Academic Interests: decision analysis, risk analysis, construction management, project management, project control, project evaluation, project financing
Infrastructure rehabilitation and capital improvement planning. Developed large-scale statistical performance and risk assessment models and integrated planning and prioritization models.
“Coordination Mechanisms During the Construction Project Life Cycle, Karaa, Fadi A. and B. Abdallah, Project Management Journal 22:4553, September 1991.
“Performance of Water Distribution Networks: An integrated Approach”, Karaa, F.A. and D.H. Marks, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, Vol. 4, No. 1, February l990.
Computing in Civil Engineering: Computers in Engineering Practice, New York: ASCE, 0-87262-722-5, 1989, 961 pp., pp. 645-652.