Dr. Ali Rashidi is the lecturer at the School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. He was a former senior lecturer at the Faculty of Design & Architecture, UPM. He is the inventor of 6 Intellectual Properties (Utility Innovation, Copyrights, and Trademark) in developing the design and development workflow process for the gamifying instructional training manual. One of his inventions, The IBS Foreman, was awarded a Silver medal at the Malaysia Technology Expo 2016. He is an experienced construction engineer having worked for over six years in construction projects in Tehran, Iran. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E., Construction-Supervision) in the Tehran Construction Engineering Organization since 2011. He is also a member and Chartered Professional Engineer (MIEAust CPEng) from Engineers Australia.
He is exposed to the cross-disciplinary academic environment after having graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Master of Civil Engineering and a Ph.D. in Integrated Design Studies. He is interested in the mixed-reality serious game in AEC education and looks forward to researching opportunities involving the facilitation of learning for the construction workforce. He is very comfortable working in multi-disciplinary research projects particularly in integrated design-construction informatics, Building Information Modeling, construction safety, and mixed-reality serious game applications in the AEC industry.
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