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Dr. Ling Ma is a Lecturer of built environment. He joined the School of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield since February 2017, first as a research assistant then he was appointed the lecturership in July 2017. Before that, he was a postdoctoral researcher and adjunct lecturer at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology since December 2013. He also visited Georgia Institute of Technology for six months in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Ma’s research focuses on computing in civil and infrastructure engineering. He has acquired much research experiences in Building Information Modeling, Data Mining, Remote Sensing, Computer Vision, Agent-based Simulation, Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality, and Construction Production System. For more details, please visit the link: http://bit.ly/sitelingma and https://www.youtube.com/c/LingMaDr
Sacks, R., Ma, L., Yosef, R., Borrmann, A., Daum, S. and Kattell, U. (2017) ‘Semantic Enrichment for Building Information Modeling: Procedure for Compiling Inference Rules and Operators for Complex Geometry’ Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering , 31 (6). ISSN 0887-3801
Ma, L., Sacks, R. and Kattell, U. (2017) ‘Building Model Object Classification for Semantic Enrichment Using Geometric Features and Pairwise Spatial Relations’. In: 2017 Lean and Computing in Construction Congress (LC3), July 4-7, 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece , pp. 373-380
Ma, L. and Sacks, R. (2016) ‘Agent-based simulation of construction workflows using a relational data model’. In: IGLC 2016 Proceedings: On the Brink of the Lean Revolution. : IGLC. pp. 73-82.
Zeibak-Shini, R., Sacks, R., Ma, L. and Filin, S. (2016) ‘Towards generation of as-damaged BIM models using laser-scanning and as-built BIM: First estimate of as-damaged locations of reinforced concrete frame members in masonry infill structures’ Advanced Engineering Informatics , 30 (3), pp. 312-326. ISSN 1474-0346
Ma, L., Sacks, R., Zeibak-Shini, R., Aryal, A. and Filin, S. (2016) ‘Preparation of Synthetic As-Damaged Models for Post-Earthquake BIM Reconstruction Research’ Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering , 30 (3), p. 04015032. ISSN 0887-3801
Sacks, R., Kedar, A., Borrmann, A. and Ma, L. (2016) ‘SeeBridge Information Delivery Manual (IDM) for Next Generation Bridge Inspection’. In: 2016 Proceedings of the 33rd ISARC. : ISARC. pp. 826-834.
Ma, L. and Sacks, R. (2016) ‘A cloud-based BIM platform for information collaboration’. In: 2016 Proceedings of the 33rd ISARC. : ISARC. pp. 581-589.
Zeibak-Shini, R., Ma, L. and Sacks, R. (2015) ‘Mapping the structural frame of a damaged reinforced concrete building using as-damaged scans and as-built BIM’. In: Proceedings of the 32nd CIB W78 Conference 2015. : CIB. pp. 790-799.
Ma, L., Sacks, R. and Zeibak-Shini, R. (2015) ‘Information modeling of earthquake-damaged reinforced concrete structures’ Advanced Engineering Informatics , 29 (3), pp. 396-407. ISSN 1474-0346
Ma, L., Sacks, R., Zeibak-Shini, R. and Filin, S. (2015) ‘A Computational Procedure for Generating Specimens of BIM and Point Cloud Data for Building Change Detection’. In: Computing in Civil Engineering 2015 : Proceedings of the 2015 International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering. : ACSE. pp. 684-691. ISBN 9780784479247
Xu, X., Ding, L., Luo, H. and Ma, L. (2014) ‘From Building Information Modeling to City Information Modeling’ Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCon) , 19, pp. 292-307. ISSN 1874-4753
Xu, X., Ma, L. and Ding, L. (2014) ‘A Framework for BIM-Enabled Life-Cycle Information Management of Construction Project’ International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems , 11 (8), p. 126. ISSN 1729-8814
Ma, L., Ding, L. and Luo, H. (2014) ‘Non-linear description of ground settlement over twin tunnels in soil’ Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology , 42, pp. 144-151. ISSN 0886-7798
Guo, J., Ding, L., Luo, H., Zhou, C. and Ma, L. (2014) ‘Wavelet prediction method for ground deformation induced by tunneling’ Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology , 41, pp. 137-151. ISSN 0886-7798
Ma, L., Luo, H. and Chen, H. (2013) ‘Safety risk analysis based on a geotechnical instrumentation data warehouse in metro tunnel project’ Automation in Construction , 34, pp. 75-84. ISSN 0926-5805
Luo, H., Guo, Z. and Ma, L. (2013) ‘A safety risk management database for metro construction project’. In: Proceedings of the 30th International Conference of CIB W78. : CIB. pp. 737-747.
Wei, W., Zeng, S., Xu, S., Ma, L. and Luo, H. (2013) ‘Empirical study in assessment of safety climate in construction site’. In: Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference. : IEEE. pp. 167-173. ISBN 978-1-4673-5567
Ding, L., Ma, L., Luo, H., Yu, M. and Wu, X. (2011) ‘Wavelet Analysis for tunneling-induced ground settlement based on a stochastic model’ Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology , 26 (5), pp. 619-628. ISSN 0886-7798
TMA1312 BIM at the project level: collaborative approaches (Module leader, Master degree)
TFA1013 Introduction to Digital Technology in Construction (Module leader)
TMA1310 BIM at the industry level: needs and strategies (Master degree)