Assistant Professor, Construction Management
Research Interests: Human-environment systems and risk mitigation decision making, which requires integration of the built environment, human factors, advanced informatics (BIM/VR), systems engineering, data mining, and applied statistics.
PhD in building construction and a MS in building science from Virginia Tech, a MS in management engineering and a BE in construction engineering from Chongqing University.
Dong Zhao is an assistant professor of Construction Management in the School of Planning, Design and Construction at Michigan State University. He earned a PhD in Building Construction from Virginia Tech and holds a certification of Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council. Zhao has authored more than 30 refereed scholarly publications in the area of architecture, engineering and construction. He also serves as a reviewer or scientific committee member for more than 10 international journals and conferences. Zhao has professional experience from a variety of construction projects across Asia and America.