What We've Discovered


Change Order Management

Assistant Professor Wes Collins is now in a second phase of research investigating change orders in institutional owners who are frequent purchasers of construction services. Partnering with Auburn University Facilities, Dr. Collins has researched and published insightful findings on sources and causes of change, their magnitude and tendencies that could be useful for institutional owners and contractors in how to mitigate risks on this front.


Photogrammetry


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: They're Here

Since 2014, the CCIC has sponsored a variety of research involving the use of UAVs/UASs, including investigations on potential uses in construction such as progress imagery, structure and skin inspection, development of point clouds through photogrammetry, site logistics planning, and several others.