Dr. Yong Cho, MSCE ’97, has returned to CEE as an associate professor. Cho comes to Georgia Tech most recently from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where he taught construction engineering, construction management, and architectural engineering after earning his doctorate at the University of Texas in 2000. A 2011 recipient of the NSF Early Career Award, his research interests include building energy, construction automation, and transportation. He is leading the development of a new paradigm in these research areas by challenging the current understanding of science/engineering technologies in construction and sustainable built environments. Among the challenges he is investigating are robotizing several critical construction and maintenance tasks; and developing sustainable energy improvement methods in the built environment.
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
MSc Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997
BSc Civil Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 1996
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