Celebrating New Building Construction Technology Labs

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Brenda Morris
Building Construction Program
Contact Brenda Morris
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Summary Sentence: Alumni, friends invited to ribbon cutting ceremony.

Full Summary: As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, the Building Construction Program will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate three new technology labs.

The Building Construction Program will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate three research laboratories, the CONECTech Lab, directed by Dr. Javier Irizarry, the Construction Information Technology Laboratory, directed by Dr. Ioannis Brilakis, and the Economics of Sustainable Built Environment Lab, directed by Dr. Baabak Ashuri. The event will be held Thursday, October 29 from 4:30-6:30 PM. We will begin in the West Architecture Building Atrium for presentations, ceremony, and refreshments.

Visitors will then adjourn to tour the labs.

CONECTech Lab: Enhancing the Construction Environment through Cognitive Technologies
Directed by Dr. Javier Irizarry, CONECTech Labʼs mission is to establish the framework for developing next generation technology enhanced solutions to construction environment problems by incorporating the cognitive processes of the human component of construction operations. Sample research projects include:
• Risk Perception of Construction Operators
• Constructability of Transportation Infrastructure
• Technology Enhanced Training and Construction Education
• Situation Awareness in Construction Operations

Construction Information Technology Laboratory
As director of the Construction Information Technology Laboratory, Dr. Ioannis Brilakis studies computing and information technologies for the architecture, engineering, construction, and facilities management industries (AEC/FM).

Economics of Sustainable Built Environment Lab
As director of the Economics of Sustainable Built Environment Lab, Dr. Baabak Ashuri will continue his research focus in strategic risk management, decision analysis, project finance, and investment analysis under uncertainty.

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Keywords
brilakis, Building Construction, construction programs, construction technology, irizarry
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  • Created By: Teri Nagel
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 3, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:56pm