Dr. Ning Wang

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ning Wang
Room 304B, E. W. Midgett Building (MGB)
MTSU Box 0024, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. for CMT 3320

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. for CMT 4320

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Florida (2022)
  • MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014)
  • BS, Hebei University of Technology (2013)

Areas of Expertise

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Machine Learning

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Deep Learning

Automatic Speech Recognition

Geographic Information System (GIS)

Software Development

Construction Ontologies and Semantics

Biography

Dr. Ning Wang received his Ph.D. in Design, Construction, and Planning from University of Florida in 2022. His dissertation was titled “Spoken Dialogue System for Information Extraction from Building Information Models Using Artificial Intelligence”. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Hebei University of Technology in 2013 and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014. His rese...

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Dr. Ning Wang received his Ph.D. in Design, Construction, and Planning from University of Florida in 2022. His dissertation was titled “Spoken Dialogue System for Information Extraction from Building Information Models Using Artificial Intelligence”. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Hebei University of Technology in 2013 and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014. His research areas include Building Information Modeling (BIM), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Deep Learning, Automatic Speech Recognition, Geographic Information System (GIS), Software Development, and Construction Ontologies and Semantics. He has published many journal and conference papers in international publications. He has been active in numerous professional organizations in the construction industry, including American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Publications

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2022). “Transfer learning-based query classification for intelligent building information spoken dialogue.” Automation in Construction, 141, 104403, 10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104403.

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2022). “NLP-based Query Answering System for Information Extraction from Building Information Models.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering...

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Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2022). “Transfer learning-based query classification for intelligent building information spoken dialogue.” Automation in Construction, 141, 104403, 10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104403.

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2022). “NLP-based Query Answering System for Information Extraction from Building Information Models.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 36(3), 04022004, 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0001019.

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2022). “Named Entity Recognition for iBISDS using Neural Network Algorithm.” Construction Research Congress 2022, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Arlington, Virginia, 521–529, 10.1061/9780784483961.055.

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2021). “Query Answering System for Building Information Modeling using BERT NN Algorithm and NLG.” 2021 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE2021).

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2021). “A Framework for Intelligent Building Information Spoken Dialogue System (iBISDS).” EG-ICE 2021 Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering, J. Abualdenien, A. Borrmann, L.-C. Ungureanu, and T. Hartmann, eds., Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, Berlin, 228–237.

Wang, N., and Issa, R. R. A. (2020). “Natural Language Generation from Building Information Models for Intelligent NLP-based Information Extraction.” EG-ICE 2020 Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering, L. C. Ungureanu and T. Hartmann, eds., Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, Berlin, 275–284.

Wang, N., and Issa, R. R. A. (2020). “Ontology-Based Integration of BIM and GIS for Indoor Routing.” Construction Research Congress 2020, Tempe, AZ, 1010–1019.

Wang, N., and Issa, R. R. A. (2019). “Ontology-Based Building Information Model Design Change Visualization.” Workshop on Linked Building Data and Semantic Web Technologies (WLS2019), Gainesville, FL, 53–61.

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Presentations

Wang, N., Issa, R. R. A., and Anumba, C. J. (2021). “NLP-based Conversational AI System for Information Extraction from Building Information Models.” AI in AEC conference 2021.

Research / Scholarly Activity

ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering Reviewer 2022

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Access Journal Reviewer 2022

Advanced Engineering Informatics Journal Reviewer 2022

The 9th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management 2022 (ICCEPM 2022) Reviewer 2022

ASCE Construction Research Congress 2022 (CRC2022) Reviewer 2021

16th 3D GeoInfo Conference 2021 (3D GeoInfo 2021) Reviewer 2021

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ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering Reviewer 2022

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Access Journal Reviewer 2022

Advanced Engineering Informatics Journal Reviewer 2022

The 9th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management 2022 (ICCEPM 2022) Reviewer 2022

ASCE Construction Research Congress 2022 (CRC2022) Reviewer 2021

16th 3D GeoInfo Conference 2021 (3D GeoInfo 2021) Reviewer 2021

Advanced Engineering Informatics Journal Reviewer  2021

28th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE2021) Reviewer 2021

ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE2021) Reviewer 2021

Advanced Engineering Informatics Journal Reviewer 2020

The 27th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE2020) Reviewer 2020

The ASCE Construction Research Congress 2020 (CRC2020) Reviewer 2019

The 26th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE2019) Reviewer 2019

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Courses

CMT 3320 - ARCHITECTURAL COMPUTER- AIDED DRAFTING & DESIGN

CMT 4320 - SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS FOR VIRTUAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION