Students

Working with talented students for their graduation research is always fun. I have been lucky to work with many talented students from all over the world. Followings are those students whom I have been working with since I joined Texas A&M University.

Students working on their Doctorate Degree

  1. Yang Liu - Student in Architecture working on the Ph.D. degree in Construction Management. I am the chair of his committee. Dr. Wei Yan of Architecture is the co-chair. Yang also earned his Master's degree in Construction Management under my supervision. You can find more information about him at https://www.linkedin.com/in/yangliu1986
  2. Jaeheum Yeon - Student in Architecture working on the Ph.D. degree in Construction Management. I am the chair of his committee. Dr. Wei Yan of Architecture is the co-chair. You can find more information about Jae at hhttps://www.linkedin.com/pub/jaeheum-yeon/65/8b6/505
  3. Zohreh Soltani - Student in Civil Engineering working on the Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management. I am the co-chair of the committee. Dr. Stuart Anderson of Civil Engineering is the chair. You can find more information about Zohreh at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=184702123
  4. Jinhoon Lee - He was a student in Architecture working on His Ph.D. degree in Construction Management. Unfortunately, Jinhoon passed away in December 2013 after a long fight against cancer. He will be remaining as continuing student for good. You can find more information about Jinhoon at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=204934550

Students working on their Master's Degree

  1. Leeseok Chae - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Leeseok at https://www.linkedin.com/in/lschae 
  2. Swarochisha Kandregula - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Swaro at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=64130845
  3. Shabeeb Abdul Khader - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Shabeeb at http://www.linkedin.com/in/shabeebak/
  4. Andres Martinez Prieto - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Andres at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=232819444
  5. Bardia Jahangiri - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. in Construction Management. You can find more about Bardia at http://www.linkedin.com/in/bardiajahan
  6. Manmeetsingh Sethi - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. in Construction Management. You can find more about Manmeet at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=70746117
  7. Abdulrahman Fnais - Graduate student of Civil Engineering working on the M.S. in Construction Engineering and Management. You can find more about Abdul at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=366054932
  8. Ashfaq Syed - Graduate student of Civil Engineering working on the M.S. in Construction Engineering & Management. You can find more about Ashfaq at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=63415003
  9. Sachin Singh - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Sachin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/insachins
  10. Mohammad Reza Farzad - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. You can find more about Reza at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=359008697
  11. Javier Arenas - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management. 
  12. Yunkun Cai - Graduate student of Construction Science working on the M.S. degree in Construction Management.

Students working on Undergraduate Research Projects

  1. Eddie Trejo - Undergraduate student in Construction Science working on a research project with me.

Students who earned their Doctorate Degree

  1. Vahid Faghihi, Ph.D. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Construction Engineering and Management in 2014 with his dissertation on "Automated and Optimized Project Scheduling Using BIM". I co-chaired his committee. Dr. Ken Reinschmidt of Civil Engineering was the chair. Dr. Faghihi is now Assistant Professor in Iran. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/in/savafa
  2. Meena Nageeb, Ph.D. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Construction Engineering and Management in 2012 with his dissertation on "The Effectiveness of the Hybrid Graphical Representation Method in Visually Combining and Communicating Logical and Spatial Relationships Between Scheduled Activities" I co-chaired his committee. Dr. Stuart Anderson of Civil Engineering was the chair. Dr. Nageeb is currently working at Bechtel Corporation as Project Control Engineer. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=123806974

Students who earned their Master's Degree

  1. Karteek Kuncham - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2013 with his thesis on "Timelining the Construction in Immersive Virtual Reality System using BIM Application". You can find more about Karteek at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kunchamkarteek
  2. Yang Liu - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2013 with his thesis on "Viability of Photogrammetry for As-Built Surveys without Control Points in Building Renovation Projects". He is currently working on his doctorate degree under my supervision. You can find more about Yang at https://www.linkedin.com/in/yangliu1986
  3. Sang Guk Yum - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2013 with his thesis on "The Use of BIM in Construction for Decision Making: A Case of Irregular-Shaped Steel-Framed Building Construction Project in South Korea". He is currently working on his doctorate degree at Columbia University in New York. You can find more about Sang Guk at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=65843890
  4. Adithya Ganapathi - He earned his M.S. in Construction Engineering & Management in 2012 with his thesis on "Immersive Virtual Reality System Using BIM Application with Extended Vertical Field of View". Adithya is currently working at DPR Construction as BIM/Project Engineer. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=85107850
  5. Hussam Nseir - He earned his M.S. in Construction Engineering & Management in 2011 with his thesis on "Utilizing BIM Application to Develop an Immersive Virtual Reality System". He is currently working at Turner & Townsend as Senior Consultant. 
  6. Nidhi Jain - She earned her M.S. in Construction Management in 2010 with her thesis on "Merit of Computer Game in Tacit Knowledge Acquisition and Retention for Safety Training in the Construction Industry". Nidhi is currently working at Kiewit Power as Project manager/Business Analyst. You can find more about her at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=35318502
  7. Parsa Sabahi - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2010 with his thesis on "Speeding up the Process of Modeling Temporary Structures in a Building Information Model using Predefined Families". He is currently working at Satterfield & Pontikes Construction. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=399796567
  8. Anand Gajbhiye - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2010 with his thesis on "Empirical Study of MacroBIM and Conceptual Estimation". Andy is currently working at Joeris General Contractor as BIM Manager. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=40322709 
  9. Rajasekaran Sridharan - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2010 with his thesis on "Relationship Between Frequency of RFID Tags and It’s Ability to Penetrate Fresh Concrete". Raj is currently working at Walsh Construction as BIM Engineer. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=31389808
  10. Savitha Rajan - She earned her M.S. in Construction Management in 2009 with her professional paper on "Use of Multimedia to Capture Real-Time Tacit Knowledge from Construction Sites for Real-Time Use and Future Knowledge Storage".
  11. Mustafa Kathawala - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2008 with his professional paper on "Investigation of Temperature Development within RFID in construction". Mustafa is currently working at Chemic Engineers as Department Manager of Estimating & Project Controls. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=33749783
  12. Jasdeep Gandhi - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2008 with his professional paper on "An Experimental Pilot Study on Readability of RFID Tags Embedded in the Fresh Concrete for Commercial Construction".
  13. Nataraj Jayaraman - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2008 with his professional paper on "Empirical Application of Building Information Modeling to Commercial Construction". Nataraj is currently working at Weston Solutions India as Project Controls Manager. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=16572951
  14. Amit Kale - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2008 with his professional paper on "BIM for School Building Construction".
  15. Anil Shakya - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2008 with his professional paper on "Use of Google Map for Material Management".
  16. Seban Jose - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2007 with his professional paper on "Google Earth for Information Management". Seban is currently working at Technip in Houston as Assistant Project Manager. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=17276268
  17. Jae-soo Kang - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2007 with his professional paper on "Use of Wireless Communication Technology in the Korean Construction Industry".
  18. Naresh Kalla - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2007 with his thesis on "Reliability Test of an RFID Technology for Tool Management on Construction Sites". Naresh is currently working at Haliburton in New York as Project Manager. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=152143635
  19. Han-Wen Lin - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2007 with his professional paper on "Application of Google Earth to Campus Master Plan". Han-Wen is currently Project Director & Business Development Manager at SIP Project Management. You can find more about him at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=330863218
  20. Yun Huh - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2006 with his professional paper on "Empirical Study on the Impact of Color Code in Representing Multiple 4D Construction Schedules".
  21. Narendra Nigudkar - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2005 with his thesis on "Effectiveness of 4D Construction Modeling in Detecting Time-Space Conflicts of Construction Sites".
  22. Jong Kwon Min - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2005 with his professional paper on "The 4D Modeling Guide to Overcome the Limitations of Currently Available 4D CAD Manuals for Common Point 4D".
  23. Ok-Youn Yu - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2004 with his professional paper on "Evaluation of the Web-based Bridge Design Support System". He then moved on to get his Ph.D. degree in Geotehcnical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is currently Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University. You can find more about Ok-Youn at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=33989744
  24. Ji-Won Choi - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2004 with his theis on "The Maximum Time Interval of Time-Lapse Photography for Monitoring Construction Operations".
  25. Kampanart “Arch” Tejavanija - He earned his M.S. in Construction Management in 2004 with his thesis on "Location-based Information System for Open Spaces". He is currently Managing Director at Progressive Building Management Co., Ltd. You can find more about Arch at https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=205434798

Students worked on Undergraduate Research Projects

  1. Felipe Serrano - Undergraduate student in Construction Science working on a research project with me. You can find more about Felipe at http://lnkd.in/bvezwHD
  2. Paul Shaw - Undergraduate student in Construction Science working on a research project with me. You can find more about Paul at https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulshaw13