- Ph.D., Construction Management, University of Florida, 2007
- M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 2003
- M. Architecture, Tongji University, China, 1997
- B. Engineering, Architecture, Zhengzhou University, China, 1992
About Zhigang Shen
Dr. Shen’s research focuses on building information modeling, infrastructure data management, sustainable building envelopes, and innovative engineering education. As PI/Co-PIs, he was awarded more than $3M+(self-portion $800k+) grants from research agencies such as NSF, EPA, DOE, DOL and NDOR. Up to date, he published 19 journal articles and 28 conference papers. He had 6 years industry experience in design and construction of large-scale commercial buildings and high-end residential buildings. He joined UNL in 2007 as an assistant professor after 2 years of teaching in University of Wisconsin-Stout. In his spare time he enjoys many indoor / outdoor activities, including swimming, hiking, jogging, bicycling, and alpine skiing.