π-DEAS: Performance Innovations in Delivery, Energy, And Sustainability (PiDEAS)

Our research group’s mission is to improve the performance of the built environment and empower the stakeholders delivering it. We focus on Performance Innovations in Delivery, Energy, And Sustainability (PiDEAS). Examples of our funded research programs include improving performance through innovative project delivery and developing decision-making tools and models to provide data-driven insights.

ASU DEWSC hosts the ASCE Construction Research Congress 2020!

Arizona State University hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers Construction Research Congress (CRC2020) this past March! The conference theme was Construction Research and Innovation to Transform Society. After 2 years of planning and 900 submissions, participants from 24 countries joined […]

Kicking-off New DOE-funded Research Project

On May 8-9, 2019, a kick-off meeting was held to begin our new research project: “Improving the Reliability of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Compliance Reviews and EVMS Maturity Level Assessments: Development of an EVMS […]

Dr. El Asmar receives the 2016 Outstanding Service Award!

Dr. Mounir El Asmar received the SSEBE Outstanding Service Award for 2016. The nominator wrote, “Dr. El Asmar has demonstrated excellence and innovation in service to SSEBE. His diverse accomplishments are in line with ASU’s New American University […]

Dr. El Asmar receives ASCE’s Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize!

Dr. Mounir El Asmar received the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)’s prestigious Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for his work on quantifying the performance of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). Dr. Jesus M. de la Garza, Editor-in-Chief […]

Construction Industry Institute (CII) Awards 2014!

ASU had a great showing at the Construction Industry Institute’s (CII’s) Annual Conference! Dr. Mounir El Asmar received the CII Distinguished Professor Award. Dr. El Asmar’s PhD student Mr. David Ramsey won the First Place Best Poster Award. SSEBE Director Dr. […]

EUMISD Opening Keynote Speech

Dr. El Asmar was invited to deliver the Opening Keynote Speech at the Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Sustainable Development (EUMISD) Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability (TMREES14) International Conference held in, Beirut, Lebanon, […]

Graduate Students Excel in 2014! * 8 Awards and 16 Presentations

El Asmar team members have been recognized in various venues for their excellent scholarship and contributions! Congratulations!!         David Ramsey, Construction Industry Institute (CII); First Place Best Poster Award; July 2014. David Ramsey, ASU […]