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2024/02/20: GreenInfraTwins project started

The GreenInfraTwins project is investigating the use of Digital Twins for assessing and communicating the sustainability of infrastructure structures.

2024/01/11: Linked Data in Architecture and Construction (LDAC) 2024

From June 10 to 14 2024 the LDAC Summer School and the international workshop will take place at Ruhr-University Bochum.

2023/11/21: BIMBreitband launched. Project aims to accelerate broadband expansion with digital models

The BIMBreitband innovation project aims to significantly accelerate broadband expansion in Germany through the use of digital models and to improve the supply of high-speed internet. Concepts are being developed for the digital support of approval procedures as well as upstream and downstream approval and coordination processes in the context of broadband expansion using Building Information Modeling (BIM). A particular focus is on the involvement of all stakeholders and the integration of digital three-dimensional as-built and planning models to enable transparent communication and decision-making.

2023/10/02: BIM Conference WEST 2023

Germany's largest hybrid event for Building Information Modeling and digital construction is coming to NRW in 2023. On October 12, the BIM Conference WEST will take place at the ZESS Research Center of the Ruhr University Bochum. This will be hybridly linked with the BIM Capital Congress at the Brandenburg Gate and will focus entirely on "BIM made in NRW".

2023/09/20: completionFBI
2023/09/20: Start of lectures winter semester 2023/2024

Lectures start this semester on the 9th of October 2023 

2023/08/01: 34. Forum Bauinformatik

From September 6 to 8, 2023, the Forum Bauinformatik will take place at the Research Center ZESS of the Ruhr-University Bochum. Over three days, young scientists will present and discuss their research.
The Forum Bauinformatik has been held annually since 1989 and covers all areas of construction informatics.

2023/05/15: 23.04.2023: Attendance at BAU 2023

Last week, the Computing in Engineering (IIB) team was represented at the Bau Exposition 2023 in Munich by Patrick Herbers and Sven Zentgraf, supported by Ruby the robotic dog. Together with the RKW Competence Centre, Ruby presented the " Auf IT Gebaut 2023" (Built on IT 2023) award to aspiring researchers. 

We are also very proud that VSK Software GmbH, a spin-off from our department, was awarded a special prize in the start-up category. Congratulations to Marcel Stepien and André Vonthroné for this special recognition.

2023/03/23: Welcome to the chair Sherief Ali!

Sherief Ali joined our team as a research assistant at the beginning of March. In this interview, he talks about his academic career so far, tells us about his scientific interests in the field of construction informatics and what excites him beyond that.

2023/02/20: Ski workshop successfully completed

In our chair tradition, all scientific staff members set off together to Hirschegg in Kleinwalsertal, Austria.