Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

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Finance Manager of TRR 277

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Is a doctoral researcher at the faculty of civil engineering at the OTH Regensburg. She is responsible for the environmental Life Cycle Assessment of additive manufacturing techniques in construction. Furthermore, the researcher will establish a database for the environmental footprint of additive manufactured materials as well as methods, components and structures using AMC.

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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment – Determination of Ecological Sustainability Potentials by AMC

Her focus centers on the exploration of innovative fiber reinforcement strategies, reflecting her role as a dedicated doctoral researcher.

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Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

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is the head of the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design at TUM. As such, the core focus in teaching and research is a holistic design approach for buildings in consideration of sustainability and energy-efficiency. He guides scientific personnel within research projects on the application of simulation-software as planning instrument for the numerical calculation of thermal, lighting and flow specific processes. These insights with practical relevance can be made in the fields of thermal comfort, energy consumption and daylight supply. In research, the chair is conducting several projects with various sources of funding from public or private sector, on state, federal and European level.

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Integration of Passive and Active Functions in Additively Manufactured Construction Elements

is a research associate at Institute of Structural Design (ITE) of TU Braunschweig. He is responsible for experimental, theoretical and numerical research work as well as for the coordination of the cooperations within the SFB.

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Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

Jointing Principles for Combination of Concrete Elements Produced by Different Additive Manufacturing Processes

Siegfried Baehr is head of the department Additive Manufacturing at the iwb and assists Prof. Zaeh in leading the projects A02 and A06. He is instructing and supporting the academic staff regarding LPBF and WAAM.

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Paste Intrusion (SPI) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle Synthesis and Integration of WAAM Reinforcement

Laser Powder-Bed Fusion (LPBF) of Steel Elements for Construction – Basics of Design and Mechanical Resilience.

PR & Communication Coordinator. She is in charge of the public relations and communication of the SFB TRR 277 AMC and presents the AMC to a broad interested public. She is part of the AMC office.

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is a doctoral researcher: Conducts scientific studies for the duration of the research project. Performs mechanical testing, fatigue testing, fracture mechanics testing, metallurgical analysis, and investigates the influence of geometry on structural performance. Analyzes all data and prepares reports, presentations, and publications.

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Laser Powder-Bed Fusion (LPBF) of Steel Elements for Construction – Basics of Design and Mechanical Resilience.

Project(s) Project A 01 Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle-Bed Compaction and Reinforcement Implementation

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle-Bed Compaction and Reinforcement Implementation

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acts as co-lead in project C04. He is responsible for leading and guiding WP2 and WP 3 and parts of WP 4. He is also responsible for coordinating the collaboration with other projects. He leads the doctoral researcher in the design and implementation of the virtual common research environment. He is responsible for the coordination of the projects in the TRR 277 and the coordination with the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ).

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Integrating Digital Design and Additive Manufacturing through BIM-Based Decision Support and Digital Twin Methods

The service project Information Infrastructure serves and supports all information and data infrastructure aspects of the TRR 277 in close cooperation with the Leibniz-Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) and the University Library at the Technical University of Munich and the University Library Braunschweig.

is a doctoral researcher and research associate at the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design at TUM. Under the lead of Prof. Thomas Auer he conducts the research activities within C03. In particular he is developing a building simulation framework for a performance-based parametric design process, integrating passive and active functions in AM construction elements.

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Integration of Passive and Active Functions in Additively Manufactured Construction Elements

Tim Bürchner is a doctoral researcher at the Chair of Computational Modeling and Simulation at the TUM. In his research, he develops efficient, highly accurate and parallelizable methods for computational mechanics. For this purpose, workflows are designed to integrate geometric models of complex AM parts directly into the simulation of building scale models.

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Bridging Scales – From Geometric Part Details to Construction Elements

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is TT-assistant Professor at the Professorship of Structural Design –Technical University of Munich. In his doctoral research the focus is on vector- based 3D graphic statics and design of spatial structures based on the relation between form and forces.

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3D Structural Puzzle – Numerical Multi Scale Shape and Topology Optimisation Methods to Additively Manufacture Optimal Structures from Optimised Pieces

is an expert in mechanical engineering, specialized in development, CAD-Design and construction of complex machines at the Chair of Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics within TUM. He is responsible for design, construction, automation, simulation and optimization of the near-nozzle continuous mixing system developed in A03. Furthermore he is responsible for the material supply and the material discharge system within this project.

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Extrusion of Near-Nozzle Mixed Concrete –Individually Graded in Density and in Rate of 3D Fibre Reinforcement

is a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF) at TU Braunschweig. He is working on the development of different end effectors for an automated concrete reinforcement as well as the surface processing of printed SC3DP elements. Additionally he is developing different nozzle geometries for the SC3DP process. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

is a doctoral researcher at the TT Professorship for Digital Fabrication within TUM. With background in structural design and engineering, he will develop strategies for using mobile robotic systems performing extrusion-based AM on construction sites. Fundamentally, this work is interdisciplinary, and he therefore strives for a high degree of collaboration within, but not limited to, the TRR277.

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Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

Central Tasks of the AMC

is a researcher at Institute of Building Materials, Concrete Construction and Fire Safety and works for the project A01.

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle-Bed Compaction and Reinforcement Implementation

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Head of Gender Equality

leads the scientific staff in the conception and execution of the research, and in questions of validation of the proposed methods. She is also responsible for the coordination of the cooperating research projects in the TRR 277. She is the Co-Spokesperson of the TRR 277. Dörfler supports Kloft as contact person for the DFG, in general public relation matters and also in representing the TRR 277 externally. Internally, Dörfler assists Kloft in the coordination between the research projects, as well as in the decisions on the financing of research tasks in the TRR 277.

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Earth Additive Manufacturing (EAM) – Material and Process Combinations for AM with Earth-based Materials

Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

Learning, Sustainability, Design: Gender-equitable introduction of AMC to the public

Central Tasks of the AMC

is a doctoral researcher for the duration of the research project. He is leading the A04 project and organising the development of new concepts and strategies for the integration of reinforcement in SC3DP elements. Furthermore he is investigating the SC3DP process, its limitations and the spatial effect for the application in architecture and design within the work group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Kloft. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

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advises the scientific staff in continuous consideration of the defined research objectives and investigates opportunities to generate novel research projects and publications. He is responsible for the content and organisational coordination of all work on the part of IWF.

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Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

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