Department of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto
35 St. George St.
Toronto, ON, M5S 1A4
Phone and Fax:
Ph. (416) 946-3505
Fax (416) 978-5054
Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management, 1997 "Improving
Construction Performance Using Simulation and Belief Networks" University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering, 1994, University of Toronto, Toronto,
University of Toronto Department of Civil Engineering
Associate Professor: Tenured position in Civil Engineering.
Research interests include using artificial intelligence, specifically belief networks, to
improve and automate construction engineering and management processes, statistical
analysis of project control parameters, computer simulation, site safety, automated data
collection, construction procurement methods, and productivity analysis.
University of Toronto Department of Civil Engineering Assistant
Professor: Tenure-track position
University of Alberta - Construction Engineering & Management
Research Assistant and Graduate Student: Research projects
included investigating the use of neural networks to predict pipeline construction
productivity, modeling tower cranes using object-oriented technologies, simulation
analysis of aggregate crushing plants, optimization of equipment allocation, optimization
of aggregate blending, statistical analysis of highway paving data.
Teaching Assistant: CivE603 Computer Applications and Information Management in
Construction included Visual Basic programming, database management, monte carlo
simulation, and artificial neural networks. CivE606 Design and Analysis of Construction
Operations involved simulation modeling using MicroCyclone, SLAM and
Responsibilities included demonstrating software, giving tutorial lectures, grading
assignments, and assisting students.
CIV1299F - Construction Modeling (Graduate) University of Toronto,
CIV1277S - Construction Estimating, (Graduate) University of Toronto
CIV420F - Construction Engineering, (Undergraduate) University of Toronto 1997-
CIV499 - Undergraduate Research Thesis, University of Toronto 2001-
CHE457 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Engineers
(Undergraduate) University of Toronto 1999, 2001
APS112F - Engineering Strategies and Practice (Undergraduate) -
Project Management module 2004