Research Associate, University of Manchester
Karim Farghaly is a civil engineer who has studied and/or worked in structural engineering and construction areas since 2004. In 2008, he received a bachelor in Civil Engineering. In 2013 he attained a master’s degree in structural analysis of historical buildings. He has also worked since 2008 as a structural design engineer, BIM coordinator and BIM Manager on many projects. In 2016, He started his PhD at Oxford Brookes University in the integration of BIM and Asset Management and planned to finish by August 2019. During the last three years, he has published several journal and conference papers related to BIM and AM interoperability in high quality publications. He is now working with University of Manchester (UoM) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a conceptual model for a BIM tool to enhance the Prevention through Design. Karim is RICS certified BIM manager.