News

Chair facilitates start-up creation in the field of construction robotics
Chairholder invited to university hospital geneva to talk on: The Robotic Future of Elderly Care
New CIB Proceedings W119-TG93: International Conference on Smart, Sustainable and Sensuous Settlements Transformation (3SSettlements)
The chair’s BMBF project on „assistive workplaces” covered in ZDF’s TV documentation series “plan b”
11th World Conference on Gerontechnology
Prof. Inaba of University of Tokyo gives a Talk on humanoid robotics at br2
Opening "Grieserhof" Carehome with LISA-br2-Moduls
BaltSe@nioR at Milan Design Week 2018
Guest Professor Dr-Ing. habil Alexej Bulgakov holds keynote speech at annual assembly of russian academy of architecture, city planning and construction sciences in moscow on 20th april 2018
br2 paper “A framework of indicators for assessing construction automation and robotics in the sustainability context” published in Journal of Cleaner Production
Japan based, multinational firm Kobe Steel (KOBELCO) visited br2 chair at TUM
Cover Page of White Book on Healthy Aging for Taiwan
Work anniversary Lecture Dr. Linner
Chairholder tests new Humanoid Robotic Excavator Doka Robo at Kanamoto in Noda Chiba Japan
Chairholder tests new Telerobotic Excavator System at Public Works Research Institute of the Ministry of Construction
Yao Yorozu no Robot
DFG Memorial Lecture by Prof Bock "Yao Yorozu no Robot" and Dr. Linner in OIT, Japan
DFG Seibold Award lecture series
"Space AGE Space" lecture at DIJ Tokyo
CIB Conference organized by the Chair took place on the 7th and 8th of March 2018 at TUM with international participation

 

Mentoring


Since the Master Course is mostly characterized by being interdisciplinary, the knowledge is primarily imparting the handling with complex issues. On the one hand it offers a multi-option, but on the other hand it also requires problem-oriented work for the projects. This is why it is so important to offer several reference points and a clearly regulated course coaching to the students.
The Master Course relies on a course coaching, in which advisors from two categories are allocated to each student: Mentors and International Consultants. They assist the students during their  studies as well as during the elaboration of the Master Thesis.
 

Mentors:

The Mentors are the main reference persons and consultants during the whole study, concerning the professional as well as the organizational matters. A mentor is allocated to each student. The mentors offer support in choosing elective subjects and projects and supervise the projects also content wise, just as the Master Thesis. Besides that, they give advise concerning the choice of international consultants. For respective technical discussions the students should not only make use of face-to-face-meetings, but also telephone conferences, Skype conferences, et cetera. If necessary, mentors can participate in field trips or organize intermediate and final presentations for the individual credits.
 

International Consultanants:

International Consultants take on the consulting of the students concerning technical issues in the project phases and during the Master Thesis. These consultants are an addition to the mentors. The International Consultants ensure the contact to the professional world on the one hand and they are important reference persons to international students on the other hand. The individual communication can, according to the circumstances, take place in conferences, research travelling, telephone conferences, Skype conferences or email.