NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction

Graduate Students

Ammar Muhrez
Research field: BIM-based drafting and quantity take-off for modular manufacturing


 

Anas Itani
Research field: Automated machinery for prefab construction


Asif Mansoor
Research field: Artificial intelligence and machine learning in construction


Augusto Paniquar De Souto
Research field: Productivity improvement in construction manufacturing


Beda Barkokebas
Research field: Framework for BIM implementation for residential construction manufacturing and general contracting


Chelsea Ritter
Research field: Production line improvement in a modular home manufacturing plant  


 

Elnaz Kalantar
Research field:  


Fatima Alsakka 

Fatima Alsakka
Research field: Process improvement in modular construction  


Ghulam Muhammad Ali
Research field: Crane management and lifting operations, including economical solutions to rigging and heavy lifting and value engineering for heavy haulage


Hamid Abaeian

Hamid Abaeian
Research field: Optimization of modular construction projects through the application of innovative tools and techniques


Jingwen (Karen) Wang
Research field: production line improvement and ergonomic risk assessment in construction manufacturing


Mahmud Abushwereb
Research field: Using building information modelling (BIM) technology to improve the productivity of design and drafting for manufacturing


Mohamed Karabij
Research field: Simulation and optimization of maintenance processes for underground pipe networks using neural network-based applications


Mohammad Darwish
Research field:


Nan Zhang

Nan Zhang
Research field: Developing construction manufacturing design and drafting using BIM


Osama Mohsen
Research field: Operation optimization on construction sites and manufacturing facilities


Pablo Martinez
Research field: Automation and vision-based aided (or unaided) robotics


Raul Francisco Trevino Leal
Research field:


Regina Dias Barkokebas
Research field: Impacts of building codes on new housing and least-cost approaches to achieving code requirements


Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown
Research field: Offsite and modular construction processes


Shuai Liu
Research field: Crane selection and operation for modular building


 

Wu (Eric) Zhang
Research field: Energy-efficient electrochromic smart windows


Xianfei (Walt) Yin
Research field: BIM and lean production analysis and improvement of a precast factory  


Yuxuan (Sherie) Zhang

Research field: BIM-based decision support for interior design