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Academic Biography

Dr Farzad Rahimian is a Reader in Digital Engineering and Manufacturing, with expertise in the mainstream areas of BIM, VR/AR integration, and AI/ML-based optimisation. His research has been published in more than 100 high-impact research outputs and been cited for more than 850 times. He has successfully led several research projects funded by InnovateUK, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Data Lab, and Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC). His research has received several prestigious awards and recognitions from national and international committees. He is also key member of various high-impact committees at national and international levels, including International Council for Building (CIB) and buildingSMART International.   

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Research Output 2008 2020

Open Access
File
International cooperation
Innovation
Industry
Cyber Physical System
Internet of things

A Framework for Improving Business and Technical Operations within Timber Frame Self-Build Housing Sector by Applying an Integrated VR/AR and BIM Approach

Potseluyko, L. & Rahimian, F., 18 Sep 2019, Construction and Management in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO): 36th CIB W78 2019 Conference ICT in Design. p. 539 548 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Timber
Virtual reality
Augmented reality
Communication
Industry

Automated Planning of Concrete Joint Layouts with 4D-BIM

Sheikhkhoshkar, M., Rahimian, F., Kaveh, M. H., Hosseini, M. R. & Edwards, D., 30 Nov 2019, In : Automation in Construction. 107, 13 p., 102943.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concretes
Planning
Structural design
Spreadsheets
Structural integrity

Integrating Building Information Modelling (BIM) and System Dynamics Approaches to Decrease Cost Overrun in Mass Housing Projects

Sheikhkhoshkar, M., Mir, M., Rahimian, F. & Kumar, B., 18 Sep 2019, Construction and Management in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO): 36th CIB W78 2019 Conference ICT in Design. University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne., p. 498 507 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Dynamical systems
Costs
Budget control
Interchanges
Interoperability
58 Downloads (Pure)

Integration of VR with BIM to facilitate real-time creation of bill of quantities during the design phase: a proof of concept study

Davidson, J., Fowler, J., Pantazis, C., Sannino, M., Walker, J., Sheikhkhoshkar, M. & Rahimian, F., 15 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers of Engineering Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Virtual reality
Costs
Experiments