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Dr. Farid Vahdati

Dr. Farid Vahdati -

Farid is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Construction Management and Engineering of Twente University.  After completing his MSc. at Delft University of Technology in 2010, Farid moved to Canada where he pursued a PhD in construction management and engineering at Concordia University. In the course of his PhD project, he worked on the idea of  smart earthmoving sites, where an integration of real-time location systems and near real-time simulation technique is used to boost the productivity and safety of earthmoving operations.  

Farid’s research interests encompass areas such as simulation and visualization of construction processes, sensor and image based tracking of construction equipment, virtual reality and serious gaming applications in construction industry, near real-time systems for project monitoring and control and, Infrastructure and Building Information Modeling.