News

Chairholder delivers Keynote on Strategic Research Programme for Robotics at Cities of Tommorrow Summit Singapore
Mr Wen Pan and Mr Rongbo Hu presented their scientific papers at the Creative Construction Conference (CCC) 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia
br2 Organizes 2 Missions from Hongkong Science and Technology Park and Construction Industry Council to Europe(Finland and Germany) on Automation and Robotics in Infrastructure and Modular Industrialized Building for Affordable Housing
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

 

Located at TUM within the Bavarian high tech cluster the Chair‘s mission is to functions as an incubator for the development of socio-technically integrated and building related technologies. Therefore the Chair is active within following Networks:

 

  • Mechatronic Cluster Bayern
  • BMBF - Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC)
  • Deutsches Museum München
  • VDI Bayern, Technik in Bayern (TIB)
  • Munich Center for Science and Technology
  • TIS Innovation Park / Steinbeis Transfer Zentrum Bozen
  • Munich Creative Business Week
  • RKW Rationalisierungs-Gemeinschaft Bauwesen
  • Studiengemeinschaft Fertigbau
  • Verbad Deutscher Maschinen und Anlagenbau (VDMA´), Arbeitskreis Robotik und Automation
  • Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Deutschland, Innovationspartnerschaft (here we are active in the program committee as well as in the working groups “Robotik” and “Education” )
  • Swedish Construction Industry Association
  • Active support of the setup of EuroTech Universities Alliance (Network of four leading universities in science : Tekniske Universitet (DTU),  Technische Universität München (TUM), Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e) and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
  • International association of Atomation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC)
  • CIB Working Commission, W119 on “Customised Industrial Construction
  • International Institute for Construction Technology Innovation (IICTI), Tokyo

 

The Chair regularly publishes articles in the magazines of RKW, VDI-Bayern, AAL, Deutsches Museum München, IAARC and CIB (see also “Publications”).