Events

CGBC Spring Lecture: Professor Vladimir Bazjanac on the “Data Confidence Factor”

Please join us for the final lecture of the CGBC Spring 2020 Lecture Series. RSVP is required.*

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1:00pm, Vladimir Bazjanac will present “Data Confidence Factor” via Zoom as a part of his broader research on developing and documenting issues related to the integrity of data used in the buildings industry. Bazjanac is currently at the Center for Integrated Facility Engineering at Stanford University. Please read his full bio below.

*Please RSVP to Jeff Fitton (jfitton@gsd.harvard.edu) to receive a Zoom invitation. This lecture is open to members of the Harvard community.


Vladimir Bazjanac, Ph.D., M.A.U.D., Dipl.IngArch. Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE), Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE), Stanford University. Theodore von Kármán 2016 Fellow, Technical University (RWTH) Aachen, Germany. Senior Adviser for Science, Civil Engineering Institute of Croatia. Member of External Advisory Board, BIM4Rev, European Union Horizon 2020 Research Project. Currently working on issues related to the integrity of data used in the buildings industry.

Formerly Leader of the Interoperability Team in the Building Technologies and Urban Systems Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California. Former long-time faculty member in the Department of Architecture, University of California at Berkeley. Former long-time leader of the buildingSMART International (bSI) Technical Advisory Group (TAG). Former member of the bSI Technical Room Steering Committee (TRSC). Published more than 200 articles, papers and technical reports, as well as book chapters, related to the buildings industry on design theory, computer simulation, information technology, and software interoperability. Led or consulted on more than 100 design, engineering, construction and building operations projects in the buildings industry. Lectured and conducted seminars at major universities, professional architectural and engineering societies and industry organizations in both Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Provided knowledge about buildings and building informatics related service and advice to buildingSMART International, the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the U.S. National Building Information Modeling Standard (NBIMS) effort, the Continental Automated Building Association (CABA), and many industry projects in North America, Europe Africa and Asia. Won several national and international architectural design, industry and scientific awards, including the Owens Corning Award for Energy Conservation in Buildings (twice), a Progressive Architecture Design Citation, the Passive Solar Design Award, a BIM award from the American Institute of Architects, and a Special Commendation from the U.S. Department of Energy.