Technological research is one of the central tasks of our faculty, with application-oriented research and basic research being equally important. To this end, the R&D facilities such as testing centres, external institutes and laboratories as well as the faculty’s computer clusters offer an effective and, it this combination, unique infrastructure.

Focus Areas

A new research oriented structure of the department is created by Focus Areas:

  • Focus Area Construction
  • Focus Area Mobility and Transportation Systems
  • Focus Area Modeling-Simulation-Processes
  • Focus Area Hydro- & Geosciences
  • Focus Area Geodesy

You can find information pertaining to the research activities activities of our chairs and specialist fields on the relevant websites:


Experimental Facilities

Interdisciplinary Centers

  • Center of Digital Methods
  • Zentrum ENPB
  • Zentrum Membranbau
  • TUM.Energy
  • Münchner GeoZentrum
  • Munich Alpine Hazards and Mitigation Cluster (AlpHaz)

Cross-Cutting Issues

besides numberous research activities of our chais and interdisciplinary centers the department is also engaged in four cross-dicipline issues: