Lab Team

Javier Irizarry, Ph.D., P.E., CGP

Associate Professor
Lab Director
Phone: 404-385-7609
Fax: 404-894-1641
E-mail: javier.irizarry at coa dot gatech dot edu

Dr. Irizarry’s research interests include construction safety, HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) issues in mobile applications for AEC information access, Situation Awareness driven information system design, interactive visualization systems for AEC education, role-based decision support systems, and unmanned aerial systems applications in infrastructure management.

Sungjin Kim

Ph.D. Student
School of Building Construction
Expected Graduation: May 2018
E-mail: sungjinkim at gatech dot edu

Sungjin Kim is a PhD student and graduate research assistant at CONECTech lab, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is working with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) in order to analysis the implication of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on GDOT’s operations. He is also focusing on development of the data exchange system between BIM and UAS for target-based visual monitoring for work progress and safety control on construction environments. His main research areas are: Human-Robot Interaction (HRI or HCI), Construction Visualization and Data Analytic, and Construction Automation.

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Daniel Paes

Ph.D. Student
School of Building Construction
Expected Graduation: May 2019
E-mail: danielpaes at gatech dot edu

Daniel Paes is a PhD student and graduate research assistant at CONECTech lab, Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the application of Immersive Virtual Reality systems for advanced visualization within design and construction processes. His main areas of interest are: Virtual reality systems, Immersive environments, Collaborative virtual environments, Human-computer interaction, Building Information Modeling, Cognition and perception in the design process, Knowledge representation and management, Ontologies for construction, Design management.

Candace Giles
Current Position: Financial Analyst at CBRE
Bachelor of Science Student, School of Building Construction
Graduated: May 2012
Project Title: Analyzing the Existence of Gender Roles in Sustainability Practice

Samrudhi Patil
Current Position: Web Application Architect at Nutanix
Masters Student, Computer Science Department
Graduated: May 2011
Project Title: Construction Equipment Finder / Be Safe

Tarandeep Singh Gill
Curruent Position: President at UberSync
Masters Student, Computer Science Department
Graduated: May 2009
Project Title: Development of Mobile Communicator for Construction Operations (MCCO)

Manasa Vemuri
Masters Student, Construction Management
Southern Polytechnic State University
Graduated: December 2008
Project Title: Constructability of PCC Pavements