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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.

2023/02/08: Welcome to the team Hakan Bayer

Hakan Bayer is the newest research associate at the chair, he started in December last year. In the following interview, he talks about his previous academic career, his scientific fields of interest and what inspires him.

2022/12/08: Doctoral Workshop in Florence

Last week, some of our team members traveled to Florence to participate in the doctoral workshop "Digitalization in the Built Environment". This took place within the international PhD exchange program of three universities. Among others, Alessandro Bruttini was involved in the planning of this meeting, who worked with us at the IIB for a few months as part of an exchange and will be back again in 2023.

2022/09/26: The IIB at the ECPPM in Trondheim, Norway

The European Conference on Product and Process Modelling 2022 (ECPPM) took place in Trondheim, Norway, from 14-16 September. The conference has been bringing together researchers for 14 years to present the latest advances in information and communication technology in the fields of architecture, engineering, construction and facility management.

2022/09/19: Prof. Heinrich Werner Best Paper Award won at the Forum Bauinformatik

From 7 to 9 September, several students and research assistants presented their papers at the Forum Bauinformatik, which took place in Munich at the Leonhard Obermeyer Center (TUM). The forum is especially aimed at young researchers and students.

It is particularly worth mentioning that the paper:
„Integration of BIM and Industry 4.0 - approach for rapid deployment of digital twins for modular construction” by Jan Heinbach, Bennet Hülsmann and Simon Kosse was awarded with the Prof. Heinrich Werner Best Paper Award!
Congratulations, we are very happy for you!

2022/09/19: Congratulations on your doctorate Olga Golovina!

We are pleased to announce that Olga Golovina successfully passed her disputation on Monday. Her first examiner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus König as well as her second examiner Prof. Dr. Carl T. Haas came to a positive result!

2022/08/29: Charles M. Eastman Top PhD Paper Award of the 39th CIB W078 conference


The paper titled: "Multi-requirements ontology engineering for automated processing of document-based building codes to linked building data properties" has won the Charles M. Eastman Top PhD Paper Award of the 39th CIB W078 conference.

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