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About CIFE


The CIFE mission is to be the world's premier academic research center for Virtual Design and Construction of Architecture - Engineering - Construction (AEC) industry projects ... to support exceptionally reliable engineering and management practices to plan, design, construct and operate sustainable facilities.

CIFE meeting room in use Sept 2017


CIFE/PPI VDC Certificate Program

Students working

The Stanford Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE) and Project Production Institute (PPI) offer a VDC (Virtual Design & Construction) Certificate Program) which teaches Architecture, Engineering, Construction(AEC) and Facility Management (FM) professionals how to use and obtain high value for their projects and businesses from effective use of Virtual Design and Construction.