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Ahmad Hadavi

Clinical Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Deputy Director of the Master of Project Management Program

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A112
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-3219Email Ahmad Hadavi

Website

Personal Page


Departments

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Affiliations

Master of Project Management Program

Executive Management for Design and Construction Program


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Education

Ph.D., Northwestern University, Civil Engineering

M.B.A., Harvard-affiliated Iran Center for Management Studies, Tehran, Iran

B.S., Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, Civil Engineering


Research Interests

Lean construction; VR/AR/MR in construction; construction methods and innovations; international construction; productivity improvement; labor motivational techniques; construction cost engineering; 


Courses Taught

  • CIV_ENV 336 Project Scheduling
  • CIV_ENV 435 Cost Engineering and Control

Significant Professional Service

  • ABET PEV for EAC: Civil Engineering programs at San Francisco State University, Marquette University, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • ABET PEV for ANSAC: Construction Management program at the University of New Mexico
  • ACCET Accreditation Panel Member for Abha College of Technology, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic, Unaizah College of Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • Paper reviews for the following Journals: ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, Journal of Construction Management and Economics,International Journal of Project Organization and Management
  • Reviewed five textbooks for initial publication or second edition
  • Taught continuing education sessions of American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • Session chair and conference paper reviewer: "Managing Construction for Tomorrow International Conference," Istanbul, Turkey
  • NSF Review Panel for Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program
  • NSF Review Panel for Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) program

Selected Publications

    “BIM/MR-Lean Construction Project Delivery Management System”,Proceedings of the IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 12-14, 2019 (with S. Alizadehsalehi and C. Huang)

     

    “Virtual Reality for Design and Construction Education Environment”, Proceedings of the International Conference of Architectural Engineering Institute, ASCE, Tysons, VA, April 3-6, 2019 (with S. Alizadehsalehi and C. Huang)

    “Bridge Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Using Artificial Neural Networks” Proceedings of the 28th International Conference of CIB W78, Sophia Antipolis, France, October  2011 (with A. A. Asadi and R. J. Krizek)

    "Whole Life Cycle Cost for Chicago Type Bascule Bridges", Cost Engineering, Vol. 50, No. 4, April 2008, pp. 28-32. (with R. J. Krizek, D. A. Novick, and Y. Zhang)

    "Educating Project Managers for the Construction Industry", Proceedings of the 2007 ASEEGlobal Colloquium, Istanbul, Turkey, October 1-4, 2007, (with R. J. Krizek)

    "Educating Project Managers for the Construction Industry", Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2007 (with R. J. Krizek)

    "Chinese Construction Firms in Reform", Journal of Construction Management and Economics, Vol. 24, May 2006, pp. 509-519, (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "A Comparative Study of Market Structure in the Chinese Construction Industry", Proceedings of the CIB W107 International Symposium on Construction in Developing Countries: New Issues and Challenges, Santiago, Chile, January 18-20, 2006 (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "Chinese Construction Firms in Reform", Proceedings of the CIB W107 International Symposium on Construction in Developing Countries: New Issues and Challenges, Santiago, Chile, January 18-20, 2006 (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Bridges and Tunnels", Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Diego, California, April 5-7, 2005, pp. 131-135. (with R. J. Krizek, D. A. Novick, and Y. Zhang)

    "The Chinese Construction from the Perspective of Industrial Organization", ASCE Construction Research Council Symposium , Nashville , TN , November 2003. (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "Firm Size Distribution in the Chinese Construction Industry", Knowledge Construction, Proceedings of the Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W107, Singapore, 22-24 October 2003, Vol. 2 pp. 690-701 . (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "Objectives and Behavior of Chinese Construction Firms", Knowledge Construction, Proceedings of the Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W107, Singapore, 22-24 October 2003, Vol. 2 pp. 318-328 . (with D. Wang and R. J. Krizek)

    "E-Economy Supply Chain Collaboration for the Construction Industry ", Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Specialty Conference on Fully Integrated Automated Processes in Civil Engineering, Blacksburg , VA , September 2001, pp. 406-414. (with C.-H. Chao, and R. J. Krizek)

    "Strategic Knowledge Management for Supply Chain Collaboration in the Construction Industry ", Proceedings of the ASCE Specialty Conference on Fully Integrated Automated Processes in Civil Engineering, Blacksburg , VA , September 2001, pp. 397-405. (with C.-H. Chao, and R. J. Krizek)

    "Toward a Supply Chain Collaboration in the E-Business Era for the Construction Industry", Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Taipei, Taiwan, September 2000, pp. 1183-1188 (with C.-H. Chao, and R. J. Krizek)

    "Construction Industry Business Processes Modeled with Object-Oriented Approach", Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Taipei, Taiwan, September 2000, pp. 1059-1064 (with C.-H. Chao, R. J. Krizek, and W. Lo)

    "Effects of High Prequalification Requirements", Journal of Construction Management and Economics, Volume 17, Reading, England, 1999, pp. 603-612. (with W. Lo and R. J. Krizek)

    "Incorporation of Non-Destructive Evaluation in Pontis Bridge Management System", Proceedings of 1998 SMT III: A Non-Destructive Testing Conference, March 1998, San Antonio, TX, pp. 464-471.