Faculty Research Interests

  • Civil Engineering Structures
  • Pre-cast / Pre-stressed Concrete Wall Panels
  • Structures related to Construction
  • Technical Education in Developing Countries such as Afghanistan
  • Project Controls and Risk Mitigation
  • Delivery Methods and Associated Contracts
  • Training Programs and Career Development for Commercial Contractors
  • Construction Company Staffing Structures
  • Strategic & Long-Term Planning for Company Owners and Executives
  • Pre-Construction Planning
  • Business Development & Marketing
  • Project Team Setup
  • Project Management Tools
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Healthcare Construction
  • Logistic Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Client Negotiations
  • Construction Surveying
  • Field Engineering
  • Undergraduate Education and Curriculum Development
  • Problem Solving in Multidisciplinary Environments
  • Design and Construction Collaboration and Communication
  • New Construction Technology Adoption and Learning
  • (BIM) Building Information Modeling, Building Information Management
  • Application of Object-Oriented-Modeling to life cycle project management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Construction Project Delivery
  • Collaborative Communication
  • Construction Visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence/knowledge-Based Systems
  • Effect of Technology/Computer on Productivity and Human Factor
  • Construction Management, Maintenance and Safety
  • Sustainability in the context of (BIM) Building Information Modeling
  • Infrastructure/ Asset Management
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Risk Mangement
  • Companies and Organizations Performance
  • Design Construction Integration
  • Sustainability and energy efficiency
  • UAS (Drone) use in construction
  • Construction Worker Safety
  • Virtual Reality Safety Training
  • Jobsite Productivity Improvement
  • Construction Pre-planning/Scheduling
  • Jobsite Quality Control
  • Augmented Reality on the Construction Jobsite
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Optimization methods
  • Stochastic process
  • Bridge management systems
  • Pavement management systems
  • Highway operations and traffic engineering
  • Pavement rehabilitation techniques
  • Transportation infrastructural performance and modeling
  • Operation and safety of highway construction zones
  • Pavement design methods
  • Traffic data collection and analysis
  • Highway safety
  • GPS and GIS applications in highway operations
  • Construction contract management
  • Construction cost engineering (estimating, scheduling, cost control, risk, profitability, productivity)
  • Construction equipment management
  • Construction inspection and quality program management
  • Construction organization management (strategy, policy, structure, human resources, finance)
  • Construction site planning and logistics
  • Disaster restoration and reconstruction management
  • Post-baccalaureate construction educational program design and management
  • Teams, organizations, contract governance, organizational processes, project/team performance, and behavioral feedback systems
  • Developing and leveraging advanced technologies to support construction engineering and management, construction automation, and sustainable infrastructure, including BIM, NLP, AI, Game Simulation & VR, and Construction Robotics.