Carl Haas - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Carl Haas is currently the Canada Research Chair in Construction and Management of Sustainable Infrastructure in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prof. Haas joined the department in 2005 after spending 14 years as a faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin.  His areas of expertise include advanced construction techniques and technologies and construction productivity. During his career he has supervised 36 doctoral and 67 master’s students and has published more than 375 papers in journals and conferences. He has carried out research with a large number of private and public sector partners and serves on numerous editorial boards and professional committees. He is also a recipient of the Faculty of Engineering Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

Prof. Haas has had a profoundly positive impact on his graduate students. His past and current graduate students state that “his contributions to my life and career have been well above and beyond graduate supervision”, and even after graduating “he remains one of the key influential people in my life”. A faculty colleague stated “Carl clearly commits substantial time and energy to placing all of his graduate students in rewarding positions on their graduation and to guiding and developing their careers through the following year.” 

Prof. Haas has demonstrated a long record of excellence in graduate supervision, research, education, and leadership within the University and in the profession. His dedication to educating, mentoring, and supporting his graduate students is exemplary.

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision winners