Jan Karlshøj is a partner at Gravicon Aps and Head of Section at the Technical University of Denmark. He has a MSc. and PhD degree from the Technical University of Denmark, and a buildingSMART fellow and Vice-chair at buildingSMART Nordic. He has more than 20 years experience in consulting engineering companies, and has participated in research, development and deployment activities on interoperability. He has experience in the design of structures of office buildings and cultural institutions. He has participated in research and development projects on digital construction, economic gains through the use of IT in construction, sustainable solutions based on the use of building information modeling in Danish, Nordic and international level.
He has participated in and led standardization activities of ISO. He has participated in the buildingSMART for more than 20 year, and be involved in development of standards of which several are adopted by ISO and CEN as official standards.
He has published papers at scientific conferences, journals and books.
He is a certified Prince2 consultant, member of the Danish Society of Engineers, and examiner at BSc., MSc and PhD educations.