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Director of Research & Operations


Dr. Daniel Oliveira is the Director of Research & Operations at the Construction Industry Institute. Previously, he has served as Associate Director for Funded Studies, managed CII’s Research Services, and was a researcher in data analytics for capital projects. Daniel is passionate about using research and data analytics to improve capital projects, and he works with industry members and academics to manage CII’s research portfolio.

Before he joined CII in 2014, Daniel was a project manager with The University of Texas at Austin’s Office of Campus Planning, where he planned capital projects and worked on the university’s master plan. He holds a Master’s in Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (in Brazil) and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.