Semiha Ergan

I am a faculty at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering with a courtesy appointment at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. I am also an associated faculty member at Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP). Prior to joining NYU, I was a research faculty at Carnegie Mellon University. I received my Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University.

My research interests include IT to support design, construction and operations of civil infrastructure systems, studying urban challenges for AEC/FM, building informatics for efficient and healthier buildings, quantification of human experience in the built environment,  and infrastructure information modeling and visualization. 


Research Interests
Building informatics Information modeling and visualization Construction automation Urban Sustainability

Carnegie Mellon University
PhD, Computer Aided Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University
Visiting Assistant Professor
From: October 2010 to July 2012

Carnegie Mellon University
Assistant Research Professor
From: July 2012 to August 2014

Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, NYU (courtesy)

Assistant Professor, Center for Science and Progress, NYU (associated)

Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Civil and Urban Engineering 

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering,  Turkey, Higher Education Council. 


DARPA Young Faculty Award (2015)

Berkman Faculty Award, Carnegie Mellon University (2013)

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Carnegie Mellon University (2007)

Winner of Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) Education
Board Scholarship Competition (2006)

Higher Education Council Doctoral Student Scholarship (2003-2008)

Dean’s Successful Student List- High Honor Student (1998-2000)

System and method for integrated model-based histories, (Full Patent Application)

Semiha Ergan, Burcu Akinci


A formal approach to provide information support for troubleshoot, (Provisional)

Xue Yang and Semiha Ergan

About Me: Prefer chatting informally. Joined NYU in 2015, tenured in 2020, was a research faculty at CMU before. A proud PelotonMom.

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October 8, 2020

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