Behzad Esmaeili

Behzad Esmaeili

Behzad Esmaeili
Contact Information:
113 NH
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-5504
Email   
Professional Memberships:

Assistant Professor
  • Post-Doctoral Construction Engineering and Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2012-2013
  • Ph.D. Construction Engineering and Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009-2012
  • M.S. Construction Engineering and Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009-2012
  • M.S. Construction Engineering and Management, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2006-2008
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2002-2006

Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Construction Safety
  • Risk Analysis and Decision Making
  • Innovation
  • Alternative Project Delivery Methods


Experience

Employment:
  • Assistant Professor, Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2012 – present
  • Consultant, Melli Sakhteman, 2008
  • Consultant, Industrial Consultant, 2007
  • Internet Service Project Manager, Empas Corp., 2003 – 2005
  • Project Engineer, Almas, 2006
Service
  • Reviewer, Construction Management and Economics (CME), Taylor and Francis, 2007-present.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (JCEM), ASCE, 2012-present.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, David Publishing Company, 2012 - present.
  • Session Chair, International Conference for Sustainable Design, Engineering, & Construction (ICSDEC), Fort Worth, TX, (2 sessions), 2012.
  • Session Chair, CIB W099, Safety and Health in Construction, Washington DC, (1 session), 2011.
  • Reviewer, 38th Annual Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2013.
  • Reviewer, 3rd International/9th Construction Specialty Conference (CSCE 2011), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2011.
  • Reviewer, CIB W099 Safety and Health in Construction, Washington DC, 2011.
Book
  • Translated “Safety in Construction”, written by J. Hinze, with collaboration of Dr. M. T. Banki, from English into Persian (Farsi) published by Centre of Academic Publication, 2011.
Certificate
  • The Graduate Certificate in Engineering for Developing Communities (EDC), 2012
  • OSHA 10 Hours, 2010
  • Management Information System, 2003
Affiliation
  • Construction Industry Institute (CII)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Engineering Project Organizations Society (EPOS)

Honors and Awards

  • 2nd Best Poster Award, Construction Research Congress, 2012
  • Atkinson Construction Travel Fellowship, Atkinson Construction, 2011
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009
  • Ranked 1st among Graduated CEM Students, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2008

Selected Publications

Selected Publications:
  • Esmaeili, B., and Hallowell, M. R. (2013). “Integration of Safety Risk Data with Highway Construction Schedules.” Journal of Construction Management and Economics, 31(6): 528-541.
  • Esmaeili, B., and Hallowell, M. R. (2012). “Diffusion of safety innovations in the construction industry.” ASCE, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(8): 955-963.
  • Hallowell, M. R., Esmaeili, B., and Chinowsky, P. (2011). “Safety risk interactions among highway construction work tasks.” Journal of Construction Management and Economics, 29(4): 417-429.
  • Banki, M. T., Esmaeili, B., (2009). “The effects of variability of the mathematical equations and project categorizations on forecasting S-curves at construction industry.” International Journal of Civil Engineering, 7(4): 258-270.
  • Banki, M. T., Esmaeili, B., Ravanshadnia, M., (2008). “The assessment of bidding strategy of Iranian construction firm.”International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, 4(2): 153-160.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications:
  • Esmaeili, B., Franz, B., Molenaar, K. R., Leicht, R. M., Messner, J., (2003). “Construction projects’ performance metrics and critical success factors.” CSCE Annual Conference (CSCE 2013), May 29 - June 1, Montreal, Canada.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., Balagi, R. (2012). “Multivariate data analysis on struck-by risk attributes.” Safety and Health in Construction, CIB W099, September 10-11, Singapore.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., Roucheray, M., (2012). “Developing a framework for measuring the Effectiveness of Common Fall Prevention/Protection Practices.” The 2012 International Conference for Sustainable Design, Engineering, & Construction (ICSDEC), November 7-9, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., (2012). “Attribute safety risk model for measuring safety risk of struck-by accidents.” The 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC), May 21-23, West Lafayette.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., (2011). "Using network analysis to model fall hazards on construction projects," Safety and Health in Construction, CIB W099, August 24-26, Washington DC.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., (2011). "A decision support tool for integrating safety risk with project schedules," Safety and Health in Construction, CIB W099, August 24-26, Washington DC.
  • Esmaeili, B., Hallowell, M. R., (2011). "Comparative safety risk analysis of highway construction work tasks ", 3rd International/9th Construction Specialty Conference (CSCE 2011), June 14-17, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Banki, M. T., Esmaeili, B., (2008). “Using historical data for forecasting S-curves at construction industry”, Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2008), 282 – 286, December 8-11, Singapore.
  • Esmaeili, B., Ravanshadnia, M., Banki, M. T., (2007). “The assessment of bidding strategy of Iranian construction firm”, Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2007), 984-988, December 2-5, Singapore.
  • Banki, M. T., Esmaeili, B., Ravanshadnia, M., (2007). “Cash flow forecasting in construction projects”, Proceeding of Development of Executive System of Civil, Industrial and Urban Projects, May 16-17, Tehran, Iran (In Farsi).
  • Esmaeili, B., Ravanshadnia, M., (2007). “Problems of procurement in EPC contract in Iran”, Proceeding of Project Procurement System for Construction Industry, March 4-5, Tehran, Iran (In Farsi).

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