What We've Discovered

Capture + Cloud Project

3D LiDAR Scanning and Photogrammetry help to document, represent, and expand upon the lifestyle and student work of Rural Studio in Hale County, Alabama.


Change Order Management

Research on causes and effects of change orders and how owners and contractors can mitigate the associated risks.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: They're Here

Sponsored research investigating the uses of UAVs/UASs in construction through image modeling, planning, inspections, and education.


RFID Location Systems for Construction Safety

Collaborative research efforts are seeking to increase personal safety on dredges through the use of RFID tags.


Development of Teaching Materials for Advanced Construction Survey Technology

Introduction of new advanced technology and equipment into classroom and fieldwork applications for student learning.


An Exploratory Study to Investigate the Value of Mobile Technologies in the Construction Management Classroom as Rationalized by the Needs of Industry

With an increase in mobile technology use by construction professionals, what academic applications can prepare students for mobile technology usage in the field?


Construction Management at Risk

What factors are preventing the Construction Management at Risk project delivery method from being accepted in Alabama state-funded projects?


Use of Augmented Reality Devices on the Construction Site

How can the use of Immersive Virtual Reality equipment apply to construction applications?


Photogrammetry and Image-based Spatial Modeling in Construction, Facilities Management, and Construction Education

Collaborative investigation into the various applications of image-based spatial modeling for use in construction, education, and facilities management.


UAS Case Study - Curtain Wall

The benefits of unmanned aircraft systems in mitigating the safety risks of elevated inspections in vertical construction.


Tangible Design: An Actuated Approach to Convert Virtual Form Into Physical Form

Collaborative research investigation between CADC and CoENG to develop a tangible user interface for creating physical models from digital information.


Mitigating Heat Transfer from Impervious Surfaces to Stormwater Discharge Using Alternative Design Methods and Pavement Types

Analyzing alternative design methods and pervious pavement types to reduce runoff temperatures through a multidisciplinary green infrastructure lab.


Low Cost 3D Digital Scanning and Immersive Visualization Technologies for Built Environment

Pairing Augmented Reality (AR) with SLAM technologies to create low cost 3D immersive realities for design, construction, and facilities management.


Organizational Requirements for Implementation of Building Information Modeling for Facilities Management (BIMFM) for Designers, Contractors, and Facility Owners

Research into the implementation of Building Information Modeling for Facilities Management to develop BIM models for Operations and Maintenance data storage.


Cost Analysis of Construction Projects at Auburn University - Phase II

Analyzing the prevalence, impacted scope of work, and associated reason codes of change orders on large public works projects.