Dr Frédéric Bosché

Senior Lecturer in Infrastructure Programme Management, University of Edinburgh

Frédéric is Reader in Construction Informatics and Infrastructure Programme Management in the School of the Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. He is the Programme Director of the MSc Leading Major Programmes. Research-wise, he is a member of the Centre for Future Infrastructure (CFI) and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, and leads the CyberBuild Lab whose research covers two main areas:

  • Processing of reality capture data to enhance asset construction and life cycle management (scan-to-BIM, scan-vs-BIM, digital twin), for application in the new build, renovation and heritage sectors.
  • Development and use of virtual and mixed reality technology, to support collaborative and engaging design, construction and engineering works, as well as training.

Frédéric’s research has received a few international research and innovation awards, including two CIOB International Research & Innovation awards in 2016, and the IAARC Tucker-Hasegawa Award in 2018 for “distinguished contributions to the field of automation and robotics in construction”. Frédéric is the current President of the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC), and he is Associate Editor of the journal Automation in Construction (Elsevier).