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The opening of the first BIM digital building academy in the Middle East at Badr University

Dr. Hassan Al-Qalla, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Badr University, announced that “BUAID BIM Academy”, the first digital construction academy in the Middle East and Africa, has been opened at the Continuing Education Center at Badr University in Cairo, in cooperation with “AIDIGITS Group”, one of the most prominent providers of digital transformation services for construction. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa, adding that the accredited certificate that will be given to graduates of the “BIM” program who are leaders of engineering projects, whether “engineers, technicians, or administrators,” will make them pioneers in the world of digital construction inside and outside Egypt.

In the same context, Dr. Fawzi Turki, President of Badr University in Cairo (BUC), added that the goal of establishing the academy is to provide the local construction industry with globally applied “BIM” models and to teach digital transformation, training, and transfer knowledge in building sciences at the university’s “Continuing Education Center.” Pointing out that this partnership contains the most stringent components; To enable appropriate BIM knowledge transfer, and help accelerate the digital transformation and adoption of BIM in the AEC market in Egypt and the region.

For his part, Dr. Farid Muharram, Dean of the Faculty of Management and the Center for Continuing Education at Badr University in Cairo (BUC), explained that the Center for Continuing Science Education at “BUC” was recently established with the aim of being a pioneering and internationally influential institute, with the latest multidisciplinary research that can It provides solutions to global challenges related to “advanced engineering solutions, health, sciences, and humanities” through research and innovation at the university and has a significant impact on society. Pointing out that the partnership between the university and many of the leading global institutions in its field is growing significantly; To improve the quality of education, research and training provided at the “Continuing Education Center” on campus.

On the same subject, Dr. Arif Soliman, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at Badr University in Cairo (BUC), indicated that the college administration is interested in academic assistance and contribution through the distinguished group of faculty members. The college has nominated Dr. Ahmed Ehab, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering; To participate in the academy through the Center for Continuing Education, as it specializes in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and is distinguished in this field. Noting that the college administration is interested in cooperation in the field of scientific research with international universities and distinguished partnerships with the leading institution internationally and locally in the fields of engineering and technological sciences; Which sharpens the skills of college students, faculty members, and supporting staff.

In a related context, Engineer Essam Al-Absi, CEO of AIDIGITS Ltd. Egypt, confirmed that the new “BUAID BIM” academy will provide the local and regional construction sector with a set of well-organized education services derived from the unique experience of “AIDIGITS” experts in this field.. revealing that the academy Stover; For all workers in the building and construction sector wishing to join its programs: “Training, education, solutions, and consulting services for advanced digital transformation in the fields of building and construction.”

The CEO of AIDIGITS Ltd Egypt said that the “BUAID BIM Academy” provides a master’s degree in BIM in the Egyptian construction business with unique training programs that combine industry experts, practical scientific applications and more than “25” years of real digital construction use cases, in addition to… The Internet has a precise refinement methodology.

In the same context, Dr. Ahmed Ehab, professor of engineering at Badr University in Cairo (BUC) and specialist in building information modeling (BIM), revealed that among the services that the new academy will provide, “BUAID BIM”: “digital transformation programs for executives, customized training and education plans.” For companies, and BIM vocational training plans based on ISO19650.. revealing that in addition to that, Badr University in Cairo takes the lead through the BUAID BIM Academy; To provide within its ecosystem one of the best training programs in the e-learning industry: “Master’s in Global BIM Management for Infrastructure Projects.”

Dr. Ahmed Ehab noted that students of the master’s program will be able to obtain a master’s degree from the “University of Barcelona,” and participants in the master’s program will be eligible to apply and obtain the professional BIM certificate based on ISO19650, which is jointly offered by the reputable organizations “TUV Nord.” Hellas and AIDIGITS Group.

For his part, Dr. Sherif Adel, Director of the Center for Continuing Education at Badr University in Cairo (BUC), said that the educational system and the distinctive academic environment of the Continuing Education Center at the university will contribute to refining the skills of leaders of engineering and construction projects through the advanced services that will be provided by the Academy and Training Center (BIM). It will make the digital construction workflow in Egypt more advanced, explaining that the courses and training programs are available to: “engineers specialized in sciences in the fields of building and construction, administrators in the building and construction sector, and technicians and workers in the construction field.”

The opening of the “BUAID BIM Academy” at Badr University in Cairo was attended by: Dr. Engineer Mohamed Mustafa Al-Fahham, President of the Giza Engineers Syndicate, Dr. Mohamed Mahdi Marzouk, Professor of Engineering, Dr. Khaled Zaza, Professor of Engineering at Shorouk Academy, Dr. Mostafa Al-Hawari, Professor of Engineering at Cairo University, Dr. Ahmed Gouda Ghanem, Professor of Engineering at the British University, Engineer Nohair Al-Samani, Director of the Development Department of “Square” Company, Engineer Mohamed Sabry, Director of BIM Department of Al-Khatib Company, and Engineer Ahmed Ezzat, Director of BIM Department of “CCC” Company.

It is noteworthy that “AIDIGITS” is a group of European, Middle East and African organizations that were created to enable the continuity and expansion of skilled executive engineers.