News

Chairholder Presents Keynote at the Construction Management Institute and Construction Association of Hongkong on the Bridge to Advancement New Horizons in Hongkong s Construction Industry
Special Issue of Journal of Gerontechnology focussing on REACH outcomes and edited by Prof. Dr.-Ing./Univ. Tokio T. Bock published
"Exosceleton and Humanoid Robotics in Construction and Built Environment" Chapter has reached over 14000 downloads
Keynote at Singapore Contractors Association Built Environment Summit 2017
DFG awards Chairholder with Eugen und Ilse Seibold Preis 2017
Imagine the Future 2017 Keynote
Chairholder deliver Opening Keynote at "Imagine the Future" Symposium George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Chair is Scientific Committee Member of Future Furniture Design Research and Industry Conference
Special Invited Speeches of Chairholder at 17th National Construction Robotics Symposium and at Japan Society Civil Engineers in Tokyo Japan
Meeting Rooms at Boost Brothers are now named after Pioneers of Construction
br2 Chair Delivers Opening Invited Speech at Rais in Hongkong on 25th August 2017
Yearbook 2017 Interview
Exclusive Interview with an Industry Visionary
Chairholder Delivers Invited Keynote at Robotics Forum 3rd July Hongkong University Science and Technology
Transforming Construction by Robotics Opening Note by Chairholder
Eugen und Ilse Seibold-Preis der DFG geht an Thomas Bock von der TU München
Chairholder gives Keynote on Robotic Construction at Congreso Europeo sobre Eficiencia Energética y Sostenibilidad en Arquitectura y Urbanismo EESAP8
Chairholder Delivers Opening Keynote at Ace Workshop at Ecole Centrale France on 5th July
Hongkong University of Science and Technology Keynote
ACE-Workshop

 

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”).