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Paul Chinowsky, Ph. D.
Associate Professor
Paul.chinowsky@colorado.edu
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Dr. Chinowsky's Biography


Dr. Paul S. Chinowsky is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is currently conducting research in the area of high performance organizations in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. He is actively engaged in research including innovation in the engineering industry, the development of learning organizations, and the role of strategic management in organization success. Dr. Chinowsky has been extensively published in the area of organization management and consults with engineering companies to introduce the concepts of strategic management.

Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Chinowsky was an associate professor at Georgia Tech and a computer-aided design and knowledge-based system consultant for Stone & Webster Engineering in Boston. In his role at Stone & Webster, Dr. Chinowsky developed custom computer systems for power generation plants as well as for clients such as the U.S. Navy, Chrysler Motors, Sikorsky Helicopters, and Boeing Aircraft.

With teaching responsibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, he brings his research into the classroom introducing students to emerging concepts and current developments in the construction industry. At the graduate level, Dr. Chinowsky teaches construction organizations and global engineering as part of the management track in the Construction Engineering and Management program.

Dr. Chinowsky currently serves as associate chair in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering and is actively involved in strategic planning efforts for the University of Colorado at Boulder. At the national level, Dr. Chinowsky is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) where he serves as a conference coordinator. He is also a member of several journal editorial boards.