Room 201B
Kearney Hall
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Civil & Construction Engineering
OEG Faculty Fellow
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Washington, 1996
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1987
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1986
Interests and Research:
Dr. John Gambatese’s technical and research interests include construction safety, work zone design, constructability, sustainability, design-construction interface, temporary construction structures, construction site operations, and systems engineering.  Current and recent research projects address issues related to construction worker health and safety, design of construction and maintenance work zones, Prevention through Design (PtD), formwork risk and reliability, and the impacts of lean design and construction on safety.

Recent Research Papers, Presentations, and Projects:

Mapped Workflow for Safety and Reliability Assessments of Use and Re-use of Formwork,” Barbosa, A., Gambatese, J., Das, A., and Pestana, A.C. (2013), 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, GA, May 19-21, 2014

Implementation of Traffic Control Devices on Highway Preservation Projects to Enhance Construction Work Zone Safety,” Zhang, F., Gambatese, J.A., and Vahed, A.M. (2013), 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, GA, May 19-21, 2014.

Comparison of Design Risk Factors of Multistory Commercial Office Buildings,” Dharmapalan, V. and Gambatese, J.A. (2012), Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, IN, May 21-23, 2012.