Amir Behzadan

Amir Behzadan

Associate Professor
Technology and Construction Management

Academic Interests

  • Construction data analytics and knowledge modeling

  • Simulation and visualization of engineering operations

  • Technology-mediated engineering education

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Authored more than 60 peer-reviewed journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers.

  • Secured external research and scholarly grants from federal, state, and local sponsors, as well as industry partners (total involvement: $1,000,000).

  • Served in multiple nationally-elected positions and committees of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Previous Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Construction Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (2009 – 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Construction Technology, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY (2008 – 2009)
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2008)


Tehran, Iran


  • Hiking and nature activities
  • Traveling
  • Human history and civilizations

Future Goals and Aspirations

As a faculty member, my goal is to excel in teaching, research, and professional service. Over the past several years, I have been directing my efforts as a researcher on the design of advanced knowledge-based simulation and context-aware visualization frameworks with applications in construction planning, design, and operations, and my efforts as an educator on effectively teaching (at both undergraduate and graduate levels), advising, and mentoring students.

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