Current Courses

BCN4252: Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Building Information Modeling and Technology Application in Construction

Instructor: Masoud Gheisari

Prerequisite: BCN 3255C – Graphic Communication in Construction

Major Instructional Areas:
  • VDC: Virtual design and construction
  • Clash Detection
  • Mixed reality (augmented/virtual reality)
  • 3D, 4D, and 5D simulation
  • Quantity takeoff
  • UAV and Drones
  • Photography and laser scanning
  • Animations and 360 photo/video-graphy
BCN3255 Graphic Communication in Construction

Instructor: Masoud Gheisari

This course provides an overview of BIM terminology & practices while introducing important concepts necessary to understand how BIM is changing the construction process. This course provides an introduction to BIM tools (e.g. Revit, Navisworks) and associated technology/concepts. Throughout the course, tools are introduced as they relate to the functions they perform, as well as particular phases in a project where they have the strongest capabilities.

Courses Taught at Previous Institutions

Instructor of Record at Mississippi State University (2013-2015)
  • ID3363 Building Information Modeling and Visualization (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BCS2226 Building Construction Studio II (6 Credit-Hour)
    • Core Topics: Scheduling and Site Logistics & Planning
  • BCS3116 Building Construction Studio III (6 Credit-Hour)
    • Core Topics: Construction Safety, Technology in Construction, and 4D Scheduling
Teaching Assistant at Georgia Institute of Technology (2009-2013)
  • BC2610 Construction Technology I (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC2620 Construction Technology II (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC4630 Senior Capstone Project (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC4120 & BC6275 Community Design & Construction (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC4720 & BC6920 Residential Property Management (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC4730 & BC6910 Best Practices for Multi-Family Residential Properties (3 Credit-Hour)
  • BC8933 Sustainable Construction Technology (3 Credit-Hour)