Cardiff Team

Professor

UK Centre Director

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

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

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

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.

MSc Student

Architectural design

Zimo is studying for an MSc in Building Information Modelling. His undergraduate major is in architectural design and he has a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

MSc Student

Construction, environment and energy

Yihong is studying for an MSc in Building Information Modelling. He graduated from Guangdong Ocean University (GDOU) with a bachelor's degree in Construction Environment and Energy Application Engineering.

MSc Student

Management

Yutong is studying for an MSc in Building Information Modelling. She majored in Engineering Management at the undergraduate level with a bachelor's degree in Management.

MSc Student

Civil Engineering

Zihan is an MSc student studying BIM for Smart Engineering, and graduated from Suzhou University of Science and Technology with a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering.