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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology



Dr Hamidreza Alavi is a research associate at the University of Cambridge, actively contributing to the development of cutting-edge digital twin technologies for infrastructure and buildings. Holding a PhD in Construction Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Dr Alavi has a rich academic background, including a tenure as an Associate Professor at UPC's Department of Project and Construction Engineering (DPCE). During his PhD, he also served as a visiting researcher at the University of British Columbia in Canada. 

Dr Alavi's influence in the academic realm is underscored by a series of impactful publications in esteemed scientific journals, with a curated selection available on his Google Scholar profile. Beyond publications, he plays a pivotal role as a respected reviewer for prestigious journals, including Automation in Construction, Energy & Buildings, Building Research & Information, Facilities, Architectural Engineering and Design Management, Sustainability, Electronics, Energies, Future Internet, Civileng, and Buildings. 

Specializing in diverse research domains such as BIM, Digital Twin, Artificial Intelligence, Facility Management, Data Integration, Augmented Reality, Mobile Applications, and Decision Support Systems, Dr Alavi continues to shape the landscape of construction engineering with his innovative contributions. Stay abreast of Dr Alavi's latest research endeavours and professional insights by connecting with him on LinkedIn

Research Associate