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Dr.Xiaowei Luo is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong. Previously, he severed in a Post-doctoral position in the department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. degree in Construction Engineering and Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 and his M.S degree in Construction Management from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in 2006. His main research interests include Digital Twin, Building Information Modeling, Smart and Sustainable Construction, Safety Management, and Green Building. His current research projects focus on the development and deployment of information and sensing technologies to advance construction safety and efficiency as well as improve the quality and sustainability of construction projects. Dr. Luo has authored and coauthored a number of highly cited journal publications, conference articles and book chapters on the aforementioned topics. In addition, he has received several grants from various agencies including NSFC and RGC.

Academic Positions


  • Ph.D. 2013

    Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

    The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering

  • M.Sc. 2006

    Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering

    Tsinghua University Department of Construction Management

  • B.Eng. 2003

    Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering

    Tsinghua University Department of Civil Engineering