Construction Management Technology

Future Work and Learning research projects focus on all human-technology interactions

Since 2018, Purdue Polytechnic faculty have been collaborating to explore the intersection between learning and work within the context of technology. Through new approaches to education and workforce training and development, their ongoing “Future Work and Learning” research aims to empower employees to take charge of their careers and become active, successful professionals and members of society.

Construction management’s accelerated Degree in 3 program produces inaugural cohort of graduates

Purdue Polytechnic’s accelerated construction management degree is helping alleviate the shortage of qualified employees in industry. The first graduates of the School of Construction Management Technology’s ”Degree in 3“ program graduated this past May.

Construction management capstone instructors honored for exceptional teaching during pandemic

Purdue Polytechnic instructors in the School of Construction Management Technology found innovative ways to teach the business of construction management to Purdue students during the pandemic. Their creative tactics included video classes, virtual presentations and cross-departmental collaborations, which earned them Purdue’s award for Exceptional Teaching and Instructional Support.

Zhang investigating BIM technology to automate building code compliance-checking, modular construction

Inspectors check for compliance with building codes during construction projects. Purdue Polytechnic’s Jiansong “Jason” Zhang is researching how to automate code compliance-checking and modular construction by using building information modeling (BIM).

Construction management professor adds better eyes to hands of construction robots

Purdue Polytechnic’s Jiansong Zhang, assistant professor of construction management technology, and his team developed and are testing a novel construction robotic system that uses an innovative mechanical design with advances in computer vision sensing technology to work in a construction setting.

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