Architectural Technology Lecturer
Erika is currently working on a case study of impact for REF2020 that will focus upon her innovative work into BIM, supported by industrial partners including Wilmott Dixon, Balfour Beatty and BAM. She has worked on a range of international commercial projects, and was an early advocate of project implementation through building information modelling (BIM). She has worked alongside conservation architects in a multi-award-winning conservation practice in India, as well as working on a multi-million pound logistics development that attracted coverage from media broadcaster CNN.
Area of expertise:
- BIM and FM integration;
- Design development automation;
- Clash detection;
- Engineering design;
- Construction Management in Developing Countries;
- Cyber-security of critical infrastructure;
- Networked and sensor based BIM integration
Prior to her career in academia, Erika gained first-hand industrial experience while being employed by several architectural practices.