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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Chengyi (Charlie) Zhang, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering - Construction Management

Room 3099, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

Dept. 3074
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: chengyi.zhang@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.4232

For more information visit Dr. Zhang's research homepage

Charlie Zhang

Education:

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • M.S. Management Science and Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Harbin University of Commerce

Academic and Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Construction Management, Dept. of Applied and Engineering Technology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky (2018-2020)
  • Assistant Professor, Construction Management, Dept. of Applied and Engineering Technology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky (2014-2018)
  • Engineer, Dynasty Group Inc., Chicago, Illinois (2010 -2013)

Areas of Teaching:

  • Introduction to Construction Management
  • Construction Graphics/BIM Applications
  • Plan Reading
  • Bidding and Estimating
  • Construction Contracts Administration
  • Scheduling
  • Project Organization and Supervision
  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Construction Structural Design

Research Interest:

  • Automated Construction Progress Control
  • Workplace Safety with Wearable Technology Innovation
  • Applications of LiDAR in Civil Engineering and Construction Management
  • Construction Schedule Delay Analysis

Licensure and Certificate:

  • License of Construction Quality Management for Contractors, by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, License #: LRL091500793
  • Certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT), by Construction Specification Institution (CSI).
  • Environmental and Erosion Control Specialist (ECATTS), by Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • Certificate of completing OSHA 30 hours Outreach Training, OSHA
  • Construction Manager in Training (CMIT), by Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).
  • Procore Certified: Associate, by Procore Technologies, License #: xpztvjuq6t4k
  • Independent Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) Certificate, by Quality Matters.

Award:

  • Associated School of Construction (ASC) Regional Teaching Award, 2017
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Foundation Scholarship, 2012 
  • Dean’s fellowship, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009 

Selected Journal Publications:

  • Arias, S., Li, H., Zhang, C.*, & Jiang, A. (2021). Predictive analytics on engineer manual 385 effectiveness of reducing number and severity of mishaps. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 10.1139/cjce-2020-0319.
  • Li, H., Wang, F., Wang, L., Su, L., Zhang, C., & Wu, G. (2020). The Stochastic Evolution Game of Knowledge Sharing in the Infrastructure PPP Supply Chain Network. Complexity, 2020, 8858845.
  • Zhang, C., & Arditi, D. (2020). Advanced Progress Control of Infrastructure Construction Projects Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning Technology. Infrastructures, 5(10).
  • Li, Y., li, H., Liu, Z., & Zhang, C. (2020). Critical Factors to Achieve Sustainability of Public-Private Partnership Projects in the Water Sector: A Stakeholder-Oriented Network Perspective. Complexity.
  • Li, H., Zhang, C.*, Song, S., Demirkesen, S., & Chang, R. (2020). Improving Tolerance Control on Modular Construction Project with 3D Laser Scanning and BIM: A Case Study of Removable Floodwall Project. Applied Sciences, 10(23), 8680.
  • Jiang, A., Liu, X., Czarnecki, E., & Zhang, C. (2019). Hourly weather data projection due to climate change for impact assessment on building and infrastructure. Sustainable Cities And Society, 50.
  • Wang, W., & Zhang, C. (2018). Evaluation of relative technological innovation capability: Model and case study for China’s coal mine. Resources Policy, 58, 144–149.
  • Guo, L., Li, H., Li, P., & Zhang, C. (2016). Transaction costs in construction projects under uncertainty. Kybernetes, 45(6), 866–883.
  • Kalasapudi, V. S., Tang, P., Zhang, C., Diosdado, J., & Ganapathy, R. (2015). Adaptive 3D Imaging and Tolerance Analysis of Prefabricated Components for Accelerated Construction. Defining The Future Of Sustainability And Resilience In Design, Engineering and Construction, 118, 1060–1067.
  • Zhang, C., & Arditi, D. (2013). Automated progress control using laser scanning technology. Automation In Construction, 36, 108–116.
  • Zhang, C., Arditi, D., & Chen, Z. (2013). Using Terrestrial Laser Scanners To Calculate And Map Vertical Bridge Clearance. ISPRS 8th 3d Geoinfo Conference & Wg Ii/2 Workshop, 40-2-W2, 133–138.
  • Zhang, C., Arditi, D., & Chen, Z. (2013). Documentation And Visualization Of An As-Built Tunnel By Combining 3d Laser Scanning And Web Mapping. ISPRS 8th 3d Geoinfo Conference & Wg Ii/2 Workshop, 40-2-W2, 139–144.

Selected Conference Publications:

  • Olen, M., Chen, C.-R., Zhang, C., & Dyer, B. (2020). A Case Study of Reducing the Costs of Deconstructing Blighted Buildings in the City of Milwaukee. In 2020 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 Conference Proceedings.
  • Li, H., Zhang, C., Song, S., & Demirkesen, S. (2020). A Framework for Automatic Tolerance Analysis of Removable Flood Wall Anchor Plates With 3D Laser Scanning and BIM. In 6th International Project and Construction Management Conference, November 12-14, 2020.
  • Demirkesen, S., & Zhang, C. (2020). Designing Out Errors: Application of Lean TRIZ Method to Safety Related Problems in the Construction Industry. In 6th International Project and Construction Management Conference, November 12-14, 2020.
  • Ron, M., Zhang, C., & Dyer, B. (2017). Assessing the feasibility of using UAV in surveying for small business in Kentucky. In 2017 ASC Region III conference proceedings.
  • Li, H., & Zhang, C. (2016). A Comparative Study Between China and USA on The Influencing Path of Transaction Costs in Construction Projects. In Interaction between Theory and Practice in Civil Engineering and Construction.
  • Wang, W., Kong, Y., & Zhang, C. (2009). Study on System Integration Model Based on Multi-Agent System for Coal Enterprise. In 2009 International Conference on Management and Service Science.

 

 

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