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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Karaa, Fadi A.

Contact Info
Title: Associate Professor
Office: COL 274
Phone: 973-642-4198
Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering

About Me


  • PhD in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA, Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Systems Analysis), MIT

Courses I Teach


Research Interests


  • Decision and risk analysis
  • Construction management
  • Project management and control
  • Project evaluation and financing

Current Research

Infrastructure rehabilitation and capital improvement planning. Developed large-scale statistical performance and risk assessment models and integrated planning and prioritization models.


Selected Publications

“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.