BIM delivers benefits throughout the building project lifecycle. Make better design decisions, build efficiently, manage and maintain building portfolios effectively. BIM methodology supports projects throughout the lifecycle of design, construction up to the operation of the building. This presentation will touch on the implementation of BIM in theory and practices based on experiences gained from various projects.

The topic will contribute to:

  • The correct way to take the design from concept to reality with improved quality and efficiency
  • Deliver the project with high accuracy
  • Realize creative vision with innovative technology solutions that enable impactful design

Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes have helped countless firms in diverse industries operate more productively, produce higher-quality work, attract more talent, and win new business when it is done correctly with the right approaches. The presentation will covers current practices and examples of real projects implementing BIM for design, construction and facility management in construction industry.

Dr. Mohd Harris Ismail is actively involved in Modern Method of Construction (MMC) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) consultation, research, teaching and training throughout ASEAN region. His passion in advocating BIM is translated into his active involvement in providing BIM consultancy and coaching to the industry while being an MMC system provider & contractor. He speaks at various international and local events, such as GeoSmart Asia Conference 2016 & 2017, RICS International BIM Conference 2015, 2017 & 2018, BIM Day 2014 to 2016, Glodon International Conference and Summit 2017 & 2018, series of Lectures by PAM and many more. He is also being recognized by BIM Institute of Malaysia as the BIM Level 2 Coach and Trainer and being appointed as patron for Draftermal Association Malaysia 2016 – 2018.

He is currently the BIM Checker and BIM Consultant for several Mega Projects in Malaysia, one of which is Parcel F Development in Putrajaya. Apart from that he is BIM Fundamental & Process Trainer for Gamuda Bhd (Group) and is appointed as internal BIM coach for KLCC Projeks S/B in 2017. While advocating the BIM implementation in ensuring efficiency in mega-project delivery. Prior to the above, Dr. Harris has been involved in multi-million construction projects around Malaysia including Formula 1 in Sepang and Iconic Hospital project in Penang and was a Deputy Director of the IBS Center CIDB before he helms the Information Technology Department in 2012.

During his tenure in CIDB, he has facilitated the development of cutting-edge technology for Malaysia’s construction industry through the development of Construction Industry Transformation Program (CITP). In addition to his educational background in Construction Management and Civil Engineering, he has been awarded with PhD in Architecture from University Kebangsaan Malaysia for his research in BIM.

This is a part of the BIM Africa BIMTalk (October Edition), a periodic learning-based virtual program.

Join the presentation on Friday, 25th of October at 1.30pm GMT here