Dr. Payam Bakhshi is an Associate Professor of Construction Management at Wentworth Institute of Technology. His research has been focused on sustainable construction and resilience, risk management in infrastructure projects, probabilistic project schedule/cost estimate, project delivery methods, and emerging construction technology such as VR/AR and autonomous construction equipment. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications in these areas and has presented his works nationally and internationally. Prior to joining academia, he worked in the construction industry for several years as a Project Manager. He earned his Ph.D. in Construction Management from Northeastern University, M.S. in Transportation Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology, and B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Tehran. He is a registered Professional Civil Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and holds the Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean) from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). He is an active member of several professional societies such as Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and New England Chapter, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and Lean Construction Institute (LCI).
Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts