SangHyun Lee

SangHyun Lee
Associate Professor & John L. Tishman CM Faculty Scholar

Office:  2350 Hayward, 2012 GG Brown
Phone:  (734) 764-9420
Fax:  (734) 764-4292
Email:  shdpm@umich.edu

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
2350 Hayward, 2012 GG Brown
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2125

  • PhD: MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2006
  • MSc: MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2003
  • BE: Dong-A University, Korea, 2000
  • Henry Russel Award, University of Michigan, 2015
  • ASCE Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize, 2014
  • ASCE Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction, 2014
  • John L. Tishman CM Faculty Scholar, 2013
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management, 2013
  • Stephen G. Revay Award, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2012.
  • Best Paper Award, ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, 2012
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Advances in System Simulation, 2010
  • Excellent Paper Award, Joint International Conference on Construction Engineering and Management and Construction Project Management, 2009
  • Berger Fellowship, MIT, 2006
  • Board of Governors, ASCE Construction Institute
  • Chair, ASCE Construction Research Council
  • Chair, ASCE TCCIT Visualization, Information Modeling and Simulation Committee
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE
  • Specialty Editor in Project Planning and Design, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management, KICEM
  • Regional Editor, Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, SCIRP
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Land, Housing and Urban Affairs, Land and Housing Institute
  • Guest Editor, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Special Issue of the 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering
  • Technical Chair, 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering
  • Technical Co-Chair, 2010 ASCE Construction Research Congress
  • Member, ASCE Construction Institute, Construction Research Council
  • Member, ASCE TCCIT Date Sensing and Analysis Committee
  • Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, System Dynamics Society

Understanding and management of construction dynamics through the design and development of mechanisms, models, and systems that integrate automatic data acquisition, computer simulation, and visualization, particularly in mega construction projects.

Han, S., Lee, S., and Peña-Mora, F. (2013) "Comparative Study of Motion Features for Similarity-based Modeling and Classification of Unsafe Actions in Construction." Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Reston, VA. (Invited Paper from article at the 2012 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering: Accepted)

Ahn, C., Lee, S. and Peña-Mora, F. (2013) "The Application of Low-cost Accelerometer for Measuring Operational Efficiency of Construction Equipment Fleet.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE (Accepted)

Ahn, C., Lewis, P., Golparvar-Fard, M. and Lee, S. (2013) "Toward an Integrated Framework for Estimating, Benchmarking and Monitoring the Pollutant Emissions of Construction Operations." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE (Accepted)

Han, S. and Lee, S. (2013) "A Vision-based Motion Capture and Recognition Framework for Behavior-based Safety Management." Automation in Construction, Elsevier Science (Accepted)

Anderson, K., Lee, S. and Menassa, C. (2013) “Agent-based Model of Impact of Social Networks on Change in Building Occupant Behavior Energy Use.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE (Accepted)

Menassa, C., Kamat, V., Lee, S., Azar, E., Feng, C. and Anderson, K. (2013) “A Conceptual Framework to Optimize Building Operations by Coupling Energy Simulation Models with Energy Management Systems.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE (Accepted)

Ahn, S., Lee, S., and Steel, R. (2013) "Effects of Workers’ Social Learning: Focusing on Absence Behavior." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE (Accepted)

Han, S., Lee, S., and Peña-Mora, F. (2013) "Vision-based Detection of Unsafe Actions of a Construction Worker: A Case Study of Ladder Climbing." Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Reston, VA. (Invited Paper from article at the 2011 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering: Accepted)

Ahn, C. and Lee, S. (2012) "Importance of Operational Efficiency to Improve Environmental Performance of Construction Operations." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE (Accepted)

Alvanchi, A., Lee, S., and AbouRizk, S. (2012) "Dynamics of Workforce Skill Evolution in Construction Projects." Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering (Invited Paper from article at the 2011 CSCE Annual General Meeting and Conferences: Accepted)

Azimi, R., Lee, S., and AbouRizk, S. (2012) “Applying Basic Control Theory Principles to Project Control: a Case Study of Off-site Construction Shops.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE (Accepted)

Han, S., Lee, S., and Peña-Mora, F. (2012) “Identification and Quantification of Non-Value Adding Activities due to Errors and Changes for Designing Robust Construction Project.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, January, 2012, Vol. 138, No.1, pp.98-109.

Alvanchi, A., Lee, S., and AbouRizk, S. (2012) “Dynamics of Working Hours in Construction.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, January, 2012, Vol. 138, No.1, pp.66-77.

Sichani, M., S., Lee, S., and Robinson Fayek, A. (2011) “Understanding Construction Workforce Absenteeism in Industrial Construction.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, CSCE, Canada, Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 849-858 (Received the Stephen G. Revay Award).


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