SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Prof Jason Underwood
Prof Jason Underwood
postal addressRoom 404 Maxwell Building, University of Salford, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, UK, M5 4WT.
email addressj.underwood@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0)161 295 6290
Key Memberships
From January 2001 to present.
From January 2001 to August 2015.
From September 2015 to present.
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Full Member of Research Centre: IT in Construction
From January 2001 to September 2009.
Profile Summary

Construction ICT; Concurrent Engineering; Integrated and Collaborative Construction; Product Modelling; Building Information Modelling; Object Modelling; Integrated Project Databases; Web-based Technologies; Organisational e-Readiness; BIM & Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Integration; Virtual Prototyping for Off-Site Manufacturing for Housing Design; Knowledge-infused Virtual Teams.

Key Qualifications
1995
Thesis entitled "Integrating Design and Construction to Improve Constructability Through an Effective Usage of IT"
1991
2013
Key Projects
2018
Nov
Developing Jordan's Roadmap for Energy Efficient and Carbon Neutral Buildings
British Council, £23,800.00.
Principal Investigator: Z Aziz (90%). Co-Investigators: H Elkadi (10%), J Underwood (0%).
2018
Sep
iCase with Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester, £65,000.00.
Principal Investigator: J Underwood (100%).
2018
Jul
Pedagogy and Upskilling
Centre for Digital Built Britain, £49,834.00.
Principal Investigator: J Underwood (100%).
2017
Oct
iCase with Styles and Wood (iSite)
Styles and Wood (iSite), £69,111.00.
Principal Investigator: J Underwood (100%).
2015
Nov
Optimising Handover (2015)
Highways England, £30,000.00.
Principal Investigator: Z Aziz (80%). Co-Investigators: M Arif (10%), J Underwood (10%).
2015
Aug
HEIF KE Project with BCEGI Construction (UK) Ltd
Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF), £47,877.00.
Principal Investigator: J Underwood (100%).
2013
Jul
KTP with Links Project Management LLP
Technology Strategy Board, £154,058.00.
Principal Investigator: J Underwood (60%). Co-Investigator: A Fleming (40%).
2013
Jun
Design4Energy
EC (Framework), £484,918.00.
Principal Investigator: T Fernando (80%). Co-Investigators: Y Arayici (10%), J Underwood (10%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Edited Books
Guest Editorials in Journals
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Reports for External Bodies
Reports
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2013
Apr
2013
Apr
2012
Sep
2011
Sep
2010
Jun
2009
May
2008
Jul
Organising Committee - BuHu 8th International Postgraduate Research Conference, The Czech Technical University of Prague (CVUT), Czech Republic - June 26th - 27th, 2008
2007
Jun
Conference Presentations
2001
Dec
The Global Construction Super Conference: 'Everything is Changing ¿', Legal Issues in e-Construction, 5-6th November 2001, London.
External Examiner Duties
2014
Sep
MSc. in Construction Informatics (IT)
2013
Dec
Degree of PhD in 'The Application of BIM to Support the Design of a Change-ready Healthcare Facility'.
2013
Jul

Degree of Ph.D. in 'Being an Effective Project Manager: An Exploration within Project-oriented Organisations'.

2011
Nov

Degree of Ph.D. in 'The Impact of Digitalisation on the Management Role of Architectural Technology'.

Industrial Collaboration and Exploitation
2019
DTI Uniting Construction Information Initiative.
2019
EPSRC Network on Information Standardisation, Exchanges and Management in Construction (SIENE).
2019
RICS Construction IT Business Group.
2011
May
2010
Nov
2010
May
2010
Apr
2009
Nov
2009
May
2008
Nov
2008
May
2003
CIRIA Construction Productivity Network, Innovating with IT, 20th March 2003, Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI), Manchester.
2001
IT ShowCase, 27th February 2001, McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield.
2001
CCI Twilight Seminar, 26th July 2001, Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI), Manchester.
Invited Papers and Lectures
2010
Oct
2010
Apr
2010
Feb
2009
Nov
2009
Oct
2006
2nd European Real Estate Society Education Seminar, 8-9th December 2006, Regensburg, Germany.
2003
Apr
CITB/CCI Workforce Development through Rethinking Construction Workshop on The Effective Use of Information Technology in Construction, 4th (Manchester) and 5th March (Leyland) 2003.
2002
Dec
CITA (Construction Information Technology Alliance) Object Technology Seminar/Members' Meeting, 29th November 2002, Croke Park, Dublin.
Journal Editorship
2012
Jan
2009
Aug
2009
Jun
2009
Feb
2008
Jul
2008
Jul
2008
Jan
2005
Jan
Memberships of External Bodies
2019
Graduate member - Institution of Civil Engineers
2019
Graduate member - Institution of Structural Engineers
2014
Nov
2013
Nov
2013
May

BIM Academic Forum (BAF) has been formed to ... more >>.

2013
Jan
2012
Jan
Other Research Activity
2019
EPSRC Network of Experts in Construction IT (NECIT).
2012
Jan
2011
Apr
2010
Apr
2009
Apr
Other University Research Roles
2013
Aug
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2007
Aug
Director of PhD Programme, Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment (BuHu)