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Dr.-Ing. Rebekka Volk

Head of research group
group: Project and resource management of the built environment
office hours: by appointment
room: 205, building 06.33
phone: +49 721 608 44699
fax: +49 721 608 44682
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Research areas

  • Modeling and project planning under uncertainty, scheduling, Operations Research
  • Selective deconstruction and disassembly optimization
  • Building and Deconstruction Modelling, Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Resource Management, Resource efficiency
  • Circular Economy, Greenhouse Gas Quantification

Research projects


  • Lectures and tutorials "Project Management"
  • Lectures and tutorials "Grundlagen der Produktionswirtschaft"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft II (SoSe 2013): "Resource efficiency in buildings: IT-based technologies and modelling approaches"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft IV (SoSe 2017): "Project management: Case Studies"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft V (SoSe 2017): "Ressourcenmanagement"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft II (WiSe 2013/2014): "Gebäude und Infrastruktur als Materiallager"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft II (WiSe 2014/2015): "Projektmanagement unter Unsicherheit im Rückbau"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft IV (WiSe 2016/2017): "Projekt- und Ressourcenmanagement in der bebauten Umwelt"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft IV (SoSe 2017): "Projektmanagement Fallstudien"
  • Seminar Produktionswirtschaft V (SoSe 2017): "Ressourcenmanagement"
  • Supervision of theses: see current theses of the research group


  • Review of "Integrating BIM and 3D Laser Scanning Technologies to Adress Design and Construction Coordination Issues in Renovation and Retrofitting Projects: A Case Study", Buildings 2014, 4, Special Issue: Future Directions in Building Information Modeling, ISSN 2075-5309,http://www.mdpi.com/journal/buildings/special_issues/building-modeling
  • Review of Love et al. (2015) "Future Proofing PPPs: Life Cycle Performance Measurement and Building Information Modelling", Automation in Construction, ISSN: 0926-5805


ResourceApp – Entwicklung eines mobilen Systems zur Erfassung und Erschließung von Ressourceneffizienzpotenzialen beim Rückbau von Infrastruktur und Produkten.
Volk, R.; Sevilmis, N.; Stier, C.; Bayha, A.
2016. Innovative Technologien für Ressourceneffizienz – Strategische Metalle und Mineralien. Hrsg.: A. Dürkoop, C. Brandstetter, G. Gräbe, L. Rentsch, 389-404, Fraunhofer Verl., Stuttgart
Review of project planning methods for deconstruction projects of buildings.
Hübner, F.; Volk, R.; Kühlen, A.; Schultmann, F.
2017. Built environment project and asset management, 7 (2), 212-226. doi:10.1108/BEPAM-11-2016-0075
Building Information Modeling (BIM) for existing buildings - literature review and future needs.
Volk, R.; Stengel, J.; Schultmann, F.
2014. Automation in Construction, 38, 109-127. doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2013.10.023
Assessing building related energy demand and building-bound material masses of residential and non-residential building stocks.
Naber, E.; Volk, R.; Schultmann, F.
2017. International Conference on Advances on Sustainable Cities and Buildings Development, SB-LAB 2017, Porto, P, November 15-17, 2017, 241-253, Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, Porto, P
Socio-technical stakeholder analysis in a campus district : Who is acting and deciding the energy transition?.
Volk, R.; Naber, E.; Schultmann, F.
2017. SB-LAB 2017 - International Conference on Advances on Sustainable Cities and Buildings Development, Porto, Portugal, 15th - 17th November 2017, 421-435, Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, Barcelos
A Stakeholder-Based Assessment Model (SAM) for Resource -Efficiency Measures in the Construction Industry.
Müller, R. C.; Schamber, O.; Volk, R.; Schultmann, F.
2017. Proceedings of the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 : Transforming Our Built Environment through Innovation and Integration : Putting Ideas into Action, Hong Kong, 5-7 June 2017, 833-839, HKGBC, Hong Kong
Improvement of nuclear decommissioning and dismantling planning via experience ex-change and optimisation methods.
Hübner, F.; Volk, R.; Semme, J.; Schultmann, F.
2016. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering, Paris, F, 5.- 9. September 2016, NUGENIA
State of the Art of Demolition and Reuse and Recycling of Construction Materials.
Kühlen, A.; Volk, R.; Schultmann, F.
2016. Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016: Volume V - Advancing Products and Services. Ed.: N. Achour, 664-678, Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering, Tampere
Erkennung und Erschließung von Rohstoffpotenzialen aus dem Hochbau mittels eines mobilen Systems - ResourceApp. Poster und Tagungsbeitrag.
Stier, C.; Bayha, A.; Forberger, J.; Sevilmis, N.; Volk, R.
2015. Jahrestagung Aufbereitung und Recycling am 11./12.Nov. 2015, Freiberg, 41-42, Freiberg
Robust multi-mode resource constrained project scheduling of building deconstruction under uncertainty.
Volk, R.; Hübner, F.; Schultmann, F.
2015. Proceedings of the 7th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling : Theory and Applications (MISTA 2015), 25-28 August 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Ed.: Z. Hanzálek, 638-644, Prague
Deconstruction project planning based on automatic acquisition and reconstruction of building information for existing buildings.
Volk, R.; Sevilmis, N.; Schultmann, F.
2015. Proceedings of SASBE2015, Smart and Sustainable Built Environments Conference, 9-11.12. 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. Ed.: J. Gibberd, 47-56, Pretoria
Erkennung und Erschließung von Rohstoffpotentialen aus dem Hochbau mittels eines mobilen Systems - ResourceApp.
Stier, C.; Woidasky, J.; Bayha, A.; Stork, A.; Sevilmis, N.; Schultmann, F.; Volk, R.; Stengel, J.
2014. 3. Symposium Rohstoffeffizienz und Rohstoffinnovationen : 05/06. Februar 2014, Neues Museum Nürnberg. Hrsg.: U. Teipel, 355-362, Fraunhofer Verl., Stuttgart
Deconstruction Project Planning Considering Local Environmental Impacts.
Kühlen, A.; Volk, R.; Stengel, J.; Schultmann, F.
2014. 5th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM), Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 26-28.11.2014, 22-33, EPPM-Association, Port Elizabeth
Compilation of regional building stock inventories under uncertainty.
Volk, R.; Stengel, J.; Schultmann, F.
2013. Proceedings of the SB 13 Singapore Conference - Realising Sustainability in the Tropics, 8-10 Sept 2013, Singapore, 493-500, Singapore
Analyse des internationalen Marktes für den Rückbau kerntechnischer Anlagen : Stand und Ausblick.
Hübner, F.; Hünlich, T.; Frost, F.; Volk, R.; Schultmann, F.
2017. Karlsruhe