Participation in committees of the Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV):

  • Management of road maintenance
  • Maintenance of municipal roads
  • Condition surveying and evaluation
  • Surface properties
  • Surface distress
  • Evenness
  • Load-bearing capacity

Cooperation and involvement in numerous research projects, including:

  • Study of correlations between evaluation results from four different systems for measuring load-bearing capacity
  • Research project of the Swiss Federal Office for Roads (ASTRA)
  • Methods of assessing a new evenness inspection procedure
  • FP 6 research projects (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich)
  • Documentation of damage patterns in the context of the results of ZEB (condition survey and evaluation) on federal highways
  • Documentation of first surveys of federal highways
  • Preparation of a guide for identifying and assessing road conditions
  • Guidelines for conservation management of urban roads
  • Skid resistance measurements on concrete pavements
  • Data collection for evaluating different superstructure designs
  • Skid resistance measurements on test routes (University of Karlsruhe)
  • Documentation of ZEB on federal highways 1997/1998
  • Evaluation of the conditions of municipal thoroughfares forming part of main roads
  • Registration and evaluation of the conditions of branch roadways on federal highways
  • Analysis of existing metrological data; extension of evaluation parameters for urban roads
  • Skid resistance measurements and texture-depth measurements on test routes of the BASt (Federal Highway Research Institute)
  • Comparative and reproducibility scatter ranges of condition indicators comprising longitudinal and transverse evenness registered by means of high-speed measuring systems
  • Documentation and federal statistical analyses based on ZEB for federal highways 1999-2004
  • Determination of cracks on concrete roadways (federal highway A5) with the high-speed ARGUS® measuring system
  • Registration of skid resistance and texture depth on test routes of the BASt (Federal Highway Research Institute)
  • Supplementation and detailing of recording and evaluation methods for detecting damage on highway surfaces
  • Hig Highway repair and reinforcement of concrete pavements; condition survey on two test routes during the years 2000 to 2006 (A6 and A6-north)
  • Comparative study of the measurement systems comprising SCRIM and Stuttgart friction meter (SRM), research project by the Swiss Federal Office for Roads (ASTRA) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH), condition surveying and evaluation on national roads, surface damage (registration index I1); assessment of two different methods