The discovery of new practices and the development of new ideas to improve the engineering-construction industry characterize the Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) program research objectives. The CEM program actively engages in a diverse research agenda providing graduate and undergraduate students unique opportunities to participate in leading-edge research efforts. Topics of research include:

  • Injury prevention
  • Construction productivity
  • Labor demographics
  • Project delivery
  • Risk
  • Natural disaster preparedness and response
  • Organizational management
  • Globalization
  • Cognitive processing of construction information
  • Advanced contracting methods.

Our research funding includes the National Science Foundation, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Energy, Construction Industry Institute, and private industry.

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