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Humanities Representative

Xiangyu Wang
Xiangyu Wang is the Humanities Representative for the Curtin Institute for Computation

Xiangyu Wang is the Curtin-Woodside Chair Professor for Oil, Gas & LNG Construction and Project Management, and the Director of the Australasian Joint Research Centre for Building Information Modelling (BIM) at Curtin University. He is now serving ARC as an ARC College of Expert. Prof. Wang is an internationally recognised leading researcher in the field of construction IT, BIM, lean, visualisation technologies and project management, having obtained about AUD $12 million in research funds and published over 300 peer-reviewed technical papers.  He has founded an industry-led alliance, called Curtin Advanced Technology Research and Innovation Alliance (CATRINA) (formerly known as “Project Echo”), to enhance collaboration between majors, technology providers, contractors and academics to solve productivity issues. Foundation members include Woodside and Shell. The achievements of the alliance include the translation of lab-based research and innovation into implementation, practice, and the creation of industry standards. He has been the Chair of the Australian National Committee of the International Society in Computing in Civil and Building Engineering. He has presented over 30 keynote speeches at international and industrial conferences on BIM, construction and project management, and VR and AR research and practice. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Visualization in Engineering, which is an international research journal hosted by Springer-Verlag. His work with Woodside Energy Ltd. and other industries won numerous awards, including Runner-Up of the 2012 Curtin Commercial Innovation Award.