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Nils Lichtenberg

Head of Tunnel Management Department
Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering


Building: 2130 Bauingenieurwesen

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 1

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80-20383
Fax Fax: +49 241 80-22141

Professional background

Since 2018

Research associate at the Institut of Highway Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

2011-2018 Research associate at the Chair of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
2009-2011 Master's degree in process engineering at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin
2004-2009 Diploma studies in process and environmental engineering at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Research Focus

  • ​Pollutant reduction
  • Tunnel equipment and operation
  • Tunnel ventilation
  • Fluid mechanics

Collaboration in Research Committees, Professional associations and Federations

Teaching Tasks

  • Supervision and implementation of courses in the field of tunnel technology
  • Supervision of seminar, bachelor and master theses in the field of road engineering


Research Projects

Current Research Projects

  • EmBaLu - Emission-Based Ventilation Control

Past Research Projects

  • TunNOₓ - Reduction of Nitrogen Oxide Pollution in the Vicinity of Road Tunnels Using Photocatalytic Reactors