Room 201B
Kearney Hall
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Civil & Construction Engineering
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), construction systems and industrialization, innovative safety technologies, and temporary structures.

Recent Research Papers, Presentations, and Projects:

Azeez, M., Gambatese, J., and Hernandez, S. (2019). “What Do Construction Workers Really Want? A Study about Representation, Importance, and Perception of US Occupational Rewards.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 145(7), 04019040.

AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., and Tymvios, N. (2018). “Risk Perception Comparison among Construction Safety Professionals: Delphi Perspective.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 144(12), 04018107.

Liu, D. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Student Education and Training Needs for Safety in Roadway Engineering Field Work.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 144(4), 04018012, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943- 5541.0000394.

Karakhan, A., Rajendran, S., Gambatese, J., and Nnaji, C. (2018). “Measuring and Evaluating Safety Maturity of Construction Contractors: Multicriteria Decision-Making Approach." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 144(7), 04018054.

Nnaji, C., Gambatese, J., and Lee, H.W. (2018). “Work Zone Intrusion Technology to Reduce Injuries & Fatalities” Professional Safety, Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), 63(4), 36-41, April 2018 (ASSE Doc. ID #ASSE-18-04-36).