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Dr Claudio Benghi

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Claudio Benghi

Claudio studied as an architect at Politecnico di Milano in Italy because of his fascination with composition and complexity in the built environment. In time, expanding his interest in the area of information sciences, he has discovered the freedom and beauty of theoretical models, developing his career in the realm of information tools and technologies for the built environment, architecture, engineering and construction.

His PhD research investigated the issues of interoperability for construction and defined a strategy to promote the uptake of networked service solutions to support it.


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  • Automated verification for collaborative workflows in a Digital Plan of Work, Benghi, C. 1 Nov 2019, In: Automation in Construction
  • Geometric optimization of building information models in MEP projects: Algorithms and techniques for improving storage, transmission and display, Hu, Z., Yuan, S., Benghi, C., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Li, D., Kassem, M. 1 Nov 2019, In: Automation in Construction
  • Constraints in Authoring BIM Components: Results of Longitudinal Interoperability Tests, Benghi, C., Greenwood, D. 2018, Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3-D Information Modeling, IGI Global
  • Xbim.Essentials: a library for interoperable building information applications, Lockley, S., Benghi, C., Černý, M. 7 Dec 2017, In: The Journal of Open Source Software
  • IFC model checking based on mvdXML 1.1, Weise, M., Liebich, T., Nisbet, N., Benghi, C. Sep 2016, 11th European Conference on Product & Process Modeling, CPPM
  • Interactive light and sound installation using artificial intelligence, Ronchi, G., Benghi, C. 2014, In: International Journal of Arts and Technology
  • Value optimisation in construction, from Building Information Models to Big Data, Benghi, C., Williamson, L. Oct 2014, IX International Cost Engineering Council 2014 World Congress
  • Constraints in authoring BIM components for optimal data reuse and interoperability, Lockley, S., Greenwood, D., Matthews, J., Benghi, C. 2013, In: International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM)
  • Demo hour, Brock, A., Truillet, P., Oriola, B., Picard, D., Jouffrais, C., Wintergerst, G., Jagodzinski, R., Giles, P., Choi, S., Gu, J., Han, J., Heo, S., Kim, S., Lee, G., Ronchi, G., Benghi, C. 1 Jan 2013, In: Interactions
  • Which is your brass voice?: Using artificial intelligence to produce an interactive light and sound artwork, Benghi, C., Ronchi, G. 22 Mar 2013, ArtsIT 2013: Third International Conference on Arts and Technology

  • Engineering PhD March 01 2004
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015

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