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19.01.2021: BDB - Call for entries for the 'Student Sponsorship Award 2021'
The future of construction and construction planning will be significantly shaped by those who study at Germany's universities. Students of architecture and civil engineering therefore need special support. This is one of the central concerns of the Association of German Master Builders, Architects and Engineers (BDB). In ...
09.02.2021: Digital women's networking week RUB
The Digital Women's Networking Week for all female colleagues in science, technology and administration will take place at RUB from March 8 to March 12, 2021. The starting point is International Women's Day, which celebrates its centenary on March 8, 2021. From now until February 25, 2021, you can register for it on the RUB service portal.
18.02.2021: Kickoff event of the specialized information service BAUdigital
Scientific work in the digital age is hardly conceivable without disciplinary networking. New digital methods and technologies in civil engineering, architecture and urbanism (BAU) are closely linked to complex digital models, processes and data of their objects of investigation. In this context - funded by the German Research ...
24.02.2021: Building structures and components as naturally grown
The shapes of building components optimized by an algorithm experience an evolutionary process and are comparable to biological processes. Dr.-Ing. Philipp Junker from the Chair of Mechanics - Continuum Mechanics and Dr.-Ing. Dustin Jantos from the Chair of Mechanics - Material Theory have been able to determine this in their ...
19.02.2021: Honorary professorship for Dr.-Ing. Dieter Lehnen
Since the summer semester 2012, Dr.-lng. Dieter Lehnen has been a lecturer at the faculty. Students know him from the course "Concrete Structures for Environmental Protection" and the associated excursions. On 15th Febraury 2021, on the initiative of the Chair of Concrete Structures, he was awarded an honorary professorship ...
18.02.2021: Invitation: Network 'Parents at the RUB'
At the end of last year, a group of motivated parents at the RUB got together to exchange ideas about the difficulties of reconciling science and family. Now they want to build a network for parents and are looking for interested people to join. The initial meeting will take place on March 2 via Zoom.
19.02.2021: 25th anniversary of Mr. Jörg Westerwick
On the occasion of his 25th anniversary of service, the awarding of certificates to long-time faculty member Mr. Jörg Westerwick by Dean Prof. Dr-Ing. R. Höffer and KIB Kon Director Dr.-Ing. Hussein Alawieh took place on Monday, 15th February 2021.Congratulations!
09.02.2021: New cooperation project for resource-efficient circular economy in municipal civil engineering
Civil engineering is one of the most problematic areas of the construction sector in terms of its impact on the environment. Among other things, this is due to the considerable land and energy consumption and the high emissions caused by civil engineering projects. To counteract this problem, the project Resource Plan for ...
02.02.2021: SFB 837 - Membership in the IFC-Tunnel project of the buildingSmart International (bSI) community
The "Industry Foundation Classes" (IFC) are a neutral and software-independent data exchange format for the exchange of models in the context of Building Information Modeling (BIM), which was developed by buildingSmart International (bSI) and accepted as ISO 16739-1:2018. Based on this, several extensions are under development ...
28.01.2021: BIM2TWIN - New EU Project Computing in Engineering
Ensuring occupational safety is one of the essential, often underestimated challenges during construction. Since many different influencing factors converge when assessing potential sources of danger, the EU Horizon 2020-funded project BIM2TWIN aims to develop a digital platform that serves as a sound basis for action for ...
26.01.2021: University-wide training courses for employees
HÜF NRW promotes the professional qualification of employees with administrative tasks as well as employees in operating technology at universities in the federal state. If you are looking for further training opportunities, you will find them here.
18.01.2021: Computing in Engineering cooperates with BASt
A new cooperation project of the Chair of Computing in Engineering is dedicated to the structural inspection in the field of bridge construction with the help of AI. The project is carried out in cooperation with the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt).
14.01.2021: New project BIMKIT - Inventory Modeling of constructions using AI
In a new joint project entitled "As-built Modeling of Buildings and Infrastructure Structures Using AI to Generate Digital Twins - BIMKIT", partners from research and industry, including the Chair of Computer Science in Civil Engineering headed by Prof. Markus König, want to develop methods that use artificial intelligence ...