Sonja Dümpelmann

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University, USA

Stay at TUM
June 2015
Host
Prof. Dr. Udo Weilacher
Research Interests
Landscape history; intersections of landscape, science and technology; landscape and politics; historiography; gender
Awards/Honors (Selection)
John Brinkerhoff Jackson Book Prize, Foundation of Landscape Studies, for Flights of Imagination: Aviation, Landscape, Design; Senior Fellow, Garden and Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.; GHI-NEH postdoctoral research fellowship at the German Historical Institute, Washington D.C., U.S.

“It was a great pleasure to get to know the Lehrstuhl für Landschaftsarchitektur und industrielle Landschaft, its engaging leader and staff, and many of the students who take classes in landscape architecture at TUM. It was a wonderful experience to witness the team spirit at the Lehrstuhl. I enjoyed the classes I taught and the conversations I had with students about the subject matter of the classes but also about their interests, concerns, and future objectives.”

Wolfgang Weileder

Professor of Contemporary Sculpture, Fine Art Director of Research School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University

Homepage
www.wolfgangweileder.com
Stay at TUM
October 2015 – February 2016
Host
Department of Architecture
Research Interests
Sculpture; Site-Specific Installation; Photography; Art and Sustainability
Current Research Projects
Jetty – Art as catalyst for a debate on sustainability
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Norma Lipman Senior Research Fellowship (2000-2002); Newcastle University, Förderungspreis USA für Bildende Kunst des Freistaats Bayern (2000); Förderungspreis für Bildende Kunst des Freistaats Bayern (1999)

“I am very much looking forward to work with architecture students on series of site-specific art installations and to develop our research collaboration with the TUM.”

Kostantinos Serraos

Associate Professor for Urban Planning and Design
School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Stay at TUM
Oct. 1989 – Jun. 1993
Host
Dr. Christian Schneider
Research Interests
Land use planning on the main road network, urban and emergency planning in seismic regions, impacts of big events on the territorial structure and on the spatial organization of metropolitan regions
Awards/Honors (Selection)
First prize in the international competition for the architectural and urban design for the public center of the residential area Sykhiv in the city Lviv, Ukraine (2008), First acquisition in the Greek architectural ideas competition for the replanning of the “Toumba Area” in Thessaloniki, Greece (2000), “Prize L. Kaftantzoglou” and “Thomaidio Award”, School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens (1991 and 1990).

“My stay in Munich gave me the opportunity, not only to gain comprehensive knowledge of high standards in the field of Town and Regional Planning, but also to meet important personalities, who greatly inspired my scientific life during the following years”

Oscar Antonio Quintana Samayoa

Professor
Facultad de Arquitectura, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Stay at TUM
1983 – 1984
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Meitinger
Research Interests
Historic Preservation

Silvio Parucker

Professor, Architect and Urban Planner
Universidade Federal do Paranà, Curitiba, Paranà, Brazil

Stay at TUM
Apr. 2008 – Febr. 2013
Host
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Gerhard Hausladen
Research Interests
Sustainable development, energy efficiency in architecture, strategic planning development in Latin America, sustainable communities, architectural design and construction technology

“The true value of an entity is to create opportunities to concretize our dreams and overcome our limitations. TUM does this and so incarnates true university value.”

Steffen Lehmann

Professor and Chair in Sustainable Design Architecture and Urban Design, and Director
sd+b Centre, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Visiting Professor
Tianjin University, Tianjin. China

Stay at TUM
Aug. – Dec. 2009
Host
Prof. Richard Horden
Research Interests
Sustainable cities, high-performance architecture, energy efficient buildings and cities in the Asia-Pacific, sustainable communities, architectural design and construction technology, low-carbon construction
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Urban Systems, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (2013-2014), Chairholder, UNESCO Chair for Sustainable Urban Development (2008-2010, since Aug. 2010 ex-officio), Member of the Royal Institute of Australian Architects (2003)

“In 2009, I had the pleasure to be DAAD-Visiting Professor in Architecture at TUM. I have chosen TUM as my host since I was aware of the high calibre teaching and rigorous research conducted at this university. I am glad to maintain good and close contacts to such an excellent university.”

Joshua Hagen

Professor
Department of Geography, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA

Stay at TUM
Summer 2005
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Winfried Nerdinger
Research Interests
Borders and border theory, cultural politics of place names, geography education and online learning, globalization, sovereignty and territoriality historic preservation and places of memory, History of geography and geopolitics, nationalism and homelands
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Fulbright Award, German Studies Seminar, Fulbright Scholar Program (2012), DAAD Faculty Research Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (2012), Humboldt German Chancellor’s Fellowship (2000-2001)

“I spent a very productive summer at TUM, mostly sifting through the library’s impressive collection of pre-1945 architectural journals. The faculty and staff were incredibly supportive. I hope I get a chance to return in the near future!”

Alexej Bulgakow

Prorector
Kursk State Technical University, Kursk, Russland
Professor and Chair
Construction mechatronic and robotic, Kursk State Technical University, Kursk, Russland

Stay at TUM
Sept. 2000 – Feb. 2002
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bock
Research Interests
Information and communication technology in construction engineering, energy efficiency and compatibility of the biosphere with urban regions
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Award of Russian Federation in the area of Science and Engineering (2008, 2006)