Invited Lectures

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Avoiding Legal Disputes in Construction Projects.” Invited keynote lecture, Fourth Project and Construction Management Congress, Eskisehir, Turkey, November 3-5, 2016.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Detecting and Preventing Unethical Behavior in Construction Project Management.” Invited keynote lecture, 14th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-14), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, January 6-8, 2016.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Updating a Work Schedule Using Mobile Devices.” Invited keynote lecture, Third Project and Construction Management Congress, Antalya, Turkey, November 6-8, 2014.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Advances in Construction Management Research.” Invited keynote lecture, Eleventh International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, (ACE 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, October 21-25, 2014.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation.”  Invited lecture, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, March 27, 2013.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Detection and Prevention of Collusive Bidding.” Invited keynote lecture, Second Congress on Project and Construction Management, (PYYK), Urla-Izmir, Turkey, September 13-16, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Opening Remarks.” Invited lecture, Workshop on “Destination Turkey”, Turkish Scientific and Technical Council (TUBITAK), Chicago, IL, April 14, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Advances in Cost Management.” Invited lecture, Seminar on Cost Management in the Construction Industry, International Project Management Institute, UPYE, Istanbul, Turkey, May 12, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Past and Future of Construction Management.” Invited lecture, Bilgi University, College of Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey, May 11, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Advances in Construction Project Management.” Invited keynote lecture, Dynamics 2012 Congress, Istanbul Project Management Association, Istanbul, Turkey, April 6-7, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Historical Development and Current State of Professional Construction Management.” Invited lecture, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 4, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Recent Research in Construction Management.” Invited lecture, Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 4, 2012.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Safety Training in Construction.”  Invited keynote lecture, Third National Symposium on Work Safety and Health, Canakkale, Turkey, October 21-23, 2011.

 

 a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Challenges in Construction Engineering and Management.” Invited keynote lecture, First International Balkans Conference on Challenges in Civil Engineering, BCCCE, Tirana, Albania, May 19-21, 2011.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Addressing the Risk of Contractor Default”.  Invited lecture, Golden Mark Consultant and Project Management Joint Stock Company, Saigon, Vietnam, December 29, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation.” Invited lecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 28, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Managerial Competencies of Male/Female Construction Managers.”  Invited lecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 28, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Construction Management – Quo Vadis,” Invited lecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 27, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “4D Management of Construction Projects.” Invited lecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 27, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “The Risk of Contractor Default.” Invited lecture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 27, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Construction Management – Where Are we Coming from? Where Are we Going?”  Invited keynote lecture, First Project and Construction Management Congress, METU Cultural and Convention Center, Ankara, Turkey, September 29 – October 1, 2010.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Advances in Construction Management.”  Invited lecture,  Series of lectures at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Chicago, IL, November 30 – December 2 and December 7-9, 2009.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Problems, Search for Solutions and Recent Developments in Civil Engineering Education in the U.S.” Invited keynote lecture, First Civil Engineering Education Symposium, Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers (IMO), Antalya, Turkey, November 6-7, 2009.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “The Risk of Contractor Default.”  Invited keynote lecture, Fifth Conference of Construction Industry in the Twenty First Century (CITC-V), Istanbul, Turkey, May 20-22, 2009.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Universal Prediction System in Construction Management.”  Invited keynote lecture, Eighth International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, Gazi Magusa, Northern Cyprus, September 15-17, 2008.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Lessons Learned in Construction Management.”  Invited lecture at Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 24, 2008.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “4D Management of Construction Projects.” Invited lecture at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, July 10, 2008.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Economic Decision of Bridge Rehabilitation.”  Invited keynote lecture at the 11th International Conference on Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs and Maintenance of Structures, Kyrenia, North Cyprus, November 14-17, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “4D Management of Construction Works.”  Invited lecture at the Informatics Institute and Project Management Center, ITU, Istanbul, Turkey, May 22, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  Avoiding Construction Litigation.”  Invited lecture at the Informatics Institute and Project Management Center, ITU, Istanbul, Turkey, May 21, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Achieving a Litigation-Free Construction Process.“  Invited lecture at Izmir Institute of Technology, Urla, Turkey, May 18, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Managing the Risk of Contractor Default.”  Invited keynote lecture at the Eighth National Project Management Congress, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 13-14, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes)  “Synchronized Visualization of Construction Operations and Work Schedules.”  Invited lecture at the Chamber of Architects, Izmir, Turkey, March 28, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Business Failures in the Construction Industry.”  Invited lecture at Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey, March 14, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Dispute Resolution Methods.”  Invited lecture at Istanbul Technical Univertsity, Istanbul, Turkey, March 6, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation”.  Invited lecture at Kyungpook University, DaeGu, Korea, January 11, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation”.  Invited lecture at the Korean Institute of Construction Engineering and Management also sponsored by Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea, January 9, 2007.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Artificial Intelligence in Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation”.  Invited keynote lecture at the Tenth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, Bangkok, Thailand, 3-5 August 2006.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Graduate Education in Construction Engineering and Management”.  Presentation at the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America, Chicago, IL., April 20, 2004.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) “Predicting the Outcome of Construction Litigation,  Invited keynote lecture at the Fifth International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, September 26, 2002.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Professional Construction Management," Presentation at Bradley and Bradley, Rockford, IL, October 23, 2001.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Recent Research in Construction Management," Presentation at Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Chicago, IL, January 11, 2001.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Construction Engineering and Management in the US". Lecture delivered at Istanbul Technical University, College of Civil Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, January 8, 1998.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Infrastructure Engineering and Management". Lecture delivered at Consoer Townsend Envirodyne, Chicago, IL, December 9, 1997.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Infrastructure Engineering and Management". Lecture delivered at the Civil Infrastructure Repair and Rehabilitation Symposium at IIT, Chicago, IL, October 27, 1997.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "The Construction Management Project Delivery System", "Incentive/Disincentive Clauses in Construction Contracts", "Expert System Applications in Construction Management". A series of three lectures as part of a full-day seminar on "Recent Developments in Construction Management" at Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia, November 28, 1996.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Expert Systems in Construction Management". Half-day Seminar, Tarumanagara University, Jakarta, Indonesia, November 25, 1996.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Time-Related Claims Assessment Using Network Analysis". One-day short course, University of Hong Kong, School of Professional and Continuing Education, Hong Kong, December 16, 1994.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Construction Management and Property Development". Tutorial, University of Hong Kong, Department of Surveying, Hong Kong, December 20, 1994.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Productivity Improvement in the Construction Industry - Results of a Recent Survey". Seminar, University of Hong Kong, Department of Surveying, December 17, 1994.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "An Integrated System for Evaluating Time-Based Construction Disputes". Lecture delivered at the Chicago-Midwest Section meeting of the American Association of Cost Engineers, Chicago, IL, November 1993.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "The PCM Project Delivery System", "Estimating System Selection Expert". A series of two lectures delivered at University of Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1991.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Recent Developments in Contracting Practices - The Emergence of the 'Professional Construction Management' Project Delivery System", "Recent Developments in Expert System Applications in Construction Management - ESSEX, CASSEX, and MODA". A series of two lectures delivered at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, April 17-21, 1991.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "The 'Professional Construction Management' Project Delivery System". Lecture delivered at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment and Faculty of Civil Engineering, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, April 2, 1991.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Computerized Project Management". Lecture delivered at Asian Institute of Technology, School of Management and Division of Industrial Engineering and Management, Bangkok, Thailand, March 8, 1991.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Construction Management in Civil Engineering Education", "Modern Methods in Construction Management", "State-of-the-art Project Management Software Packages", "A New Project Delivery System - Professional Construction Management", "Construction Management - Contractual Relationships Functions, Liabilities, and Education", "The Construction Management Project Delivery System - Its Potential Application in the Turkish Construction Industry". A series of six lectures delivered at Bosporus, Middle East Technical, Gazi, 9th September, and Istanbul Technical Universities as part of a UN assignment, May-June 1988.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "State-of-the-art in Construction Management Research", "Management of Projects with Repetitive Activities", "Network Analysis in Construction Projects", "Project Management with Modern Techniques". A series of four lectures delivered at Black Sea University and the Construction Research Institute of the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council, as part of a UN assignment, June-July 1987.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Education in Construction Management". Lecture delivered at the Chicago-Midwest Section of the American Association of Cost Engineers, Chicago, IL, March 1987.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Construction Management - A New Project Delivery System". Lecture delivered at the Northern Illinois Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, Chicago, IL, January 1987.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Computer Assisted Construction Management". Opening and closing lectures at the Third Annual Construction Forum of the Construction Management Association of America, Chicago IL, June 1986.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Diffusion of Network Techniques in the Construction Industry". Lecture delivered at the Chicago-Midwest Section meeting of the American Association of Cost Engineers, Chicago, IL, March 1984.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Improving Construction Productivity". Lecture delivered at the Center for Building Studies, Montreal, Canada, December 1983.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Network Planning in the Construction Industry". Lecture delivered at the Chicago Met Chapter meeting of the International Association of Project Planners and Schedulers, Chicago, IL, November 1983.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Planning and Scheduling with Network Analysis - Technical, Organizational, and Behavioral Problems in Network Applications". Lecture delivered at a short course on Managing the Construction Process, Chicago, IL, March 1982.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Safety Performance in the Construction Industry". Lecture delivered at the Academy of Engineering and Architecture, Eskisehir, Turkey, June 1981.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Factors that Affect Success in Network Applications in the Construction Industry". Lecture delivered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, October 1980.

 

a-bullet.gif (963 bytes) "Network Planning and Scheduling in Construction". Lecture delivered at the Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Ankara, Turkey, 1979.
 

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