Samad M.E. Sepasgozar
Dr Samad Sepasgozar has considerable expertise in the science of technology acceptance and has published in this area previously. His research addresses the complex issues related to the practices of technology adoption in construction, and develop a uniform framework for understanding its process. His other interested themes are related to creating needs and applications for new technologies (Geo-ICT, Scanners, BIM and GIS, etc) to solve problems in city, municipality, transportation, construction and mining. He has worked in diverse research areas including green technologies, disaster management, and engineering education His other activities/achievements are: • Senior lecturer in construction, civil engineering, and architecture; • Founder of a refereed journal concerning urban planning, architecture, and civil engineering; • Guest editor of a special issue, editorial board member, and reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals and many prestigious conferences in Australia, USA, Greece, etc; • Author of eight books, prior to his Ph.D. commencement; • Technical manager of several projects such as telecommunication tower, bridge, factories and residential buildings in one of best managed and leading companies for ten years. • Awarded as the best researcher in his field of study in his previous university.