Awareness in Digital Twin Technology


Organisation profile

Future Cast are an Innovation, Education and R&D centre focussed on the automation and digitisation of the Construction Industry.

We are a non for profit organisation with a remit to research and disseminate Industry 4.0  technology.

Training aim

This awareness training covers the basic understanding of Digital Twin and how it fits into the construction industry. It covers the benefits the digital twin could make & how digital twins of physical assets is obtained. The information gathered by creating a digital twin and what use it can be will also be discussed.

Learning objectives

Understand the use of Digital Twin process with the digital capture and application

Basic understanding of what Digital Twin technology is.

How the technology can benefit the construction industry.

How a company could go about implementing the technology as part of their services.

Course outline

1. Introduction to Digital Twin for the Construction Industry

2. How Digital Twins are created

3. What information is captured

4. What can be done with the information

5. Benefits of the technology: Communication, Quicker Decision Making, Remote Meetings, etc

6. The future of digital twin for the construction industry

Trainer's profile

Mark McGowan

MMG Furniture Joinery-(2008-2012) Own Business Specialist Joinery CNC

TYR3D 3D printer & Designer (2016-present) full 3d print, design, Reverse engineer prototype to production

QUORIS 3D Dental (2019-Dec 21) Dental, Designer for process, engineer for prototype products

Future Cast (2022-Present)

Subject Matter expert in 3D Concrete Printing, Design of Print, Material preparation,

Overseeing the print, Development & course delivery of Education Courses of 3D Concrete Printing.

Development of digital twin technology including digital capture scanning from drone down to 15micron including laser, lidar, structured light & photogrammetry. Investigation of how digital capture & digital twining could be used in industry for operations & maintenance.

Working with Architectural firms on designs using digital twin technology. Delivered training on Awareness in Digital Twin Technology to industry companies

University/3rd level Education: - University of Ulster Foundation Degree in Sustainable

Construction with Distinction

Institute of technology Sligo, Degree Bachelor of Science in Advanced Wood and Sustainable

Building Technology with Distinction

Institute of technology Sligo, Honours Degree Industrial Design with 2:1

Professional Qualifications:-

Service / Install engineer for Envisiontec 3D printer manufacturers 2019-present

Service / Install engineer for Ultimaker 3D printer manufacturers 2019-present

Service / Install engineer for Raise 3D printer manufacturers 2019-present

Beta tester for Envisiontec for machine and resin

Beta Tester for Ultimaker system

Course Duration

One Day

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Architects, Facility Managers, H&S Manager, Maintenance Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers,

Asset Managers