Prof. Nashwan Dawood
Professor Dawood is currently Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, School of Science, Engineering and Design and Professor of Construction Management and IT at the University of Teesside, UK. This role includes responsibility for developing and promoting research polices throughout the institution.
Professor Nashwan Dawood is a specialist in project construction management and the application of Digital Technologies in the construction process. This has ranged across a number of research topics including BIM technologies and processes, whole life cycle information flow in projects, sustainability and Digital Systems (5D,VR,Integrated databases).
He has extensive experience of leading internationally recognised research work in BIM technology and processes and in the application of 5D modeling in construction processes, and has successfully generated peer reviewed funding bodies including Qatar Foundation.
Professor Dawood also has significant and long-standing experience of working with major industrial partners in the UK and internationally to develop and apply research results as part of further collaborative projects. In particular he is currently running international research and development projects in South Korea, Japan, Qatar, Europe and USA in the areas of 5D modeling, serious game engine technology application to training and ICT (Information and Communication technologies) for energy efficient buildings . He is also regularly invited to be a key note presenter in a international events.
Professor Dawood has published over 230 research papers, and sits on the editorial board of a number of journals and conferences. His work has been recognized outside of the academic sphere, for example with its short-listing for the Constructing Excellence Innovation.