ISIC 2021 Reschedule

The International Society for Intelligent Construction (ISIC) conference in 2021 will be rescheduled. We will announce the new dates in the next few months. Please stay tuned!

Season’s Greetings from ISIC

On behalf of the ISIC Committees, I’d like to wish all ISIC members and friends wonderful holidays and happy New Year 2020!

We have a great plan for 2020 and beyond: a 5-Year Strategic Plan, growing local chapters in EU and North America, focused subcommittees in specialized fields, upcoming seminars/publication for education/training, and the 2021 ISIC conference in Guimaraes, Portugal!

I’d look forward to your participation in the future ISIC plan and activities!


Dr. George K. Chang, PE

President of ISIC

ISIC NA Chapter Meeting at TRB 2020

The next International Society for Intelligent Construction (ISIC) North America Chapter meeting will be held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, USA on January 13th during the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2020 conference. It will be at Room 303 from 1PM to 2:30 PM EST at the convention center, hosted by the US FHWA . The seats are limited! Please RSVP if you plan to attend this meeting! Visit for Further information on ISIC. Detailed agenda for this meeting can be downloaded here.

Join International Society for Intelligent Construction

The International Society for Intelligent Construction (ISIC) is a source for knowledge and information on intelligent construction technologies for public agencies, contractors, consultants, academia, and other relevant industries. ISIC was founded by Dr. George K. Chang (US), Prof. Antonio G. Correia (Portugal), Prof. Guanghui Xu (China), and Prof. Soheil Nazarian (US) in 2016. It was originally called as International Intelligent Construction Technologies Group (IICTG). IICTG was renamed as ISIC in 2019. ISIC provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge concerning the collection, analysis, and application of information relating to intelligent construction technologies (ICT) for infrastructure. The ICT is combination of modern science and innovative construction technologies. The mission of ISIC to promote the applications of ICT to the life-cycle of infrastructure: from survey, design, construction, operation, and maintenance/rehabilitation by adapting to changes of environments and minimizing risks. The goals of its mission are to improve the quality of construction, cost-saving and safety. The scope of ISIC (the Scope) covers all current and emerging intelligent construction technologies for the life-cycle of infrastructure. The Scope includes intelligent sensing, data analysis, decision-making and execution. The fields that the Scope covers include civil engineering, construction machinery, electronic sensor technology, survey/testing technology, information technology/computing and other related fields. Please join us to enjoy the FREE membership and associated benefits now!

Intelligent Compaction Short Course at GAP 2019 Conference

We will conduct a short course on “Intelligent Compaction for Earthworks” on Nov. 4 at the GAP2019 conference in Colorado Spring, CO, USA. The instructors include Prof. Soheil Nazarian (University of Texas – El Paso – also Vice-President of International Society for Intelligent Construction, Dr. George Chang (The Transtec Group, also President of International Society for Intelligent Construction, and Prof. Mehran Mazari (California State University, Los Angeles). Further information on Intelligent Compaction can be found at the and website. Register now (!