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Updated: October 25th, 2023 05:01

2023 journal article

Inequity Reduction in Road Maintenance Funding for Municipalities

PUBLIC WORKS MANAGEMENT & POLICY, 28(3), 339โ€“362.

By: M. Bonilla n, W. Rasdorf n, M. Liu n, M. Al-Ghandour & C. He nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: municipal funds; state transportation funds; seasonal population; funding equity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 16, 2022

2023 journal article

Motivating Reliable Collaboration for Modular Construction: Shapley Value-Based Smart Contract

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING, 39(6).

By: G. Chen nโ€‰, M. Liu*, H. Liโ€‰*, S. Hsiang* & A. Jarvamard

co-author countries: China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Collaboration; Shapley value; Smart contract; Blockchain; Simulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 23, 2023

2023 journal article

Space-Time-Workforce Visualization and Conditional Capacity Synthesis in Uncertainty

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING, 39(2).

By: C. He nโ€‰, M. Liu*, Y. Zhangโ€‰*, Z. Wangโ€‰*, S. Hsiang*, G. Chen nโ€‰, W. Liโ€‰*, G. Dai

co-author countries: China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Contributors: C. He nโ€‰, M. Liu*, Y. Zhangโ€‰*, Z. Wangโ€‰*, S. Hsiang*, G. Chen nโ€‰, W. Liโ€‰*, G. Dai

author keywords: Project scheduling; Arena simulation; Resource visualization; Risk control; Conditional value at risk (CVaR)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 6, 2023

2022 article

Inequity Reduction in Road Maintenance Funding for Municipalities

Bonilla, M., Rasdorf, W., Liu, M., Al-Ghandour, M., & He, C. (2022, September 27). PUBLIC WORKS MANAGEMENT & POLICY, Vol. 9.

By: M. Bonilla, W. Rasdorf, M. Liu, M. Al-Ghandour & C. Heโ€‰

author keywords: municipal funds; state transportation funds; seasonal population; funding equity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 11, 2022

2021 journal article

Comparative Study on Perception of Causes for Construction Task Delay in China and the United States

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 147(3).

By: Y. Liu, A. Jarvamardi n, Y. Zhang, M. Liu n, S. Hsiang*, S. Yang, X. Yu, Z. Jiang*

co-author countries: China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Delay; Factor analysis; Tasks; Construction
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Prestressed MF-FRP: Experimental Study of Rapid Retrofit Solution for Deteriorated Prestressed C-Channel Beams

JOURNAL OF PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES, 35(1).

By: B. McCoyโ€‰*, Z. Bourara n, G. Lucier nโ€‰, R. Seracino n, M. Liu n & S. Lin n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Strengthening and repair; Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP); Mechanically fastened; Prestressed concrete; In-place concrete strength
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 24, 2021

2020 journal article

How Does Experience with Delay Shape Managers' Making-Do Decision: Random Forest Approach

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING, 36(4).

By: Y. Zhang, A. Javanmardi n, Y. Liu, S. Yang, X. Yu, S. Hsiang*, Z. Jiang*, M. Liu n

co-author countries: China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Making-do; Random forest; Decision tree; Information theory; China; United States; Construction
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Improving Effectiveness of Constraints Removal in Construction Planning Meetings: Information-Theoretic Approach

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 146(4).

By: A. Javanmardi n, S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiang*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 16, 2020

2020 journal article

Schedules and Schedulers: A Study in the US Construction Industry

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 32(3), 166โ€“185.

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Scheduling; Construction; Planning; Schedulers; US Construction Industry; Project Management; Operations Management
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 20, 2020

2019 journal article

Survey Comparing Critical Path Method, Last Planner System, and Location-Based Techniques

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 145(12).

co-author countries: Brazil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction; Scheduling; Critical path method; Last planner system; Location-based systems
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 28, 2019

2018 journal article

Benefit of Cooperation among Subcontractors in Performing High-Reliable Planning

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING, 34(2).

By: A. Javanmardi n, S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Subcontractors; Cooperation; Benefit allocation; Work-plan reliability; Game theory; Simulation modeling; Lean construction
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 conference paper

Effects of General Contractorโ€™s Loading Strategies on Project and Tradesโ€™ Performance

Construction Research Congress 2018. Presented at the Construction Research Congress 2018.

By: A. Javanmardi n, S. Hsiangโ€‰ n & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Event: Construction Research Congress 2018

Source: Crossref
Added: June 6, 2020

2018 journal article

Investigating the Cost-Benefit Trade-Off of Additional Planning Using Parade Game Simulation

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING, 34(2).

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & G. Howell

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Work-plan reliability; Variability; Variation; Construction trade; Parade Game; Dice Game; Workflow
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Social network analysis for construction crews

International Journal of Construction Management, 19(2), 113โ€“127.

By: S. Abbsaian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiang*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Social network analysis; construction crews; centrality; variations; interdependency; work plan; construction management; productivity
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: February 11, 2019

2017 journal article

Social network conformity and construction work plan reliability

AUTOMATION IN CONSTRUCTION, 78, 1โ€“12.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Social network analysis; Job site interactions; Social influence; Conformity; Construction subcontractors; Work plan reliability
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

"Oops" Simulation: Cost-Benefits Trade-Off Analysis of Reliable Planning for Construction Activities

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 142(8).

By: K. Hajifathalian n, G. Howell, B. Wambeke*, S. Hsiangโ€‰* & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Planning; Cost of project; Productivity; Performance reliability; Computer aided simulation; Labor and personnel issues
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 article

Analysis of Workflow Variability's Impacts on Trade and Project Performance

ICSDEC 2016 - INTEGRATING DATA SCIENCE, CONSTRUCTION AND SUSTAINABILITY, Vol. 145, pp. 281โ€“287.

By: A. Javanmardi n, S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Reliability; Variability; Discrete Event Simulation (DES); Game theory
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effects of Idle Time Restrictions on Excess Pollution from Construction Equipment

Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(2), 04015046.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Leming n & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction equipment; Emissions; Air pollution; Greenhouse gas; Simulation; Diesel engine idling
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Planning for uncertainty: Use of structural equation modelling to determine the causal structure of time buffer allocation

Construction Management and Economics, 33(10), 783โ€“798.

By: M. Russell, M. Liu & S. Hsiang

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 conference paper

Relationship between On-Site Planning Efforts and Work Plan Reliability

Abbasian-Hosseini, S. A., Howell, G., & Liu, M. (2016, May 24). Presented at the Construction Research Congress 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, G. Howell n & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Event: Construction Research Congress 2016 at San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 31 - June 2, 2016

Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2016 journal article

What impacts the performance of large-scale government projects?

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 34(3), 452โ€“466.

By: P. Patanakul*, Y. Kwakโ€‰*, O. Zwikaelโ€‰* & M. Liu n

co-author countries: Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Government projects; Characteristics; Performance
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Case Studies of the Allocation and Reduction of Time Buffer through Use of the Last Planner System

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(2), 04014068.

By: M. Russell n, M. Liu n, G. Howell & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction; Planning; Uncertainty; Buffer; Labor and personnel issues
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Comparison of Least-Cost and Least-Pollution Equipment Fleet Configurations Using Computer Simulation

Journal of Management in Engineering, 31(6), 04015003.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, M. Liu n & M. Leming n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction equipment; Emissions; Air pollution; Greenhouse gas; Simulation; Cost management
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Causes of Time Buffer and Duration Variation in Construction Project Tasks: Comparison of Perception to Reality

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140(6), 04014016.

By: M. Russell n, S. Hsiangโ€‰*, M. Liu n & B. Wambeke*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2014 book

Challenges and Best Practices of Managing Government Projects and Programs

Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute Inc.

By: Y. Kwak, M. Liu, P. Patanakul & O. Zwikael

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 16, 2021

2014 journal article

From Social Network to Data Envelopment Analysis: Identifying Benchmarks at the Site Management Level

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140(8), 04014028.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, S. Hsiangโ€‰*, M. Leming n & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Benchmark; Social factors; Data analysis; Internet; Construction industry; Contract management; Benchmarking; Social network; Data envelopment analysis; Social learning; Construction trades; Labor and personnel issues
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Task Variation and the Social Network of Construction Trades

Journal of Management in Engineering, 30(4), 05014008.

By: B. Wambeke*, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Variation; Risk assessment; Social network; Performance; Construction
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2013 journal article

Application of Time Buffers to Construction Project Task Durations

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(10), 04013008.

By: M. Russell n, G. Howell, S. Hsiang & M. Liu

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction; Time; Buffer; Uncertainty; Labor and personnel issues
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Construction Information Management System Implementation: Case Study

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(4), 445โ€“455.

By: J. Vaughan n, M. Leming n, M. Liu n & E. Jaselskis n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Technology; Information management; Construction management; Computer software; Planning; Case studies; Benefit cost ratios
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Preliminary Engineering Cost Estimation Model for Bridge Projects

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(9), 1259โ€“1267.

By: D. Hollar*, W. Rasdorf n, M. Liu n, J. Hummer n, I. Arocho n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction management; Infrastructure; Bridges; Construction costs; Budgets; Preliminary engineering; Preconstruction; Infrastructure; Bridges; Cost estimation; Regression; Planning; Design; Budget control; Project planning and design
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Preliminary Engineering Cost-Estimation Strategy Assessment for Roadway Projects

Journal of Management in Engineering, 29(2), 150โ€“157.

By: M. Liu n, W. Rasdorf n, J. Hummer n, D. Hollar* & S. Parikh n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Preliminary engineering; Preconstruction costs; Cost estimation; Regression; Roadway cost; Duration
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Causes and Penalties of Variation: Case Study of a Precast Concrete Slab Production Facility

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(6), 775โ€“785.

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Variation; Cause; Penalty; Simulation; Concrete slab production facility
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Effects of Production Control Strategy and Duration Variance on Productivity and Work in Process: Simulation-Based Investigation

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(9), 1035โ€“1043.

By: K. Hajifathalian n, B. Wambeke*, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Productivity; Work in process; Duration variance; Simulation
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2012 conference paper

Predicting the Preliminary Engineering Duration of Bridge Projects

Construction Research Congress 2012. Presented at the Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana.

By: M. Liu n, W. Rasdorf n, D. Hollar*, J. Hummerโ€‰ n & S. Parikh n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Event: Construction Research Congress 2012 at West Lafayette, Indiana on May 21-23, 2012

Source: Crossref
Added: February 24, 2020

2012 journal article

Prices of Highway Resurfacing Projects in Economic Downturn: Lessons Learned and Strategies Forward

Journal of Management in Engineering, 28(4), 391โ€“397.

By: Y. Wangโ€‰* & M. Liu n

co-author countries: Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction costs; Economic factors; Asphalt pavements; Pricing
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Using Last Planner and a Risk Assessment Matrix to Reduce Variation in Mechanical Related Construction Tasks

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(4), 491โ€“498.

By: B. Wambeke n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Variation; Labor productivity; Construction; Risk; Last planner
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Using Pajek and Centrality Analysis to Identify a Social Network of Construction Trades

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(10), 1192โ€“1201.

By: B. Wambeke*, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Social network; Pajek; Degree centrality; Eigenvector centrality; Construction
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2011 journal article

A comparative study on adopting human resource practices for safety management on construction projects in the United States and Singapore

International Journal of Project Management, 29(8), 1018โ€“1032.

By: D. Lai*, M. Liu n & F. Lingโ€‰*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction safety; HR practices; Safety outcomes
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2011 journal article

An improved methodology for selecting similar working days for measured mile analysis

International Journal of Project Management, 29(6), 773โ€“780.

By: W. Ibbs* & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction management; Construction claims; Construction; Labor productivity; Measured mile; Statistical analysis; Similar workdays
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2011 journal article

Causes of Variation in Construction Project Task Starting Times and Duration

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 137(9), 663โ€“677.

By: B. Wambeke n, S. Hsiang n & M. Liu n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Labor productivity; Construction; Variation; Factor analysis
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Work Flow Variation and Labor Productivity: Case Study

Journal of Management in Engineering, 27(4), 236โ€“242.

By: M. Liu n, G. Ballardโ€‰ n & W. Ibbs n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Construction management; Labor productivity; Work flow; Work flow variation; Last planner system
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2010 conference paper

Causes of Variation in Construction Task Starting Times and Duration

Construction Research Congress 2010. Presented at the Construction Research Congress 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

By: B. Wambeke n, M. Liu n & S. Hsiangโ€‰ n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Event: Construction Research Congress 2010 at Banff, Alberta, Canada on May 8-10, 2010

Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2009 journal article

Construction fatalities in Singapore

International Journal of Project Management, 27(7), 717โ€“726.

By: F. Lingโ€‰*, M. Liu n & Y. Woo*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Fatalities; Construction accidents; Construction safety; Prevention; Risks
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Factors considered by successful and profitable contractors in mark-up size decision in Singapore

Building and Environment, 40(11), 1557โ€“1565.

By: F. Yean Yng Lingโ€‰* & M. Liu*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: mark-up; profit margin; tendering; bidding; cost estimating; Singapore contractors
Source: Crossref
Added: April 18, 2021

2005 journal article

Improved Measured Mile Analysis Technique

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131(12), 1249โ€“1256.

By: W. Ibbs* & M. Liu*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2005 journal article

Modeling a Contractorโ€™s Markup Estimation

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131(4), 391โ€“399.

By: M. Liu* & Y. Lingโ€‰*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2005 journal article

System Dynamic Modeling of Delay and Disruption Claims

AACE Cost Engineering, 47(6), 12โ€“15.

By: W. Ibbs & M. Liu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 16, 2021

2004 journal article

Using neural network to predict performance of design-build projects in Singapore

Building and Environment, 39(10), 1263โ€“1274.

By: F. Lingโ€‰* & M. Liu*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: artificial neural network; project performance; critical success factors; key determinants; design-build
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2003 journal article

Using fuzzy neural network approach to estimate contractorsโ€™ markup

Building and Environment, 38(11), 1303โ€“1308.

By: M. Liu* & Y. Lingโ€‰*

co-author countries: Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
author keywords: markup; artificial neural network; fuzzy neural network; construction management; tender estimating
Source: Crossref
Added: January 24, 2021

1998 journal article

Computer Simulation for Construction Project Investment Decision

Journal of Xiโ€™an University of Architecture and Technology, 30(3), 290โ€“293.

By: P. Zhao, M. Liu & X. Xie

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 16, 2021

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