Dr. Chung-Suk Cho
Dr. Chung-Suk Cho Assistant Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Chung-Suk Cho has more than 15 years of combined industry and university experience in the field of construction and project management. Prior to joining Khalifa University, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University at Greensboro. He formerly worked as a project manager for Fluor Corporation at Rumford, Rhode Island.

Dr. Cho’s research interest spans such topics as project scope definitions, front-end planning, construction safety, engineering education, and sustainable construction particularly focusing on construction CO2 emission reduction. He has managed several research projects, as well as external research funding, from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) and various US federal and state agencies, such as NSF, OSHA (US Department of Labor), ASCE Construction Institute, and NCDOT. He is a member of ASCE, an Associate Editor of KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, and an OSHA construction outreach trainer.

  • PhD, Construction Engineering and Project Management, The University of Texas at Austin (USA), 2000
  • MSc, Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA), 1997
  • BSc, Civil Engineering, Sung Kyun Kwan University (Korea) 1995
Teaching Areas
  • Fundamentals of Construction Engineering and Management
  • Construction Project Administration
  • Project Planning, Scheduling and Control
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Means & Methods
  • Construction Materials
  • Mechanics of Solids
Research Interests
  • Project scope definition (front-end planning)
  • Construction project productivity
  • Construction safety using BIM
  • Sustainable construction
  • Automation in construction
  • Broad project management issues