Division of Organic and Wood-based Materials


Holz-Metall-Schaum. Metallschaum-Fraunhofer IFAM. Holzschaum - Fraunhofer WKI. Bild TU Braunschweig. FGOB, B. Kasal ©

Institute for Building Materials, Solid Construction and Fire Protection (iBMB)
Department of Organic and Wood-Based Construction Materials

Hopfengarten 20
D-38102 Braunschweig

phone: +49 531 22077-0 (administration office)
fax: +49 531 22077-44
email: fgo.ibmb@tu-bs.de


Bohumil Kasal, PhD, PE, Professor

Assistant Professor:

Libo Yan, PhD

Chief Engineer:

J. Hinrichsen, Dr.-Ing.




The Department of Organic and Wood-Based Materials of the iBMB arose in 2010 from the long existing department Structures and Application of Building Materials. The new department originated from the cooperation of the Fraunhofer Society and the Technical University Braunschweig, and works closely together with the Institute for Wood Research Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut (WKI) in Braunschweig.

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13.04.2021 - 09:00

Courses summer semester 2021

The summer semester 2021 at the Technical University of Braunschweig starts on Monday, April 12, 2021. For informations about our courses, please refer to the following link: http://www.ibmb.tu-braunschweig.de/index.php/fgorgb_lehrveranstaltungen.html

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13.04.2021 - 09:00

Courses summer semester 2021

The courses of the summer semester 2021 will take place online.

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13.04.2021 - 08:57

Gaurav Swami receives Research Scholarship

Congratulations to Mr. Gaurav Swami for receiving a Graduate Research Scholarship at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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08.04.2021 - 13:56

Goodbye to Gaurav Swami, Feng Lin and Ranwu Xu

Mr. Gaurav Swami, Mr. Feng Lin and Mr. Ranwu Xu have left our institute. We wish them all the best for their professional and private future.

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01.03.2021 - 11:53

EcoSUP - the ecological stand-up-paddle-board

Congratulations to Jun.-Prof. Libo Yan and M. Sc. Christoph Pöhler, Fraunhofer-Institut für Holzforschung, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut, WKI, for the approval of the BMBF-project "EcoSUP - Development of a bio-based hybrid material of natural-fiber-biopolymer reinforced recycled balsa-wood for lightweight construction and application demonstration in the form of a stand-up-paddle-board."

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09.12.2020 - 10:57


Development of a stand-up paddle board made of 100% renewable lightweight material for the perfect wave - free from petroleum-based plastics: https://www.startnext.com/ecosup

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27.11.2020 - 09:12

Sino-German Bioeconomy BMBF ReMatBuilt Project 2nd Meeting

The second meeting of the BMBF Sino-German joint project ReMatBuilt was successfully held online on November 23, 2020 under the cooperation of our German partners and Chinese partners.

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20.11.2020 - 09:22

Examination dates winter semester 2020/21

Please find the examination dates of winter semester 2020/21 by clicking the following link: http://www.ibmb.tu-bs.de/index.php/exam-dates.html

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10.11.2020 - 10:51

Support by student assistants

Welcome to our new colleagues Feng Lin and Ranwu Xu.

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