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Daniel Castro


Dr. Daniel Castro is Professor and Chair in the School of Building Construction, College of Design, at Georgia Institute of Technology. His current research centers on defining and implementing performance evaluation protocols for technology innovations in the built environment. Dr. Castro is a Registered Professional Engineer and member of the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction Board, the International Green Builder Certification Board, and the Architecture/Construction/Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program of Atlanta Board. He is Associate Editor of Automation in Construction, Chair of the 2014 ASCE Construction Research Congress, and worked in project management in the public and private sectors for five years. He has authored or coauthored more than 80 scholarly articles, and the book Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction, 2016, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis.

Educational Background

• 2003 - Ph.D., Construction Engineering and Management, Purdue University

• 1999 - MSc., Construction Management, University of Reading

• 1994 - BSc., Civil Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes

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