News

Chair to Join Editorial Board Membership of the Journal "AI in Civil Engineering
JAES Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
Mr. Iturralde guest speaker at New York University and Oregon State University
Best Paper Award ISARC 2020 for Mr. Kepa Iturralde as lead author of br2 team and EU project Hephaestus team for an 8 CDPR
Chair honoured for Cofounding new Domain of Construction Robotics 42 years ago, ISARC in 1984, IAARC in 1990
Doctorate candidate Mr. K. Iturralde in charge of innovative cable stayed facade assembly robot at spanish construction site
Chair on Robot Revolution: Will they replace us?
Chair s keynote 13th November 2020 at Ecole des Ponts - Paris Tech, Lafarge Holcim: “Design challenges of 3 D printing in the construction industry: towards more efficient housing construction”
Chair speaks on 4 Decades of Construction Robotics at IROS 2020
Chair recieves Recognition for 40 + Years of Pioneering Construction Robotics Development and Activities
Detailing of MAIA project use cases in collaboration with Japan and Hong Kong partners
TUM-br2 contributes to ISARC 2020 conference: 6 papers, keynote speeches, session chairs, BOD meetings, etc.
We are guest editing an upcoming Focused Section on "Mechatronics and Automation for Construction" in the Journal IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS (TMECH).
Standardisation for deployment of Construction Robots
Joint student (master and PHD candidates) project with major industry stakeholder: Munich City Utilities & Transportation Corporation (SWM)
Chair opens Buit Tech Conference
Chair`s keynote for serial and modular construction workshop
Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction
ISO/TC314 Ageing Societies Progress Overview
Space AGE Space - Elderly Care in a Digitally Connected World

 

Non Academic Partners


Institutional partnerships (eg foundations, research funders, non-university institutional partners)::

  • Activity in program committee of the German Innovation Partnership Ambient Assisted Living (AAL, BMBF+ VDI/VDE) since the start of the initiative
  • The Chair hosts the Wasser-Wüste-Welt – Foundation
  • Coordinator of CIB Working Commission, W119 on "Customised Industrial Construction"
  • Chair holder is Director in Program Committee of International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC), Eindhoven,
  • Director Asian Habitat Society Beijing,
  • International Institute for Construction Technology Innovation (IICTI), Tokyo
  • Member Program Committee of National Conference "Robotic", VDI/VDE
  • Research Evaluation for FWF Austrian Science Fund, Austria's central funding organization for basic research
  • Research Evaluation for Korean Research Foundation (KRF)
  • Research Evaluation for Australian Government Grants Council
  • Research Evaluation for Gobierno de Chile, Comision National de Investigation Cientifica y Technologica, Chile
  • Activity in Several Editorial Boards, for example:
    • Journal of "Construction Innovation – Information, Process, Management", Emerald Group Publishing
    • "Robotica", Journal of Information, Education and Research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge University Press
    • International Research Journal "Automation and Robotics in Construction", Elsevier
    • "International Journal of Construction Management", The Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management
  • Research Evaluation for Korean Sciences Foundation (KOSEF)
  • Research Evaluation for Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Automation
  • VDI Bayern, Technik in Bayern (TIB) – the engages in VDI activity and the chair regularly publishes articles in the VDI magazine TIB
  • TIS Innovation Park / Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Bozen – Research Partner in the Research Project LISA
  • RKW Rationalisierungs-Gemeinschaft Bauwesen – the engages in VDI activity and the chair regularly publishes articles in the RKW magazine "Informationen Baurationalisierung" (ibr).
  • Activity in the "Studiengemeinschaft Fertigbau"
  • Swedish Construction Industry Association. The chair organized already several research trips to Japan and China for the Swedish Construction Industry Association

Partnerships within the private sector (eg, industrial, commercial):

  • KUKA (Robotics), Joint Research Activity: Kuka provided already several Robot systems for scientific experiments and student teaching activity
  • Yasukawa/Motoman (Robotics), Joint Research Activity: Yasukawa provided already several Robot systems for scientific experiments and student teaching activity
  • EnOcean (Sensor Systems) – Partner in the Research Project GEWOS, Representatives engage in teaching activity in the Master Corse Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Fraunhofer Institut für Integrieret Schaltungen IIS, Erlangen (Sensors Systems)- Partner in the Research Project GEWOS
  • HMM Diagnostics GmbH (Medical Sensor Systems) – Partner in the Research Project PASSAge, further proposal currently under development.
  • Kompetenzzentrum Alpines Bauen (KAB – Association of High-Tech Companies in North Italy) - Partner in the Research Project LISA
  • TIS Innovation Park / Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum, Bozen - Partner in the Research Project LISA
  • Synco GmbH –Chair does Contract Research for Synco
  • Airport Munich (Flughafen München AG) – Representatives engage in teaching activity in the Master Corse Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Takenaka Europe (Internationally Active Japanese Construction Company)- Representatives are regularly guest critics of student projects and design studios
  • Sekisui Chemical / Housing Division (Biggest Housing Supplier in Japan) - Chair does Contract Research for Sekisui
  • WSP Group (global design engineering and management consultancy), Representatives are regularly guest critics of student projects and design studios
  • Fraunhofer Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation (IAO) – Partner in the Research Project ManuBuild
  • NCC Group – Partner in the Research Project ManuBuild
  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland – Partner in the Research Project ManuBuild