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Dr Yihai Fang is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Engineering and Management at the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University. He received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Tongji University in 2011 and the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016, respectively. He then worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida. 

Research interests

Yihai's research interests include Construction Automation and Informatics, Construction Robotics, Digital Twin for Construction and Built Environments, and Construction Safety and Human Factors.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Florida

1 Jan 201714 Jul 2017

Research area keywords

  • Building Information Modelling
  • Construction Automation
  • Occupational Health and Safety

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