Dr. Barry McAuley
Chartered Construction Project Manager & Head of Geospaital Surveying and Digital Construction, School of Surveying & Construction Innovation, Technological University Dublin
Dr. Barry McAuley is a Chartered Construction Project Manager and Head of Geospaital Surveying and Digital Construction within the School of Surveying and Construction Innovation at Technological University Dublin. Prior to his current position, Barry spent a number of years working in the AEC sector, which enabled him to develop his managerial skills through employment in a selection of diverse roles. Barry completed a Ph.D. in 2016, which focused on using BIM to demonstrate how early integration of Facilities Management professionals into the design team can reduce life cycle costs. To date, Barry has been involved in both National and International research initiatives and has successfully worked with entities such as Enterprise Ireland, the Department of Education and Skills, and the European Commission in the delivery of funded research projects. At present, he is the principal investigator for TU Dublin on the H2020 Arise project and the chair of the standards pillar for the Build Digital Project. He also currently serves on a number of journal editorial boards, scientific committees, and industry panels which has enabled an active channel of communication between the Irish AEC sector and academia. As a result of his research to date, he has had a significant body of work published through a combination of industry reports, conference proceedings, and journal papers.