NICMAR's Centre For Digital Construction(NC4DC)


  • Dr. Balasubramani Mahesh
    Research Areas: Digital project organizing, Management of digitization, Socio- technical interfacing, Digitization as means to an end – Lean, IPD, Modular Construction, Green Buildings, Decarbonization.
  • Dr. Desai Vijaya
    Research Areas: Data warehousing, Data Mining, Database Management Systems, System Analysis and Design, Management Information System, Block Chain, Cloud Computing.
  • Dr. Gandi Apparao 
    Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence applications in Pavement management, Advanced Machine Learning (Hybrid Prediction Models) for structural failures, Digital twins of road infrastructure.
  • Dr. Goel Amit 
    Research Areas: Building Information Modeling, BIM adoption, Pavement design and management systems, automated robotic/drone inspection of highway bridges/runways, NDT&E of pavements-FWD/GPR/SASW, Energy efficiency and sustainability, Traffic safety (REVIT, NAVISWORKS; MXROADS, HDM4; MATLAB, LabVIEW)
  • Prof. Jain Sameer 
    Research Areas: Information Systems; Business Analytics; Machine Learning; and Data Visualization.
  • Dr. Hindavi Tikate
    Research Areas: BIM for affordable housing, sustainable construction, design optimization, Digital twin, OpenBIM
  • Prof.  Malla Vijayeta 
    Research Areas: BIM-AR/VR/ Extended Reality, Generative Design, Digital transformation for Project, Program and Interface Management in construction industry, Green Building Certifications.
  • Dr. Malsane Sagar
    Research Areas: BIM Execution Plans, BIM Visual Scheduling, BIM and Integrated Project Delivery, Automated Code Compliance using BIMs, Visual Estimating Applications.
  • Dr. Ramalingam Shobha
    Research Areas: Integrated and Collaborative Practices – BIM and Lean, BIM Adoption and Organizational Management, BIM and Global Sourcing, BIM and Design Coordination, BIM Quality and Compliance, Digital Handover / Digital Twin, Systems Integration and Knowledge Management.

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NICMAR-Centre for Digital Constrction