News

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
DFG Seibold Award lecture series
"Space AGE Space" lecture at DIJ Tokyo
CIB Conference organized by the Chair took place on the 7th and 8th of March 2018 at TUM with international participation

 

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