Masoud Gheisari

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
Assistant Professor
352-273-1166
RINKER 322

Ph.D. in Building Construction, Georgia Tech
M.Sc. in Construction Management, University Technology of Malaysia
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Azad University

Dr. Masoud Gheisari is an Assistant Professor in the Rinker School of Construction Management at the University of Florida. He is leading the Human-Centered Technology in Construction (HCTC) research group: https://hctclabs.wixsite.com/hctclab. His research focuses on the theoretical and experimental investigation of human-computer/robot systems in construction.

To date, he has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in the fields of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) and human-Robot/UAV interaction in construction. He earned his Ph.D. in Building Construction (2013) from Georgia Institute of Technology. His work has received support worth over $1.3m grants from external funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Department of Labor, Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), and ELECTRI International.

Dr. Gheisari is the recipient of ENR Southeast’s Top Young Professional (2020), UF DCP Undergraduate Faculty Teaching Award (2019), BCN Nancy Perry Teaching Award (2019), Russell J. Alessi ELECTRI International Early Career Award (2018), UF DCP Faculty Research Award (2018), ASC Southeast’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2018), and ASCE ExCEEd Fellowship (2015). He also teaches various courses in the area of building information modeling and technology applications in construction.

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