Professor Rafael Sacks
Professor, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Rafael Sacks is Professor of Civil Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His research focuses on Building Information Modeling (BIM), Lean Construction and the synergies between them. He is director of the National Building Research Institute at the Technion and heads the Virtual Construction Laboratory. Research projects in the VC Lab include development of BIM-enabled lean production control systems, BIM technology and Digital Twin Construction (see CBIM and BIM2TWIN). He has authored 93 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 110 conference papers, and numerous book chapters. He is the lead author of the "BIM Handbook", currently in its 3rd edition, and of the book "Building Lean, Building BIM: Changing Construction the Tidhar Way".