Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus König

Room: IC 6/59
Phone: +49 234 32 - 23047
ORC-ID: 0000-0002-2729-7743

Academic Career

Prof. Dr. Markus König has been researching and teaching as a full professor at Ruhr-Universität Bochum since October 2009. His academic career began with a degree in civil engineering with a focus on applied computer science at Leibniz Universität Hannover, where he also completed his doctorate on cooperative building planning at the Institute for Building Informatics. He subsequently held the junior professorship for Theoretical Methods of Project Management at Bauhaus University Weimar and actively participated in numerous research projects on BIM. As chair (2012-2016) of the German Association of Computing in Civil Engineering (GACCE), he played a key role in the development of the first national BIM curriculum for German universities. As an editor, Markus König has published the book "Building Information Modeling: Technology Foundations and Industry Practice". He received the Construction Industry Award of Lower Saxony-Bremen in 2017 and the Konrad Zuse Medal in 2020 for his "contributions to the development and introduction of digital construction in Germany".