Technical Program | Transforming Construction with Off-site Methods and Technologies | UNB

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Off-site Construction Research Centre

Technical program

  • Modularization and industrialization of construction processes.
  • Design for offsite manufacturing and assembly.
  • Supply chain management in offsite construction.
  • Quality control and assurance in offsite manufacturing.
  • Automated and robotic processes in offsite construction.
  • Management and coordination in offsite construction projects.
  • Integrated offsite-onsite construction processes.
  • Facility layout design and optimization.
  • Lean construction practices in offsite construction.
  • Sustainable offsite processes.
  • Advanced materials for offsite construction.

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) for offsite construction.
  • Digital fabrication in offsite production.
  • Reality capture technologies in construction engineering and management.
  • Extended reality (MR/AR/VR) applications in offsite construction.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technologies in offsite construction.
  • Digital twins in offsite construction.
  • Applications of artificial intelligence in offsite construction.
  • Data analytics, simulation, and optimization of offsite construction processes.
  • Smart building systems and integration in offsite construction.

  • Human factors in offsite construction.
  • Collaboration and communication in offsite construction.
  • Education, training, and competency building in offsite construction.
  • Engagement and leadership in offsite construction.
  • Procurement and modern project delivery systems in offsite construction.
  • Safety in offsite construction.
  • Performance modelling and measuring in offsite construction industry.
  • Competition and innovation benchmarking and assessment in offsite construction.
  • EDI and sustainable practices in offsite construction.
  • Regulatory frameworks and standards for offsite construction.
  • Ergonomics and construction workers


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