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Event 4 - Industry Day: Construction 3D Printing and Robotics Innovations in UAE

  • Main Building, American University of Sharjah Sharjah United Arab Emirates (map)

Industry Day: Construction 3D Printing and Robotics Innovations in UAE

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Objectives: To have advanced understanding of architecture, design, materials, mechatronics, building information modelling, site management and equipment requirements for utilising advanced automation in construction sites.

Participants: industry experts, government representatives, students and faculty members in the field of architecture and design, materials, mechatronics, ICT, site management & equipment

PRESENTATIONS:

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

PROGRAM

09:30 Opening words
Mr. Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of Sharjah Research & Development, Technology and Innovation Park

09:40 Co-operation with the Industry in Finnish Education system, Case: Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Jouko Paaso, CEO, Rector, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland

09:50 Industry perspective: Introduction into Challenge Program
Mr. Zeyad Almajed, Director of Business Development, AUSE

10:00 Industry perspective: Challenges of Architecture in 3D Printing
Mr. Matti Ponkala, CEO, Ponkala Architects Ltd, Finland

10:15 Robotic Technology Alternatives for the Construction in the Future
Mr. Jyrki Kalliosaari, Business Development Manager, Ponkala Architects Ltd, Finland

10:30 Collaboration with Industry: Degree Programme in ICT of Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OUAS)
Mr. Eero Nousiainen, MSc, Head of ICT, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland

10:50 Mechanical Engineering Approach for Project Based Learning
Mr. Jari Viitala, MSc, Senior Lecturer, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Break

11:10 Robotics & 3D Concrete Printing in UAE Construction Industry
Dr. Adil Al-Tamimi, Director of the Institute of Materials Systems, Professor of Civil Engineering, American University of Sharjah

11:20 Design of 3D Concrete Printing Mixture: Surface Quality
Kaltham KamaliAhmed Rajput, Rawan Anoohi, AUS, College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering (adv. Dr. Al-Tamimi)

11:30 3D Printing: Dimension Stability
Ali Mokhtar, Abdalla Ghoneim, Mohamad Al Hafiz, AUS, College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering (adv. Dr. Al-Tamimi)

11:40 BIM in the UAE
Mr. Haidar Alhaidary, AUS, College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering

11:50 Robotics in construction and 3D printing, College of Engineering Keynote
Dr. Lotfi Romdhane and Dr. Mohammed Jaradat, Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Program, American University of Sharjah

12:10 State of art of architecture/design in 3D printing construction
Mr. Seppo Perälä, MSc, Architect, Lecturer, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland

12:20 Project Management- Robots and automatization at the Construction site
Mr. Antero Stenius, Tech. Lic., Principal Lecturer, Team Manager, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland

12:30 Wrap Up and Future Plans of the Innovation Challenge Program
Mr. Kimmo Paajanen, MSc, Project Manager, Oulu University of Applied Sciences

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

12:30pm-2pm BUSINESS LUNCH

2pm-4pm Face 2 Face meetings with the industry and public body representatives

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS