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Oklahoma State University

Shan, Yongwei, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor
Construction Engineering & Project Management
Office: 214B Engineering South
Phone: 405-744-7073



  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder 2014
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, University of Kentucky, 2011
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2008
  • B.E. Construction Engineering and International Project Management, Chongqing University, 2003

Research Interests

  • Construction productivity measurement and improvement
  • Building Information Modeling for Engineering, Construction, and Facility Management
  • Effective Engineering Information Delivery
  • Technology Implementation and Diffusion

Awards and Recognition

  • Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society
  • Michael Garver Fellowship, University of Kentucky, August 2007 - June 2012.
  • Outstanding graduate, Chongqing University, June 2003.

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Construction Institute

Professional Registrations

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Kentucky

Recent Publications

  1. Shan, Y.; and Goodrum; P. (2014).  “Integration of Building Information Modeling with Critical Path Method Schedule to Simulate Temperature and Humidity Effect on Construction Productivity.” Buildings 2014, 4, 295-319; doi:10.3390/buildings4030295.
  2. Taylor, T.; Goodrum, P.; McCoy, A., Uddin, M.; and Shan, Y. (2012). "Change Orders and Lessons Learned: Knowledge from Statistical Analyses of Engineering Change Orders on Kentucky Highway Projects." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(2), 1360-1369.
  3. Shan, Y.; Goodrum, P.; Zhai, D.; Haas, C.; and Caldas, C. (2011).  "The impact of management practices on mechanical construction productivity." Construction Management and Economics, 29(3), 305-316.
  4. Jones, T.; Shan, Y.; and Goodrum, P. (2010). "An investigation of Corporate Approaches to Sustainability in the U.S. Engineering and Construction Industry." Construction Management and Economics, 28(9), 971-983.


  1. Goodrum, P., Haas, C., Caldas, C., Shan, Y., Kim, J., and Liu, Y. (2013). The Productivity Handbook. The Construction Industry Institute. Implementation Resource 252-2d. The University of Texas at Austin.