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Engineering educator , Civil engineer

Anton J. Schleiss, Swiss civil engineer, engineering educator. Achievements include research in physically based model for evaluation of rock scour due to high-velocity jet impact. Recipient American Society of Civil Engineers Karl Emil Hilgard prize, 2006, American Society of Civil Engineers Stevens award, 2006.

Background

Schleiss, Anton J. was born on January 11, 1953 in Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland. Son of Anton B. Schleiss.

Education

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, 1985.

Career

Research associate Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, 1979—1985. Head hydraulic structures section Electrowatt Engineering Services Ltd., 1985—1996. Professor Ecole Polytechnic Fédérale Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1997.

Chairman Swiss Committee Dams, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in physically based model for evaluation of rock scour due to high-velocity jet impact.

Membership

Member of Swiss Committee Flood Protection (chairman), International Hydropower Association (technical committee member), Institution Water Management (board member), Swiss Association Engineers & Architects.

Connections

Married Katrin Gerung.

father:
Anton B. Schleiss Schleiss

spouse:
Katrin Gerung.