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


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


Edgar Tamayo
Research field: Machine development for modular manufacturing 


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


Marwa Al-Mohamad

Marwa Al-Mohamad
Research field:


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


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


SangJun Ahn
Research field: Productivity optimization in modular construction


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


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


Yichen Tian
Research field: Construction automation, 3D modelling, and the automation of the design process


Yining Wang

Yining Wang
Research field: Cost estimation of modular construction based on BIM technology and simulation tools


Yuan Chen
Research field: Urban planning and seniors housing


Yuxuan (Sherie) Zhang
Research field: BIM-based decision support for interior design