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Douglas D. Gransberg

  • Professor
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Main Office

2711 S Loop Dr/Rm 4700
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-4148
Fax: 515-294-3845




Education

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2004
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Management and Transportation Engineering, Oregon State University, 1979
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, 1974
  • Graduate, Air University, Air Command and Staff College, 1988
  • Graduate (Commandant's List), U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1984
  • Honor Graduate, U.S. Army Engineer School Basic and Advanced Officer Courses
  • Licensed Professional Engineer: Oklahoma - 2000, Texas - 1995, Oregon - 1978
  • Certified Cost Engineer, 1997
  • Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2005
  • Master Builder, Construction Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2005

Interest Areas

  • Asset management
  • Alternative project delivery methods
  • constructability
  • Construction quality management
  • Cost estimation and cost management
  • Design-build/alternative contracting
  • Heavy highway construction methods
  • Pavement preservation
  • Project management
  • Rapid infrastructure renewal
  • Sustainable construction

Brief Biography

Honors and Awards
  • Outstanding Journal Reviewer Award, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2011, 2012
  • Best Paper Award, 7th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012
  • Distinguished Leadership Award, Design-Build Institute of America, 2011
  • Donald F. and Sharon A. Greenwood Professorship in Construction Engineering, Iowa State University, 2010
  • Fulton Hogan Visiting Research Fellow, Fulton Hogan Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2008
  • Best Peer Reviewed Paper Award, ASCE 2008 Journal of Management in Engineering, 2008
  • Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2008
  • Best Paper Award, 9th International Conference on Low Volume Roads, Transportation Research Board, 2007
  • International Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award, 2006