The Construction Management & Engineering (CME) group aims to develop new scientific insights and solutions for improving the performance in the construction industry. Our focus lies on innovative approaches that contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These approaches are characterized by involving stakeholders within the complete value chain and by integrating both social and technical aspects in construction activities (i.e. High Tech – Human Touch). This is substantiated by the fact that we publish our multidisciplinary work in  Engineering journals- as well as Management-oriented journals. Specific effort is given to the integration of the following cornerstone areas of expertise:

  • Life Cycle Approaches for Infrastructure & Asset Management (including life cycle assessment, sustainability, circularity, and climate adaptation),
  • Engineering design methodologies (including systems engineering, value management, and design science),
  • ICT technologies (including BIM, sensors, automation, and data management),
  • Inter organizational boundary spanning (including system innovation, transformation, regulation, procurement, contracting, and supply chain),
  • Risk & Project management (including risk management, project management, and process management)