Prof. Annette Bögle


Prof. Daniel Mondino


Prof. Jörg Rainer Noennig


Prof. Jochen Schiewe


Prof. Harald Sternberg



Lukas Boy, B. Sc.

Lukas Boy has been working at the Chair of Digital Integrated Project Management - Planning BIM since April 2022 and is involved in setting up the newly founded BIMlab@HCU. 

He completed his Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning at HafenCity University Hamburg in 2020 and investigated in his Bachelor's thesis how data of urban environments can contribute to an improved understanding of small-scale climatic conditions and the reflective behavior of urban materials in planning. He can draw on experience from various internships in the field of urban planning, including urban design and municipal urban land use planning, as well as from working as a student assistant at HCU. 


Mail: lukas.boy@hcu-hamburg.de

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 42827 5694


David Ehrenreich, B. Sc.

David Ehrenreich has been employed as a research assistant at the Chair of Digital Integrated Project Management - Planning BIM since August 2021, having previously worked there as a tutor. In addition to his position at HCU, he also works at CORE Digital Engineering GmbH as a BIM manager and in the quality assurance of building models. 

His interest in the digital representation, processing and use of models and data already began during his bachelor's degree in urban planning. In addition to supervising research projects such as the investigation of BIM-based cost planning and database-based support for the CO2 neutrality of historic buildings, he is intensively involved in the extended use of Industry Foundation Classes as a native format in open-source tools. 


Mail: david.ehrenreich@hcu-hamburg.de

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 42827 4586

Kunal Tuljaram Gaidhankar

Research Associate / BIM Lead

#BIM #IOT #Data

Kunal Tuljaram Gaidhankar hails from a small mining town called Kolar Gold Fields in Southern India. He is an Alma Matter to Hafencity University Hamburg where he earned his Master of Science degree in Resource Efficiency in Planning and Architecture and School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi from where he holds his Bachelor of Architecture degree. He has a close affinity to everything BIM and is exploring to bridge it with new innovative digital technologies. He has experience of working on BIM Projects as a lead in the America, Australia, and the Middle East. He also has worked on a wide spectrum of Architectural Projects in India, holding a high regard for Adobe. Apart from which he has volunteered with grassroots and NGO’s for the upliftment of homeless. He has also done humanitarian aid on the call of UN. As a certified Autodesk Expert Elite he complements ongoing research projects with his knowledge of BIM at the Digital City Science lab. With his previous experience as a field researcher and initiator of the Cities fit for Climate Change project by the GIZ, he also shares his interest in collaborative and participatory resident first approach to community development opportunities in developing economies and specially the Indian subcontinent.

Contact: kunal.gaidhankar(at)hcu-hamburg.de

Research Associate

Laura Fernández Resta, M. Sc.

Laura Fernández Resta has been working at the Chair of Design and Analysis of Structures and the BIMlab@HCU on the project "0-CO2-WSHH - CO2-neutral World Heritage Speicherstadt Hamburg" since July 2022..

Laura completed her architecture degree (Bachelor and Master) at the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca (Spain) and during this time had the opportunity to study for a year at the Politecnico di Milano (Italy). After graduating, she worked in architectural firms and construction companies in Spain and Germany, where she was able to focus her professional career on the application of BIM methodology. At the same time, since 2017, she has been studying some subjects of the Bachelor's degree programme in Computer Engineering at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Spain) in order to combine her new knowledge with BIM tools.

Mail: laura.resta(at)hcu-hamburg.de

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 42827 5422