Persönlicher Status und Werkzeuge

Prof. Walter Rahn

Honorary Professor at TUM since 2007

Field

Traffic Route Engineering

Contact Details

Business Card at TUMonline

Career

Professor Rahn studied construction engineering at TUM from 1963 to 1969. After completing his studies he worked in the field of highway engineering for an engineering office (Cronauer) in Munich (1969-1970). In 1972 he completed a post graduate trainee program in highway engineering and bridge construction at the Supreme Building Authority of the Bavarian State. Having passed the Bavarian state examination leading to top engineering positions in the Bavarian civil service he worked for almost 34 years (1973-2006) in six different civil service departments. During this time he held various positions within the Bavarian Highway Administration. For some 27 years he played a leadership role in the planning and construction of interstate highways. Most recently he was head of the Federal Interstate Highways Section of the Supreme Building Authority of the Bavarian State in the Bavarian Department of the Interior (1992-2006). In 1997 he took on a teaching assignment in the Department of Traffic Route Engineering at TUM. He lectured on the subject of “civil engineering and landscaping (highways and the environment)”.

    Functions

    • Head of the Federal lnterstate Highways Section in the Highway Engineering and Bridge Construction Department of the Supreme Building Authority of the Bavarian State in the Bavarian Department of the Interior (1992-2006, as of 2003 deputy head of department)
    • Head of the Planning and Construction Department of the Highway Authority of Southern Bavaria (1985-1990)
    • Head of construction in Würzburg at the Highway Authority of Northern Bavaria (1982-1985)
    • Department head at the State Highways Department in Munich (1976-1981)
    • Head of bridge construction / subway construction in Munich (technical supervisor) for the government of Upper Bavaria (1991-1992)