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Other Publications*

*Student and post-doctoral advisees are underlined

Published Books and Parts of Books

  1. Koch, C., Zhu, Z., Paal, S. and Brilakis, I. (2013) "Machine Vision Techniques for Condition Assessment of Civil Infrastructure" Chapter of “Integrated Imaging and Vision Techniques for Industrial Inspection: Advances and Applications” book, Edited by Liu, Z., Ukida, H., Ramuhalli, P. and Niel, K., Part of Series in Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4471-6741-9, 534 pages

  2. Brilakis, I., Lee, S.H. and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2013) "Computing in Civil Engineering (2013)" Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, held in Los Angeles, California, June 23-25, 2013, American Society of Civil Engineers, ISBN 978-0-7844-1302-9, 904 pages

  3. Brilakis, I. (2012) "Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Technologies for Construction" Chapter 10 of the “Mobile and Pervasive Computing in Construction” book Edited by Anumba, C. and Wang, X., Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 978-0-4706-5801-7, 352 pages

  4. German, S., Brilakis, I. and DesRoches, R. (2011) "Automated Detection of Exposed Reinforcement in Post-Earthquake Safety and Structural Evaluations" (doi:10.3850/978-981-08-7920-4_S1-R04-cd) Chapter of “Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction” book, Edited by Cheung, S.O., Yazdani, S., Ghafoori, N. and Singh, A., Singapore: Research Publishing Services, ISBN 978-981-08-7920-4, 1350 pages

  5. Koch, C., and Brilakis, I. (2011) “Automated Detection of Potholes in Visual Data” (doi:10.3850/978-981-08-7920-4_S3-I007-cd) Chapter of “Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction” book, Edited by Cheung, S.O., Yazdani, S., Ghafoori, N. and Singh, A., Singapore: Research Publishing Services, ISBN 978-981-08-7920-4, 1350 pages

  6. Brilakis, I. (2012) "Chapter 10: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Technologies for Construction" (page 189-209, DOI: 10.1002/9781118422281.ch10), Chapter of the “Mobile and Pervasive Computing in Construction” book, Edited by Anumba, C. and Wang, X., Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 978-0-4706-5801-7, 352 pages

  7. Brilakis, I. (2009) "Content Based Integration of Construction Site Images in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Facilities Management (AEC/FM) Model based Systems", LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-8383-2296-4, 384 pages


Conference Posters (Refereed)*

  1. Hillel, T. and Brilakis, I. (2014) "Registering Building Information Models on a Tablet’s Camera View", SPAR Europe, 8-10 December 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. Minciacchi, C.M. and Brilakis, I. (2014) "Stereo Camera System for Infrastructure Applications", SPAR Europe, 8-10 December 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. Radopoulou, S.C., Sun, M., Dai, F., Brilakis, I. and Savarese, S. (2012) "Visual Pattern Recognition Models of Infrastructure Elements vs. Depth-Encoded Hough Voting”, NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, 2012, Boston, USA

  4. Fathi, H. and Brilakis, I. (2011) "Progressive As-Built Data Collection with Videogrammetry", Georgia Tech Research Innovation Conference, 8 February 2011, Atlanta, GA

  5. German, S., Brilakis, I. and DesRoches, R. (2011) "Automated Detection of Exposed Reinforcement for Post-Earthquake Structural Evaluations", Georgia Tech Research Innovation Conference, 8 February 2011, Atlanta, GA

  6. Rivera-Hernandez, E.M., Koch, C. and Brilakis, I. (2010) "Multi-Sensor Vehicle for Pavement Condition Assessment", 2010 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference, 27-31 October 2010, Cincinnati, OH

  7. Zhu, Z. and Brilakis, I. (2010) "Machine Vision-Based Concrete Column Recognition and Crack Properties Retrieval", ASCE Construction Research Congress, 8-11 May 2010, Banff, AB

  8. Zhu, Z. and Brilakis, I. (2010) "Rapid Building Safety Evaluation for Emergency Responders", Georgia Tech Research Innovation Conference, 8 February 2010, Atlanta, GA

  9. Makhmalbaf, A., Brilakis, I., Teizer, J, Lourakis, M., Sacks, R., Christodoulou, S., and Savarese, S. (2009) "Reality Capturing and Modelling with Visual and Spatial Sensing", CII Annual Conference, 28-30 July 2009, Reno, NV

  10. Zhu, Z. and Brilakis, I. (2009) "Concrete Columns Recognition for Real Time Concrete Damage Visual Assessment", ASCE Construction Research Congress, 5-7 April 2009, Seattle, WA

  11. Jog, G., and Brilakis, I. (2009) "IREE: Automated Vision Tracking of Project Related Entities", NSF EEC Awardees Conference 2009, 2-3 February 2009, Reston, VA

  12. Tubbs, R., Zhu, Z. and Brilakis, I (2008) "Real Time Damage Assessment for First Responders, Step 1: Shape Matching", Summer Research Opportunities Conference, 31 July 2008, Ann Arbor, MI

  13. Brilakis, I. and Soibelman, L. (2004) "Content Based Integration of Construction Site Images in AEC/FM Model Based Systems", ASCE Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition, 20-23 October 2004, Baltimore, MD


Dissertations, Research Reports and Videos

  1. Brilakis, I., Huethwohl, P., and Kopsida, M. (2017) "Mixed Reality for Infrastructure" Cambridge University’s youtube channel,, 23 January 2017, over 20,000 views (top 10 out of 98 videos in this channel in past year) (video)
  2. Learning Technologies Standards Committee of the IEEE Computer Society/Learning Technology (2017) "P1589 ™/D1 Draft Standard for Augmented Reality Learning Experience Model" IEEE-SA Standards Board, IEEE
  3. Brilakis, I. (2016) "As Is Building Information Modelling" Briefing Sheet, Information Systems Panel, ICE, (link)
  4. Jog, G., Marks, E., Brilakis, I. and Teizer, J. (2013) "Construction Inspection Manual" Research Report, Georgia Department of Transportation
  5. Brilakis, I., Kandil, A., Becerik-Gerber, B., El-Anwar, O., El-Gohary, N., Mahfouz, T., Siddiqui, M., Jog, G. and Li, S. (2011) "Grand Challenges for Data Sensing and Analysis" Research Report, Data Sensing and Analysis Committee, Technical Council on Computing and IT, American Society of Civil Engineers (pdf)
  6. Casey, M., Brilakis, I., Couto, D. and Williams, T. (2009) "Information Technologies for Bulk Material Sensing and Traceability" NCHRP Synthesis, ABJ50 Information Systems and Technology Committee, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council

  7. Casey, M., Brilakis, I., Couto, D. and Williams, T. (2009) "A Roadmap for Adoption of Virtual Methods in Transportation Construction" NCHRP Synthesis, ABJ50 Information Systems and Technology Committee, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council

  8. Brilakis, I. (2005) "Content Based Integration of Construction Site Images in AEC/FM Model Based Systems", Ph.D. Dissertation, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign, IL, 365 pages

  9. Brilakis, I. (2002) "Comparing Management of Innovation Practices in Manufacturing and Construction" M.S. Report, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

  10. Brilakis, I. (2001) "Standardization of Construction Documentation", Diploma Thesis, Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece


Editorials in Archival Journals

  1. Brilakis, I. and Haas, C. (2015) "Infrastructure Computer Vision", Journal of of Advanced Engineering Informatics, Elsevier, Volume 29 Issue 2, April 2015, 147–148, DOI 10.1016/j.aei.2015.04.003

  2. Lee, S.H., Becerik-Gerber, B. and Brilakis, I. (2014) "Special Issue on the 2013 International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000460

  3. Leite, F. and Brilakis, I. (2011) "Special Issue on Lessons Learned from the 2009 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 25, Issue 6, November/December 2011, Pages 419-420

  4. Brilakis, I. and Akinci, B. (2009) "Selected and Revised Papers from the ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering 2007, Special Section 3", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23, Issue 3, May/June 2009, Page 139

  5. Brilakis, I. and Akinci, B. (2009) "Selected and Revised Papers from the ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering 2007, Special Section 2", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23, Issue 2, March/April 2009, Page 63

  6. Brilakis, I. and Akinci, B. (2009) "Special Issue: Selected and Revised Papers from the ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering 2007, Special Section 1", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23, Issue 1, January/February 2009, Page 2

  7. Brilakis, I. and Akinci, B. (2009) "Computing in Civil Engineering - Lessons Learned from the 2007 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23, Issue 1, January/February 2009, Page 1


Otherworks

Patents

  1. Stone, G., Wilkins, W.G., Fathi, H. and Brilakis, I. (2014) "Using Videogrammetry to Fabricate Parts", US Patent Application Number US2013083990-A1 (Publ. Date: Apr. 4 2013), Int. PCT Patent Application Number WO2013052600-A1 (Publ. Date: Apr. 11 2013), filed Oct. 4, 2011

  2. Brilakis, I. and Fathi, H. (2012) "Methods and Apparatus for Processing Image Streams", International PCT Patent Application Number WO2013173383-A1 (Publ. Date: Nov. 21 2013), filed May 15, 2012

Software Prototypes

  1. Zhu, Z., Fathi, H. and Brilakis, I. (2010) "GYGAX: Multi-Sensor Software Platform API", CLI .NET 4.0 research prototype platform coded in C# and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

  2. Brilakis, I. (2005) "ID ENGINE: Image Classifier", C++ Prototype implementation of multi-modal image classification and retrieval method for construction site images, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL

In the News

  1. CretaLive Staff (2017) "Από την Κρήτη στο Cambridge και τις σπουδαίες διακρίσεις", CretaLive News, 10 July 2017 

  2. CretaLive Staff (2017) "Στην Κρήτη ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα, διεθνώς, συνέδρια πολιτικών μηχανικών", CretaLive News, 8 July 2017 

  3. Mair, R. (2017) "Virtual and Mixed Reality is Transforming Construction", Ingenia, the Magazine of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Article – Issue 71, June 2017 

  4. Comber, B. (2017) "Cambridge students secure place in final of global construction competition", Cambridge Independent Magazine, 8 May 2017 

  5. Brilakis, I. (2017) "Mixed reality constructs a new frontier for maintaining the built environment", Civil Engineering Journal, ICE, 170(CE2), May 2017, p. 53 

  6. Brilakis, I. (2017) "Mixed reality: a new way to look at infrastructure", ICE News, April 28, 2017 

  7. Stott, L. (2017) "University of Cambridge and Hololens On-Site Virtual Mapping Can Aid Inspections", Microsoft Blog, April 19, 2017 

  8. Kosowatz, J. (2017) "Mixed Reality Changes How Engineers Work", American Society of Mechanical Engineers Magazine, March 20, 2017 

  9. WINverlag staff (2017) "Macht VR Bauwerksinspektionen einfacher?", WIN Verlag Magazine, February 20, 2017 

  10. Marshall, P. (2017) "Putting HoloLens to work inspecting infrastructure", GCN Blog, February 14, 2017 

  11. Virtuality (2017) "Building Designers Have a New Tool in Their Kit: HoloLens", Futurism Magazine, February 13, 2017  

  12. Curtis, A. (2017) "Building with mixed reality", Cambridge Independent Magazine, February 4, 2017  

  13. Gutierrez, P. (2017) "Could virtual reality streamline building inspections?", IoT Hub Magazine, January 31, 2017  

  14. Lugmayr, L. (2017) "Microsoft's HoloLens helping engineers visualize blueprints", India Times, January 30, 2017  

  15. Leon, A.R. (2017) "Microsoft prueba sus Hololens en el sector de la construcción", BAQUIA Magazine, January 29, 2017  

  16. GCR Staff (2017) "Mixed-reality tech to help engineers inspect bridges from their desks", CIOB Global Construction Review, January 27, 2017  

  17. Saggers, J. (2017) "Getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace", Cambridge Network Magazine, January 27, 2017  

  18. Lardinois, F. (2017) "Microsoft partners with Trimble, University of Cambridge to make HoloLens a better tool for the construction industry", techcrunch.com, January 27, 2017  

  19. Ashwell, A. (2017) "Remote bridge safety checks trial", New Civil Engineer Magazine, January 26, 2017  

  20. Phys.org Reporter (2017) "Getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace", Phys.org, January 26, 2017  

  21. Austin-Morgan, T. (2017) "Checking structures from the comfort of the office", Eureka! Magazine, January 25, 2017  

  22. Saran, C. (2017) "HoloLens tested for bridge inspections", ComputerWeekly.com, January 25, 2017  

  23. Prior, G. (2017) "Mixed reality" headsets to make life easier on site", Construction Enquirer Magazine, January 25, 2017  

  24. Mott, N. (2017) "Microsoft Trials New HoloLens Technologies For Construction Work", Tom’sHardware, January 25, 2017  

  25. James, L. (2017) "How HoloLens will help transform the lives of engineers", TechnologyRecord, January 25, 2017  

  26. Patrizio, A. (2017) "Microsoft’s new mixed reality initiatives tap power of HoloLens", NetworkWorld, January 25, 2017  

  27. Weir, A. (2017) "Microsoft explores new uses for HoloLens and mixed reality in the construction industry", Neowin, January 25, 2017  

  28. Viswav, P. (2017) "Microsoft working with Trimble & University of Cambridge to build the future of construction", MSPowerUser, January 25, 2017  

  29. Schlosser, K. (2017) "Microsoft’s HoloLens is a vital tool in trials aimed at revolutionizing the construction industry", GeekWire, January 25, 2017  

  30. Clark, J. (2017) "Microsoft HoloLens set to bring mixed reality to construction", Computer Business Review, January 25, 2017  

  31. Bacchus, A. (2017) "Microsoft and Trimble, University of Cambridge to bring mixed reality to the construction industry", ONMSFT community blog, January 25, 2017  

  32. Dent, S. (2017) "HoloLens is helping engineers visualize building blueprints", engadget, January 25, 2017, shared 1472 times on 1st day 

  33. Microsoft reporter (2017) "Engineers could soon check the world’s biggest bridges from the comfort of their own office", Microsoft News, January 25, 2017  

  34. Bardeen, L. (2017) "Trimble & University of Cambridge build the future of construction with HoloLens", Microsoft Windows blog, January 25, 2017  

  35. Smale, K. (2016) "Bridge brilliance: Integrated Program", New Civil Engineer Magazine, August 10, 2016  

  36. Page, A. (2016) "Dyson Building", Cambridge TV, May 9, 2016  

  37. Farmer, N. (2015) "Bridging the digital gap", Infrastructure Intelligence Magazine, August 3, 2015  

  38. Cronin, B. (2015) "10 ways to digitise the construction sector: No. 1 BIM for bridges", ICE New Civil Engineer Magazine, June 12, 2015  

  39. Bosche, F. (2015) "New technologies for old problems", Herriot Watt University News, June 2, 2015  

  40. Hansford, M. (2015) "The Chinese are coming, but why worry?", New Civil Engineer Magazine, April 2, 2015  

  41. Brilakis, I. (2015) "Digital infrastructure models: a necessary foundation for the next IT wave", Infrastructure Intelligence Magazine, April 27, 2015  

  42. The Chartered Institute of Building (2013) "Innovation Special: Cutting Edge Construction", Construction Manager Magazine, May 2, 2013 

  43. Lynn, A. (2013) "Mobile Phones to Aid Interior Design", CUED News & Features, Feb 7, 2013 

  44. Dai, F. and Brilakis, I. (2012) "Assessment of Image- and Time-of-Flight-Based Technologies for Reconstructing 3D Infrastructure", Digital Building Lab Newsletter, No. 1, January 2012

  45. Abaffy, L. (2012) "From Videogrammetry to Real-Time Roof Dimensions", ENR Magazine, Jan 11, 2012 

  46. Brilakis, I. (2011) "Choosing your Battles", ENR Magazine, Nov 15, 2011 

  47. Sawyer, T. (2011) "Sensing, Data Analysis Research Aims To Focus on Goals That Matter", ENR Magazine, Nov 7, 2011 

  48. Hicks, J. (2011) "9 "Grand Challenges" for engineers issued by ASCE's computing and IT technical council", ASCE SmartBrief, Oct 27, 2011 

  49. Hendrix, R. (2010) "ACE Atlanta welcomes Georgia Tech", ACE Atlanta 2009-2010 Program Newsletter #13, Feb 5, 2010 

  50. Hendrix, R. (2009) "ACE Atlanta visits Georgia Tech", ACE Atlanta 2009-2010 Program Newsletter #6, Nov 19, 2009 

  51. Dalton, S. (2007) "Building Bridges, Bates students learn about engineering", The Dexter Leader Newspaper, June 7, 2007 

  52. Green, R.A., Brilakis, I.K., Lynch, J.P. (2007) "Building Bridges", Newsletter for Alumni and Friends, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Fall 2007