Please note:

The following archived websites of the former "Knowledge Centre @ Weimar" have no longer been maintained and updated since March 31, 2019.
"Knowledge Center @ Weimar" was part of the Chair of Construction Economics, which was active until March 31, 2019.


Successful Final Presentation of AEC Global Teamwork Projects

On May 10th, the participating student teams of the AEC Global Teamwork Project at Stanford University, California, presented their results to an international audience after four months of intensive work. This year, three students of the study program Management [Construction Real Estate Infrastructure] were involved in the project as LCFM (Life Cycle and Financial Manager) again.

PhD-student from Ghana joins KC@W-team for three years

Richard Ohene Asiedu was admitted to the Chair of Construction Economics in December 2012 as a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Alfen. He holds a bachelors degree in Building Technology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and a Master of Science degree in Infrastructure Planning from the University of Stuttgart. He has worked for several construction firms either as Qunatity Surveyor or Project Manager and is currently a lecturer on study leave from the Koforidua Polytechnic in Ghana. He is at the moment working on the topic «Cost and Time Misrepresentation of Public Sector Projects in Developing Countries» where he hopes to design a model to predict the occurence of cost and time overruns.

Indonesian postdoch research fellow at KC@W

During May-August 2012 Dr. Wibowo was a postdoc research fellow, hosted by Prof. Dr. Alfen. This period is his second of three scheduled research stays with the full sponsorship of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation under the George Forster for Experienced Researchers Scheme.