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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
Chairholder is Scientific Committee Member and Delivering various Speeches at ISARC Taipei and as Director of IAARC Board is Planning Future ISARC and Academy Activities
ReBuild Italia Chairholder gives Keynote on Future Construction Systems
Chair Holder Contributes to Scientific Committee of Creative Construction Conference and is Presenting Chairs Research for Cairo in Egypt
Chairholder delivers Keynote on Robotic Construction Revolution at Asian Contractors Association

 

International Academic Partners


Partnerships with other Universities:

  • The University of Tokyo
    1. Faculty of Engineering / Architecture Department, Prof. S. Matsumura
    2. Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Prof. H. Ohno
    3. Department of Socio-cultural Environmental Studies, Prof. A. Deguchi
    4. Institute for Robot Technology (IRT), Prof. Shimoyama
    5. Institute for Industrial Science (IIS), Prof. T. Yashiro
      • Partners in ICI Education Cooperation Program Ausmip and Erasmus Mundus AUSMIP+
      • Exchange of Master Students
      • Exchange of PHDs and Staff
      • Prof. Bock and T. Linner invited Lectures (for example December 2010)
      • Joint Publications:
        • T. Bock, T. Linner, S. Miura (2011) Robotic High-Rise Construction of Pagoda Concept: innovative earthquake-proof Design for the Tokyo Sky Tree. In: Proceedings of CTBUH 2011 World Conference, October 2011, Seoul, Korea
  • Kyushu University
    1. Faculty of Human Environmental Sciences, Prof. Kikuchi, Prof. Alima, Prof. Prasanna
    2. Faculty of Architecture, Prof. Suehiro
    3. Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Chair for intelligent Robots and Vision Systems
      • Partners in ICI Education Cooperation Program Ausmip and Erasmus Mundus AUSMIP+
      • Exchange of Master Students
      • Exchange of PHDs and Staff
      • T. Linner invited Lecturer as part of G30 Program (December 2011)
      • Joint Publications:
        • T. Bock, T. Linner, W. Ikeda (2012) Exoskeleton and Humanoid Robotic Technology in Construction and Built Environment. In: The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications, Book edited by R. Zaier, published by InTech, ISBN 978-953-307-951-6
  • Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Design Robotics Group, Prof. M. Bechthold
    • Invited Lectures at Harvard University GDS, February 2012
      Supervision of PHDs at Harvard University GDS, February 2012
  • Cambridge University
    1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. G.S. Chirikjian
      • "Robotica", Journal of Information, Education and Research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge University Press, Editorial Board
      • Currently Joint Activity concerning Special Issue on Construction Robotics, Guest Editor
    2. Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology, Department of Engineering, Prof. Middleton
      • Lectures and Workshops in the Master course Construction Engineering Masters Programme
      • Supervision of 2 Master Theses of the Construction Engineering Masters Programme, 2012
  • ETH Zürich
    1. ETH Zurich Department Architecture, Chair for Architecture and Digital Fabrication, (Prof. Gramazi, Prof. Kohler)
      • Lectures and Workshops in the Courses of Prof. Gramazi, Prof. Kohler
    2. Future Cities Laboratory / Singapore ETH Center
      • Lectures in the Master Module Digital Fabrication, March 2012
      • Guest Critic Final Presentation Design Studio, March 2012
      • Joint Student's Excursion to Japan, March 2012
  • Stanford University, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Prof. O. Kathib
    • Joint work on Springer Handbook of Robotics
    • Conception of Springer Handbook Book Chapter on Robotics in Civi Engineering (Chapter 47) and Building Robotics (Chapter 48) fort he upcoming edition.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Smart Customization Group, Prof. F.T. Piller
    • Joint Supervision of the PHD-Thesis of Dipl. Ing. T. Linner
    • Chair for Building Realization and Robotics contributed with two chapters to Prof. Piller's new Book „Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction", currently publishing process is ongoing, ISBN already assigned: ISBN 978-0415622837
  • Keio University, Japan, Faculty of Engineering, Department of. System Design Engineering, Prof. Akira Mita
    • T. Linner Invited Lecturer, March 2012
    • Work on Erasmus Mundus and/or Double degree TUM Faculty of Architecture-Keio University, 2012
  • IIT Madras, Department of Civil Engineering, Building Technology & Construction Management Division (Prof. K. Varhgese)
    • Joint activity in the program committee of International Association of Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC)
    • Supervision of Master thesis of IIT- DAAD Students at the Chair for Building Realization and Robotics
    • IIT Students do internship's at the chairs lab in semester holidays
    • Joint Publication:
      • T. Linner, A. Shrikathiresan , T. Bock (2011) Deploying and Managing Pervasive Computing on City Scale. In: Proceedings of 28th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), June 2011, Seoul, Korea
  • Hanyang University, Korea , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Han
    • Jointly supervised PHD S. Y. Lee, was 2009 for 1 yer as Post Doc at the Chair for Building Realization , financed by a Korean Stipendia
    • Joint Activity in the Program Committee of the International association of Automation and Robotics in Construction.
    • Joint Publications:
      • Bock, T., Linner, T., Lee, S. (2010) Ambient Integrated Robotics: new Approach for supporting Elderly People with integrated Technology in Living Environments. ISR 2010 International Symposium on Robotics. München , June
      • Bock, T., Linner, T., Lee, S. (2009) Integrated Industrialization Approach for lean Off-/On -site Building Production and Resource Circulation. 7th World Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, India, November 2009
  • Chiba University, Faculty of Architecture, Prof. M. Ando
    • Partner in ICI Education cooperation Program Ausmip
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
  • Sungkyunkwan University, Dept. of Architectural Engineering/ u-City Design and Engineering
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
    • Joint Organization of German-Korean Workshop at TUM, Oktober 2011
  • Seoul National University, Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, Prof. J. Baek
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
  • Saint-Lucas School of Architecture & Urban Planning, Brussels& Ghent, Prof. B. Peeters
    • Partner in ICI Education cooperation Program Ausmip
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
    • Currently Work on Proposal for Double Degree TUM-Brussels-SNU-SKKU
  • Ecole National Supérieure d'Architecture Nationale Paris La Villette, Prof. M. Bourdier
    • Partner in ICI Education cooperation Program Ausmip
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
  • Faculdade de Arquitectura, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Prof. C. Coelho
    • Partner in ICI Education cooperation Program Ausmip
    • Partner in Erasmus Mundus for PHDs and Post Docs, AUSMIP+
  • University Degli Studi di Trento, Centre for Aesthetics in Practice, Prof. R. Troncon
    • Partner in Research Project LISA
    • Partner in TUM's Human Ambient Infrastructure Lab
  • Ludwigs Maximilan Universität, Humanwissenschaftliches Zentrum (HWZ), Prof. E. Pöppel, Prof. Ruhnau, Prof. Wessig
    • Partner in Research Project PASSAge
    • Partner in Research Project GEWOS
    • Partner in TUM's Human Ambient Infrastructure Lab