Ricardo Eiris

Ricardo Eiris


  • Assistant Professor, Construction Management
  • Faculty, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty, College of Business
  • PhD, Design, Construction, and Planning, University of Florida
  • MSc each in Digital Arts and Sciences, Construction Management, Civil Engineering
  • BSc, Civil Engineering


Dr Eiris obtained a Ph.D. in Design, Construction, and Planning from the University of Florida in 2020. He also holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2013), a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2016), a M.Sc. in Construction Management (2016), and a M.Sc. in Digital Arts and Sciences (2020). His research interests focus on human-technology interaction within construction management to understand and develop human learning, problem-solving, and collaboration. He leverages new technologies to explore the research areas of human-technology interaction, real/virtual humans in mixed reality, cyberlearning, and human-computer/robot collaborations. His teaching interests are in areas of Technology Applications in Construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Construction Safety, and Building Utilities (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing).

Teaching Interests

  • Technology Applications in Construction
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Construction Safety
  • Building Utilities (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) 

Research Interests

  • Human-Technology Interaction
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems/Vehicles (UASs/UAVs)
  • Cyberlearning