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Curriculum Vitae

since : Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (Hamburg, Germany)
: Research Stay at University of Salford (Manchester, United Kingdom)
  • Scholarship by the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS)
: Research Associate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Autonomous control in construction site logistics (research project)
  • Manipulator operated release measurements of surfaces (research project)
  • IT representative of the institute

Skills

High-level view on different fields of expertise.

PhD Thesis cover page

Projects

Conducted several projects across industries and countries with focus on information technology.
  • IT transformation for a Middle Eastern public institution
  • Go-live preparation of a digital labor market platform
  • Development of a disruptive digital strategy for the wholesale banking business of a regional German bank
  • Detailing IT strategy for a health care services company with focus on master data management
  • Complete list of projects on request
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Publications

PhD Thesis: Application of Lean Principles in Earthworks – Development of a Virtual Reality-based Construction Site Control Centre
Full list of publications
  • K. Kirchbach, L. Koskela and F. Gehbauer: Digital Kanban for Earthwork Site Management. In: Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction – Understanding and Improving Project based Production, pages 663–676, B.T. Kalsaas, L. Koskela and T.A. Saurin (editor), Oslo, Norway: IGLC and Akademika forlag, 2014.
  • K. Kirchbach: Anwendung von Lean-Prinzipien im Erdbau – Entwicklung eines Baustellenleitstands auf Basis von Virtual Reality. (Application of Lean Principles in Earthworks – Development of a Virtual Reality-based Construction Site Control Centre). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology. 2014.
  • K. Kirchbach, D. Steuer and F. Gehbauer: Introduction of a Digital Earthwork Construction Site. In: Proceedings of the 21th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, pages 791–800, Fortaleza, Brazil, 2013.
  • K. Kirchbach: Augmented Reality on Construction Sites using a Smartphone-Application. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Visualization, pages 398–403, London, United Kingdom, 2013.
  • C. Runde, J. Siegle and K. Kirchbach: Ein Virtual Reality Leitstand für die Visualisierung autonomer Baustellenprozesse. In: Autonome Steuerung in der Baustellenlogistik – Modelle, Methoden und Werkzeuge für den autonomen Erdbau, pages 125–138, S. Kirn and M. Müller (editor), Cuvillier Verlag, 2013.
  • K. Kirchbach: Augmented Reality zur Überwachung autonomer Baustellenprozesse. In: Autonome Steuerung in der Baustellenlogistik – Modelle, Methoden und Werkzeuge für den autonomen Erdbau, pages 139–153, S. Kirn and M. Müller (editor), Cuvillier Verlag, 2013.
  • K. Kirchbach, T. Bregenhorn and F. Gehbauer: Digital Allocation of Production Factors in Earth Work Construction. In: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, pages 1161–1170, San Diego, California, USA, 2012.
  • K. Kirchbach and C. Runde: Augmented Reality for Construction Control. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Visualization, pages 440–444, Montpellier, France, 2012.
  • K. Kirchbach and C. Runde: Vr-based Construction Site Control Center. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, pages 136–141, H.-J. Bargstädt and K. Ailland (editor), 2011.
  • K. Kirchbach and C. Runde: Optimized Work Flow through VR and AR Technology on Construction Sites. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Visualization, pages 549–551, IEEE Computer Society, London, United Kingdom, 2011.

Contact

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