Michael Pfister

Administrative data

Teaching & PhD


Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering


Urban hydraulic systems

The basic features of fresh water and sewer nets are considered. For fresh water, the capture, the reservoir and the distribution net are discussed. For sewers, conduit and manhole hydraulics is in the focus. Besides, the legal background is provided and methods to derive the relevant discharges.

Urban neighborhoods, infrastructures and sustainable development

This ENAC Teaching Unit aims to present and implement new concepts of sustainable urban neighbourhood planning. A new digital modelling tool (Citysim) will be used in this context.