arabia Ltd. General Manager

Keyter Gerhard J. - South Africa
Geostable SA cc Geotechnical Engineer

Kim Seung Ryull - South Korea
CEO, ESCO Consultant & Engineering Founder

KNIGHTS Martin - United Kingdom
CH2MHill Halcrow Managing Director
Past ITA President

Kogler Kurt - Austria
Zueblin Spezialtiefbau Managing Director

KOLIC Davorin - Croatia
Neuron Consult Managing Director
Exco member, Tutor WG 11

Krenn Harald - Austria
Zueblin Spezialtiefbau Senior Project Manager

LAMONT Donald - UK

Anim WG 05

Le Péchon Jean-Claude - France
Self-employed General manager & President

Leca Eric - France
Systra Group Technical Director
ITA ExCo Member

Lee In-Mo - South Korea
School of Civil Eng., Korea Univ. Professor
ITA Past President & Tutor WG 20

Lee In-Mo - Korea
Korea University Professor
President - 2010 - 2012

Likar Jakob - Slovenia
University of Ljubljana Associate Professor

Lovat Rick - Canada

ITA First Vice President & Tutor WG 14, Tutor ITAtech

Manoj Verman - India
GEODATA Technical Director

Marazzini Oscar - Italy
SIKA service AG Key Account Manager

Marinos Paul - Greece
National Technical University of Athens Professor

Marulanda Escobar Andres - Columbia
Ingetec Project Management Director

Maurhofer Stefan - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Director of Tunnelling Division

Mian Tahir - Pakistan
Engineering Design Organization Manager

Michelis Davide - Italy
MAPEI S.p.A Technical-Commercial service

Min Sangyoon - South Korea
SK E&C General Manager

Molins Climent - Spain
Universitat Polit Associate Professor

Muncke Martin - Austria
ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG Senior Expert

Najder Tomasz - Sweden
Najder Engineering Senior Consultant

Nath Senthil - Singapore
Geoconsult Sr. Tunnel Engineer

Nelson Priscilla P. - USA
NJIT - New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor

Nilsen Bjorn - Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Noppadol Phienwej -
Asian Institute of Technology - Thailand

Nord Gunnar Erik - Sweden
Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB Advisor

Ofiara Dennis -
The Robbins Company

Pakianathan Leslie - Singapore
Imperial College of Science & Technologies Senior Project Management

Panciera Andrea - Switzerland
Lombardi Engineering Ltd Dpty Head of Dept.Tunnelling

Panthi Krishna Kanta - Norway
Norwegian University of Science & Technology Professor

Peev Edson - Brazil
Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial Senior Engineer

PEILA Daniele - Italy
Politecnico di Torino Professor
Former ITA ExCo member

Piraud Jean - France
ANTEA Expert
Chairman AFTES

Plizzari Giovanni - Italy
University of Brescia Professor

Reda Ali Khalil - Lebanon
Dar Al Handasah Head of Tunnel Design Unit
IAM 259

Reilly John - USA
John Reilly Associat International President
CAM 141

Reinke Peter - Switzerland
HBI Haerter AG Senior Engineer
CAM 241

Rispin Michael - Switzerland
Normet International Senior Vice President

Romana Manuel - Spain
Valencia Technical University / STMR President

Romero Victor - USA

Russell Henry - USA
Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Vice President

Ruzzi Louis - USA
Pennsylvania Department of Transport Engineer

Sanchez Fermin - Mexico
Consultec Ingenieros Asociados S.C. Director

Schmitz Pierre - Belgium
Ministry of the Brussels Region Senior Engineer

Seingre Gérard - Switzerland
AF-Colenco Ltd Site Manager
Anim WG 17

Smirnoff Timothy - USA
Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. Senior Eng. Manager and Principal Professional Associate
IAM 307

Snee Christopher - USA

Stadelmann Rolf - Switzerland

Louisiana Tech University (retired) Professor Emeritus

Suwansawat Vince Suchatvee - Thailand
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Director of Ladkrabang
President of Thailand Underground and Tunneling Group (TUTG

Teikari Mari - Finland
Forcit AB Key Account Manager

Tesson Marc - France
CETU Head of Safety Group

Thewes Markus - Germany
Institute for Tunnelling and Construction Management Full Professor

Tonon Fulvio - USA
Univ. of Texas Austin Assistant Professor

Vähäaho IIkka - Finland
City of Helsinki Geotechnics Head of Division

Vion Olivier - France
ITA Executive Director

Vogel Martin - Switzerland
SUVA Safety Engineer
WG 05

Vollmann Goëtz - Germany
Institute for Tunnelling Assistant Professor

Vrkljan Ivan - Croatia
University of Rijeka Professor Emeritus

WAGNER Harald - Thailand
Consulting engineer TUTG Expert

Wannenmacher Helmut - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Geotechnical Engineer

Weiss Roland - Switzerland
VersuchsStollen Hagerbach AG Managing Director

Wetzig Volker - Switzerland
Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd. Managing Director

Wilson Andrew - Australia
GHD Director Master Projects Hydropower

Wolfgang Aldrian - Switzerland
BASF (MEYCO) Head of Technical Management

Yan Jinxiu (Jenny) - China
China Railway Research Institute Co.,Ltd Professor, Deputy General manager
ITA Vice President 2016-2019 & Tutor WG 17

Yasrobi Seyed Shahaboddin - Iran
Tarbiat Modares University Associate Professor
Member of ITA

Yoo Chungsik - Korea
Sungkyunkwan University Professor

Zhao Jian - Switzerland
EPFL Professor of Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling

Zhou Yingxin - Singapore
Defence Science of Technology Agency Senior Principal Engineer

Zingg Sara - Switzerland
ETH Zurich, Institute for Geotechnical Engineering (IGT), Chair of Underground C Research Assistant, Doctoral student