Teaching, learning, and research at a high level on the campus in the city centre and at the Schlosspark

The KIT-Department BGU takes a holistic approach to understanding, protecting, using, and sustainably shaping the environment as the basis of our lives in teaching, research, and innovations.

In this context, the geosciences and environmental sciences work closely together with the civil engineering sciences. Thus, the department makes an essential contribution to living in an attractive environment also in the future.


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Blind spots in the monitoring of plastic waste

Whether in drinking water, food or even in the air: plastic is a global problem - and the full extent of this pollution may go beyond of what we know yet. Dr. Daniel Valero of the IWG and lead author of the current study on plastic transport, together with partners from the Netherlands and Australia, reviewed conventional assumptions for the transport of plastic in rivers.

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#transmove wins silver at the 21. eGovernement Competition

The project #transmove - AI-based traffic jam prediction pursues the goal of enabling smart and sustainable mobility forecasts. The project, which was carried out with the participation of the IfV, won silver in the category "Best Project for the Deployment of Innovative Technologies and Infrastructures 2022" at the 21st eGovernment Competition.

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