Industry Appointments

STV Incorporation, Chicago, IL (2015-Present)
BIM and Project Controls Specialist
BIM456 Project
  • Leading and conducting evaluation of search engines for developing new search tools in NavisWorks
  • Leading and conducting model validation tools for NavisWorks
  • Developing a template and standard for quantification from BIM model
  • Developing model-based cost estimating tools from BIM model
  • Developing Virtual Reality Environment for Current Projects
Caterpillar, Champaign, IL (2014-2015)
Visual Data Analyst - PhD Intern
Champaign Simulation Center
  • Video-based construction resource tracking
  • Action recognition and activity analysis of operators
STV Incorporation, New York, NY (Summer 2014)
BIM Specialist - PhD Intern
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Project, New York, NY
  • Led and conducted image-based 3D modeling for site verification
  • Led and conducted image-based point cloud alignment with BIM model for clash detection and quality control (QC)
  • Led and conducted feasibility study for School Construction Authority (SCA) in New York City
  • Visualized 3D model of New York City and schools in fire companies districts for SCA using Autodesk InfraWorks
  • Prepared a comprehensive report on image-based point cloud 3D reconstruction and its applications
Boland Payeh, Tehran, Iran (2008-2011)
Special Task Engineer
  • Utilized Primavera to plan and control Lali Cable Stayed Bridge Project
  • Prepared reports and fact-sheets for construction phase
  • Prepared a manual on cable stayed bridge inspection process
Asha, Tehran, Iran (2009-2011)
Head of Project Planning and Control Department
  • Utilized Microsoft Project to plan and control façade of different commercial buildings
  • Prepared bid documents for international RFP for Arian Residential Complex in Kish
  • Cost control of different projects and using lessons learned for accounting department
TNA, Tehran, Iran (2008-2009)
Junior Design Engineer
  • Involved in improvement and design of roads
  • Cost estimation and financial assessment in road and bridge construction