Dr. Pardis Pishdad-Bozorgi

Dr. Pishdad-Bozorgi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Building Construction at Georgia Tech. She holds a PhD degree in Environmental Design and Planning focused in construction management (Virginia Tech), three Masters degrees, in the fields of Civil Engineering (Virginia Tech), Project Management (Harvard), Architecture (University of Tehran), and a Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering. Her scholarly research is centered on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Trust-Building, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Facility Management-enabled BIM, and Flash Track (Faster Fast Track) implementation. At Georgia Tech, she has developed and taught new advanced courses on emerging and futuristic trends, such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Integrated Design and Construction Processes, incorporating iTWO BIM technology.

Dr. Pishdad-Bozorgi has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Construction Industry Institute (CII) 2016 Outstanding Researcher Award, Georgia Tech College of Design 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award, the 2015 iTWO Best Researcher partner in America, the 2015 Advance Women of Excellence Faculty Award, funded through a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to Georgia Tech, and the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) 2014 National Teaching Award. As a well-sought invited speaker, she has delivered numerous presentations on IPD, Trust-building, BIM, and Flash Tracking to both industry and academic institutions, including AIA, AGC, ABC, CMAA, Digital Building Lab (DBL), ASC, and Construction Research Congress (CRC).

She has also been providing consulting services on IPD implementation and trust-building. Her industry experience includes employment with Turner Construction Company and Tishman Construction Corporation.