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RESEARCH

SUBJECTS

Robustness, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures

Timber moisture content and long-term effects

Glued timber products (linear and plane elements) and their connections

Hybrid timber elements

 

PROJECTS

LaWiBau - Entwicklung zukunftsweisender Konzepte zum landwirtschaftlichen Bauen mit Holz - von der Planung bis zum                Rückbau (Development of future-proof concepts for agricultural buildings with wood - from planning to deconstruction)

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 3) and Project Leader (PI) WPs 3, 4, 6, 7

Funding          FNR with Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL))

Period             March 2020 – February 2023

Amount (as PI) 39 PM (person-months) researcher

Partners          Ruhr-University Bochum, Free University Berlin, FLI - Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute, LfL – Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft

URL     —

 

InnoCrossLam - Innovative Solutions for Cross Laminated Timber Structures

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 4) and Project Leader (PI) WPs 5+6

Funding           EU - ForestValue

Period             March 2019 – February 2021

Amount (as PI) 53 PM researcher and 7 PM technician

Partners          ZAG/Slovenia, TU Vienna, Lund University, University of Navarra, Hermann Kaufmann & Partner ZT, Merz Kley Partner, White Architekten, Studiengemeinschaft Brettsperrholz, Fachverband der österr. Holzindustrie

URL                http://innocrosslam.zag.si/

 

Hybride Holzbauteile aus Laubholz-Furnieren und Brettschichtholz aus Nadelholz (Hybrid timber members from hardwood veneers and glulam from softwood)

Role                Main Proposer and Project Leader (PI)

Period             Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2020

Amount           21 PM researcher, 1,5 PM technician

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI)

Partners          Studiengemeinschaft Holzleimbau, Ing.Punkt, BBI, Lübbert

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/laufende-forschungsprojekte/

 

Verhalten verstärkter Brettschichtholzbauteile unter Schwindbeanspruchung (Performance of reinforced glulam members under shrinkage)

Role                Main Proposer and Project Leader (PI)

Period             Nov. 2017 – Sep. 2020

Amount           15 PM researcher, 2 PM technician

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)

Partners          Studiengemeinschaft Holzleimbau, SFS, WIEHAG, Grossmann, IB Schütz, Ing.Punkt, BBI

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/laufende-forschungsprojekte/ 

 

Beurteilung von Brettschichtholz in bestehenden Konstruktionen (Assessment of glulam in existing structures)

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 2)

Period             July 2017 – March 2019

Amount           10 PM researcher, 3 PM technician

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)

Partners          Studiengemeinschaft Holzleimbau, Binderholz, Lübbert, IB Scharmacher

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/laufende-forschungsprojekte/

 

COST Action FP1402 “Basis of structural timber design - from research to standards”

Role                Main Proposer, Chairman and Grant Holder

Period             Nov. 2014 – Nov. 2018

Budget             569.738.- EUR

Funding           Horizon 2020, European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST)

Partners          Scientists and partners from practice from 27 European Countries and 3 International Partner Countries

URL                https://webarchiv.typo3.tum.de/TUM/costfp1402/de/home/index.html

 

Vorgespannte Bauteile aus Brettsperrholz zur Tragwerksoptimierung hoher Holzbauwerke (post-tensioned elements from cross-laminated timber to optimize structural systems for high timber buildings)

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 2) and Project Leader (PI)

Period             Oct. 2015 – March 2018

Amount           27,5 PM researcher, 6 PM technician

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)

Partners          Matrics engineering GmbH, Züblin Timber GmbH, BBI, Ing.Punkt

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/

 

Exzentrisch positionierte und benachbarte Durchbrüche in BSH-Trägern (Holes in beams placed eccentrically or in groups)

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 2) and Project Leader (PI)

Period             Aug. 2014 – June 2017

Amount           24 PM researcher, 7 PM technician

Funding           AiF German Federation of Industrial Research Associations and German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI)

Partners          Studiengemeinschaft Holzleimbau, SPAX, WIEHAG, Poppensieker & Derix, Grossmann, Blaß & Eberhart

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/

 

Landwirtschaftliche Nutzgebäude in Holzbauweise ohne vorbeugenden chemischen Holzschutz (Agricultural Buildings in Wood without chemical treatment)

Role                Co-applicant (1 of 3) and Project Leader (PI)

Period             June 2014 – July 2018

Amount           36 PM researcher

Funding           Bavarian State Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forestry

Partner            LfL – Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, Institut für Landtechnik und Tierhaltung

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/

 

Zweiachsige Tragwirkung von Holz-Beton-Verbund-Konstruktionen (Two-way spanning timber concrete composite elements)

Position           Project Leader (PI)

Period             June 2013 – March 2017

Amount           19 PM researcher, 14 PM technician

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)

Partners          Mayr-Melnhof, Bauer beratende Ingenieure, Elascon

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/

 

Brettschichtholz aus Buche – Langzeitmessung zur Bestimmung von Feuchtegradienten in Holzbauteilen der Nutzungsklasse 1 und 2 (Beech glulam – long-term measurements to determine timber moisture gradients of timber members in Service Classes 1 and 2)

Position           Project Collaborator (1 of 3)

Period             Jan. 2013 – July 2016

Amount           7 PM researcher

Funding           Bavarian State Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forestry

Partner            Holzforschung München

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/ 

 

COST Action FP1101 “Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures”

Role                Co-applicant (1 von 3) and German Delegate in Management Committee, German Delegate in WG 1 ”Assessment“ und WG 3 ”Monitoring“

Period             Nov. 2011 – Nov. 2015

Budget             640.000.- EUR

Funding           FP7, European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST)

Partners          Scientists and partners from practice from 24 European Countries

URL               https://www.cost.eu/cost-action/assessment-reinforcement-and-monitoring-of-timber-structures/#tabs|Name:overview

 

Gebäudeklima – Langzeitmessung zur Bestimmung der Auswirkungen auf Feuchtegradienten in Holzbauteilen (Building Climate – long-term measurements to determine the effect on the moisture gradient in large-span timber structures)

Position           Main Proposer and Project Leader (PI)

Period             Sep. 2009 – Dec. 2013

Amount           10 PM researcher

Funding           Research initiative ”Zukunft Bau“ of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)

Partners          Studiengemeinschaft Holzleimbau, Scanntronik Mugrauer, WIEHAG, KG Bauen, IngPunkt, BBI, Dr. Linse Ingenieure, IB Häussler

URL                https://www.bgu.tum.de/hb/forschung/abgeschlossene-forschungsprojekte/   

 

Failure mechanisms in timber structures – Project for Educational Purposes, library and DVD with over 50 educational films to visualize common failure mechanisms in timber structures

Role                Project  Leader (PI)

Period             April 2008 – May 2012

Budget             Sales to other Institutes (to date > 140 institutes worldwide)

Funding           Bundesbildungszentrum des Zimmerer- und Ausbaugewerbes

COST Action E55 “Modelling of the Performance of Timber Structures”

Role                Chair Task Group “Methods for the Assessment of existing Timber Structures” and German Delegate in WG 3 "Robustness”

Period             May 2006 – May 2011

Budget             approx. 500.000.- EUR

Funding           FP7, European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST)

Partners          Scientists and partners from practice from 19 European Countries

URL                http://www.cost-e55.ethz.ch/

 

Revision of Eurocode 5

Role                Project collaborator (1 of 3)

Period             2009 – 2012

Budget             351.000.- EUR

Funding           Building with Wood in the frame of “Roadmap 2010” of CEI Bois

Partner            bauart Konstruktions GmbH&Co. KG

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