Jason Underwood

Jason Underwood is a Professor in Construction ICT & Digital Built Environments and Chartered Psychologist in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford. He is also Director of Construct IT For Business, an industry-led collaborative membership-based network. His research interests are in the area of concurrent engineering, integrated and collaborative computing in construction, product and building information modelling, digital built environments, collaborative construction and behaviours, BIM maturity assessment, BIM education and training in the development of BIM capabilities, and organisational e-readiness. He is actively engaged in the digital transformation of the UK construction industry through affiliation at both national and local levels, including the Education & Training working group of the UK Government BIM strategy and the current Chair of the UK BIM Academic Forum.

Publications

International Journal of Digital Innovation in the Built Environment (IJDIBE)
Jason Underwood, Sisi Zlatanova, Umit Isikdag. Est. 2019.
The International Journal of Digital Innovation in the Built Environment (IJDIBE) provides new techniques and technologies for the optimization of performance, sustainability...
Streamlining a Design, Manufacture, and Fitting Workflow Within a UK Fit-Out SME: A BIM Implementation Case Study
Jason Underwood, Mark Shelbourn, Andrew Fleming, James Heywood, Ian Roberts. © 2018. 25 pages.
A 30-month project is presented that is enabled through a knowledge transfer partnership government-funded initiative between the University of Salford and Links FF&E – a design...
Implementing BIM to Streamline a Design, Manufacture, and Fitting Workflow: A Case Study on A Fit-Out SME in the UK
Marina Machado, Jason Underwood, Andrew Fleming. © 2016. 16 pages.
This paper presents a case study of BIM implementation for Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA). The project is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the...
Data Integration Capability Evaluation of ERP Systems: A Construction Industry Perspective
Umit Isikdag, Jason Underwood, Murat Kuruoglu, Utku Acikalin. © 2013. 17 pages.
ERP implementations within large scale construction organizations have yielded more failures than successes. As a result of this high failure rate, the integration capability of...
International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM)
Jason Underwood, Sisi Zlatanova, Umit Isikdag. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM) focuses on three research domains: building information modeling, 3D GIS, and integration of 3D information in the...
Accelerating the Implementation of BIM by Integrating the Developments Made in Knowledge Management: An Irish Construction Industry Perspective
Rita Scully, Jason Underwood, Farzad Khosrowshahi. © 2012. 11 pages.
In Ireland the construction sector is at the initial stages of assessing and adapting Building Information Management (BIM) on pilot projects. At an initial summary review BIM...
Handbook of Research on Building Information Modeling and Construction Informatics: Concepts and Technologies
Jason Underwood, Umit Isikdag. © 2010. 757 pages.
In recent years, building information modeling has become a very active research area of construction informatics with investigation of ICT use within construction industry...
Delivering BIM to the UK Market
Mark Bew, Jason Underwood. © 2010. 35 pages.
Technology has developed dramatically over the past five and particularly three decades. The way we live our lives has changed and is set to change ever more with the effects...
Geospatial Views for RESTful BIM
Umit Isikdag, Jason Underwood, Murat Kuruoglu, Alias Abdul-Rahman. © 2010. 10 pages.
In the near future Building Information Modelling will be applied in different areas of the AEC industry. Building Information Models (BIMs) will be used as resources to enable...