Dr. Anika Braun


Anika Braun

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

+49 30 314-72870

Einrichtung Ingenieurgeologie
Sekretariat BH 3-1
Raum BH-N 308


  • Geogefahren (Massenbewegungen und Erdbebeneffekte)
  • Geographische Informationssysteme (GIS), Geomorphometrie und Landschaftsanalyse
  • Räumliche Datenanalyse (Data Mining)
  • Drohnen in der Ingenieurgeologie, digitale Geländemodellierung mit Structure from Motion


2015: Promotion zur Dr. rer. nat., RWTH Aachen University
2010: Master of Science in Georessourcenmanagement, Vertiefung in Umweltmanagement, RWTH Aachen University
2008: Bachelor of Science in Georessourcenmanagement, RWTH Aachen University


Seit 09/2017Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Fachgebiet Ingenieurgeologie, TU Berlin
03/2015-08/2017PostDoc am Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking
10/2013-08/2014Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogeologie, RWTH Aachen University
10/2012-09/2013Stipendiatin der RWTH Graduiertenförderung zur Promotion
10/2010-09/2012Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogeologie, RWTH Aachen University
04/2006-09/2010Studentische Hilfskraft am Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogeologie, RWTH Aachen University


Ausgewählte Publikationen

Djukem, W. D. L., Braun, A., Wouatong, A. S. L., Guedjeo, C., Dohmen, K., Wotchoko, P., Fernandez-Steeger, T. M., Havenith, H. B. (2020). Effect of soil geomechanical properties and geo-environmental factors on landslide predisposition at Mount Oku, Cameroon. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(18), 6795. (open access).

Braun A, Cuomo S, Petrosino S, Wang X, Zhang L (2017) Numerical SPH analysis of debris flow run-out and related river damming scenarios for a local case study in SW China. Landslides 15, 535–550.

Zhou J, Zhang L, Yang D, Braun A, Han Z (2017) Investigation of the Quasi-Brittle Failure of Alashan Granite Viewed from Laboratory Experiments and Grain-Based Discrete Element Modeling. Materials, 10(7), 835. (open access).

Zhou J, Zhang L, Braun A, Han Z (2017) Investigation of Processes of Interaction between Hydraulic and Natural Fractures by PFC Modeling Comparing against Laboratory Experiments and Analytical Models. Energies, 10(7), 1001. (open access).

Braun A, Wang, X, Petrosino S, Cuomo S (2017) SPH propagation back-analysis of Baishuihe landslide in south-western China. Geoenvironmental Disasters, 4(1), 1-10. (open access).

Zhou J, Zhang L, Braun A, Han Z (2016) Numerical Modeling and Investigation of Fluid-Driven Fracture Propagation in Reservoirs Based on a Modified Fluid-Mechanically Coupled Model in Two-Dimensional Particle Flow Code. Energies, 9(9), 699. (open access).

Havenith HB, Torgoev A, Braun A, Schlögel R, Miku M (2016) A new classification of earthquake-induced landslide event sizes based on seismotectonic, topographic, climatic and geologic factors. Geoenvironmental Disasters, 3:6, 24p. (open access).

Havenith HB, Torgoev A, Schlögel R, Braun A, Torgoev I, Ischuk A (2015) Tien Shan Geohazards Database: Landslide susceptibility analysis. Geomorphology, 249, 32-43.

Braun A, Klumpp E, Azzam R, Neukum C (2014) Transport and deposition of stabilized engineered silver nanoparticles in water saturated loamy sand and silty loam. Science of the Total Environment, 535, 102-112.

Neukum C, Braun A, Azzam R (2014) Transport of stabilized engineered silver (Ag) nanoparticles through partially fractured sandstones. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 164, 181-192.

Neukum C, Braun A, Azzam R (2014) Transport of stabilized engineered silver (Ag) nanoparticles through porous sandstones. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 158, 1-13.



Braun A, Grützner C, Dohmen K, Fernandez-Steeger T (2019) Das Baelo Claudia Felssturz Problem. In: Tagungsband Fachsektionstage Geotechnik Interdisziplinäres Forum, 29. – 30. Oktober 2019, Würzburg, 26-31.

Braun A, Garcia-Urquia EL, Moncada Lopez R, Yamagishi H (2018) Landslide susceptibility mapping in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, using data mining methods. In: IAEG/AEG Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Francisco, California, 2018-Volume 1 (pp. 207-215). Springer.

Braun A, Cuomo S, Wang X, Petrosino S, Zhang L (2017) Baishuihe Hangrutschung in Südwest China – Fallstudie und numerische Modellierung mit SPH. In Tagungsband Fachsektionstage Geotechnik, 6-8 September, Würzburg, Germany, 180-185.

Braun A, Havenith HB, Fernandez-Steeger TM (2016) Geomorphometry, statistics and data mining for landslide susceptibility mapping in data scarce areas. In: Proceedings of the Second Central American and Caribbean Congress on Landslides (18-20 July 2016, Tegucigalpa, Honduras).

Zhou J, Braun A, Zhang L, Wang X, Xiao R, Yang Z, Han Z (2015) Three-dimensional geological modeling of Longyou grotto No. 3 with terrestrial laser scanning. In: Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Large-scale Ancient Underground Engineering (23-26 October 2015, Longyou, Zhejiang, China), CRC Press, 389-394.

Braun A, Fernandez-Steeger T, Havenith, HB, Torgoev A (2015) Landslide Susceptibility Mapping with Data Mining Methods – a Case Study from Maily-Say, Kyrgyzstan. In: Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 2, pp 995-998, XII International IAEG Congress, 15-19 September 2014, Torino, Italy.

Neukum C, Braun A, Azzam R (2011) Investigation of the mobility of engineered nanoparticles in water saturated and variably saturated porous media (in German language). In: Proceedings of the 18th Conference for Engineering Geology, 16-19 March 2011, Berlin, Germany, 11-18.