Presentations and Talks

Seminars and Invited Talks

  1. “Sensing and sense-making in buildings.” (invited) NYU-AIG Internet of Risky Things Meeting, April 18, 2017, Manhattan, NY.

  2. “VR knowledge sharing.” HOK Headquarters, April 27, 2017, Manhattan, NY.

  3. “Towards adaptive and responsive buildings.” (invited). NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), October 20, 2016, Brooklyn, NY.

  4. “Model-based safety at construction sites.” AIG NYU Sponsored Research Review Day, April 28, 2016, Manhattan, NY.

  5. “Quantification of impact of built environment on human responsiveness.” (invited), DARPA YFA Seminar Series, September 16, 2015, WestPoint, NY.

  6. “Quantification of impact of built environment on human responsiveness.” KPF Architectural Firm Headquarters, May 29, 2015, Manhattan, NY.

  7. “Quantification of architectural design impact on human experience.” Series of talks given to Architectural firms. HKS on November 6, 2015; HOK on January 20, 2016; Gensler on February 9, 2016; Ennead and Plastarc on March 21, 2016.

  8. “An overview of research on virtual reality to support construction and facility operations.” Siemens Sustainability Education Group, April 18, 2016, Brooklyn, USA.

  9. “Virtual models and gaming engines to support FM operations.” (invited), Construction Industry Institute 2015 Academic Committee, August 2, 2015, Boston, USA

  10. “Modeling, sensing and gaming engines within AECFM.” (invited). Construction Industry Institute 2015 Research Committee, August 2, 2015, Boston, USA.

  11. “An overview of BIM technology: A look at DDC practice.” (invited). NYC Department of Design and Construction, July 13, 2015, New York City, USA.

  12. "Model-based analysis of construction safety issues for setting risk insurance policies.”(invited), AIG group, June 16, 2015, New York City, USA.
  13. “Infrastructure information modeling and visualization for design, construction and facilities management." (invited), ARUP Infrastructure Group,  October 24, 2014, New York City, USA.
  14. “Information modeling and visualization to support facility operations and maintenance.” (invited), NYU Civil and Urban Engineering, May 19, 2014, Brooklyn, USA.
  15. “Visualization to support facility operations and maintenance.” Autodesk Research Meeting, March 21, 2014, Pittsburgh, USA.
  16. "Infrastructure information modeling and visualization for risk assessment and facility operations." (invited) Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2014, Advances in Geo-technical Data Management and Visualization Workshop, Jan 12, 2014, Washington, USA.
  17. “Visualization to support facility operation and maintenance.” (invited). Energy Accounts Symposium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, January 24, 2014.
  18. “Facilities management and BIM”, Massaro Corporation, Pittsburgh, USA, November 12, 2012 (invited).
  19. “What is BIM?” 12271 Spring 2012 Class, Pittsburgh, USA, May 4, 2012. (invited).
  20. “Development of a framework for evaluating and fusing different data capture technologies to support continuous construction productivity analyses and improvement” NIST Meeting, Washington, USA, May 11, 2011.
  21. “A framework for utilizing different data capture technologies to support proactive management of construction productivity and lean construction” 2011 World Conference on Quality and Improvement, ASQ, Pittsburgh, USA, May 17, 2011 (invited).
  22. “Project management – research areas in construction engineering and management” CEE 102, Introduction to Civil. Eng. course, METU Northern Cyprus Campus, April 03, 2009 (invited).
  23. “Model-based construction history to support estimation of activity production rates” ASCE PhD Scholars Workshop, Virginia Tech, USA, October 2005.
  24. “Model-based computer aided construction engineering and management” Middle East Technical University, Turkey, July 08, 2005 (invited).

Conference Presentations

  1. “Processes, information requirements and challenges associated with corrective maintenance in relation to indoor air problem related work orders”, International Society of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 13, 2013.
  2. “Development of a framework for identifying information bottlenecks and evaluating different data capture technologies to support proactive productivity management”, Construction Research Congress, Purdue, West Lafayette, May 23, 2012.
  3. “An analysis of usability tests on contractors’ data interaction patterns with project histories”, ASCE  International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Austin, USA, June 25, 2009.
  4. “An assessment of existing data standards in representing contextual information required for production rate estimations”, 5th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V), Istanbul, Turkey, May 20, 2009.
  5. “Understanding differences in information needs of expert and novice estimators from project histories”, ASCE Construction Research Congress, Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island, May 7, 2007.
  6. “Developing model-based project histories by leveraging multi-sensor data fusion”, Joint   International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, 11th ICCCBE, Montreal, Canada, June 14, 2006.
  7. “Model-based construction project history to support estimation of activity production rates” AIS Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, April 2005.
  8. “Application of quality function deployment (QFD) methodology to housing projects”, 5th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, September 26, 2003.