Director

Chao Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management, Louisiana State University
Assistant Director, Industrial Assessment Center, Louisiana State University
Program Coordinator, Region 6 University Transportation Center (TranSET) , Louisiana State University
Holder of the Eddie Rispone Professorship in Construction Management

Ph.D. Student

James Kereri

Before joining ICML as a Ph.D. student in Fall 2015, James got his master degree in construction management from Bowling Green State University. He has a 5-year record of success overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, and environmental projects for government and private-sector clients, and also 4-year experience in teaching construction contracts and construction project scheduling. Expert in construction contract administration, contracts and dispute resolutions, scheduling software like MS Project and Primavera (P6).

Dissertation: Constructing and Maintaining Collaborative Project Networks: A Relationship Quality Model

Graduation Date: May 2019

Srikanth Sagar Bangaru

Before joining ICML as a Ph.D. student in Fall 2017, Srikanth worked as a research assistant at Oklahoma State University, where he got his master degree in civil engineering. He also has a dual bachelor degree from both National Institute of Technology Warangal in India and the University of Porto in Portugal. His current research interests include Automation and Robotics, Data Sensing and Analytics, and Infrastructure Assessment.

Dissertation Topic: Safety Monitoring and Training through Wearable Sensors for Scaffold Workers

Graduation Date: August 2020

Nick Hardy

Nick joined ICML in Spring 2018 as a Ph.D. student in Construction Management at LSU, and he currently also works as an Assistant Professor in School of Construction Management at The University of Louisiana at Monroe. Nick has over 20 years of experience in HVAC construction, installation, service, sales and project management. His research interests lie in BIM, Safety Training, and Augmented Reality.

Dissertation Topic: TBD

Graduation Date: August 2021

Entai Xu, CEM

Entai is a Ph.D. student majoring in Construction Management at LSU, and he started in Spring 2018. Before joining ICML, he got his master degree in Green Technology from Hong Kong Baptist University and a bachelor degree in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering from Anhui Jianzhu University. Entai is a certified energy manager, and his research interests are Building Performance Simulation, Occupancy Pattern Modeling, and facility management.

Dissertation Topic: TBD

Graduation Date: December 2021

Laleh Ghanbari

Laleh joined ICML in fall 2018 as a Ph.D. student, she got her master degree in construction management from Amirkabir University of Technology and a bachelor degree in surveying from K.N.Toosi University of Technology. Her research interests are GIS, decision making, and facility management.

Dissertation Topic: TBD

Graduation Date: May 2022

Xu Zhou

Xu is a Ph.D. student majoring in Petroleum Engineering at LSU, and he joined ICML as a graduate research assistant in fall 2018. He got his master degree in structural geology from Tulane University and a bachelor degree in Geological Engineering from China University of Petroleum, Beijing. Xu is specialized in machine learning and signal processing.

Graduation Date: May 2020

Master Student

Weile is a dual degree master student in construction management and computer science at LSU, and before joining ICML he was a visiting scholar at Griffith University and obtained his bachelor degree in civil engineering at Shandong Jianzhu University. His current research interests are BIM, Occupational Safety and Health, and Cognitive Psychology. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, skydiving, and rock climbing.

Thesis Topic: Wearable Construction Training Assistance System for Performance Evaluation

Graduation Date: May 2020

Tarun Ayiluri.JPG

Tarun is a master student in computer science at LSU, and joined ICML in fall 2018. He has a bachelor degree in computer science and engineering from GITAM University. His current research interests are image processing, computer vision, machine learning, and as-built modeling.

Thesis Topic: TBD

Graduation Date: May 2020

Undergraduate Student

Bhavya Ramachandra
Civil Engineering
Julie Reinecke
Electrical Engineering
Casie Jones
Industrial Engineering
Seth Ledet
Civil Engineering
Tommy Nguyen
Biology Engineering
Peter Kim
Mechanical Engineering
Rickiea Hill
Electrical Engineering
Carson Rigol
Civil Engineering
Perry Rodrigue
Mechanical Engineering
Joshua Nabatilan
Mechanical Engineering
Daril Nantchouang
Petroleum Engineering

ICML Alumni

Visiting scholar, Dec. 2017 - Aug. 2018

Current position: Assistant Professor, Beihang University, China

 

Shashank Muley

Master, Aug. 2016 - May 2018

Current position: Project Engineer, Performance Contractors, Inc.

Sponsored by

Intelligent Construction Management Lab (ICML)

Last update: 01/19/2019