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Loesungen fuer Herausforderungen des Bauens in Deutschland: Baurobotik: Eine Antwort auf Baumängel, Wohnungsengpässe, Fachkräftemangel und Pflegenotstand? - Lehrstuhl am 20.2.2018 in Berlin auf Bautec
Chair delivers opening keynote for robotics catalyst center at hongkong science tech park
Chairholder Lectures at Civil Engineering Faculty of Hongkong University on Civitas Robotics/Robotic Society
Chairholder holds seminar on: robot oriented design, robotic industrialization, site robotics and automation, robotic ambience at chinese University in Sha Tin on Jan. 10th 2018
Chairholder holds seminar on robotic construction for future innovation, productivity and sustainability at hongkong university of sience and technology
Chair Holder as International Jury Member selects Construction Industry Council s Innovation Award 2017
Chair's Book Chapter on Construction Robotics is with Handbook of Robotics
Robotics for European Digital Construction Strategy 30th November 2017
BERTIM Newsletter #5 published
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

 

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