The Team

The Zentrum am Berg is managed by the University of Leoben as an independent department and is under the direction of Prof. Dr. Robert Galler. Altogether, the Zentrum am Berg offers not only infrastructure but also an experienced team in the fields of geotechnics, tunnelling and training and continuing education in underground infrastructure.

Prof. Dr. Robert Galler

Head of Department

Robert Galler has over 10 years of practical experience in civil engineering/subsurface construction, and was department and project manager of tunnel projects from planning to execution at Geoconsult ZT GmbH. Since 2006 he is head of the Chair for Subsurface Engineering. He managed numerous national and international research and development projects.




Ing. Peter Schwab

Construction Manager

Peter Schwab is an irreplaceable member of the ZaB team thanks to his many years of structural and civil engineering experience.

Bernhard Reinwald

Training and Education




Dipl.-Ing. Robert Wenighofer

Project management
Surveying expert



Dipl.-Ing Manuel Kühbacher

Project management