Puyan A. Zadeh is a Building Innovation Specialist and an adjunct professor at the Project and Construction Management (PCM) group since fall 2017. He joined UBC as a postdoctoral fellow in late 2013. Before joining UBC, he obtained his B.Sc. (2001) in Civil Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran and earned both his M.Sc. (2007) and Dr.-Ing. (2012) in Informatics in Civil Engineering from Technische Universität Darmstadt (TUDa), Darmstadt, Germany. His current research at UBC covers topics related to innovation in construction including BIM-based design and coordination, application of IPD and Lean Construction, Digital Fabrication and Modular Construction, as well as XR (AR/VR/MR) for Construction.
* As an adjunct professor, he is not involved in the admission process of prospective students!
Innovation in Construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Digital Twins and Internet of Things (IoT), Lean Construction, Information Quality Analysis (IQA) of Building Information Models (BIMs), Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) in Construction, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Knowledge-based Computation for Constructability, Facility Operations and Assets Management in Buildings, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Civil Engineering.