Gerald Zenz

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

1987 …2025
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Research interests

Design and Safety Assessment of Dams
Design of Hydraulic Structures, Flood Protection Works

Water Conduits, Pressure Tunnels and Power Caverns

External positions

ICOLD Vice President, International Commission on Large Dams ICOLD

1 May 20171 Jul 2020

President of Austrian National Committee on Dams (ATCOLD)

Austrian Dam Commission – Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Member of the board of Austrian Society of Geomechanics (OEGG)

Member of International Association for Hydraulic Research (IAHR)

ICOLD - Committee Member on Computational Aspects of Analysis and Design of Dams

Committee Member on Seismic Aspects of Dam Design

Keywords

  • 207114 Water management
  • 201115 Structural hydraulic engineering
  • 201125 Hydraulic engineering
  • 201126 Hydropower plant construction

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Research Output 1987 2019

Dams
incidence
Education
engineering
education

Determination of material parameters using numerical models and field measurement data

Staudacher, E. J. & Zenz, G., 9 May 2019, 3rd Meeting of European Working Group on Dams and Earthquakes, an International Symposium: Proceedings. Lemos, J. V., Caldeira, L., Peireira Gomes, J., Marcelino, J., Dias, I. & Brito, A. (eds.). Lisboa: Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, p. 135-144 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

Gouvaes Pumped Storage Hydropower Headrace Surge Tank: Hydraulic Investigation and Physical Model Test

Zenz, G. & Richter, W., 17 Apr 2019, Graz: Eigenverlag. 75 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Gouvaes Pumped Storage Hydropower Tailrace Surge Tank: Hydraulic Investigation and Physical Model Test

Zenz, G. & Richter, W., 17 Apr 2019, 1 ed. Graz: Eigenverlag. 100 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Hydraulics of the Tail Race Surge Tank of Gouvães Pumped-Storage Hydropower

Richter, W., Zenz, G., Nicolet, C., Landry, C., Vera Rodriguez, J. C. & de la Torre Abietar, L., 3 Sep 2019, In : Wasserwirtschaft. 109, Sonderh.1, p. 83-88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

turbine
pump
hydraulics
unloading
pumping

Activities 2005 2019

Sicherheitsüberprüfung von Talsperren

Gerald Zenz (Speaker)
8 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Toward understanding the complex flow phenomena in Run-of-River intakes using Scale-Resolving Simulations

Shervin Shahriari (Speaker), Gerald Zenz (Contributor)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Austrian Committee of Large Dams, Österreichisches Nationalkomitee für Talsperren (Österreich) (External organisation)

Gerald Zenz (Chair)
1 Jan 201831 Dec 2019

Activity: MembershipMembership of research network or expert group

86th ICOLD Annual Meeting - 26th ICOLD World Congress

Gerald Zenz (Chair), Harald Breinhälter (Member of programme committee), Helmut Knoblauch (Member of programme committee), Josef Schneider (Member of programme committee), Franz Georg Pikl (Member of programme committee), Shervin Shahriari (Member of programme committee), Edwin Josef Staudacher (Member of programme committee), Sebastian Gegenleithner (Member of programme committee)
1 Jul 20186 Jul 2018

Activity: Participation in or organisation ofConference or symposium (Participation in/Organisation of)

Bedeutung der Wasserkraft für die globale Energiezukunft

Gerald Zenz (Speaker), Franz Georg Pikl (Contributor), Wolfgang Richter (Contributor)
14 Feb 201816 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Projects 1995 2025

FlexHydro 2.0 - Surge-Tank-Design

Zenz, G.

1/01/1930/04/20

Project: Research project

Hydraulic Model Tests

Hammer, A., Knoblauch, H., Zenz, G. & Schneider, J.

1/01/9531/01/25

Project: Research area