Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

People

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

Project(s)

Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Sustainability, process enhancement and material models

AMC Board
Project leader
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.

Project(s)

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.

Project(s)

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

Project leader

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

is a structural engineer and doctoral researcher at the TUB Institute for Structural Design (ITE). He is responsible for Project A10 where he is researching on Sprayed Earth Additive Manufacturing (SEAM). This includes general investigations on earthen constructions as well as development of the SEAM process and the optimization of material-process interactions. Within the project, he will carry out experimental studies and systematically evaluate the data in order to determine the key parameters of the SEAM process. In addition, he will design and investigate suitable applications in the context of construction in collaboration with other sub-projects.

Project(s)

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

is a doctoral researcher at the IWF. He will be developing finite element models to be used in additive manufacturing. He will lead the implementation of mathematical approaches for model order reduction and work on system sensorization. He will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

Project(s)

Process Control and Adaptive Path Planning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Based on Industrial Robots with an Extended Degree of Freedom

Project leader

instructs the research engineer at iBMB in the conceptual structure, execution and evaluation of the theoretical, experimental and numerical research work.

Project(s)

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

is a doctoral researcher at the TT Professorship for Digital Fabrication at TUM with background in architecture. In her research, she explores site-specific digital design tools for robotically fabricated real-size mono-component building envelopes. As part of her association with the AMC, she is part of the interdisciplinary teaching team for the project “From Additive Manufacturing to Architecture” in 2022 and contributes as Design Lead for the collaborative demonstrator “Breuer x AM”.

Project(s)

Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

Project leader

Project leader in A03 and B02. He instructs and supports the academic staff regarding bulk conveying and machine design questions.

Project(s)

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

is a doctoral researcher for the duration of the research project. He will lead and organise the material development and testing program as well as the data evaluation and material modelling work within WG Lowke. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

Project(s)

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

investigates fibre reinforcement strategies as doctoral researcher. In collaboration with project partners he develops techniques for processing fibres to obtain suitable reinforcement structures for different AM methods. Beyond conception his work scope ranges from deriving representative part designs to physical testing including prototyping of toolings.

Project(s)

Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

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Project leader

Dean of TUM School of Engineering and Design, Head of cbm and leads project A02 and A03. He instructs and advises the academic staff regarding additive manufacturing and concrete technological questions. He is responsible for the coordination and quality control of all work of cbm. Untill Oct. 2021 he was the co-spokesperson of the TRR 277. He then became Dean of TUM School of Engineering and Design and handed over the tasks of Co-Speaker to Kathrin Dörfler.

Project(s)

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

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

Project leader

will substantially contribute to model development and implementation related aspects of WPs 1-2 and will contribute to the analysis of simulation results with special focus on WP 5.

Project(s)

Modelling and Simulation of Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Based on a Massively Parallel Multi-Phase, Multi-Component Coupled LBM-DEM Approach

Project leader

will instruct the other doc. researcher in the fields of surveying, scanning and machine learning. A particular task will be the coordination of participants involved with this and other projects.

Project(s)

Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process

Project(s) Project A 10 Earth Additive Manufacturing (EAM) – Material and Process Combinations for AM with Earth-based Materials

Project(s)

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

AMC Board
Project leader

is supervising ITE`s requested doctoral researcher during all phases of the research. Additionally, he is actively involved in the conceptual phase, developing reinforcement concepts for the different AM methods.

Project(s)

Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

Injection 3D Concrete Printing (I3DCP) – Material Efficient Lightweight Reinforced Concrete Structures Based on Spatially Complex Strut-and-Tie-Models

Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process

is a research associate in the work group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Kwade. He is responsible for the development of tailored particles for the combined process of SPI 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

is a research associate at the Working group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Gehlen. Expert in material development of Extrusion Concrete for additive manufacturing.

Project(s)

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 Assembly Technology and Robotics within Leibniz University Hannover. His background in mechatronics and robotics drives his work on mobile robotics. By synergizing elements from computer science, control theory, and mechanical design he enhances robotic autonomy and efficiency to enable print-while-driving

Project(s)

Process Control and Adaptive Path Planning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Based on Industrial Robots with an Extended Degree of Freedom

Project leader

has been working on additive manufacturing in construction for many years. This work also includes additive manufacturing with wood. He leads the project A08 and provides general guidance and support for the academic staff at HBB. In addition, he is responsible for the coordination of the proposed project within the TRR 277. He was a member of the AMC Board for the first funding period 2020-2023.

Project(s)

Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)

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