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Applications of Emerging technology in Construction Management (i.e. Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Mixed Reality (MR), Deep learning, etc.), Building Information Management (BIM), Asset management, Lean construction, Infrastructure management, Cost optimisation, Waste management, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Digital Twins.


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Personal profile


Dr. Elghaish is a lecturer in Digital Construction and also serves as the internship leader for the MSc CPM program. As an active researcher in the field of digital construction, he has made significant contributions to the industry. He is a chartered construction manager from CIOB (MCIOB), which is a testament to his expertise in the field. Dr. Elghaish is also part of the editorial board of several leading journals that focus on digital construction.

In addition to his research work, Dr. Elghaish is currently co-leading an industrial project between QUB and the industry, which involves BIM automation. He is also supervising PhD researchers and KTP associates in the area of digital twins and AI. His vast experience and knowledge make him an excellent mentor for those working on such projects.

Finally, Dr. Elghaish also works as a digital construction consultant, providing his expert advice and guidance to organizations looking to improve their digital construction processes.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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