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Mohsen Foroughi-Sabzevar

Dr. Mohsen Foroughi-Sabzevar

Assistant Professor


Dr. Foroughi holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, master’s degrees in Construction Management (University Technology of Malaysia), Logistics (University of Southern Mississippi), and Architectural Engineering (Penn State University, University Park), and a doctor of philosophy’s degree (Ph.D.) in Architectural Engineering (Drexel University).

His research focuses on applying novel technologies (e.g., virtual reality, augmented reality, semi-augmented reality, mixed reality, vision, and non-vision sensors) in integration with BIM and Lean to improve the communication of information deliverables in construction and facility management sectors.

Dr. Foroughi has published several papers in academic journals and conferences. Besides, he has three years of experience in the US facility and construction industry.

Since August 2022, he has taught courses (Digital Graphics II; Construction Planning and Scheduling) in both face-to-face and online modes at the USM.

  • Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering (Research Area: BIM/VR/AR, Computer Vision) (PHD) - Drexel University (2022)
  • ME - Pennsylvania State University (2013)
  • MS - University of Southern Mississippi (2012)
  • MS - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2007)
  • AR-QR Code for Improving Crew Access to Design and Construction Information, Automation in Construction, 2023
  • Development and Assessment of a Sensor-Based Orientation and Positioning Approach for Decreasing Variation in Camera Viewpoints and Image Transformations at Construction Sites, Applied Sciences, 2020
  • Improving Access to Design Information of Paper-Based Floor Plans Using Augmented Reality, International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/15578771.2020.1717682
  • Improving Access to Paper-Based Construction Documents and Information via Augmented Reality Facilitators/Connectors, 2018
  • An Augmented Panoramic Environment to Access Building Information on a Construction Site, 2016
  • Analyzing Pros and Cons of 2D Drawings in Construction: A Survey of U.S. Construction Professionals, International Journal of Construction Management, 2024

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