Kereshmeh Afsari is the Manager of Georgia Tech’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) Course for Construction Management. She is a PhD Candidate in Design Computation and a member of Digital Building Lab. She is involved in research on advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM), computational design, and curriculum development at Georgia Tech. With more than five years’ experience in design and construction management and four years’ experience in creative computational problem solving for architectural design, she has been actively involved in several successful projects. She has contributed to the development of design applications at Autodesk and to establishing digital design methodologies at Perkins + Will. She was the lead designer of Fajr Central Control Building in Iran in 2009 which she won the special recognition award for creating effective interiors. She is also the recipient of the PhD Fellowship from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Kereshmeh holds an M.Arch degree (with distinction) from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, and the M.Sc. degree (with distinction) in Digital Architectural Design from the University of Salford, Manchester, UK. Her PhD dissertation establishes an innovative methodology for exchanging BIM data in the Cloud.