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Bruce Lee Xia Sheng

About Me

Lee Xia Sheng (Bruce) graduated with a Master’s degree of Science in Construction Contract Management and Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia). He has worked as an engineer with both civil and structure consultant and contractor firms prior to be an educator. During his career in higher education, he has special opportunities to educate students from different professional programs such as architecture, civil engineering and quantity surveying. This unique experience enable him to better understand the whole construction life cycle and process from different perspectives, which later inspired him to explore Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a game changing approach to integrate and transform construction industry. He has participated in Autodesk Training Center’s tailored program “Certified BIM Professional” and acquired Certified Revit Architecture Professional. He is a lecturer and also BIM Lead specializing in Building Information Modeling related modules, with roles that involve BIM curriculum development, training and international collaboration. He is passionate in e-Learning, especially Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). He has started and led 2 MOOCs - ‘Building Information Modeling 101’ and ‘Building Information Modeling 202’ in Openlearning with more than 5500 students who are mostly practicing professionals in the construction industry. His research interests includes Client-oriented Building Mass Customization (CoBMC), nD BIM, irregular shape building design, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D printing for construction. Some of his works are highly regarded and winning awards such as Best Presenter in 4th International Building Control Conference (IBCC) 2016 and Diamond Award in Invention, Innovation and Design (IID) competition 2014.