Research Assistant InfraBIM – United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) – Al-Ayn

The Role

Job Description A study assistant position can be acquired with Dr Muhammad Tariq Shafiq (Department of Architectural Engineering) within the faculty of Engineering, UAE University. The study will establish a life-cycle model for infrastructure projects using Building Information Models that digitally integrates processes and enables the usage of predictive analytics, through the operations and maintenance phase of a secured asset particularly. The research will undoubtedly be evaluating the relevance of the formulated model and its capability to accommodate real-period interactions between your physical built possessions and its own digital counterpart. Emergent out of this process will undoubtedly be technologies and equipment which might offer enhanced possibilities to intelligently manage the built property using digital models. The extensive research position is supported by way of a grant from UAE University, initially for 12 months and will be continued to optimum 2 years at the mercy of the satisfactory efficiency of the study assistant.


The successful candidate must have: • An initial degree in architectural engineering, Civil Engineering or perhaps a related discipline • Candidates having an educational background in computer science and programming experience with 3D-Models will undoubtedly be required • Practical experience with Autodesk Revit, Navisworks • Maximo or similar FM software is desirable highly. • Strong analytical and academic writing skills • Applicants with published work will undoubtedly be given preference Preferred Qualification: • MSc in Construction Project Management or perhaps a closely related field. • Candidates with a need to enroll into PhD program at UAEU will be preferred. • Programming experience with C# and Unity Game Engine • Experience with Maximo or perhaps a similar FM software • Willingness to go to and collect data from live construction site • Commitment to strong ethics in research and academic integrity

Concerning the ongoing company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is really a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. Because the UAEs flagship university, UAEU supplies a full selection of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Agriculture and food; Social and humanities Sciences; IT; Law; Health and medicine Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the creative art new campus, and full selection of student support services, UAEU supplies a living-learning environment that’s unmatched in the UAE. As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works together with its partners in industry to supply research answers to challenges faced by the country, the region, and the global world. The University has generated research centers of strategic importance to the united states and the spot which are advancing knowledge in critical areas which range from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is ranked the main research university in the GCC currently, number 2 in the Arab World, and #370 globally. UAEUs academic programs have already been developed together with employers, so our graduates come in popular. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government through the entire region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff make sure that UAEU will continue steadily to serve as a style of excellence and innovation.

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