VITA Markus Hoffmann

Business overview

  • Large infrastructure studies and research projects as a project leader

  • 30+ Author of manuals and guidelines in the field

  • 150+ Papers, publications and conference lectures

  • 250+ Presentations at seminars, workshops and conferences

  • 15+ Supervised Master Thesis at TU Vienna, TU Graz, FH, UACG Sofia

  • 3 Supervised PhD-Thesis

  • Nominated State Prize Mobility 2017 (WAMS)


Work experience and education

2010 - 2019

Habilitation at Vienna University of Technology – Institute of Transportation   

with monography „Life Cycle Costs of Road Infrastructures“

detailed information on monography

since 2016

Cooperation with BOKU – Institute of Structural Engineering (Prof. Strauss)


since 2014

Cooperation with TU Vienna – Institut of Transportation (Prof. Blab)

2008 - 2014

Postdoc and Head of the research group “for design, operation and maintenance of roads” with the acquisition of research funds, heading research projects and lectures (TU Vienna/Graz/UACG Sofia)


Civil engineer examination (Chamber of Engineers for Styria and Carinthia)

2002 - 2006

PhD at Technical University Graz – Institute of Highway Engineering and Transport Planning
with monography „Rehabilitation of Roads“


since 2002

Independent consultant for transportation and traffic management as well as regional and spatial planning

Membership and functions

since 2010

Member Austrian Research Association Road, Rail Transport (FSV)

  • Working committee Economic Efficiency of Investments (FSV)       

  • Working committee Pavement Management (FSV)

  • Working committee Winter Maintenance (FSV)

since 2011

Member society for maintenance & road construction technology with asphalt (Gestrata)

  •   Lecturer Construction Seminars  2012 and 2013

since 2016

Member International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering IALCCE

  •   The organizer of several symposia with session chairs

Teaching at the university level

2007 - now

VO 209.478 „Design and Maintenance of Road Infrastructures“ TU Graz (Master 3 ECTS – German)


2008 - 2014

VO 233.039 „Road planning and environmental protection“ TU Wien (Master 3 ECTS - German)

2008 - now

VO 230.012 „Road maintenance and infrastructure management“ TU Wien (Master 3 ECTS - German)


VO 233.030 „Road engineering“ (Bachelor 3 ECTS - German) TU Wien

2010 - 2015

VO CEEPUS „Road planning and environmental protection “ UACG Sofia (Master 3 ECTS – German/English)

representing Prof. Ronald. Blab

Research awards and honors

  • 2x Top Paper Award at the Transport Research Arena 2018 in Vienna

  • Nomination State Prize Mobility 2017 for the project Waterway Asset Management System WAMS together with TU Vienna and viadonau

  • KFV-Research prize 2017 for innovations for safe road traffic for the supervised Dissertation of DI. Dr. Peter Nutz on the topic “Optimization of winter maintenance”

  • Peter-Faller- Junior Research Award 2016 of the ÖVG for the supervised Dissertation of DI. Dr. Katrin Haselbauer on the topic of “Asset management of transport infrastructures”

List of Publications and link TU Vienna


Publication list (TU Vienna)

Profile (Institute)

Congress participation (selection)


IALCCE 2020 World life cycle cost conference with chair/presentations in Shanghai, China


Cost Conference 1406 with Keynote and Presentation in Guimarães, Portugal


IALCCE 2018 World life cycle cost conference with chair/presentations in Delft, BE


PIANC 2018 World maritime conference with chair/presentations in Panama


European Transport Research Arena 2018 with chair/presentations in Vienna, AT


International Winter Road Congress with chair/presentations in Danzig, PL


World Conference on Pavement and Asset Management with presentations in Baveno, IT


IALCCE 2016 World life cycle cost conference with chair/presentations in Delft, NE


MAIREPAV Conference on Pavement Maintenance with presentations in Singapur


European Transport Research Arena 2016 with chair/presentations in Warschau, PL

Training and lectures (selection)


Lecture Pavement Management for the Cita of Vienna


Final presentation research projekt RISKMON for OEBB and ASFINAG


Winter maintenance training and lectures Upper Austria road administration


Lecture on selected topics of the habilitation in the road administration of Styria


Lecture Pavement Management in a workshop with ETH-Zürich and ASTRA in Vienna


Life cycle costs of road infrastructure, Habilitation lecture at TU Vienna


Winter maintenance training in ASG/ASFINAG, and road administration of Carinthia and Upper Austria


Lecture on preventive winter maintenance at a special conference in Krems on the Danube


Lecture on the reduction of salt use for the city association in Austria


Lecture on preventive winter maintenance and hoarfrost at ASTRAD in Wels