Dong Zhao, LEED®AP

Dong Zhao

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Associate Professor, Construction Management; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Planning, Design and Construction



Bachelors: Bachelor in engineering in construction engineering from Chongqing University.
Masters: Masters of science in engineering management from Chongqing University and Masters of science in building science from Virginia Tech.
PhD: PhD in building construction from Virginia Tech.

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Dong Zhao is an assistant professor of construction management in the School of Planning, Design and Construction at Michigan State University. He is also the Graduate Advisor the for Masters Program, and advises the Graduate Student Association of Construction. He is LEED AP-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Prior to joining MSU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Virginia Tech where he earned his PhD. His research focuses on the computational integration of human information into construction work and training systems. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and serves as a member of several national committees, an National Science Foundation panelist, and an editor or reviewer for many international journals and conferences. Some of his honors include receiving the Best Journal Paper Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.