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Dr. Charlie Zhang

EN 1042

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-4232

Email: chengyi.zhang@uwyo.edu

Construction Research and Innovation Lab

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Charlie Zhang

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Construction Research and Innovation Lab (CRIL) focus on the areas of remote sensing and image interpretation, automation in construction, wearable technology, and other information technology applications for construction engineering and management, sustainability, infrastructure asset management, safety, and transportation. The graduate program offers M.S. in Civil Engineering and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a specialization in construction management.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities are available. Please contact Dr. Charlie at chengyi.zhang@uwyo.edu for more detail.


News:

5/14/2022 Auna George received LAMP Scholars Learning Assistant (LA) Award.


5/13/2022 Grant Award "Beneficial Reuse of Landfilled Fly Ash in Transportation Infrastructure"


4/6/2022 Paper "Construction Cost Segregation Process using Building Information Modeling" is accepted at the 9th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management,  Las Vegas, Nevada


3/31/2022 Paper "Tournament Incentive Mechanisms Design for Long-Distance Water Diversion Projects Incorporating Preference Heterogeneity" is accepted at ASCE's Journal of Construction Engineering and Management

https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002284


3/30/2022 Dr. Charlie Zhang is awarded to the 2022 AGC Robert L. Bowen Industry Residency Program.


3/23/2022 Paper "Evaluating Improved Program-Level Assessment and the Subsequent Influence on Associate Constructor Exam" is accepted at 2022 ASEE Annual Conference


3/08/2022  Publish Paper "Sadikoglu, E., Demirkesen, S. & Zhang, C.* (2022). Identifying the Commonalities between Lean Construction and LEED Requirements. Construction Research Congress 2022 : Infrastructure Sustainability and Resilience"

https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784483954.028


2/24/2022  Paper "Exploring the Impact of Covid-19 On the U.S. Construction Industry: Challenges And Opportunities" is accepted at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3155055


2/8/2022  Paper "Academia and Industry Perceptions of Construction Planning and Scheduling Education" is accepted at ASCE's Journal of Civil Engineering Education

10.1061/(ASCE)EI.2643-9115.0000064


2/4/2022  Paper "Tournament Incentive Mechanisms Design for Long-Distance Water Diversion Projects Incorporating Preference Heterogeneity" is accepted at ASCE's Journal of Construction Engineering and Management

doi:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002284


1/31/2022  Paper "Post-COVID Analysis on Workplace Design and Trend " is accepted at the 58th Annual Associated Schools of Construction International Conference, 2022, hosted by Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA.

https://doi.org/10.29007/t2t1

 

1/14/2022  Paper "Knowledge Sharing Strategy and Emission Reduction Benefits of Low Carbon Technology Collaborative Innovation in the Green Supply Chain" is published at Frontiers in Environmental Science.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.783835


11/22/2021 A new office space (EN1042) has been granted to the CRIL. 


 11/22/2021 Paper "A Lean Construction and BIM Interaction Model for the Construction Industry" has been accepted by Production Planning and Control.

https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2021.2019342


11/1/2021 Dr. Charlie Zhang is joining Snowy Range Academy (SRA) as the board of directors.


10/27/2021 Awarded - CGS Faculty/Staff International Research Grant


10/26/2021 Paper "The framework of Data-driven and Multi-criteria Decision-making for Detecting Unbalanced Bidding" is published at Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management.

https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-08-2020-0603


10/5/2021 Paper "Sustainable supplier selection for water environment treatment public-private partnership projects" is published in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129218


9/14/2021 Paper "Identifying the Commonalities between Lean Construction and LEED Requirements" has been accepted at Construction Research Congress 2022 (CRC2022)


6/16/2021 Paper "Effectiveness and Practicability Analysis of BIM Adoption in the AEC Industry" has been accepted at the 2021 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE2021)


6/9/2021 Paper "Lean TRIZ Method to Prevent Safety Related Problems in the Construction Industry" has been accepted at Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation

https://doi.org/10.31462/jcemi.2021.02068079


5/7/2021 Awarded -  Optimize the work zone safety with spatial information technology and eye tracker, MPC-653, USDOT 


4/19/2021 Manuscripts "Integrating laser scanning technology into a construction engineering and management curriculum" has been accepted at the 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. 

https://peer.asee.org/37361


2/26/2021 Awarded - Education Abroad Curriculum Integration Faculty Fellows Grant


12/23/2020 Paper "Predictive Analytics on Engineer Manual 385 Effectiveness of Reducing Number and Severity of Mishaps" has been accepted by the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2020-0319


12/21/2020 Award - 2020-2021 Graduate Recruitment Initiative


12/4/2020 Paper "Improving Tolerance Control on Modular Construction Project with 3D Laser Scanning and BIM – A Case Study of Removable Floodwall Project" is published in Applied Science.

https://doi.org/10.3390/app10238680


11/29/2020 Paper "Critical Factors to Achieve Sustainability of Public-Private Partnership Projects in the Water Sector: A Stakeholder-Oriented Network Perspective" is published in the Journal of Complexity.

https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8895980

11/19/2020 Submit Grant "UW URDM WGE GTA Initiatives"


11/5/2020 Submit Paper "Cost-Saving by Using Building Information Modeling in the Mechanical Plumbing Prefabrication Process" to 2021 ASC National Conference.


10/29/2020 Submit Paper "Improving Tolerance Control on Modular Construction Project with 3D Laser Scanning and BIM – A Case Study of Removable Floodwall Project" to Applied Science.


10/27/2020 Abstract " Integrating laser scanning technology into a construction engineering and management curriculum" has been accepted at the 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. 


10/12/2020 Paper "Advanced Progress Control of Infrastructure Construction Projects Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning Technology" is published in Infrastructures.

https://doi.org/10.3390/infrastructures5100083 


10/5/2020 Paper "A Case Study of Reducing the Costs of Deconstructing Blighted Buildings in the City of Milwaukee" is accepted for publication in the 2020 ASC Region 3 conference. 


10/4/2020 Paper "The Stochastic Evolution Game of Knowledge Sharing in Infrastructure PPP Supply Chain Network" is accepted for publication in the Journal of Complexity, Special Issue: Complexity of Construction Project Networks (CCPN-8503).

https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8858845


9/10/2020 Paper "A Framework for Automatic Tolerance Analysis of Removable Flood Wall Anchor Plates With 3D Laser Scanning and BIM" is accepted for publication at the 6th International Project and Construction Management Conference.  


9/10/2020 Paper "Designing Out Errors: Application of Lean TRIZ Method to Safety Related Problems in the Construction Industry" is accepted for publication at the 6th International Project and Construction Management Conference.  


8/31/2020 Award - 2020-2021 Daniels Fund Faculty Fellowship Grant


5/11/2020 Award - 2020-2021 UW Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative Grant


4/8/2020 Submit UW Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative Grant


4/1/2020 Submit Paper "Advanced Construction Progress Control Using Laser Scanning Technology – A Case Study of Bridge Construction" to Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.


3/24/2020 Submit Faculty Grant-In-Aid: "Optimize the Work Zone Safety with Spatial Information Technology and Eye Tracker"


3/23/2020 Dr. Charlie becomes Licensed, as a Professional Engineer in the State of Wyoming.


3/6/2020 Give a presentation "Automated Progress Control Using Laser Scanning Technology" at the Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar, University of Wyoming, Ross Hall 247.


3/1/2020 Submit Abstract "A Framework for Automatic Tolerance Analysis of Removable Flood Wall Anchor Plates With 3D Laser Scanning and BIM" to IPCMC2020 (6th International Project and Construction Management Conference).


2/29/2020 Submit Paper "Predictive Analytics on Engineer Manual 385 Effectiveness of Reducing Number and Severity of Mishaps" to Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.


2/27/2020 Submit Abstract "Designing Out Errors: Application of Lean TRIZ Method to Safety Related Problems in the Construction Industry" to IPCMC2020 (6th International Project and Construction Management Conference).


2/10/2020 Completed reviewing the book "Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics, 15e" by Pearson Education.


 

Contact Us

Dr. Charlie Zhang

EN 1042

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-4232

Email: chengyi.zhang@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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