Cosmas Tzavelis

Professor of Civil Engineering

Topics available for research

Biomimicry and Aesthetics in Structural Design.  

Innovative Bridge and Building design. Double Helix Bridge. 

Building Information Management (BIM) and the National BIM Standard (NBIMS).

Integrated project delivery (IDM).

Framework for automated Architecture, Engineering and Construction management. Organization of Project Data.

Rapid Steel and Concrete Design.

Second order Analysis and Design of Buildings.

 3-D moment distribution for structural analysis and design.

Sustainable Steel and Concrete design.

Prefabrication of Buildings and Bridges.  Smart building blocks.

 Design spreadsheets for structural members and Connections, integrated with BIM.  

 3-D user interfaces to Architecture, Engineering and Construction using the iPad, Kinect and other input devices.