Funded Projects

iVisit: Situated Learning Experiences through Web-based Virtual Field Trips

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Steven Weisberg

Using 360-VR Narrative Communication to Boost Small Employers’ Safety Practices

Sponsor: NIOSH-funded Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)

PI: Dr. Jing Wen

Co-Pls: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

VR-NCCER Virtual Orientation Site

Sponsor: National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)

PI: Dr. Idris Jeelani

Co-Pls: Dr. Masoud Gheisari, Dr. Ray Issa

Online Site Visits using 360-degree Panoramic Collaborative Spaces

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Ricardo Eiris, Dr. Benjamin Lok, Dr. Pasha Antonenko

Investigating the Safety Challenges of Co-drones in Future Construction Workplaces

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Idris Jeelani, Dr. Boyi Hu

Safety Challenges of UAV Integration in the Construction Industry: Focusing on Workers at Height

Sponsor: NIOSH-funded Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)

PI: Dr. Idris Jeelani

Co-Pls: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Working Safely with UAVs – Training Workers on Heights

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor

PI: Dr. Idris Jeelani

Co-Pls: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

VR-Electricians: Using Immersive Storytelling for Attracting Students to the Electrical Trades

Sponsor: ELECTRI International (National Electrical Contractors Association)

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Using Unmanned Aerial Systems for Automated Fall Hazards Monitoring

Sponsor: NIOSH-funded Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Behzad Esameili, Dr. Abbas Rashidi

iVisit: Using Virtual Humans in 360-degree Immersive Digital Sites to Practice Communication Skills within Complex Spatiotemporal Contexts

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Benjamin Lok, Dr. Pasha Antonenko, Dr. Ray Issa

Using 360 Panoramic AR to Create a Fall Prevention Training Platform

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Behzad Esameili

Safety Training of Electrical Workers in a 360-degree Immersive Digital Environment

Sponsor: ELECTRI International (National Electrical Contractors Association)

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

PARS: Using Panoramic AR to Create a Virtual Safety Training Environment

Sponsor: NIOSH-funded Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)

PI: Dr. Masoud Gheisari

Co-Pls: Dr. Behzad Esameili