Job ID: 171915


Purdue University

  • Nov. 10, 2021
  • Construction Management Technology
  • Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Construction Engineering/Management

Ph. D. graduate assistant positions with full financial support are available as early as Spring 2022 in Construction Automation, Robotics, and Ergonomics (CARE) Lab in the School of Construction Management Technology (SCMT) at Purdue University. The admitted students are expected to work with Dr. Yunfeng Chen in the general domains of human factors and technology for construction and transportation.

Dr. Chen has received multiple research grants from state and national funding agents, such as the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Indiana Department of Transportation, and the National Science Foundation. More information about Dr. Chen’s research and CARE Lab can be found here:

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. and M.S. in Construction, Civil, IE, CS, Math and related fields.
  • TOEFL (90 minimum)/IELTS (6.5 minimum)
  • GRE (Verbal/Quantitative/Writing: 148/148/3.5 minimum)

Desirable Qualifications

  • Strong statistical and programming skills
  • Previous research experience and publications
  • Interests and experiences in two or more of the following areas: (1) Building Information Modeling (BIM)/Infrastructure Information Modeling (IIM); (2) Automation and AI; (3) Ergonomics and Human Factors; (4) Optimization and Simulation; (5) AR/VR and Game; (6) Construction and Transportation Safety.

Application Instruction
Please email Dr. Yunfeng Chen at the following documents:
1. Resume
2. Statement of Purpose
3. Official GRE and TOEFL scores
4. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
5. Three letters of recommendations or names and contact information for three references

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Contact Information

  • Yunfeng Chen
    Construction Management Technology
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN 47906

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