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Associate Professor & Co Director
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering & College of Architecture - Construction Research Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Construction Engineering & Management Program
790 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0355

Phone: (404) 894-9881
FAX: (404) 894-5418
Email: jvanegas@ce.gatech.edu
URL: http://www.ce.gatech.edu

B.S. Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia 1979
M.S. Stanford University 1985
Ph.D. Stanford University 1988

Picture of Jorge A. Vanegas
Jorge A. Vanegas

Description of Research
Dr. Vanegas leads an active research program focuses on five thrust areas:

(1) advanced strategies and technologies for sustainable land development, and for planning, design, and construction of sustainable facilities and civil infrastructure systems;

(2) design/construction integration in the development and rehabilitation of facilities and civil infrastructure systems;

(3) advanced strategies, tools and methods for effective management of capital projects;

(4) constructability programs and advanced technologies for modularization; and

(5) undergraduate, graduate, and professional continuing education curricula development.

Recent Papers or Publications
1. Vanegas, J., Principal Author (1997) "2% Engineering-Can It Work for You?" Research Summary of Cost Effective Engineering Research Team, The Construction Industry Institute (CII), University of Texas-Austin, CII Publication 112-1)

2. Hastak, M., Halpin, D., and Vanegas, J. (1996) "COMPASS: A New Paradigm for Project Cost Control Strategy and Planning," Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, (ASCE), Vol. 122, No. 3, pp. 254-264

3. Reyna, S. , Vanegas, J., and Khan, A. (1994) "Construction Technologies for Sewer Rehabilitation," Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, (ASCE), Vol. 120 No. 3, pp. 467-487

Special Honors or Awards
1992 National Science Foundation National Young Investigator Award (NSF/NYI)

1995 Construction Industry Institute (CII) Outstanding Instructor Award

1998 Georgia Tech Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activity Award

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