Research Interest

Smart Construction 

Automation in Construction, Space (Lunar) Construction, Teleoperation, Human-Robot Interfaces, Digital Twins, Machine Vision, VR,  Construction Site Disaster Management

Smart City & Infrastructure 

Smart City Digital Twins, Climate Changes and Extreme Weather Effects on Cities and Infrastructures, Intelligent Maintenance, Cloud Computing for Big Data Analytics

Smart Building & Community 

Human-Building Interaction, BIM, Human-in-the-loop Building Control, Thermographic & Physiological Sensing and Data Analytics, Environmental Comfort, Building Energy


Dr. Ham’s research group has received a total funding of over $6.1 million as PI or Co-PI. 

Extramural Research Grants 

Intramural Research Grants