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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 3085, 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
Office Phone: 307.766.4232

For more information visit Dr. Zhang's research homepage

Charlie Zhang


  • 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.


  • 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:

  • Chengyi Zhang, David Arditi, Automated progress control using laser scanning technology, Automation in Construction, Pages 108-116, Volume 36, 2013
  • Aiyin Jiang, Xudong Liu, Emily Czarnecki, Chengyi Zhang, Hourly weather data projection due to climate change for impact assessment on building and infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 50, 2019.
  • Wensheng Wang, Chengyi Zhang, Evaluation of relative technological innovation capability: Model and case study for China's coal mine, Resources Policy, Pages 144-149, Volume 58, 2018.
  • Lei Guo, Huimin Li, Peng Li, Chengyi Zhang, Transaction costs in construction projects under uncertainty, Kybernetes; Vol. 45, Iss. 6, 2016.
  • Vamsi Sai Kalasapudi, Pingbo Tang, Chengyi Zhang, Jose Diosdado, Ram Ganapathy, Adaptive 3D Imaging and Tolerance Analysis of Prefabricated Components for accelerated Construction, Procedia Engineering, Pages 1060-1067, Volume 118, 2015
  • Chengyi Zhang, David Arditi, Zhong Chen, Using terrestrial laser scanners to calculate and map vertical bridge clearance, International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XL-2/W2, 2013.


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Civil & Architectural Engineering

EN 3074

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-2390


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