NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction

Nan Zhang

Research Interests:

Nan is interested in developing construction manufacturing design and drafting using BIM, aiming at improving project management efficiency.

Background:

Nan has more than two years of work experience as an engineering technician and BIM engineer on various projects. She has practical experience solving onsite problems, planning schedules based on 5D BIM, and designing steel bars for precast concrete construction. During her BEng, she developed an interest in BIM modelling and won a national BIM competition.

Current Research:

Currently, Nan is working on automated design and planning of plumbing components based on Revit and rule checking.

Education:

  • BEng in Construction Engineering and Management (2014), Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

Nan Zhang

Nan Zhang

MSc Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
5-362.58 Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering
nz@ualberta.ca