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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20102018
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Personal profile

Biography

David Comiskey is a Senior Lecturer within the Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment. He holds a first class honours degree in Architectural Technology and Management from Ulster University and an MSc (Distinction) in BIM and Integrated Design from the University of Salford, receiving the Autodesk Award for Best Dissertation. David is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Architectural Technologist (MCIAT) and a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB). His achievements including being awarded the Distinguished Teaching Fellowship from Ulster University on two occasions as well as twice receiving recognition at the Northern Ireland innovation in eLearning awards. He has been recognised at both national and international level, awarded a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in 2017 and shortlisted as one of three finalists in the 2018 International Chartered Architectural Technologist of the Year Awards. Other notable achievements include David’s invitation to sit on the review panel for the current QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Architectural Technology. David is a current external examiner at Technological University Dublin as well as previously being external examiner at Waterford Institute of Technology.

David has broad research interests in the areas of technology enhanced learning, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the digital transformation of the built environment sector, and he is currently reading for a PhD in the latter. His current research relating to BIM and digital technology integration has provided an opportunity to visit numerous cities such as Toronto, Vancouver and Dubai and visit prestigious research institutions such as the BIM TOPiCS Lab at the University of British Columbia. David has presented his research internationally at a range of conferences and sat on numerous conference and scientific committees. He has secured funding grants for his research and delivered consultancy training to industry in addition to acting as a reviewer for international journals. As a supervisor, David has mentored students to publish their research on the digital transformation of the built environment at peer reviewed international conferences. In addition, two of the students he has supervised have gained recognition on an international stage, recognised at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) AT Awards. 

Outside of the University, David sits as a member on the Northern Ireland BIM Region and Digital Transformation Group and has been a member of the Northern Ireland CIAT Committee since 2009, holding the role of Northern Ireland CPD Officer for over 5 years. He currently sits on the national Special Issues Taskforce for CIAT and is a professional interview assessor as well as an accreditation review panel member.

External positions

External Examiner Technological University Dublin

1 Sep 20171 Sep 2020

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student Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
Students Engineering & Materials Science
teaching aids Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
Education Engineering & Materials Science
learning environment Social Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2018

Design for Mental Wellbeing: Developing an Audit Tool to Assess a Building's Effect

Davison, A., Alexander, G. & Comiskey, D., 15 Jun 2018, Architectural Technology at the Interfaces: Conference Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Architectural Technology. Kouider, T. & Alexander, G. (eds.). p. 185-203

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Tuning

Mind the (Performance) Gap: Embracing Technology to Enhance On-Site Performance

O'Kane, E., Comiskey, D. & Alexander, G., 15 Jun 2018, Architectural Technology at the Interfaces: Conference Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Architectural Technology. Kouider, T. & Alexander, G. (eds.). p. 219-230 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Substitution reactions
Inspection
Carbon
Communication
4 Citations (Scopus)

An Analysis of Data Sharing Platforms in Multidisciplinary

Comiskey, D., McKane, M., Jaffrey, A., Wilson, P. & Mordue, S., 30 Mar 2017, In : Architectural Engineering and Design Management. 13, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Students
Education
Information modeling
Data sharing
Undergraduate
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management
learning
curriculum
workplace
profession
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Knowledge transfer
Educational institutions
Knowledge-based
Business process
Curriculum