I am a Professional Engineer with experience on multiple research projects for government agencies and commercial projects for construction industry organizations and insurance companies. I also teach drone technology and applications at the university level.
I use multiple drone types for collecting images, video, and perform data processing using photogrammetric techniques.
A pioneer of research on Unmanned Aerial System applications in the built environment, Javier is Director of the CONECTech Lab @ Georgia Tech. He has over 20 years of academic and industry experience and has authored over 100 academic articles. Javier’s research focuses on construction information technologies including virtual and augmented reality, HCI issues in mobile applications for AEC information access, reality capture technology, Situation Awareness driven information system design, and Unmanned Aerial Systems application in the AEC domain. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, a Masters in Engineering Management from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, and a PhD in Civil Engineering from Purdue University. Javier is also a registered Professional Engineer as well as a FAA Licensed Drone Pilot.