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Historical Research Teams

CII's first research team began in 1984. In it's 31 year history, CII has 171 projects and currently has 20 underway. Please see the download below for detailed information on research including a description, the academic(s) who performed the research, and the focus area.

RT List w/ Focus Area (PDF File)

The following Research Teams, Project Teams, and Task Forces have conducted CII research since 1984:

  1. CICE Impact Evaluation (1984-88)
  2. Productivity Measurements (1984-88)
  3. Constructability (1984-88)
  4. Industry Data and Statistics (1984-90)
  5. Contracts (1984-88)
  6. Cost/Schedule Controls (1984-88)
  7. Materials Management (1984-88)
  8. Design (1984-89)
  9. Technology (1984-89)
     
  10. Quality Management (1985-89)
  11. Employee Effectiveness (1985-90)
  12. Project Organization (1985-90)
  13. Safety (1985-90)
  14. Education and Training (1985-91)
     
  15. Technology Survey (1987-93)
  16. Advanced Technological Systems (1987-92)
  17. Construction 2000 (1987-91)
  18. Partnering (1987-91)
  19. Insurance (1987-93)
  20. Electronic Data Management (1987-92)
  21. Project Team Risk/Reward Allocation (1987-92)
  22. U.S. Navy Demonstration Project (1987-94)
  23. Dispute Prevention and Resolution (1987-93)
     
  24. Contracting Phase II (1988-93)
  25. Computer Integrated Design and Construction (1988-94)
  26. Retrofit Projects (1988-94)
  27. Change Order Impacts (1988-92)
  28. Construction Work Force (1988-92)
  29. Modularization (1988-92)
  30. International Construction (1988-93)
     
  31. Total Quality Management (1990-93)
  32. Zero Accidents (1990-93)
  33. Overtime (1990-92)
  34. Constructability Implementation (1990-92)
  35. Owner Engineering Organization (1990-93)
  36. Quality Performance Measurement (1990-94)
  37. Project Team Building (1990-93)
  38. EPC Flexibility (1990-92)
     
  39. Pre-Project Planning (1991-94)
  40. Continuing Supervisory Education (1991-95)
  41. Schedule Reduction (1991-95)
  42. Barriers to Implementation (1991-94)
     
  43. Project Change Management (1992-94)
  44. Drug Free Workplace (1992-93)
  45. Workers’ Compensation Insurance (1992-95)
  46. Technology Strategy (1992-95)
  47. Piping Function (1992-95)
  48. Environmental Remediation Technology (1992-95)
  49. International Standards (1992-95)
  50. ADA Impacts (1992-94)
  51. Utility Pilot Projects (1992-94)
     
  52. Design for Safety (1993-95)
  53. Partnering II (1993-96)
  54. Project Organization II (1993-96)
  55. Project Team Communications (1993-96)
  56. 3D/CAD Link (1993-95)
  57. Predictive Tools (1993-95)
     
  58. Electronic CII Documents (1994-95)
  59. Owner/Contractor Work Structure (1994-96)
  60. Cost Effective Engineering (1994-96)
  61. Front End Planning (1994-96)
  62. Contractor Compensation (1994-97)
     
  63. Emerging Construction Technologies (1995-96)
  64. Planning for Startup (1995-97)
  65. Life Cycle Analysis for Projects (1995-97)
  66. Modeling Lessons Learned (1995-97)
  67. Re-Engineering the EPC Process (1995-97)
  68. Information Management Impacts (1995-97)
     
  69. Reforming Supplier Relationships (1996)
  70. Improving Early Estimates (1996-99)
  71. Information Highway Applications (1996-98)
  72. Design/Build (1996-97)
  73. High Performance Work Teams (1996-98)
  74. Attract/Maintain Skilled Work Force (1996-98)
  75. Jobsite Wireless Computing (1996-97)
  76. Multi-Skilled Craft Capabilities (1996-97)
     
  77. Project Incentives (1997-99)
  78. Design for Maintainability (1997-99)
  79. Craft Productivity Improvement (1997-2000)
     
  80. Fully Integrated and Automated Project Process (FIAPP) I (1998-99)
  81. Radio Frequency Tagging (1998-2001)
  82. 3D CADD in FIAPP (1998-2001)
  83. Effects of Field Rework (1998-2001)
  84. Electronic Simulation in Construction (1998-2001)
  85. PDRI for General Building Projects (1998-99)
  86. Engineering Productivity Measurements (1998-2001)
  87. Technology-Assisted Learning (1998-2000)
  88. Cumulative Change Order Impacts (1998-2000)
     
  89. Making Zero Accidents a Reality (1999-2002) extended by BOA 11/2000
    [new title: Achieving Zero Injury Objective on Shutdown Projects]
  90. Executing Small Capital Projects (1999-2001)
  91. Fully Integrated and Automated Project Process (FIAPP) II (1999-2001)
    [changed to a Steering Committee by BOA in 2001]
  92. Evaluating On-Site Design (1999-2002)
  93. Project Delivery and Contract Strategy (1999-2001)
  94. Barriers to Implementation Update (1998-2001)
     
  95. Making Virtual Teams Work (2000-01)
  96. Modularization and Offsite Assembly (2000-02)
  97. Supply Chain Management Concepts (2000-02)
  98. Update Construction Technology Needs (2000-02)
     
  99. e-Commerce Applications for Construction (2001-02)
  100. Risk Analysis for International Projects (2001-03)
  101. Addressing Shortage of Skilled Craft Workers in the U.S. (2001-03)
  102. Design Practices to Facilitate Construction Automation (2001-03)
  103. Value Engineering Toolkit (2001-03)
  104. Cost Effectiveness of Innovative Crew Scheduling (2001-02)
     
  105. Owners’ Role in Construction Safety (2002-03)
  106. Lean Principles in Construction (2002-04)
  107. Engineering Productivity Measures II (2002-03)
  108. Radical Reduction in Project Cycle Time (2002-04)
     
  109. Attract, Recruit, and Retain Construction Leaders (2003-04)
  110. Achieving Learning Organizations in the EPC Industry (2003-05)
  111. Do It Right the First Time (2003-05)
  112. Owners’ Role in Project Success (2003-06)
  113. Commodity vs. Value Added Contractor Services (2003-05)
     
  114. Contracting to Appropriately Allocate Risk (2004-07)
  115. Effective Use of the Global Engineering Workforce (2004-05)
  116. Support for Pre-Project Planning (2004-06)
  117. Trade-Off Between Cost and Schedule (2004-06)
  118. Workforce View of Construction Productivity (2004-06)
  119. Target Safety: Programs Focused on Preventing Specific Injuries (2004-06)
     
  120. Leading Indicators to Project Outcome (2004-06)
  121. Information Flow to Support Pre-Project Planning (2004-07)
  122. Best Practices for Design in Fast-Track Projects (2004-07)
     
  123. Effective Management Practices and Technologies for Lessons Learned Programs (2005–07)
  124. Construction Industry Craft Training (2005–07)
  125. Examination of the Shipbuilding Industry (2005–06)
  126. Planning for, Facilitating, and Evaluating Design Effectiveness (2005–07)
  127. Implementation Road Map of Lean Construction at Project Level (2005–07)
     
  128. Leveraging Technology to Improve Construction Productivity (2006–08)
  129. Optimizing the Value of Construction in Front End Planning (2006–08)
  130. Front End Planning for Renovation/Revamp Projects (2006–08)
  131. Enhancing & Expanding Innovation in the Engineering & Construction Industry (2006–09)
  132. Global Project Control and Management Systems (2006–09)
  133. Optimizing Engineering Value in Projects (2006–08)
     
  134. Sustainable Design and Construction (2007–08)
  135. Nanotechnology and its Impact on Construction (2007–08)
  136. Construction Productivity Research Program (2007–13)
  137. Estimating as a Competency in Capital Projects (2007–09)
  138. Quality Management Best Practice Refresh (2007–09)
  139. Adaptation of Shipbuilding Production Systems to Construction (2007–09)
  140. Global Procurement & Materials Management Best Practice Refresh (2007–09)
  141. Information Integration Work Process Changes (2007–09)

  142. Reimbursable Contracts (2008–11)
  143. Optimizing Jobsite Organization (2008–11)
  144. Globalization (2008–10)
  145. Product Integrity Concerns in Low-Cost Sourcing Countries (2008–10)
  146. How do we use Industrial Engineering/Manufacturing Techniques for Enhancing Construction Project Performance? (2008–10)
  147. A Standardized Approach to Identify and Define Owner Value Interests and Align the E&C Response (2008–10)
  148. Project Definition Rating Index Tool for Infrastructure Projects (2008–10)
  149. Real Time Pro-Active Safety in Construction (2008–10)

  150. Applicability of CII Best Practices by Industry Sector and Project Type (2008–11)
  151. Innovative Project Delivery Processes-Is there a better way? (2009–11)
  152. Enhanced Work Packaging: Design through WorkFace Execution (2009–11)

  153. Dealing with Uncertainty – Probabilistic Controls (2010–12)
  154. Project Management Skills of the Future (2010–12)
  155. Managing Indirect Costs (2010–12)
  156. Modularization (2010–12)
  157. Driving to Zero with Safety Leading Indicators (2010–12)

  158. Quantifying the Impact of Change from Project Authorization to Start-up (2011–12)
  159. Improving the Predictability of Accurate Project Outcomes (2011–12)
  160. Knowledge Transfer from the Near Retirement Generation to the Next Generation (2011–12)
  161. Strategies for HSE Hazard Recognition (2011–12)
  162. Deploying Best Practices in Developing Countries (2011–12)

  163. True Impact of Later Deliverables at the Construction Site (2012–14)
  164. Using Near Miss Reporting to Enhance Safety Performance (2012–14)
  165. Interface Management (2012–14)
  166. Managing a Portfolio of Small Projects - Metrics for Improvement (2012–14)
  167. Sustainability Practices and Metrics for the Construction Phase of Capital Projects (2012–14)
  168. Measuring Project Complexity and its Impact (2012–15)
  169. Quantitative Measurement of PM Competencies (2012–14)
  170. Mitigating Threats of Counterfeit Materials in the Capital Projects Industry (2012–14)
  171. Improving Engineering and Procurement Alignment and Coordination with Construction (2013–15)
  172. Best Practices for Commissioning and Start-up (2013–15)
  173. PDRI Tool for Small Projects (2013–15)
  174. Successful Delivery of Mega-projects (2013–15)
  175. Instantaneous Project Control Systems (2013–15)
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