M. Reza Hosseini

(Deputy Director of MInD Research Lab)
M Reza Hosseini - ASOCSA Keynote Speaker


Dr M. Reza Hosseini is currently the Associate Head of School (research) at the School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University and a research fellow of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE). He is a Civil Engineer, has an MSc in Construction Engineering and Management and completed his PhD on virtual construction. He has around 12 years of experience working in various areas of the construction industry, prior to joining the academic world.

His main research and teaching areas are Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Digital Engineering. He has published around 230 papers and book chapters, with 60 of them around various areas of Digital Engineering (DE).

He has been a member of the board of directors for Project Management Institute (PMI) Adelaide chapter, and current acts as the Victoria-based members of board of directors for the America Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Australia. He is also a member of the Academic Interoperability Coalition (AiC) in charge of launching a Body of Knowledge (BOK) for BIM in the US.

He is the founder and leader of Australian BIM Academic Forum (ABAF) and works closely with the industry and government organisations in developing guidelines and standards to advance the adoption of DE in Australia.