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

 

Partners @ TUM


Partnerships within the Faculty of Architecture:

  • Chair of Building Construction and Material Science (Prof. Florian Musso)
    • Important Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Cooperation concerning Ambient Intelligence / Ambient Assisted Living, currently joint work on Joint EU-FP7 proposal
    • Joint Course "Methodology of Industrialization" (open for Students of M. Sc. Advancved Construction and Builing Technology and M. A. Architecture)
  • Chair for Industrial Design (Prof. Fritz Frenkler)
    • Prof. Bock is Mentor of Students in the M. Sc. Industrial Design
    • Joint supervison of Start Up's together with UnternehmerTUM
  • Department for Theory and History of Architecture, Art and Design (Prof. Winfried Nerdinger)
    • joint supervision of Diploma, Master and PHD Thesies related to Science and/or Technology History
  • Teaching and Research Unit for Technology and Design of Shell Constructions (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tina Wolf)
    • Cooperation concerning Ambient Intelligence / Ambient Assisted Living, currently work on Joint EU-FP7 proposal related to AAL
    • Chair for Building Realization and Robotics offers the compulsory module "Technical Analysis of Deign Projetcs" to be related and jointly supervised to the teaching Unit's design studios.

Partnerships with the Faculties of Civil and Geodetic Engineering :

  • Chair for Building Process Management and Real Estate Management (Prof. Zimmermann):
    • Important Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology.
    • All Modules of the Chair for Building Realisation and Robotics are open to students of the Chair for Building Process Management and Real Estate Management and vice versa.
    • Joint design and practice of the Module „Frontier Engineering and Management (6 ECTS)" (open for Architects and Civil Engineers)
  • Chair for Building Materials and Material Evaluation (Prof. C. Gehlen)
    • currently work on Joint EU-FP7 proposal related Construction Automation
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Chair for Material Science (Prof. D. Heinz)
    • currently work on Joint EU-FP7 proposal related Construction Automation

Partnerships within TUM:

  • Chair for Robotics and Embedded Systems (Prof. A. Knoll), Faculty of Informatics
    • Main Partner in M. Sc Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Chair for Media Technology (Prof. E. Steinbach), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    • Partner in M. Sc Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Chair for Distributed Multimodal Information Processing (Prof. M. Kranz - CoTeSys), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Partner in the BMBF funded Research Project GEWOS
    • Partner in the BMBF funded Research Project PASSAge
    • Joint supervision of Master and PHD Theses
    • Joint Supervision of Design Studios (WS 2010/11 and SS 2011)
    • Prof. Kranz Guest Lecturer in Seminars of the Chair for Building Realization and Robotics and vice versa.
    • Joint Publications (already 4 joint Publications)
      • Linner, T., Kranz, M., Roalter, L., Bock, T. (2010) Compacted and Industrially Customizable Ambient Intelligent Service Units: Typology, Examples and Performance. The 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments - IE'10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2010
      • Linner, T., Kranz, M., Ellmann, B., Bittner, A. (2010) Robotic Service Core for Ambient Assisted Living. 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2010, Munich, March.
      • T. Linner, M. Kranz, L. Roalter, T. Bock (2011) Robotic and Ubiquitous Technologies for Welfare Habitat. In: Journal of Habitat Engineering, Vol. 03, Number 1, pp. 101-110
      • S. Erdt, T. Linner, L. Herdener, L. Roalter, T. Schulz, T. Bock, M. Kranz, M. Kreitmair, J. Rieß, W. Setz, M. Struck, V. Velioglu, E. F. Moritz (2012) Systematic development of a complex personal health assistance system explained by the example of GEWOS activity furniture. In: Proceedings 5. Deutscher AAL Kongress: Demografischer Wandel – Assistenzsysteme aus der Forschung in den Markt, Januar, Berlin
  • Center for Prevention and Sports Medicine (Prof. Halle), Faculty of Sport and Health Science
    • Partner in the Research Project PASSAge
  • Chair for Preventive Diagnostics and Pediatrics (Prof. Dr. Renate Oberhoffer), Faculty of Sport and Health Science
    • Partner in the Research Project GEWOS
    • Joint Publications:
      • S. Erdt, T. Linner, L. Herdener, L. Roalter, T. Schulz, T. Bock, M. Kranz, M. Kreitmair, J. Rieß, W. Setz, M. Struck, V. Velioglu, E. F. Moritz (2012) Systematic development of a complex personal health assistance system explained by the example of GEWOS activity furniture. In: Proceedings 5. Deutscher AAL Kongress: Demografischer Wandel – Assistenzsysteme aus der Forschung in den Markt, Januar, Berlin
  • Heinz Nixdorf-Lehrstuhl for Medical Electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    • Joint activity in the Program Committee of Ambient assisted Living (AAL) Germany and Ambient Assisted Living Congress
  • Institute of Automatic Control Engineering (Prof. Dr. Ing / Univ. Tokio M. Buss - CoTeSys), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    • Joint Activity in the advancement of relations with Japan and researcher exchange between both countries
    • Joint engagement in the generation of new Erasmus Mundus Programs with Japanese Universities
  • Institute of Machine Tools and Industrial Management (Prof. Reinhardt, Prof. Zäh, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Joint supervision of Bachelor and Master theses
  • Chair for History of Technology (Prof. Zachmann, Prof. Wengenroth)
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Partner in Ubiquitous Live Support Systems - Lab(uli's²-Lab)
  • Chair for Strategy and Organization (Prof. Welpe)
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Cooperation concerning Ambient Intelligence / Ambient Assisted Living, currently work on Joint EU-FP7 proposal
  • Chair for Human-Machine-Cooperation (Prof. G. Rigoll), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
    • Partner in Ubiquitous Live Support Systems - Lab(uli's²-Lab)
    • Joint Activity in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Germany
  • Micro Technology and Medical Device Technology (Prof. T. Lüth), Central Institute for Medical Technology
    • Joint Supervision of Bachelor and Master Students interested in the filed Ambient Assisted Living and Home Care
    • Partner in M. Sc. Advanced Construction and Building Technology
  • Chair for Philosophy and Theory of Science (Prof. Mainzer), Carl von Linde Academy
    • Ubiquitous Live Support Systems - Lab(uli's²-Lab)

Partnerships with non-academic groups / use of services within the Technical University of Munich:

  • TUM International Office
    • Joint supervision of incoming and outgoing Students of the ICI Education Cooperation Program with Japan (AUSMIP), Duration 2002-2013
    • Joint preparation of the Erasmus Mundus AUSMIP+ (Action 2, Stratd 2- for PHDs, Staff and Post Docs), 2011
    • Joint supervision of incoming and outgoing Students of of the Erasmus Mundus AUSMIP+, Duration 2012-2015
    • Joint Preperation of Double Degree Program with the two Korean Top Universities (Seoul National University, SKKU) – application handed in end of April – Duration 2012-2014
    • Joint supervision of Leonhard-Euler Stipendium for Master Students, PHDs and Post Docs, Duration: 2011-2013
    • Chair supervises the TUM-Exchange Program selection of applicants for Japan.
    • In coordination with TUM International Office the Chair holder (Prof. Bock) is supervisor of the relations to nearly all Japanese Universities:

  • TUM Summer University
    • Chair holds Workshop for TUM Summer University (since 2008)
    • Chair holds Workshop for TUM Winter University (since 2008)
    • Chair holds Workshop for Program "Innovation, Technology and Society in Germany" (Teaser for Students from East European Countries) (since 2009)
    • Chair holds Worksop for Pre-study Course in September (since 2010)
  • EntrepreneurTUM
    • Joint Evaluation and Supervision of Start-Ups
    • Supervision of the integration of UnternehmerTUM courses in M.A. Bachelor Program as Module Leader of Module 22WP Architekturmanagement und Rech
  • ACBT Representative in the Commission of Representatives of English Master Course
    • Active engagement in meetings related to corporate strategy and advertisement for English/international Master Courses
    • Active engagement in proposal for modular and prefabricated student dormitories
  • TUM Language Center
    • Joint setup of Special Culture and Language courses for Students, PHDs and Post Docs going to Japan
    • Joint coordination of communication with Japanese Embassy