Dr. Jose Ferrandiz graduated from Barcelona as an architect in 2007 and as an architectural technologist in 2010. He earned his master’s degree in sustainable architecture and urban planning from Alicante in 2013.
Dr. Jose began his career as a partner of Julia Makaritcheva, hosting architecture competitions and providing services within this field, also collaborating with Horprena to create the precast concrete housing system and winning an architecture competition in Spain, in 2009.
He has been teaching design, BIM, construction and computer tools courses since 2007, at Ramon Llull University (La Salle Barcelona), United Arab Emirates University and currently at American University of Ras Al Khaimah.
Dr. Jose’s research is centered on BIM, design, construction, building technology, academic learning and student motivation. He is currently researching BIM and its implementation in academia. He is a member of the AIC (Academic for Interoperability Coalition), Spanish board of architects and Spanish board of architectural technologists.
Invited Conference Paper “Mixed Method Assessment for BIM implementation in the AEC curriculum” Human Computer Interaction Conference 2016, Toronto, Canada; July 17-22 2016.
“BIM implementation at the building systems course at the United Arab Emirates University”; BIM Academic Symposium 2016; Orlando, FL; April 4-5; 2016.
“Damage Analysis, Standardized protocol to identify the problem, Code and Standard development” SCEC 2015 annual meeting poster; Palm springs, AZ. Sept 2014