In COSC 461 Building Information Modeling Systems (BIMS), I introduce Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology to undergraduate students. I teach students what kinds of BIM applications are available, how BIM is used for project acquisition, cost estimation, construction planning, clash detection, and field quality control. I also cover how BIM can be used for facilities management. Some challenges in terms of using BIM are also covered in my BIM class. Click [HERE] to see the Syllabus of Fall 2014.
A group of graduate and undergraduate students from Texas A&M’s Department of Construction Science impressed an audience that included George Pontikes Jr., president and CEO of Satterfield and Pontikes Construction, Inc., as they presented Building Information Modeling-based videos of the construction process at the Texas A&M Health Science Center. [Full Story]