emer. Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Dr. h. c.

Dieter Gutknecht

Dieter Gutknecht

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 1994

  • Institut für Wasserbau und Ingenieurhydrologie, Technische Universität Wien


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Hydrology
  • Water resources
  • Water management
  • Hydraulic engineering



Selected Memberships:

  • American Geophysical Union
  • International Association for Hydro-Environment and Research IAHR
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences IAHS
  • International Water Association IWA

Selected Prizes:

  • Dr. h.c. University of Architecture, Geodesy and Civil Engineering Sofia
  • Dub Medal of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Selected Publications:

  • Fischer-Antze, T.; Olsen, N. R. B.; Gutknecht, D. (2008) Three-dimensional CFD modeling of morphological bed changes in the Danube River. Water Resources Research, Bd. 44, S. W09422.
  • Gutknecht, D.; Jolánkai, G.; Skinner, K. (2008) Patterns and processes in the catchment. In: Harper, D.; Zalewski, M.; Pacini, N. (Hrsg.), Ecohydrology. Processes, Models and Case Studies; Wallingford: CABI, S. 18-29.
  • Gutknecht, Dieter (1993) Grundphänomene hydrologischer Prozesse. In: Grebner, Dietmar (Hrsg.), Aktuelle Aspekte in der Hydrologie; Zürich: ETH, Geographisches Institut, S. 25-38.
  • Gutknecht, Dieter (1991) On the development of "applicable" models for flood forecasting. In: Van den Ven, F. H. M.; Gutknecht, D.; Loucks, D. P.; Salewicz, K. A. (Hrsg.), Hydrology for the Water Management of Larger River Basins; Wallingford: IAHS Press, S. 337-345.