Min Liu

Director, Syracuse University Infrastructure Institute
Professor and Abdallah H. Yabroudi Endowed Professor in Sustainable Civil Infrastructure
Chair, ASCE Construction Research Council (2020 -2021)
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Syracuse University
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Financial support is available for students who apply for Ph.D. Please send your resume, transcripts, and papers/technical reports to mliu92@syr.edu

Postdoc positions are available in Construction Engineering and Management. Please send your publications and resume to mliu92@syr.edu

Research Interests
1. Construction labor productivity performance measurement and improvement
2. Lean Construction techniques for enhancing project performance
3. Construction project performance improvement (Change order’s impact on project performance; Benefit/cost Tradeoff Analysis of BIM related tool application; Safety; Cost/Schedule; Quality; Risk)
4. International project management

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Congratulations to Chuanni He on receiving the 2023 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad! In recognition of his outstanding research, Instructional excellence, and contributions to the Construction Community.
Chuanni was a Ph.D. candidate who joined Dr. Liu’s group in Fall 2019 and graduated in Fall 2022.

Congratulations to Gongfan Chen on receiving the 2022 Three-Minute Thesis Competition Award !
Gongfan was a Ph.D. candidate who joined Dr. Liu’s group in Fall 2019 and graduated in Fall 2022.

Congratulations to Chuanni He on receiving the 2022 David Johnston Annual Graduate Student Award! In recognition of his outstanding research, Instructional excellence, and contributions to the Construction Community.
Chuanni was a Ph.D. candidate who joined Dr. Liu’s group in Fall 2019 and graduated in Fall 2022.

Congratulations to Dr. Liu’s group on winning the 2021 ASCE Thomas Fitch Rowland Award!
Abbasian-Hosseini, and Dr. Simon Hsiang, were selected to receive the 2021 ASCE Thomas Fitch Rowland Award for their paper titled
“Improving Effectiveness of Constraints Removal in Construction Planning Meetings: Information-Theoretic Approach”.
ASCE Thomas Fitch Rowland Award is given to papers which are valuable contributions to construction engineering and management and published in ASCE journals in the previous year.

Congratulations to Chuanni He on receiving the 2021 CII (Construction Industry Institute)Outstanding Student Award!
This award is for recognizing a student’s important contribution to a CII initiative that has the potential to significantly improve the construction industry. Chuanni is a Ph.D. candidate who joined Dr. Liu’s group in Fall 2019.

Congratulations to Gongfan Chen on receiving the Best Student Paper Award at the 2021 Canadian Society of Civil Engineers Annual Conference!
The paper title is “Situation Awareness Based Smart Contract for the Modular Construction”. Gongfan was a Ph.D. candidate who joined Dr. Liu’s group in Fall 2019 and graduated in Fall 2022.