January 15, 2021 | 3 min read
Leading international digital transformation specialists, BIM Academy brings in two new BIM Technologists to its UK team: Sangcheol Jeong and John Millar.
After celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020, BIM Academy continues its success in delivering international projects from its offices across the globe, bringing in Sangcheol and John to work on a number of large infrastructure and digital built environment projects from the UK.
As an experienced BIM manager, Sangcheol has introduced BIM to many organisations in South Korea, encouraging them to adopt new digital practices and presented new digital strategies to implement on their projects.
As an experienced BIM manager, Sangcheol has introduced BIM to many organisations, encouraging them to adopt new digital practices and presented new digital strategies to implement on their project.
Currently studying a Masters in BIM and Construction Management at Northumbria University, Sangcheol is focused on technically and strategically inspiring people to transform the AEC ecosystem, driving further digitalisation of these sectors on a universal level. In his role at BIM Academy, Sangcheol will author and co-ordinate detailed design information for international projects within the manufacturing, healthcare and mining sectors, with a focus on construction and infrastructure in the UK.
Now located in the North East of England, Sangcheol said: “Joining BIM Academy affords me the opportunity to work with some outstanding talent and I am very much looking forward to working with the team on challenging projects.”
Assigned to BIM Academy’s Glasgow office, John will play a pivotal role in project coordination checks, data auditing and core information management functions, with a particular focus on assisting clients with how their assets can be modelled accurately in a BIM environment.
John completed his Masters degree in Advanced Construction Technologies and BIM at the University of Strathclydein 2019, where his research work, which focused on BIM evolution and asset management within NHS Scotland, was awarded a scholarship by the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC).
Speaking of his appointment, John said: “This is an exciting time to join such a top performing digital consultancy and I am looking forward to working with the teams both in the UK and internationally. As BIM Academy has proved over the past decade, digital construction and BIM processes can be extremely compelling and present significant opportunities, which in turn deliver strong results for our clients.”
Peter Barker, BIM Academy Managing Director, said: “We welcome to our team two new members – both with impressive research backgrounds in the field of BIM and digital construction. Not only will Sangcheol and John enrich our team with their strong analytical skills, but their technical capabilities and understanding of software, BIM protocols and smart technology will play key roles in further generating great value for our clients.”
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