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Dr.-Ing. Minh Duc Bui


  • Dipl.-Math., Hanoi University, 1983
  • Dr.-Ing., Karlsruhe University, 1998


  • 1984-1993: Researcher, Institute of Mechanics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • 1993-1998: DAAD-research-fellow, Institute for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • 1998-2000: DFG-Postdoc, Institute for Water Resources Management, Hydraulic and Rural Engineering, KIT
  • 2000-2005: Research Engineer, Institute for Hydromechanics, KIT
  • 2005-2007: Senior Research Engineer and Lecturer, Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, University of Innsbruck
  • Since 2007: Research Coordinator and Senior Lecturer, Chair of Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering


  • Calculation procedures for flows and transport processes in Inland and coastal waters: turbulent flows, sediment transport, contaminant transport
  • Numerical simulation of debris flows and flash floods in mountain areas
  • Particle tracking models for fish and eco-hydraulics
  • Habitat and population modelling for aquatic ecosystems
  • Application of the calculation procedures to engineering and environmental problems


  • V.H. Bui, M.D. Bui, and P. Rutschmann (2019): “Advanced Numerical Modeling of Sediment Transport in Gravel-Bed Rivers”; Water, 11, 550.
  • M. Reisenbüchler, M.D. Bui, D. Skublics, and P. Rutschmann (2019): “An integrated approach for investigating the correlation between floods and river morphology: A case study of the Saalach River, Germany”; Science of the Total Environment, 647.
  • S. Ateeq-Ur-Rehman, M.D. Bui, and P. Rutschmann (2018): “Variability and Trend Detection in the Sediment Load of the Upper Indus River”; Water, 10, 16.
  • S. Ateeq-Ur-Rehman, M.D. Bui, S. Ul-Hasson, and P. Rutschmann (2018): “An Innovative Approach to Minimizing Uncertainty in Sediment Load Boundary Conditions for Modelling Sedimentation in Reservoirs”; Water, 10, 1411.
  • W. Yao, M.D. Bui, and P. Rutschmann (2018): „Development of eco‐hydraulic model for assessing fish habitat and population status in freshwater ecosystems”; Ecohydrology, e1961.
  • K. Kaveh, M.D. Bui, and P. Rutschmann (2017): “A comparative study of three different learning algorithms applied to ANFIS for predicting daily suspended sediment concentration”; International Journal of Sediment Research, 32.
  • M.D. Bui, K. Kaveh, P. Penz, and P. Rutschmann (2015): “Contraction scour estimation using data driven methods”; Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research, IAHR, Taylor & Francis.
  • M.D. Bui und P. Rutschmann (2015): “ Anwendung eines numerischen Modellsystems zur Bewertung von Geschiebehaushalt und Äsche-Laichhabitaten des Hochrheins”, Wasserwirtschaft 7/8.
  • M.D. Bui, P. Rutschmann (2010): "Numerical modelling of non-equilibrium graded sediment transport in a curved open channel"; Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 36.
  • M.D. Bui, W. Rodi (2008): “Numerical Simulation of Contraction Scour in an Open Laboratory Channel”; Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol.134, No.4.
  • M.D. Bui, H.H. Bernhart, and H. Cleemeier (2005): "Morphological Numerical Simulation of Flood Situations in the Danube River"; International Journal of River Basin Management, IAHR, Vol.3, No.4.
  • M.D. Bui, Th. Wenka (2005): "Numerical Modelling of Sediment Transport in Connection with Artificial Grain Feeding Activities in the River Rhine"; International Journal of Water Engineering Research, KWRA, Vol.6, No.1.
  • M.D. Bui, Th. Wenka, and W. Rodi (2004): "Numerical Modelling of Bed Deformation in Laboratory Channels"; Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol.130, No.9.


  • River Engineering and Hydromorphology (WS and SS)
  • Environmental Hydrodynamic Modelling I (WS)
  • Environmental Hydrodynamic Modelling II (SS)
  • Doctoral seminars (WS and SS)