Semiha Ergan-Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Semiha Ergan

Assistant Research Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Address:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Office: Porter Hall 118K
Phone: 412-268-5550
Fax: 412-268-7813

Research Group: AIS
Research Center: Sii

Education

Ph.D. 2008, Carnegie Mellon University

Areas of Interest

  • Infrastructure information modeling and visualization
  • virtual construction
  • IT for construction/engineering and facilities management
  • BIM
  • energy performance visualization for energy efficient retrofits

Selected Publications

  • Yang, X., and Ergan, S. (2012) “Evaluation of Different Forms of Visulization to support Facility Operation and Maintenance Tasks,” International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction: ISARC 2012, June 26-29, 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Gao, T., Akinci, B., Ergan, S., and Garrett, J. (2012) “Construction of As-is BIMs from Progressive Laser Scan Data,” International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction: ISARC 2012, June 26-29, 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Leite, F., Akinci, B., Akcamete, A., (Kiziltas) Ergan, S., and Atasoy, G. (2011) “Analysis of Modeling Effort and Impact of Different Levels of Detail in Building Information Models to Support Different Design and Construction Activities,” Automation in Construction, doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2010.11.027
  • Kiziltas, S., and Akinci, B. (2010) “Automated Generation of Customized Field Data Collection Templates to Support Information Needs of Cost Estimators,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 24(2): 129-139.
  • (Kiziltas) Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Gonzalez, C., (2010) “Comparison of Expert and Novice Cost Estimators’ Behaviors in Information Pull and Information Push Methods,” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 37(2): 290-301.
  • Gokdemir, N., and Ergan, S. (2010) “Information Requirements of First Responders during Multi-Hazard Emergencies,” First Project and Construction Management Conference, September 29- October 1, 2010, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Kiziltas, S., Akinci, B., Ergen, E., Tang, P., and Pradhan, A., (2009) “Field Technologies and Their Impact on Management of Supply Chains,” In Construction Supply Chain Handbook, 16.1-16.28. Editor: William O’Brien, Taylor and Francis Publisher, CRC Press, ISBN: 978142004745.
  • Kiziltas, S., Pradhan, A., and Akinci, B., (2007) “Fusing Data from Multiple Sources to Support Project Management Tasks,” International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, July 25-28, 2007, Pittsburgh, USA.