Industry 4.0 and Higher Education in Civil Engineering

Ya. Ivanov, A. Yanakieva, R. Kazandjiev
2020 Engineering Sciences  
Last century, known as a century of Industry 3.0, was the time of important inventions (nuclear fission and nuclear energy; polymers; nano-, micronized and composite materials; computers and information technologies and etc.). The intensive development of IT generated the basis of today's Industry 4.0, widely used in robotics, electronics, and digital transformation. This provoked many changes in economics and the management of many activities and processes. Many industries employ digital
more » ... tations and digitalization of the management of their activities. Construction however falls behind the use of digital transformations. In recent times, our business should solve many problems related to the ecology and management of building waste, energy effectiveness of buildings, the introduction of intelligent management of the life cycle of buildings and facilities. We discuss in what follows the necessary modifications of the higher education in civil engineering and the commitment to observe the requirements of the European cart of qualification framework.
doi:10.7546/engsci.lvii.20.03.03 fatcat:optubavx5bhhrpduoons5l32wa