Frank Herrmann is a research assistant and computer scientist in the MAGDa team at Beuth University of Applied Science. He contributes in the BIM-FM project to

integration of multiple IFC based BIM models with different facility management related information sources with heterogeneous data formats (Common Data Environment / CDE):

  • 3D point clouds
  • Mobile Apps


to multi-source query engine based on Semantic Web technologies, using

  • NoSQL Graph databases for metadata
  • Integration of multiple ontologies and catalogue definition

Frank has a special interest in software architecture and chooses and uses mainly open source software. 

Prior to BIM-FM he was engaged in three other research projects with the subject areas e-learning, geodata and geoinformation in the facility management.