Automation and Intelligent Construction (AutoIC) Lab​

The AutoIC Lab develops and leverages advanced technologies to support construction engineering and management, construction automation, and sustainable infrastructure, including building information modeling (BIM), natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and Construction Robotics.

The AutoIC Lab develops and leverages advanced technologies to support construction engineering and management, construction automation, and sustainable infrastructure, including building information modeling (BIM), natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and Construction Robotics.

Director/Founder:

Dr. Jiansong Zhang, Ph.D., zhan3062@purdue.edu

Assistant Professor in Construction Management Technology

 

Research Assistant:

Ran Ren, Ph.D. Student, ren153@purdue.edu

Jin Wu, Ph.D. Student, wu1275@purdue.edu

Temitope Akanbi, Ph.D. Student, takanbi@purdue.edu

Oscar Wong Chong, Ph.D. Student, owongcho@purdue.edu

Xiaorui Xue, Ph.D. Student, xue39@purdue.edu

Candice Sexton, Ph.D. Student, sexton21@purdue.edu

Yuting Chen, Ph.D., chen3108@purdue.edu (Former)

 

Ph.D. Openings:

Spring/Fall 2020

Datasets:

Xue, X., Zhang, J. (2019). Part-of-Speech Tagged Building Codes (PTBC). Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/Y0ZQ-4946

Funded Research Projects:

NSFNational Science Foundation (NSF) PFI-RP: Automating Building Code Compliance Checking and Modular Construction Through Interoperable Building Information Modeling Technology, Principal Investigator 

NSFNational Science Foundation (NSF) EAGER/Collaborative Research: Science-Based Exploration of Invariant Signatures of Architecture/Engineering/Construction Objects to Enable Interoperability of Building Information Modeling, Principal Investigator 

NSFNational Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Phase I (RAISE): Civil Infrastructure Systems Open Knowledge Network (CIS-OKN), Senior Personnel (Principal Investigator Dr. Nora El-Gohary)

Purdue University Purdue Research Foundation Summer Faculty Grant: Semi-Automated Information Extraction from Heterogenous Architectural, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Textual Data and Mapping the Extracted Information with Building Information Models, Principal Investigator

Purdue University Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant: Interoperable Building Information Modeling Information Completeness Checking, Principal Investigator

JTRPIndiana Department of Transportation Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) SPR-4421: Life Cycle Integration of Infrastructure Information Modeling, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Yunfeng Chen)

Purdue UniversityAcquisition of a Research Robot Consisting of a Robot Manipulator and a Mobile Base, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Yi Jiang)

Purdue Polytechnic InstituteDeveloping Robots to Support Automated Construction of Buildings, Principal Investigator
Robotics Systems for Autonomous Construction, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Byung-Cheol Min)
Preliminary Study of Police Officers’ Performance Measurements, Principal Investigator

TRCLC LogoPaths to ADA-Compliance: The Performance and Cost Efficiency of Measurement Technologies that Support ADA-Mandated, Self-Evaluations of Pedestrian Rights of Way, Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Jun-Seok Oh)

TRCLC LogoEnhancing Non-Motorized Mobility Within Construction Zones, Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Upul Attanayake)

 

Georgeau Construction Research InstituteA Holistic Framework to Support Compliance Checking in the Construction Domain, Georgeau Construction Research Center, Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator Dr. Wuwei Shen)

Contact:

Dr. Jiansong Zhang

zhan3062@purdue.edu

(765) 494-1574

https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/profile/zhan3062

 

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