Ibrahim Yitmen received his PhD in Building Technology-Construction Management from Istanbul Technical University-Turkey Faculty of Architecture in 2002. He spent 11 years as a faculty member at European University of Lefke-North Cyprus where he has been appointed as Associate Professor of Project and Construction Management. In 2014, he joined to Eastern Mediterranean University-North Cyprus and served as the coordinator of Construction Management Division at Department of Civil Engineering. He has been employed at the School of Engineering in Jönköping University since February 2018, as an Associate Professor of Management in Construction Production.
Ibrahim Yitmen's research focus is mainly on Innovation in Construction involving socio-technical issues regarding digital transformation in AEC industry. Recent special interest is on BIM-Enabled Cognitive Computing for Smart Built Environment, Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality for Cognitive Buildings, Blockchain Technology in Construction, Automated BIM-based Construction Project Progress Monitoring, Multi-Criteria Approach for Value-Driven Design in Industrialized Residential Multi-Storey Timber-Building, Risk Assessment and Stakeholders Engagement in Large -Scale Transport Infrastructure Projects.