Khalegh Barati

Associate Lecturer
Sch: Civil & Environmental Eng
Contact details:

Civil Engineering Building (H20), Level 2, Room 209, Kensington Campus

Associate Lecturer, Engineering Construction and Management


Manager, UNSW Autonomy and Intelligence in CONstruction laboratory (AICON)

Construction Innovation and Research Initiative (CIRI)

Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety (CIES)

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Research Interests

  • Automation in Construction
  • Data Sensing and Monitoring of Field Operations
  • Modularisation and Prefabrication
  • Energy, Fuel Use and Emissions Modelling of Construction Phases and Equipment
  • Sustainability Issues in Construction
  • Optimization and Productivity Improvement in Construction Projects
  • Project Management, Controlling and Planning

Looking for perspective PhD students in the above-mentioned topics


  • CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
  • CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control 
  • CVEV4050 Thesis A
  • CVEV4051 Thesis B


Supervising more than 10 students at PhD, MSc, and BSc levels in the AICON Laboratory 



Top 10 Best Conference Papers Award, the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC2015), Finland, 2015


Professional Memberships

  • Member of Engineers Australia
  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member of International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC)



  • Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2018
  • M.Sc. in Construction Engineering and Management, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2013
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Isfahan, Iran, 2010