CCIC Announces 2023–2024 Awardees

The Center for Construction Innovation and Collaboration (CCIC) is funding six projects this year to support faculty research and scholarship responding to industry imperatives.

CCIC Director Paul Holley said, “These research, education, and outreach projects will address critical challenges identified within the construction industry, including jobsite technology adoption, pre-fabrication, and skilled labor shortage.”

Learn more about the CCIC and the 2023-2024 awardees at the CCIC website.

Funded Projects:

  • Toward AU Validated Micro-credentials to Address Regional Construction Workforce Challenges — Ken Sands and Tom Leathem
  • Deployment of a Bayesian Filter Fixed Power (BFFP) Algorithm on “Mac” for Construction Material Localization — Eric Wetzel and Justin Patton
  • Demystifying Reality Capture: A Collaborative Workshop Series with Bailey Harris Construction on LiDAR and 360-Degree Photogrammetry for Small to Medium-Sized Contractors in Alabama — Junshan Liu
  • Core Temperature Visualization System (COTVIS) —Ken Sands and Eric Wetzel
  • Current State of Construction Field-Related Software Ecosystems — Wes Collins
  • The Opportunity for Mass Timber Construction by Designing for Disassembly — Jake Elbrecht and Tom Chung