News

Eastman Symposium: Robot Oriented Design for Industrialization
Automatisierung am Bau erreicht nächstes Level
Chair to Join Editorial Board Membership of the Journal "AI in Civil Engineering
JAES Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
Mr. Iturralde guest speaker at New York University and Oregon State University
Best Paper Award ISARC 2020 for Mr. Kepa Iturralde as lead author of br2 team and EU project Hephaestus team for an 8 CDPR
Chair honoured for Cofounding new Domain of Construction Robotics 42 years ago, ISARC in 1984, IAARC in 1990
Doctorate candidate Mr. K. Iturralde in charge of innovative cable stayed facade assembly robot at spanish construction site
Chair on Robot Revolution: Will they replace us?
Chair s keynote 13th November 2020 at Ecole des Ponts - Paris Tech, Lafarge Holcim: “Design challenges of 3 D printing in the construction industry: towards more efficient housing construction”
Chair speaks on 4 Decades of Construction Robotics at IROS 2020
Chair recieves Recognition for 40 + Years of Pioneering Construction Robotics Development and Activities
Detailing of MAIA project use cases in collaboration with Japan and Hong Kong partners
TUM-br2 contributes to ISARC 2020 conference: 6 papers, keynote speeches, session chairs, BOD meetings, etc.
We are guest editing an upcoming Focused Section on "Mechatronics and Automation for Construction" in the Journal IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS (TMECH).
Standardisation for deployment of Construction Robots
Joint student (master and PHD candidates) project with major industry stakeholder: Munich City Utilities & Transportation Corporation (SWM)
Chair opens Buit Tech Conference
Chair`s keynote for serial and modular construction workshop
Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

 

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”).