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Ivan Mutis, Ph.D.

Ivan Mutis
Assistant Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Office: 

AM 216

Phone: 

312.567.3808

Email: 

Education 

Ph.D., Information Technology for Construction Projects, University of Florida, 2007
M.S., Construction Management, University of Florida, 2004
M.S., Construction Engineering and Management, Universidad de los Andes, 1998
B.S., Civil Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1996

Expertise 

Information technologies for collaboration and communication in construction; Building Information Modeling (BIM); Virtual Design Construction; Knowledge management; Interoperability and semantics (Ontologies, product, and process modeling); Construction management education; Technologies for sustainable construction; and Construction informatics

Research 

  • Information technologies for collaboration and communication in construction
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Virtual Design Construction
  • Knowledge management
  • Interoperability and semantics (Ontologies, product, and process modeling)
  • Construction management education
  • Technologies for sustainable construction
  • Construction informatics

Awards 

M.E. Rinker, Sr., Endowed Fellowship, University of Florida (2004-2007)

Arthur A. Coia and R.P Vinall Scholarship, University of Florida (2006)

College of Design, Construction, and Planning Travel Grant, University of Florida (2006)

Arthur A. Coia and R.P. Vinall Scholarship, University of Florida (2005)

Books 

Mutis, I. and Issa, R. (2014 in press). “Ontology in the Architectural, Civil Engineering and Construction Domain: New Advancements and Research”. American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) – Technical Publications.

Issa, R., Flood, I, and Mutis, I., (2014 CD-ROM) “Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering”, Orlando, Florida. Sponsored by the Technical Council on Computing and Information Technology of ASCE.

Mutis, I., Fructher, R., Dib H., Menasa C., and Li K., (2015 expected)“Transforming Engineering Education through Innovative Computer Mediated Learning Technologies“, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) – Technical Publications.

Professional Society Memberships 

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • International Council for Building (CIB) - W78 Group
  • Associated Schools of Construction (ASC)

Publications 

Book Chapters

Mutis, I. (2014 in press) Pragmatics: new challenges for sharing knowledge activities in projects. Ontology in the Architectural, Civil Engineering and Construction Domain: New Advancements and Research ASCE, 18 p.

Niu, J., Issa, R., and Mutis, I. (2014 in press) Taxonomy Development toward the Domain Ontology of Construction Contracts: A Case Study on AIA A201-2007. Ontology in the Architectural, Civil Engineering and Construction Domain: New Advancements and Research. ASCE 15 p.

Solis, J. and Mutis, I. (2009). The idealization of BIM, Green, and Lean. Handbook of Research on BIM and Construction Informatics: Concepts and Technologies. Underwood, J. and Isikdag, U. (Eds). Salford, U., 302-334.

Issa, R., and Mutis, I. (2006). Ontology Based Framework For Addressing Semantic Reconciliation in Construction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture. Vol. 4200/2006. Springer. Berlin, 348-367.

Refereed Journal Articles

Mutis, I. and Issa, R. (2012). “Framework for semantic reconciliation of construction project information.” Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 24 p. 17(1): 1-24.

Mutis, I., and Issa, R. R. A. (2008). “A semiotic proposition for understanding construction within documents.” Tsinghua Science & Technology, 13(S 1): 192-198 (Invited Journal Paper).

Anumba, C. J., Pan J., Issa, R., and Mutis, I. (2008). “Collaborative project information management in a semantic web environment.” Journal of Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 15(1): 78-94.

Anumba, Chimay., Issa, Raja., and Mutis, I. (2008). “Ontology-based information and knowledge management in constructionCollaborative project information management in a semantic web environment.” Construction Innovation: Information, Process, 8(3): 218-239.

Mutis, I. (2014). “Building Common Knowledge at the Boundary in Practice for Project-Based Organizations”. Infomartion and Organizations. 30 p. Under review.

Mutis, I. (2014). “Construction Information Epistemic Framework”. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 11p. (Invited paper). Under review.

Mutis, I. (2014). “A Dialogical Approach For Coordination. The Case For Design Review Documentation.” Journal of Management in Engineering. 25 p. Under review.

Mutis, I. (2014) “Wiki-Con: Semantic layer resource based on the harmonization of ontology and conceptual models for the architecture, engineering, and construction domain.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 20 p. Under review.

Mutis, I., and Blinn N., (2015) “Enhancing Monitoring Efficiency for Construction Management Processes Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Special Issue. Under-review