Johnson Xuesong Shen
- Chief Investigator
- UNSW Sydney
Current positions held
Senior Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW Sydney
Founder and Director of UNSW Autonomy and Intelligence in CONstruction laboratory (AICON)
Dr. Johnson Xuesong Shen is a Senior Lecturer of Engineering Construction and Management, Founder and Director of the Autonomy and Intelligence in CONstruction laboratory (AICON) at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW Sydney. Dr. Shen’s research interests lie in Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Digital Twins, Smart Sensing, Internet of Things, Mixed Reality, and their applications in the preparation, construction, operation, and maintenance of civil infrastructure and the built environment.
He has extensive research experiences in Real-Time 3D Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) Mapping with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or Drones; AI-enabled Automated As-built Building Information Modelling (BIM); Field Emissions and Fuel Consumption Modelling of Construction Equipment; Automated Machine Control and Guidance in Construction, as well as Tunnel Boring Machine Tunnelling Methods and Trenchless Techniques for Urban Underground Infrastructure Construction.
Dr Shen represents Australia on the Board of Directors of the prestigious International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC).