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Dr Kay Rogage

Senior Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

I am a Research Fellow in Digital Living. An active member of Northumbria’s BIM Academy Research Team, my work spans across the disciplines of computer science and the built environment with a focus on enabling the interoperability of building models and tools to overcome the technical barriers around data exchange in the built environment. My work also focuses on the automatic augmentation of Building Information Model (BIM) data using Machine Learning techniques.

My previous roles have included Research Associate at Newcastle University and for Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Enterprises developing a number of software products for the National Building Specification (NBS). I have also worked in a number of new digital media organisations such as TH_NK developing solutions for a range of digital formats. As a lecturer at Northumbria’s Computer Information Sciences Department, I apply my research and knowledge to both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

BIM Academy




  • Computing Science PhD December 27 2013
  • Media Studies MA September 01 2007
  • Computing Science BSc June 20 2001
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Assessing Building Performance in Residential Buildings using BIM and Sensor Data, Rogage, K., Clear, A., Alwan, Z., Lawrence, T., Kelly, G. 5 Jul 2019, In: International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation
  • Domestic Widgets, Verweij, D., Kirk, D., Rogage, K., Durrant, A. 18 Mar 2019, Fourth Biennial Research Through Design Conference
  • Smart Connected Homes, Rogage, K., Lawrence, T., Clear, A. 6 Sep 2018, 4th Annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference
  • Exploring the development of, and initial exposure to, a BIM-enabled collaborative project information management tool, Rogage, K., Gledson, B. 3 Sep 2018, 34th Annual ARCOM Conference
  • A case study investigation of industry templates and information quality methodologies for the definition and assessment of asset information requirements, Rogage, K., Watson, R. 15 May 2018, Journées de l'Enseignement de la Maquette Numérique et du BIM en France - 4ème édition
  • Virtual Training Environments for Major Incident Response Planning in UK Gas Infrastructure, Rogage, K. 9 Apr 2018, In: International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment
  • Integrating sensor data with building information models: towards the design of more effective building interactions, Rogage, K., Clear, A. 10 Jun 2017, 2017 Designing Interactive Systems conference
  • An Investigation into 'Lean-BIM' Synergies in the UK Construction Industry, Greenwood, D., Lou, T., Rogage, K. 1 Apr 2017, In: International Journal of 3-D Information Modelling
  • Benchmarking BIM Levels of Training and Education amongst Construction Management Practitioners, Gledson, B., Hilton, D., Rogage, K. 5 Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ARCOM Conference
  • An investigation into “Lean-BIM” synergies in the UK Construction Industry, Lou, T., Greenwood, D., Rogage, K. Sep 2016, First International Conference of the BIM Academic Forum

PGR Supervision

Megan Doherty Start: 01/10/2018


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