Cardiff Team

Professor

For more than 20 years, Prof. Li has been working towards a new generation smart engineering computing platform, underpinned by High Performance Computing (HPC & Cloud Computing), inter-linked domain knowledge (Ontology Modelling), Artificial Intelligence algorithms and BIM (Building Information Modelling) based standardization across sectors throughout project life cycle, to support large scale engineering data / information / knowledge processing, smart engineering optimization and holistic decision making to help to achieve sustainable and resilient built environment.

Research Associate

Development

Tom is a software engineer with a background in computational mechanics and civil engineering. He has worked with LUSAS for 6 years producing code for use in their finite element software.

He is responsible for leading the software development team in the creation of the X-Ray engine for automatic template generation and BIM compliance checking.

Research Associate

Development

Alex Bradley is a PhD student and Research Associate working in BIMSE. His main research domain includes the information exchange in infrastructure BIM project management; ontology-based knowledge representation and IFC standards development in the maritime sector.

Research Associate

Information exchange

Dr Guoqian was a former architect working in ECADI, Shanghai and now he is working on BIM-related research. His main research domain includes the information exchange at project and procurement level; ontology-based knowledge representation and development and now trying to implement the data processing method in the smart city-related domain.

He is now responsible for BIM project management, organising training and workshops in BIMSE and contribute to the BIM standard.