Center for Advanced Construction Information Modeling

PhD Students

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Brian Bennett
supergator@ufl.edu

 

 


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Nathan Blinn
nblinn617@ufl.edu
Nathan Blinn is a Ph.D. student working in the CACIM office. His research areas include Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Building Information Modeling (BIM), augmented reality and related Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) technologies. In addition to conducting research, he also teaches BIM to undergraduate and graduate students through courses as well as the UF VDC competition team.


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Marla Holden
mholden@ufl.edu   |   CV
Marla is a PhD student working in CACIM. Her research interests include Building Information Modeling (BIM) and its integration into historic preservation processes, the development of Historic Building Information Modeling (HBIM), preservation or conservation techniques, BIM and education, construction management education, and cultural heritage education.


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Chankyu Lee
chankyu@ufl.edu   |   CV
Chankyu is a PhD student working in CACIM. His research interests include Building Information Modeling (BIM), optimization for scheduling and the integration of BIM, GIS and laser scanning.


Jintaek Ock
Jintaek Ock
okjihad@ufl.edu   |   CV
Jintaek Ock is a PhD student working in CACIM. His research interests include Building Information Modeling (BIM) and integration of BIM and VR using game engines.


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Michael Robey
mrobey@ufl.edu

 

 


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James Sorce, M.B.A.
jsorce73@ufl.edu   |   CV
James is a new Ph.D. student and the 2014 – 2017 ​ Rinker Scholar. James is also an instructor at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. James’ research is focused in the strategic planning of implementing new technology in construction firms.


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Jun Zhang
junzhangbim@ufl.edu   |   CV
Jun Zhang is a PhD student working in CACIM. His research interests include the integration of BIM and gaming technologies to investigation of Human-Building-Events Interactions for Human behavior data collection during emergency evacuation.