Francesca Maria Ugliotti

Assistant Professor with time contract
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG)


Research interests

Building information modelling
Digital twin
Facility management
Smart cities
Virtual reality


Francesca Maria Ugliotti is currently Assistant Professor (RTD-A) of Drawing at Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy. She received both M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees at Politecnico di Torino in Building Engineering in 2011 and in Urban and Regional Development in 2017, respectively. During the Academic Year 2015/2016, she spent a period in Malaysia as part of the Erasmus Mundus Exchange Program at the University of Kuala Lumpur with the industrial attachment with Telekom Malaysia. She also has a first-level Specializing Master in Real Estate Management at Università degli Studi di Torino in 2012. She is involved in various national funded projects focused on Smart digitalization of the built heritage and has received national awards for research activities. Her research interests concern: i) Building Information Modelling; ii) Smart and Resilient Cities; iii) Facility Management; iv) Multidimensional scenarios for the public and health sector; v) Software solutions for simulating, optimizing and visualizing energy data; vi) VAR for maintenance, communication, awareness-raising.


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Scientific branch

(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)


ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, maritime/hydraulic engineering, geotechnics, waste treatment
SH4_1 - Cognitive basis of human development and education, developmental disorders; comparative cognition
PE8_4 - Computational engineering
PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering
PE6_9 - Human computer interaction and interface, visualisation and natural language processing
PE8_11 - Sustainable design (for recycling, for environment, eco-design)
PE6_10 - Web and information systems, database systems, information retrieval and digital libraries, data fusion


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Awards and Honors

  • Premio Optime conferred by Unione Industriale di Torino, Italy (2012)
  • BIM&Digital Award conferred by Digital&BIM Italia, Italy (2017)
  • Premio di Qualità per la Ricerca conferred by Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2018)
  • BIM&Digital Award conferred by Digital&BIM Italia, Italy (2020)
  • BIM&Digital Award conferred by Digital&BIM Italia, Italy (2021)
  • IR20 Piemonte Innovazione e Ricerca 2020 conferred by Regione Piemonte, Italy (2021)
  • Best Paper Award 2021 conferred by 3D MODELING & BIM, Italy (2021)
  • BIM&Digital Award conferred by Digital&BIM Italia, Italy (2022)
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Courses of Study Boards


Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

  • Disegno edile. A.A. 2020/21, INGEGNERIA EDILE. Collaboratore del corso
  • Disegno edile. A.A. 2021/22, INGEGNERIA EDILE. Collaboratore del corso
  • Disegno edile. A.A. 2022/23, INGEGNERIA EDILE. Titolare del corso
  • Disegno edile. A.A. 2023/24, INGEGNERIA EDILE. Titolare del corso
  • Disegno. A.A. 2019/20, INGEGNERIA CIVILE. Collaboratore del corso
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Research fields


Research projects

Projects funded by commercial contracts


Last years publications

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