The Chair of Building Physics was established in summer 2004 at the Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering in order to keep abreast with the growing importance of building physics in the building industry.
Since 2014 the chair has been led by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Peter Sedlbauer, who is also head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP). The Chair of Building Physics at the Technical University of Munich conducts teaching and research on the main issues of building physics such as heat, moisture, acoustics and light.
Two interdisciplinary topics are of special interest: