Bio

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Carl Haas is the Tier I Canada Research Chair in Construction and Management of Sustainable Infrastructure and Interim Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada.  His research, teaching and consulting are in the areas of advanced construction and transportation technology, sustainability, and construction productivity.  He has received several research and teaching awards.  He has supervised 42 PhD and 72 MASc students to completion, and has well over 375 publications including over 160 refereed journal articles.  He serves on a number of editorial boards and on professional committees for organizations such as ASCE, TRB and IAARC.  At the Transportation Research Board (TRB), he served as Chair of the Committee on Applications of Emerging Technologies (A2F09, 1996-2002), as a member of the Group 2 Council on Design and Construction of Transportation Facilities (2003-2006), and as a member of the Committee on Construction Management (AFH10).  His research has been supported by numerous companies including: Aecon, PCL, KLA Tencor, Coreworx, SNC Lavalin, OPG, GSE&C, Software Innovation, Dupont, Hilti, Houston Lighting and Power, Fluor, Crafco, EPRI, the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and their member companies, as well as agencies such as TxDOT, MTO, NSERC, NSF, CRC, etc. He is a member of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the ASCE. He was elected to the US National Academy of Construction in 2013. In 2014 he shared the Construction Industry Institute Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award with Paul Goodrum and Carlos Caldas, and he received the CSCE Walter Shanly Award for outstanding contributions to the development and practice of construction engineering in Canada. In 2015 he received the ASCE Peurifoy Construction Research Award, the premier international career award in construction research.