Dr Johannes Alwi Wibisono Dimyadi



Johannes has more than 30 years of multi-disciplinary consulting engineering including software engineering. He is passionate about solving problems in the domains of Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Facilities Management (AEC/FM). He is currently the CEO of CAS, a tech startup founded in partnership with UniServices to commercialise his doctoral research and implement his innovative and practical ACABIM human-guided automation approach to compliance audit and management.

Research | Current

Johannes' main research interests are in Construction Informatics, Legal Informatics, and Sustainability

Teaching | Current

Guest lecture for an advanced elective course in Building Information Modelling (BIM), and on the topic of BIM and Compliance

Postgraduate supervision

Co-supervising/advising: 4x PhD students, and 1x Master Student


Guest editor for the special issue of the Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITcon), 2016

Areas of expertise

Construction informatics, legal informatics, computer-aided engineering, software engineering (enterprise solutions and domain-specific applications), fire safety science, engineering science, building physics

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Committee chair for CSCON2015 or the 13th NZCSRSC (NZ Computer Science Research Students Conference) hosted by the University of Auckland in 2015
  • Member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) (international)
  • Member of the Regulatory Room working group for the buildingSMART International
  • Member of the organising committee for CONVR2018 (Construction Virtual Reality) International Conference to be held at the University of Auckland, Nov 2018

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Dimyadi, J., Bookman, S., Harvey, D., & Amor, R. (2019). Maintainable process model driven online legal expert systems. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LAW, 27 (1), 93-111. 10.1007/s10506-018-9231-3
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J. A., Clifton, G., & Amor, R. (2018). BIM-based compliant design of composite structure under severe fire conditions. Paper presented at 17th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE 2018), Tampere, Finland. 5 June - 7 June 2018. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41604
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor, Charles Clifton
  • Dimyadi, J., Solihin, W., & Amor, R. (2018). Using IFC to Support Enclosure Fire Dynamics Simulation. Paper presented at 25th Workshop of the European-Group-for-Intelligent-Computing-in-Engineering (EG-ICE), Lausanne, SWITZERLAND. 10 June - 13 June 2018. ADVANCED COMPUTING STRATEGIES FOR ENGINEERING, PT II. (pp. 22). 10.1007/978-3-319-91638-5_19
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J., Governatori, G., & Amor, R. (2017). Evaluating LegalDocML and LegalRuleML as a Standard for Sharing Normative Information in the AEC/FM Domain. In Bosché F, I. Brilakis, F. Sacks (Eds.) Proceedings of Lean & Computing in Construction Congress (LC3 2017), 1, 637-644. Edinburgh, UK.: Heriot-Watt University. 10.24928/JC3-2017/0012
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/38907
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J., Thomas, G., & Amor, R. (2017). Enabling automated compliance audit of architectural designs. In M. A. Schnabel (Ed.) Back to the Future: The Next 50 Years: 51st International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 387-396. Wellington, New Zealand: The Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/38905
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J., & Amor, R. (2017). Automating conventional compliance audit processes. In Ríos J, A. Bernard, A. Bouras, S. Foufou (Eds.) Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, IFIPAICT, volume 517, 324-334. Switzerland: Springer. 10.1007/978-3-319-72905-3_29
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J. A., Pauwels, P., & Amor, R. (2016). Modelling and accessing regulatory knowledge for computer-assisted compliance audit. Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 21, 317-336. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor
  • Dimyadi, J., Amor, R., & Spearpoint, M. (2016). Using BIM to Support Simulation of Compliant Building Evacuation. Paper presented at 11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM), Limassol, Cyprus. 7 September - 9 September 2016. eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: ECPPM 2016: Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2016). Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32688
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Robert Amor


Contact details

Alternative contact

+64 27 2899500

Office hours

Mon to Thu 9 am to 6 pm

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level SB, Room SB04
New Zealand

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