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The acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering has appointed Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner as a new scientific member of the Academy, along with 38 other researchers. acatech advises politics, business, and society on the future of technology science, and technology policy. The Academy…

Great success for our Master's student Runxin Wang! On Wednesday, he received the VDMA Young Talent Award in Frankfurt for his outstanding Master's thesis. In his thesis, Runxin – supported by our cooperation partner ITK Engineering GmbH – developed a tool for evaluating Visual SLAM algorithms. SLAM…

The conference book for our CLEaR conference, "Construction Logistics, Equipment, and Robotics: Proceedings of the CLEaR Conference 2023", is now available online or in hard copy from Springer. The book is dedicated to three central topics: Construction Logistics, Construction Equipment,…

"Many new valuable contacts, many interesting conversations and discussions." This was the conclusion drawn by many participants at the first international conference for construction logistics, construction robotics, and construction machinery. Together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Konrad Nübel from the…

To present our MCube project InterLog to the public, we displayed our concept for urban logistics at the Citizens Lab at IAA Mobility 2023. Since the Corona pandemic at the latest, online mail order has become an indispensable part of our lives. The consolidation of parcel shipments in urban…

Our research project, "BioH2Log" focuses on the sustainable supply of green hydrogen for the payload/public transport sector. Biogas plants with plant-based raw materials are established building blocks in Germany and Europe. Their decentralized location is advantageous for the supply of regional…

Our student Philipp Baumgartner recently finished his master’s thesis on "Adaptation of the Work Density Method to special foundation engineering" during an exchange semester at the University of California, Berkeley. Philipp wrote his master's thesis in California as part of a collaboration with…

The DFG Transregio Collaborative Research Centre (DFG-SFB TRR 277) is investigating additive manufacturing in construction on a large scale. Leveraging resource-efficiency, automated processes and thus the future of construction. With additive manufacturing it is possible to apply material exactly…

In our latest research project, "AutoDis," we are investigating the potential for automation in dismantling processes, especially in the component-by-component reprocessing of smart meters. The aim is to develop a lean, energy-efficient, and automated disassembly line for returned products in order…

In our latest research project, "Osaga," we are developing a system that recognizes load characteristics on forklifts. The goal is to increase safety and efficiency in the transportation of goods. Existing technologies require manual and inefficient steps to determine the type, weight and volume of…