SIG Managing Team Member

Dr Zhen Chen

Dr Zhen Chen is the Academic Leader of Digital Construction Research Unit and Course Director for MSc course on Advanced Construction Technologies and BIM in the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Through his academic and professional services at companies, organisations and universities worldwide, he has developed specialty interests and expertise in architectural engineering, construction engineering and management, and facilities management with regard to the dependable built environment. He has engaged in more than 80 funded research projects, and has more than 200 authored publications with over 100 plenary lectures and presentations at national and international events. He was the management committee member of COST Action on the Effective Design and Delivery of Megaprojects in the European Union. He serves at the technical committees on Facilities management and Smart and Sustainable Cities and Communities at BSI, and on the editorial boards of Intelligent Buildings International at Taylor & Francis, Smart Cities at MDPI, International Journal of Project Management at Elsevier, and Frontiers in Built Environment at Frontiers.