Columbia University: Special discussion event about Virtual Design and Construction

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Suffolk NYC Smart Lab Virtual Reality CAVE. Photo by Michael Worthington Jr.

Columbia University’s M.S. in Construction Administration program faculty are hosting a discussion on Thursday (Feb. 25) about the role of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) in the construction industry.

The online event coordinated by the university’s School of Professional Studies starts at 6:00 p.m.

You can register at this link:

Architect Prithvi Aravind, 2020 Construction Administration Student Fellow, will moderate the event.

Speakers include: Chitwan Saluja, Digital Technology Manager, Jacobs; Rawle Sawh, Director of VDC at Gilbane Building Company; James Ward, Leader of the BIM Logistics and Visualization Team, Tishman Construction.

Other participants from the M.S. in Construction Administration program include Francisco Pineda, John B. Parkinson, Michele Trizzin and Suzanne Wolfinger.

Columbia’s Master of Science in Construction Administration program prepares graduates for a variety of careers at the forefront of construction and project leadership. Graduates develop rewarding careers with some of the world’s most respected architecture, engineering, and construction firms, entrusted with delivering some of the most impactful projects of our time.

For additional information about program offerings , please contact an Admissions Counselor at (212) 854-9666 or


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